Staying active during and after lockdown webinar recordings

This video is a recording of the entire live webinar.
The IMH hosted a free webinar for people aged 60+ and people with physical disabilities on October 12, 2021.
How active should I be when living with a disability?
Dr Leanne Hassett provides an overview of the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) physical activity guidelines for adults and children living with disability.
How active should I be as an older adult?
Associate Professor Anne Tiedemann provides an overview of the World Health Organisation’s Physical Activity guidelines for older adults and discusses types of physical activity.
Being active and independent
Professor Julie Byles explains how physical activity maintains independence in older age.
Advice from a Geriatrician
Geriatrician Dr John Ward provides his insights into why physical activity is important in older adults.
Advice from a rehabilitation doctor
Rehabilitation doctor Professor Steven Faux discusses important considerations of being physically active during the COVID-19 pandemic.
I want to be active, where do I start?
Physiotherapist Betty Ramsay explains how to get started with being active on your own. She talks of the importance of goals, enjoyment, habits, connections and self-monitoring.
Stories of keeping active during covid and tips for getting active during and after restrictions
We hear from a number of older people and people with disabilities about how they are keeping active during the pandemic.
Gabby’s story: adapting activity for Covid
Gabby Vassalo discusses how you can be active in your home including when you lives with a disability.
Cherie’s story: adapting activity for Covid
Cherie discusses how you can adapt physical activity during Covid including as an older adult. She talks with Physiotherapist Betty Ramsay.
Active Communities
Physiotherapist and HDR Candidate Ima Strkljevic discusses how we can help each other and link local communities during the pandemic.
People with disabilities being active together
Professor Cathie Sherrington talks with Matt and Christian about what children with disabilities are doing to stay active including activity with family and online training groups.
Children with disabilities getting active during Covid
Paediatric Physiotherapist and PhD Candidate Kerry West talks about how children with disabilities can get active during COVID.
People with disabilities being active together
Paediatric Physiotherapist and PhD Candidate Kerry West talks with Marita and Murray about how people with disabilities can be active together.
Getting active online
Physiotherapist Giane Caon Camara talks with June and Steve about getting active online.
Getting active changed my life
Physiotherapist and HDR Candidate Geraldine Wallbank talks with a research participant about how getting active changed her life.
Safe exercises at home for older adults
Physiotherapist and HDR Candidate Rik Dawson explains how the Safe Exercise at Home website can help older adults stay active.
Disability Sports Australia ready to support getting back to activity
Murray Elbourn and Kelsey from Disability Sports Australia talk about how they are ready to support getting back to activity.