Education Event: Advances in Motor Control Research & Implications for Rehabilitation

13th December, 2017

Who should attend? Occupational therapists, Physiotherapists, Medical Specialists, Students.

This 1-day curriculum, designed for clinicians and scientists, will focus on recent advances in motor control and motor learning research in children and adolescents with cerebral palsy (CP). Scientific evidence will be presented and discussed with an emphasis on the implications and application of these insights for clinical practice. Recent findings from studies that make use of novel interventions such as motor imagery, implicit learning, action observation and the stages of motor learning will be highlighted. Examples from current clinical trials will also address key components of treatment protocols that are likely to influence and facilitate change in clinical practice. The course provides a unique opportunity to update clinicians on the latest advances in motor control and learning research in CP and current use in clinical practice.

Instructors CPteaching is hosting in conjunction with Ms Rachel Toovey, physiotherapist and researcher at the University of Melbourne, and highly regarded, international expert in disorders of motor control, Professor Bert Steenbergen.

Cost $400 AUD (excluding 10% GST)

When 16th March 2018

Where Australian Catholic University, 115 Victoria Parade, Fitzroy VIC 3065