2009 LLLS Conference Program

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					invites you to our annual conference


  Strong bodies
  Strong minds
 Strong programs




    10.00 am – 4.00 pm
 (Registration from 9.30am)
 Wednesday 26 August 2009


      Victoria University
   Level 12, 300 Flinders St
          Melbourne

       Proudly supported by
                                           PROGRAM
9.30am     Registration
10.00am    Official welcome and opening
           The Hon Lisa Neville, Minister for Senior Victorians
10.15 am   Should we K.I.S.S?
           Oliver Scott, Education Manager, Human Performance & Exercise Physiologist
           Is simple always best? Through the lens of neuroscience and functional anatomy,
           Oliver will question why we train the way we do and explore how we can challenge the
           body to move and be stronger by changing our thinking on exercise prescription.
           Participants will walk away with some interesting insights into movement and key
           principles of training the body as an integrated system.
11.10am    Morning tea
11.30am    Exercise and depression in older people
           Associate Professor Nalin A Singh (MBBS Hons, FRACP), Senior Staff Specialist in
           Aged Care & Director of the Centre for STRONG Medicine, Royal Prince Alfred and
           Balmain Hospitals, Sydney
           An update on recent developments around the benefits of strength training for mental
           health and general well being
12.20pm    Living Longer Living Stronger™: 2009-2010
           Stephanie Harper, Physical Activity Manager, COTA Vic
           A brief update on current and future developments relevant to LLLS™
12.40pm    Supporting strength training and physical activity programs for older Victorians
           Stephen Bendle, Program Manager, YMCA
           A new initiative in partnership with the Office of Senior Victorians to support the
           development of strength training and physical activity programs for older people across
           Victoria.
1.05pm     Lunch
1.50pm                                        Concurrent sessions
                     Option 1                        Option 2                        Option 3
                   (Instructors)            (Instructors/Coordinators)              (General)
                                                     Block 1
           Duo Strength Training           Building on your               Physical activity,
           Tim Neave                       strengths                      inactivity, obesity and
           A practical and interactive     LLLS Providers                 type 2 diabetes
           session on partnered            Some examples of new           A/Prof David Dunstan
           strength training for older     programs that can help to      Head, Physical Activity
           people using simple             build on the strengths of      Baker IDI & VicHealth
           equipment.                      your LLLS program.             Research Fellow
                                                                          An update.
2.50pm                                               Block 2
           Doing more with less            Promoting your LLLS            Strength training for
           LLLS Instructors                program                        people with disabilities
           A practical session on          Warren Faneco, LLLS            Dr Karen Dodd &
           exercises that help you         Ballarat CHC; Go For Your Professor Nicholas Taylor,
           make the most of limited        Life Community Education LaTrobe University
           equipment.                      Team.                          Strength training for people
                                           Strategies to enhance the      with multiple sclerosis,
                                           promotion of your LLLS         chronic obstructive
                                           program                        pulmonary disease and
                                                                          stroke, plus factors that
                                                                          improve adherence to
                                                                          training.
3.50 pm    Evaluation and closing remarks
           (Stephanie Harper, Manager Physical Activity, COTA Vic)

   Attendance for the full conference program provides participants with:
               2 PDPs for those registered with Kinect Australia
              2 CECs for those registered with Fitness Australia
                                 KEY SPEAKER BIOGRAPHIES

Oliver Scott, Accredited Exercise Physiologist & Education Manager Personal
Training Academy
Oliver has an undergraduate degree in exercise science and postgraduate in exercise
rehabilitation. He has worked at the Epworth Hospital in Melbourne dealing with neuro, orthopaedic
and cardio-respiratory patients. He has a wide range of experiences dealing with special
populations through research and exercise physiology practice with corporate and private clients.

Associate Professor Nalin Singh, M.B.B.S. (Hons), F.R.A.C.P, Senior Staff Specialist
in Aged Care, Royal Prince Alfred & Balmain Hospitals, Sydney & Director Centre
for STRONG Medicine, Balmain Hospital.
A/Prof Singh’s expertise is the integration of exercise training into the medical care of older people,
particularly the application of progressive resistance training to the treatment of chronic diseases
including insomnia, frailty, diabetes, osteoporosis, Parkinson’s disease and stroke. His primary
research interest was treatment of depression. He established and has directed since 1999, the
Centre for Strong Medicine, which has both an in-centre gym and a home-based program. He
currently trains undergraduate and postgraduate exercise physiologists, medical students,
registrars and advanced trainees in geriatric medicine.

Stephen Bendle, Program Manager, YMCA
Stephen (BSc (Physical Education), MSc (Exercise Science)) has run a successful national
business providing preventative health programs to Australia’s largest organisations. He has
worked for a large national health care organisation in the areas of corporate health, general
practice and disease management. He has over 20 years in management and operational roles at
National, State and corporate levels; developing and implementing strategic business plans and
delivering quality services. His current role involves overseeing the marketing, fundraising and
communication activities of YMCA Victoria and developing their health promotion strategy.

Professor David Dunstan, VicHealth Public Health Research Fellow & Head Physical
Activity, Division of Metabolism and Obesity, Baker IDI Heart and Diabetes Institute
Professor Dunstan is a leading and widely published researcher on the role of physical activity in
prevention and management of type 2 diabetes. In 2006 he was awarded a VicHealth Public Health
Fellowship to further consolidate his physical activity research into the role of sedentary behaviour
in chronic disease. He was a co-investigator and National Project Manager on the landmark
diabetes prevalence study (Australian Diabetes, Obesity and Lifestyle Study - AusDiab) from 1997-
2000. In 2007, he was awarded a prestigious young Tall Poppy Science award (Victoria) from the
Australian Institute of Policy and Science which recognises the achievements of Australia's
outstanding young scientific researchers.

Professor Karen Todd and Professor Nick Taylor
Karen Dodd is Professor of Physiotherapy and the Associate Dean in the Division of Allied Health
at La Trobe University. She has completed extensive research into the effects of strength training
for people with chronic disabilities, particularly for people with neurological disabilities. She has
published more than 40 papers and book chapters and has given more than 20 conference and
invited presentations on this topic.

Nicholas Taylor is Professor of Physiotherapy at La Trobe University and Eastern Health, and
Deputy Head of School in the School of Physiotherapy at La Trobe University. He is an active
researcher on the effects of physical activity and exercise on people with a disability, with a focus
on the effects of strength training. He has published widely on exercise and strength training.

Tim Neave
Tim Neave, Director of Duo Strength and Health Solutions has worked in the fitness industry
for over 25 years. Tim, who has a Masters Degree in Education, has developed Duo Training from
an initial concept to become a leading Strength Training program.
           2009 Living Longer Living Stronger™ Annual Conference
         REGISTRATION AND PAYMENT FORM (ONE FORM PER REGISTRANT)
                    Registrations close Wednesday 19 August

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CONFERENCE FEES (includes one day conference, morning tea and lunch)

COTA members (individual, organisational members, LLLS providers)                $130 (inc. GST)

Others                                                                            $160 (inc GST)

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