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Dr. Liz Inness & Dr. Nancy Salbach – Canadian Stroke Community-based Exercise Recommendations, Update 2020: A resource for community-based exercise providers

May 17 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Tuesday, May 17th,  2022

12:00 – 1:00 p.m. EST

Speakers:  Dr. Liz Inness & Dr. Nancy Salbach

Registration Required (no charge to participants) –  https://www.eventbrite.com/e/canadian-stroke-community-based-exercise-recommendations-update-2020-registration-317690289207   (use Chrome or Edge as browser)

The Canadian Stroke Community-based Exercise Recommendations Update 2020 (CSCER 2020) were developed to support the translation of best evidence (research, best practice guidelines, and expert opinion) into clear recommendations for program and exercise providers to support the implementation of safe and appropriate exercise programs for people with stroke in a variety of community settings. 

This webinar will:

  1. Provide an overview of the development and update of CSCER 2020;
  2. Discuss and review the 8 core recommendations and implementation resources available for providers of community-based exercise programs for people with stroke; and
  3. Review accompanying resources available for people with stroke and caregivers to support choosing community exercise programs to meet their needs.

Dr. Nancy Salbach is a Professor in the Department of Physical Therapy, University of Toronto, and a Senior Scientist at The KITE Research Institute, University Health Network. She holds the Toronto Rehabilitation Institute Chair at the University of Toronto. Dr. Salbach is a physical therapist and world renowned implementation scientist whose research aims to improve balance, mobility, and exercise participation of older adults by fostering high quality stroke rehabilitation practices and task-oriented community exercise programs. Dr. Salbach co-chairs the writing group for the Canadian Stroke Best Practice Recommendations, and Canadian Stroke Community-based Exercise Recommendations, and is founder and chair of the Canadian Advisory Collaborative for TIMETM.

Dr. Liz Inness is a physical therapist with expertise in neurorehabilitation, an Affiliate Scientist at The KITE Research Institute, and Lead of the KITE Innovations & Rehabilitation Clinics of Toronto Rehab – University Health Network. She is also an Assistant Professor (status-only) in the Department of Physical Therapy, University of Toronto with cross-appointment in the Rehabilitation Sciences Institute. Dr. Inness’ work has a strong focus on knowledge translation with an aim to optimize assessment and training of balance and mobility and to promote engagement in exercise and physical activity after stroke and brain injury. Dr. Inness co-chaired the writing group for the Canadian Stroke Community-based Exercise Recommendations.