Innovations in Aging Research Webinar Series
The Innovations in Aging Research (IAR) Webinar Series aims to improve the quality of life of older adults by delivering timely resources, innovative topics and the latest research to professionals, caregivers, and older individuals. The series will provide information about wellness, successful aging, caregiving, trends in gerontology and geriatric rehabilitation medicine to provide quality caring practices for our aging population.
14 JULY // 2:00 – 3:00 PM EDT
Physical Activity Challenges & Solutions During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Cindy Lin, MD, FACSM
Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine at UW Medicine Sports & Spine Medicine
Associate Director of Clinical Innovation at the Sports Institute at UW Medicine
Upon completion of the webinar, learners will be able to:
Understand the global burden of physical inactivity
Understand how COVID-19 has impacted physical activity patterns
Learn why physical activity is critical for health in general and during a pandemic
How to implement Exercise is Medicine in clinical practice for rehabilitation medicine patients
Discuss home- and community-based solutions to physical activity barriers during COVID-19
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