Pre-requisite Requirements for L4 REPs Status

Pre-requisite Requirements for L4 REPs Status All exercise professionals at all levels (Level 2 – Level 4) are strongly advised to take up registration with the Register of Exercise Professionals (REPs) to  comply with  the fitness sector’s best practice recommendations for evidence of professional membership and for ensuring appropriate insurance coverage. NB: Physiotherapists working within…

World Congress on Active Ageing – August 2012 – Glasgow, Scotland

Dawn Skelton and Bob Laventure, in their roles working for Glasgow Caledonian University and the BHF National Centre for Physical Activity and Health, co-hosted the 8th World Congress on Active Ageing following the Olympic Games, in August 2012. The 4½ day conference was an exciting opportunity for researchers to meet practitioners and older people themselves.…

Evaluation of 32 week community PSI classes in Wales 2012

Aberystwyth University and Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board in 2012 published an evaluation of the “Functional and Psychological Changes During a Community Based 32 Week Postural Stability Training Programme: Recommendations for Future Practice” report. The Main Fi ndings of the report were: The data strongly support the programme’s impact on patients’ functional ability, with clear improvements…