Staying active during and after lockdown recordingsIMH2021-11-09T03:47:36+00:00
Staying active during and after lockdown webinar recordings
Being physically active can keep people of all ages and abilities healthy and connected. Lockdown has made it difficult for many people to stay active. We need to work together to support older people and those with disabilities to be active.
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A list of resources mentioned during the ‘Staying active during and after lockdown’ webinar is provided via this link:Webinar resources
Recordings of the entire webinar and individual sections are below the partner logos.
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 (WHO) 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.
Telehealth physiotherapy exercises Physiotherapist Rik Dawson talks with Rita Hammond about getting active with Telehealth.
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 Vassallo discusses how you can be active in your home including when you are living with a disability. She talks with Physiotherapist Leanne Hassett.
Cherie’s story: adapting activity for Covid Cherie Thompson 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 Rawlings and Christian Georgallis about what adolescents and young adults with disabilities are doing to stay active including activity with family or support workers and online training groups.
Children with disabilities getting active during Covid Paediatric Physiotherapist and PhD Candidate Kerry West talks about what children with disabilities are doing to stay active including activity with family.
People with disabilities being active together Paediatric Physiotherapist and PhD Candidate Kerry West talks with Marita Morgan and Murray Bartram about how people with disabilities can be active in many different sport and recreation activities.
Getting active online Physiotherapist Giane Caon Camara talks with June Jones and Steve Turner about getting active on and offline.
Getting active changed my life Physiotherapist and HDR Candidate Geraldine Wallbank talks with Catherine Wakefield 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, CEO of Disability Sports Australia talks about how his organisation is ready to support people with disability getting back to activity.