Muscular Dystrophy & Exercise Webinar

This professional development will provide an overview of the exercise considerations for people who have been diagnosed with Muscular Dystrophy. There are many types of Muscular Dystrophy; however, during this webinar, we will focus on: Duchenne, Becker, and Facioscapulohumeral Muscular Dystrophy. In particular this webinar will discuss the pathophysiology of the different types, as well as translating research and guidelines into applied Exercise Physiology practice. 
Presented by Miss Rebecca Martin, MExPhys, BSci(ExSci), ESSAM, AES, AEP
Rebecca Martin completed her Bachelor of Science (Exercise Science) at the University of Wollongong & her Masters of Exercise Physiology at the University of Sydney. Rebecca is an Accredited Exercise Physiologist & Exercise Scientist who has worked in private practice in Western Sydney, and is currently working at Physio Inq as part of the NSW mobile therapy team, she is based within the Southern and Eastern Sydney regions. She is passionate about exercise for the prevention and management of common chronic diseases and musculoskeletal conditions. Rebecca has taken a special interest in Muscular Dystrophy, working with a number of clients with a form of this condition. She is enthusiastic about continuing to improve education and understanding of the benefits of exercise prescription for people living with Muscular Dystrophy. Particularly as exercise was previously a controversial treatment modality.

Date & Time 

Wednesday, 18 September 2019
10:00am - 11:30am AEST 

Please note, the times listed are in Australian Eastern Standard Time. 
Your local time will be:
ACT:        10:00am - 11:30am 
NSW:   10:00am - 11:30am
NT:   9:30am - 11:00am
QLD:   10:00am - 11:30am 
SA:   9:30am - 11:00am
TAS:   10:00am - 11:30am
  10:00am - 11:30am
WA:   8:00am - 9:30am  

Rates per person

ESSA Member   $30.00 
Non-Member       $50.00
ESSA Student Member   $15.00
Student Non-Member   $25.00 

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Access to Webinar

You will be provided all information to access this webinar within your registration confirmation email.

Target Audience

Any Accredited Exercise Physiologist




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Registration for this professional development will close at 8:00am AEST on Wednesday, 18 September 2019.

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