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Exercise adaptations for people with arthritis

Presenters: Cindy Senk

Date: Wednesday, February 22, 2023

Time: 1:00 p.m.—2:00 p.m. EDT

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Arthritis affects about 60 million people living in the U.S. Exercise is essential for function and quality of life, but arthritis can make certain types of exercise painful or difficult to perform. Personal trainers and group exercise instructors need to know how to adapt exercises for the benefit of their clients with arthritis. This workshop will provide a brief overview of arthritis and offer instructors ideas about how to modify exercises.

Learning Objectives
This webinar will demonstrate

  • Best practices for exercise, such as starting with a joint check;
  • User-friendly equipment, such as blocks, straps and knee pads; and
  • Adaptations for common exercises such as squats, pushups, quadrupeds and biceps curls.

Presenters biography

Cindy Senk, owner of Movement for All, has worked in the fitness industry for more than 35 years and is a specialist in exercise for older adults. She has presented fitness workshops and programs for many organizations dedicated to fitness and active aging, including the United States Water Fitness Association and the ICAA. She is a faculty member at the World Instructor Training School and an adjunct professor in the health and exercise science program at Manchester Community College. Cindy, who lives with osteoarthritis and Sjogren's syndrome, has volunteered with the Arthritis Foundation for more than 25 years and is part of the Medical Fitness Network specializing in chronic illness and injury program design and intervention. Cindy has many degrees and certifications, including MEd in rehabilitation, E-RYT 200, Yoga for Arthritis Instructor, Accessible Yoga Teacher, ACSM (American College of Sports Medicine) certified personal trainer, AFAA (Aerobics Fitness Association of America) certified exercise instructor in both land and aquatics, and Arthritis Foundation certified land and water instructor.


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