Free Information Sessions
To celebrate the official opening of the fantastic new Xceler8 building, on this Saturday 5th March we are offering free information sessions on a range of health topics. We would love you to come down and meet the team and take a tour of our new, custom designed facility within Xceler8. Starting from Monday we will be providing Physiotherapy, Exercise Physiology and Pilates from two locations! Please see our website or contact us for more information. Gym members and non-members are all welcome.
9:30-9:40 - Paul Heffernan – Importance of an adequate warmup.
Latest evidence based approaches with practical tips
Is static stretching recommended?
10:00-10:10 - Kirsty Tucker – Pilates Introduction
Introduction to the foundation principles of Pilates based programs.
Clinical Pilates versus mat-work.
10:30-10:40 - Tahnee – When to see a Paediatric Physiotherapist
How can Physiotherapy help in the early stages of life?
11:30-11:40 - Kirsty Tucker – Introduction to Exercise Physiology
How can exercise Physiology improve your health and wellbeing?
12:00-12:10 - Paul Heffernan - Prevention of knee injuries in sport
What are the risk factors for traumatic knee injury in sport?
Can we reduce the risk of Anterior Cruciate Ligament Rupture (ACL), particularly in adolescent age groups?
12:30-12:40 - Kara Normington - Physiotherapy and Women’s Health.
Importance of Pelvic floor muscles in maintaining activity and quality of life.
1:00-1:10 - Matt Lum / Martin Webster – Basic principles of efficient running technique.
How can you run faster, with less energy demand and injury risk?
1:30-1:40 - Matthew Lewington - Preventative taping Techniques.
Principles of taping to reduce injury risk
We will make ourselves available to answer questions immediately following the presentations and throughout the morning. Look forward to seeing you there.