Program

There will be 10 major sessions distributed over two and a half days (with a half day “free time” to explore Sydney or to spend as you wish).

Read the interactive online program and abstracts.

Download and print the  full abstract book and program (96 pages)..

Read an electronic copy of the full abstract book and program.

Sessions will cover:

  • What is motor impairment and what are the treatments?

  • Movement Control
  • Neural plasticity and rehabilitation

  • Strength, weakness and fatigue
  • Strength training in clinical populations

  • Impaired sensation and its effects on movement
  • Standing balance and its impairment
  • Walking and falls in clinical populations
  • Physical and cognitive interventions in motor impairment

  • Understanding how muscles work
  • Mechanisms and treatment of contracture and spasticity