CPD and Event opportunities

ICSESP Board Face to Face Meetings at the ESSA Conference in May

1-4 May

Sydney, Australia

The ICSESP Board will be coming together for a range of face to face meetings aligning with the Exercise & Sports Science Australia Research to Practice 2024 Conference 2-4 May, Sydney, Australia. Come along and join any of the open sessions to hear of the work of the confederation and ask any questions that you may have. The ICSESP Board members will be more than happy to chat at any time throughout the conference so come and introduce yourself.

Sessions include:

Wednesday 1 May

Morning – ICSESP Working Group Meeting (Closed)

Afternoon- ICSESP Board Strategic Planning Session A with invited Guests (Closed)

Evening – ICSESP Board social gathering with ESSA Board and Conference Invited Speakers

Thursday 2 May

Morning – ICSESP Board attending the conference sessions

Afternoon – ICSESP Board attending the conference sessions

Evening – ICSESP Board attending the Conference Welcome Reception

Friday 3 May

Early Morning- ICSESP Board Strategic Planning Session B with stakeholder engagement (Open online to Americas)

Morning – ICSESP Board attending the conference sessions

Lunchtime – ICSESP Board Strategic Planning Session C with stakeholder engagement (Open face to face)

Afternoon – ICSESP Board attending the conference sessions

Evening – ICSESP Board Strategic Planning Session D with stakeholder engagement (Open online to Asia, Africa and Europe)

Saturday 4 May

Morning – Conference Session ‘International Perspectives on the Discipline of Exercise Physiology’

Afternoon – ICSESP Board Strategic Planning Session D (Closed) and Board Meeting

 

For more information on the ESSA Research to Practice 2024 Conference click below

CSEP Professional Development Day – Toronto, ON

Saturday, June 1, 2024

Delta Toronto Airport and Conference Centre , 655 Dixon Road, Toronto, ON M9W 1J3

Over five carefully curated sessions, led by industry experts, we will cover the latest trends, best practices and innovative strategies related to the application of exercise physiology and personal training strategies across age, sport and clinical conditions.

The Importance of Sleep for Health and Performance Webinar

Wednesday, 29 May 2024 12:00pm - 1:30pm AEST

Online

The prevalence of inadequate sleep has increased dramatically in recent decades, and this has significant implications for both health and performance. This webinar will discuss the recent research regarding the impact of sleep loss in the development of chronic diseases such as type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and dementia. In addition, the influence of sleep loss on cognitive and physical performance will be discussed, along with the implications of this for exercise performance and athletes. The intersection between the health benefits of sleep and exercise will also be explored, including how exercise can impact sleep quality. Finally, an overview of practical strategies for improving sleep habits will be reviewed.  

Presented by Dr Nicholas Saner

Exercise for Whiplash Associated Disorders Webinar

28 May & 18 June, 2024

Online

This is part of a two-part series.
Exercise Management of Whiplash Associated Disorders Webinar – Part 1 – Tuesday, 28 May 2024
Exercise Management of Whiplash Associated Disorders Webinar – Part 2 – Tuesday, 18 June 2024

Part one of this two-part series will cover important theoretical concepts to help understand the heterogeneity of presentations in people who have sustained a whiplash injury. It will cover mechanisms and pathophysiology, anatomical considerations, biopsychosocial consequences of the injury and how to identify and monitor when certain features might be present in your patient.  

Part two of this two-part series will discuss implications for exercise prescription and management of whiplash associated disorders.

Presented by Dr Julia Treleaven

Guided imagery and visualisation for therapeutic change

13 May, 1 July, 23 Sept, 11 Nov

Leeds, London, Bristol, London

Strong emotions focus and lock attention – keeping people trapped in problem behaviours. Therapeutic change cannot happen until the emotional arousal is reduced. This is why all health and welfare professionals need to know how to induce the relaxation response in their clients. Guided imagery and visualisation not only reduce emotional arousal quickly but can be used to reframe life circumstances through metaphor and to rehearse in the imagination any required changed behaviours and/or feelings, which dramatically increases the likelihood of those changes taking place in ‘real life’.

If you want to be able to help people effectively, this is a key course to attend – guided imagery is an essential skill required for removing phobias, curing PTSD, lifting depression and overcoming addictions or self-harm, and is also useful for raising self-confidence and increasing motivation. When you become confident in using these skills, you can begin to bring patients out of the emotionally-driven trance states of a wide range of conditions such as anxiety disorders, addiction, anger, stress overload, trauma, depression, chronic pain and much more.

That is why guided imagery is one of the most powerful psychotherapeutic tools available to us – and one you need in your ‘toolkit’.

ACSM-ACS Cancer Exercise Specialist Course

2024

Online

The ACSM-ACS Cancer Exercise Specialist Course is for healthcare and fitness practitioners looking to provide safe, effective and individualized exercise programs to anyone living with or beyond a cancer diagnosis. 

Why This Course? 

Currently, there are approximately 18 million cancer survivors in the U.S., and according to the National Cancer Institute that number is expected to increase to 20.3 million by 2026.  Cancer treatments result in many acute, chronic or late-appearing toxicities that can negatively impact the quality of life of those living with and beyond a cancer diagnosis. Over the past two decades, convincing evidence has emerged on the ability of exercise and physical activity programs to provide significant physical and psychological benefits, reduce many cancer treatment side effects, and potentially reduce the risk of cancer recurrence.   

The American College of Sports Medicine® (ACSM) Cancer Exercise Trainer certification program has now been revised and expanded, in partnership with the American Cancer Society (ACS) and CanRehab®. This new ACSM-ACS Cancer Exercise Specialist Course is designed to increase the number of competent practitioners able to provide advice and deliver safe, effective and individualized exercise and physical activity programs based on the most current evidence.