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

Below is the schedule of sessions for the 2019 International Health & Fitness Summit.

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Time Session Presenter
8:00 AM- 5:00 PM PRECON: Keiser Foundations Krista Popowych
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM PRECON: TriggerPoint™ Myofascial Compression™ Techniques:
The Evolution of Foam Rolling
Sylvie Patrick
10:00 AM – 4:00 PM PRECON: Career Development and Leadership Heather Chambliss,
Paul Gallo,
Bryan Mattimore,
Laurie Milliken,
Francis Neric
11:30 AM – 5:00 PM PRECON: IAWHP- The Expansion of Worksite Health Promotion: Integration, Improvement, and Impact Alberto Ogata,
George Pfeiffer,
Talya Williams
1:00 – 5:00 PM PRECON: FMS-Identifying and Tackling Mobility Issues Lee Burton
2:00 – 4:00 PM Student Accelerator: Connect, Inform and Inspire- A Toolkit to Growing your Presence in the Fitness Industry 1X Tatiana Kolovou,
Yuri Feito,
Trisha VanDusseldorp
5:30 – 6:30 PM Opening Keynote: The 6 Key Concepts that Will Absolutely
Change the Way You Prescribe Exercise!
Timothy Church, M.D., MPH, Ph.D.
ACAP Health
6:30 PM Opening EXPO and Welcome Reception
Time Session Presenter
6:30 – 7:30 AM Workout: Keiser Indoor Cycling: RUSH! Keiser Trainer
6:30 – 7:30 AM Workout: LES MILLS GRIT™ Cardio – The Science-backed HIIT Workout Nikki Snow
6:30 – 7:30 AM Workout: Middle-Aged Super Hero! Michael Piercy
6:30 – 7:30 AM Workout: Rhythm and Grooves Alex McLean
8:00 – 9:15 AM Keynote Lecture: The Lore of Resistance Training: Bench Science, Bench Press Science, and Bro-science Eric Rawson
9:30 – 10:30 AM Challenging Autism with Exercise 1X David Geslak
9:30 – 10:30 AM Is 70 the New 40? Research Update on Nutrition, Aging, and Exercise Bob Murray, Christine Rosenboom
9:30 – 10:30 AM Power of Protein: Quality and Quantity in Healthy Eating Patterns and Sustainable Food Systems Nancy Rodriguez
9:30 – 10:30 AM Q&A with Keynoter Eric Rawson Eric Rawson
9:30 – 10:30 AM Resistance Training for the Mass(es) Stuart Phillips
9:30 – 10:30 AM The Dr. Bortz Lecture: Helping Baby Boomers Stay Functional: Exercise and Dietary Protein as Key Strategies for Body Composition Management and Successful Aging Ellen Evans
9:30 – 10:30 AM Using the Theory of Multiple Intelligences to Better Reach our Participants 1X Sally Sherman
9:30 – 10:30 AM Workout: Keiser Indoor Cycling: Rhythm Keiser Trainer
9:30 – 10:30 AM Workout: LaBlast Fitness Louis van Amstel
9:30 – 10:30 AM Workout: Short Circuit: The 30-Minute Small-Group Training Model Michael Piercy
10:45 – 11:45 AM Establishing a Consciousness of Well-being in the Workplace Stephen Cherniak
10:45 – 11:45 AM Workout: HIIT Walking Boot Camp Lee Scott,
Michele Stanten
10:45 – 11:45 AM Workout: Keiser Indoor Cycling: RACE Keiser Trainer
10:45 – 12:15 PM Workshop: Dynamic Programming for Active Aging Erika Quest
10:45 – 12:15 PM Workshop: Impacting Obesity Through Hybrid Interval Training Alexis Batrakoulis
10:45 – 12:15 PM Workshop: Prescreening, Programming and Everything In Between: Interactive Case Study Scenarios Yuri Feito,
Brady Roy
10:45 – 12:15 PM Workshop: TriggerPoint™ Movement Prep: How to Integrate Foam Rolling into the Best Dynamic Warm Up for Any Size Group Sylvie Patrick
11:30 AM – 3:00 PM Expo Hall Open
1:30 – 2:45 PM Featured Lecture: Making the Move: Connecting the Science and Application of Physical Activity 1X John Jakicic,
Renee Rogers
3:00 – 4:00 PM Food Marketing Claims: Is the Wellness Community Spreading Fake News about Food & Farming?
3:00 – 4:00 PM Stabilize, Mobilize & Capitalize your Way to #GAMECHANGING Results Doris Thews
3:00 – 4:00 PM The Power of Positive Psychology Mary Yoke
3:00 – 4:00 PM Workout: Ageless Pilates Yoga Fusion June Kahn
3:00 – 4:00 PM Workout: Hard to Resist! Keiser Trainer
3:00 – 4:00 PM Workout: Short Circuit: The 30-Minute Small-Group Training Model (repeat) Michael Piercy
3:00 – 4:00 PM Mini-Workshop: The Walking Solution: The Workout that Works for Every Body 1X Lee Scott,
Michele Stanten
3:00 – 4:30 PM Workshop: Latin Dance Program – To be finalized 1X David Marquez
3:00 – 4:30 PM Workshop: Too Much HIIT? Jinger Gottschall, Bryce Hastings
3:00 – 4:30 PM Workshop: TriggerPoint™ Movement Prep: How to Integrate Foam Rolling into the Best Dynamic Warm Up for Any Size Group (repeat) Sylvie Patrick
4:45 – 5:45 PM Hot Topic Panel: Popular Dietary Trends- Harmful or Healthy? 1X Lynn Cialdella-Kam
4:45 – 6:15 PM Workshop: Developing Resistance Training Programs: Best Practices for Optimal Results Nicholas Beltz, Tony Nunez
5:00 – 7:00 PM Expo Hall Open
Evening Special Event – details coming soon!
Time Session Presenter
6:15 – 7:45 AM Workshop: Impacting Obesity Through Hybrid Interval Training (repeat) Alexis Batrakoulis
6:30 – 7:30 AM Workout: Keiser Indoor Cycling: RACE  (repeat) Keiser Trainer
6:30 – 7:30 AM Workout: LES MILLS GRIT™ Cardio – The Science-backed HIIT Workout (repeat) Nikki Snow
6:30 – 7:30 AM Workout: Putting “Intensity” Back into T’ai Chi Lawrence Biscontini
8:00 – 9:15 AM Larry Golding Keynote: EVERY Exercise Professional Should be Prepared to Work with Cancer Patients and Survivors: A Call to Action Kathryn Schmitz
9:30 – 10:30 AM Closing the Gap on Seamless Referrals from Doctors in Your Community Elizabeth Joy,
Walter Thompson, June Kahn
9:30 – 10:30 AM Food Marketing Claims: Is the Wellness Community Spreading Fake News about Food & Farming? (repeat)
9:30 – 10:30 AM HIIT the Pool for Cardiometabolic Training Elizabeth Nagle,
Mary Sanders
9:30 – 10:30 AM How to Make the Most of Movement Screening Results Lee Burton
9:30 – 10:30 AM Resistance Training for the Mass(es) (repeat) Stuart Phillips
9:30 – 10:30 AM S.O.S. (Supplement Overload Syndrome): Science to the R.E.S.C.U.E.! Amy Rickman
9:30 – 10:30 AM Workout: Foundational Skills for Athletic Development in All Ages Kyle Kercher
9:30 – 10:30 AM Workout: Hard to Resist! (repeat) Keiser Trainer
9:30 – 10:30 AM Mini-Workshop: Laugh For The Health Of It Debbie Friend
10:45 – 11:45 AM GMO’s and Modern Agriculture: From Field to Fitness-New Perspectives Joshua Hockett
10:45 – 11:45 AM Is 70 the new 40? Research update on nutrition, aging, and exercise. (repeat) Bob Murray,
Christine Rosenbloom
10:45 – 11:45 AM Running the Show: Fitness Customer Service Lawrence Biscontini
10:45 – 11:45 AM Workout: Keiser Indoor Cycling: RUSH! (repeat) Keiser Trainer
10:45 – 11:45 AM Workout: Middle-Aged Super Hero! (repeat) Michael Piercy
10:45 – 11:45 AM Workout: Partner Playground Alex McLean
10:45 – 12:15 PM Workshop: Coach It Up!…Coaching and Cueing Proper Movement Rebecca Langton, Tony Maloney
10:45 – 12:15 PM Workshop: Developing Resistance Training Programs: Best Practices for Optimal Results (repeat) Nicholas Beltz,
Tony Nunez
10:45 – 12:15 PM Workshop: Do it Right – Teaching Barbell Movement and Implementing a Premium Strength Program in Your Facility Kyle Kercher,
Peter Ronai,
Brad Roy
10:45 – 12:15 PM Workshop: Too Much HIIT? (repeat) Jinger Gottschall, Bryce Hastings
11:30 AM – 2:30 PM Expo Hall Open (last day)
1:30 – 2:30 PM Encouraging Active Transportation to Promote Physical Activity “Outside the Box” Melissa Roti
1:30 – 2:30 PM Establishing a Consciousness of Well-being in the Workplace (repeat) Stephen Cherniak
1:30 – 2:30 PM HIIT the Pool for Cardiometabolic Training (repeat) Elizabeth Nagle,
Mary Sanders
1:30 – 2:30 PM Mind Over Matter: A Simple Path to Wellness 1X Sally Sherman
1:30 – 2:30 PM Power of Protein: Quality and Quantity in Healthy Eating Patterns and Sustainable Food Systems (repeat) Nancy Rodriguez
1:30 – 2:30 PM Workout: LaBlast Fitness (repeat) Louis van Amstel
1:30 – 2:30 PM Workout: Partner Playground  (repeat) Alex McLean
1:30 – 2:30 PM Mini-Workshop: Targeting Physical Function in Middle Age – A New Necessity?(!) Christie Ward-Ritacco
2:45 – 3:45 PM Closing the Gap on Seamless Referrals from Doctors in Your Community (repeat) Elizabeth Joy,
Walter Thompson, June Kahn
2:45 – 3:45 PM Stabilize, Mobilize & Capitalize your Way to #GAMECHANGING Results (repeat) Doris Thews
2:45 – 3:45 PM Workout: Foundational Skills for Athletic Development in All Ages (repeat) Kyle Kercher
2:45 – 3:45 PM Workout: Keiser Indoor Cycling: Rhythm (repeat) Keiser Trainer
2:45 – 4:15 PM Workshop: Coach It Up!…Coaching and Cueing Proper Movement (repeat) Rebecca Langton, Tony Maloney
2:45 – 4:15 PM Workshop: Dynamic Programming for Active Aging  (repeat) Erika Quest
2:45 – 4:15 PM Workshop: Moving Through Cancer Regan Fedric
2:45 – 4:15 PM Workshop: Prescreening, Programming and Everything In Between: Interactive Case Study Scenarios (repeat) Yuri Feito,
Brad Roy
4:30 – 5:30 PM Hot Topic Panel: Who Should we be HIITing Alexis Batrakoulis, Yuri Feito,
Tony Nunez,
Peter Ronai
Evening Special Event – details coming soon!
Time Session Presenter
6:45 – 7:45 AM Workout: Ageless Pilates Yoga Fusion (repeat) June Kahn
6:45 – 7:45 AM Workout: HIIT Walking Boot Camp (repeat) Lee Scott,
Michele Stanten
6:45 – 7:45 AM Workout: Rhythm and Grooves (repeat) Alex McLean
6:45 – 7:45 AM Workout: Putting “Intensity” Back into T’ai Chi (repeat) Lawrence Biscontini
8:15 – 9:15 AM 5 on 5: Five Worksite Wellness Pros Share Their Best Programs! Stephen Cherniak,
Reed Engel,
Charlie Estey,
Paul Gallo,
Carol Kennedy-Armbruster
8:15 – 9:15 AM Encouraging Active Transportation to Promote Physical Activity “Outside the Box”  (repeat) Melissa Roti
8:15 – 9:15 AM GMO’s and Modern Agriculture: From Field to Fitness-New Perspectives (repeat) Joshua Hockett
8:15 – 9:15 AM The Dr. Bortz Lecture: Helping Baby Boomers Stay Functional: Exercise and Dietary Protein as Key Strategies for Body Composition Management and Successful Aging Ellen Evans
8:15 – 9:15 AM Mini-Workshop: Laugh For The Health Of It (repeat) Debbie Friend
8:15 – 9:15 AM Mini-Workshop: Targeting Physical Function in Middle Age – A New Necessity?(!) (repeat) Christie Ward-Ritacco
8:15 – 9:45 AM Workshop: Do it Right – Teaching Barbell Movement and Implementing a Premium Strength Program in Your Facility (repeat) Kyle Kercher,
Peter Ronai,
Brad Roy
8:15 – 9:45 AM Workshop: Moving Through Cancer (repeat) Regan Fedric
10:00 – 11:00 AM How to Make the Most of Movement Screening Results (repeat) Lee Burton
10:00 – 11:00 AM Running the Show: Fitness Customer Service (repeat) Lawrence Biscontini
10:00 – 11:00 AM S.O.S. (Supplement Overload Syndrome): Science to the R.E.S.C.U.E.! (repeat) Amy Rickman
10:00 – 11:00 AM The Power of Positive Psychology (repeat) Mary Yoke

*dates and times subject to change

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