March 21-24, 2019 • Hilton Chicago • Chicago, Illinois

 

Preconference Events

All preconferences require separate registration and will be held on Thurs., March 21

Outlines of each preconference will be provided on site to registrants.


IAWHP- The Expansion of Worksite Health Promotion: Integration, Improvement, and Impact

 

Talya Williams

 

 

Alberto Ogata

 

 

George Pfeiffer

 

OVERVIEW

This IAWHP workshop will highlight the key areas of concentration required for health promotion practitioners to successfully navigate the worksite health landscape. Industry leaders will share current best practices and specific practitioner skills needed for creating and sustaining a healthy organizational culture.

 

 

 


Career Development and Leadership

 

Laurie Milliken

 

 

Heather Chambliss

 

 

Bryan Mattimore

 

 

Francis Neric

 

 

Paul Gallo

 

OVERVIEW

This preconference will provide the attendee with an understanding of the importance of career planning, goal setting, leadership, networking, entrepreneurship, innovative thinking, and professional development. Methods used to enhance each of the aforementioned components of career development and leadership will be discussed over a series of four presentations. Presentations will provide evidence-based strategies to career development, along with relevant examples and group work experiences, to allow for the attendee to start applying techniques to their own career pathway. The preconference will conclude with a panel discussion with all presenters. This preconference is intended for both the student and professional.


Keiser Indoor Cycling-Foundations

 

Krista Popowych

 

OVERVIEW

At Keiser, we value education. Keiser Foundations is a full-day training course that applies all the required information needed to instruct group indoor cycling classes. Our education team is primed and ready to educate trainers and instructors from around the globe on indoor cycling. The Keiser Indoor Cycling Foundations Course is the first step on an indoor cyclists road to effective and engaging rides and instruction. Attendees receive both practical and theoretical training by a Master instructor, a detailed training manual, certificate of completion, CEC’s and links to the Keiser Community.

 


 

TriggerPoint™ Myofascial Compress™ Techniques: The Evolution of Foam Rolling

 

Sylvie Patrick

 

OVERVIEW

Take your knowledge of self-myofascial release beyond just foam rolling. This 8-hour, hands-on workshop focuses on the practical application of TriggerPoint’s Myofascial Compression™ Techniques, a systematic approach to address the body’s soft tissue. Learn how to apply these techniques to improve mobility, increase range of motion and enhance performance for an overall improvement in the body’s biomechanics. You will leave this course with an in-depth, practical knowledge of how to properly teach these techniques to increase the performance and training results your clients receive in your sessions.

 


 

 

FMS: Identifying and Tackling Mobility Issues

 

 

Lee Burton

 

 

 

OVERVIEW

Too often people have difficulty accessing fundamental movements that are required for not only higher-level activities but also simple daily tasks. This is becoming a problem more and more in our society. In order to combat this, we must first identify individuals with these issues, and then provide the best interventions possible. We must ensure there is a requisite amount of mobility, stability and strength to move well. By following this model, we are setting the stage for long-term sustainability and vitality. During this pre-conference session, the focus will be on why it is important to first identify and establish mobility. There will be specific screens and tests presented and demonstrated that serve to establish mobility baselines within movement patterns. Specific techniques and progressions to enhance mobility and flexibility problems will also be presented and demonstrated.

 

 


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