PSI – Endorsed Training by Chartered Society of Physiotherapy

The CSP has developed criteria for the endorsement of post-qualifying learning opportunities for physiotherapists which are aimed at different types of programmes. The CSP has a valuable role to play in standard-setting, quality assurance and quality enhancement in the post-qualifying arena and is keen to work collaboratively with HEIs and other providers of learning opportunities…

BHF National Centre for Physical Activity and Health – Older People

BHFNC is committed to developing and promoting initiatives that will help professionals stimulate more people to take more activity as part of everyday life. BHFNC Aims: * Translate research evidence into practice for the promotion of physical activity for the primary and secondary prevention of diseases, particularly coronary heart disease; * maintain a national focus…

EfS – Original RCT of the STARTER exercises used in the EfS training on function and quality of life

Published in 2007, the results of a randomised controlled trial comparing with relaxation on physical function and quality of life in people who had been discharged from rehabilitation. The paper describes the background need for an effective group programme for those leaving the rehabilitation setting. The programme, delivered over 12 weeks, 3 times a week,…

PSI – The Postural Stability Instructor (2004)

This abstract, given at the 2004 6th World Congress on Aging and Physical Activity in London, Ontario, Canada, describes the role of the Postural Stability Instructor. It describes, to a World Audience, the provision of standardised, evidence based, national training. The abstracts were published in Journal of Aging and Physical Activity. To find the correct…

Later Life Training: Exercise and Physical Activity Training for Working With Older People in the UK

This links you to an abstract presented at the 6th World Congress on Aging and Physical Activity in London, Ontario, Canada on Wed 4th August 2004. The abstract details the work of Later Life Training in ensuring evidence based, standardised, national training to engage frailer older adults in exercise to prevent falls and maintain independence.…