USC Emeriti Center Wellness Event (Health Sciences Campus)

USC Physical Therapists and clinical doctorate students offered a series of short concurrent workshops (including individual physical screening) related to Balance, Strength, Flexibility, Posture, and Cardiovascular Health.

Monday, August 19, 2019 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
CHP Center for the Health Professions Building– Room 224
USC Health Sciences Campus, 1540 Alcazar St., Los Angeles, CA 90033

USC Faculty Presenters:

– Jacquelyn Dylla, PT, DPT, OCS

– Michelle Nguyen, RD, CSOWM

– Kelsie Kaiser, PT, DPT

– Minnie Jan, PT, DPT, CSCS

– Kimiko Yamada, PT, DPT, OCS, ATC, CLT, CSCS

 

Wellness Workshop Slideshow
Adelante Health Class Schedule

Topics Covered:

Nutrition and Healthy Aging
– We had two registered dietitians who provided healthy nutrition education.
Nutrition and Healthy Aging Slideshow

My Feet Hurt
– In this session we discussed common foot problems and solutions for fall prevention.

Ways to Maintain Your Pelvic Health: A Conservative Approach
– We discussed how to incorporate your pelvic floor exercises into your day to day activities and learned about pelvic health and how you can maintain good muscle, bowel and bladder health through both exercise and healthy habits
The Pelvic Floor Muscles Handout
Constipation Yoga Sequence Handout

Including Exercise in Your Daily Schedule
–  In this session we performed balance, strength, power, and endurance exercises that prevent frailty.
Incorporate Exercises Handout

Kung Fu for Strength and Balance
– Kung Fu is a form of Chinese martial arts. In this session we learned some martial arts to train your strength, endurance, and balance.
Kung Fu Handouts