Health and Fitness Conference Schedule

November 11, 2017

CEU / CEC's Available

8:00 - 8:30 AM Check-in and Registration
8:30 - 9:30 AM Keynote Speaker
Arena
9:45 - 10:45 AM Workout: Zumba
Presenter: Sue Roquemore
Description: The fun and excitement of sweating to awesome music.
Pre-registration required
No CEC/CEU’s
LAC 176
Topic: Monitoring Training for Performance Prediction and Prevention of Overtraining
Presenter: Carrie Needham
Description: Discuss the evolution of training and the current tools for monitoring that are available. Learn how monitoring training can predict optimal performance and define the signs and symptoms of overtraining and how monitoring training can prevent imbalances in training and recovery.
CEC/CEU: 1 ACSM
Arena
Topic: Assessing Flexibility
Presenter: Chad Harbaugh
Description: Acceptable assessments and how to interpret the data.
CEC/CEU: 0.5 ACSM
LAC 106
Topic: HLA and the ADA; Adaptive Exercises
Presenter: Paul Roberts
Description: Learn what the American with Disabilities Act is and what the legal responsibilities are regarding ADA. The course will also discuss modifications for activities that allow for everyone to participate.
CEC/CEU: 1 ACSM
LAC 110
11:00 - 12:00 PM Workout: Yoga
Presenter: Mary Cain
Description: Come get your Zen on with a wonderful yoga practice.
Pre-registration required
No CEC/CEU’s
LAC 176
Topic: Engagement Strategies for Client Success
Presenter: Joli Johanson
Description: Learn motivational techniques and tips on how to help people make health-promoting personal behavior changes. Stages of change, appropriate processing of the change, and choosing strategies that will facilitate the change process will be discussed. Understanding client’s preferred learning and personality styles to better know what is needed for change will be addressed. Critical thinking and problem solving when needs arise and to help maintain intrinsic motivation will also be covered.
CEC/CEU: 1 ACSM
Arena
Topic: Assessing Body Composition
Presenter: Nate Thomas
Description: The Tanita scale – what does it all mean? Acceptable assessments and how to interpret the data.
CEC/CEU: 0.5 ACSM
LAC 106
Topic: Bodyweight Training
Presenter: Juan Aponte
Description: Bodyweight (callisthenic) training is a very versatile form of strength training. It can serve as a supplement to or an alternative to using free weights or machines for increasing muscular strength. Bodyweight exercise alternatives to free weight exercises will be presented. Exercise progressions and regressions will also be taught and demonstrated. Attendees should come prepared to actively participate.
CEC/CEU: 0.5 ACSM
LAC 124
12:00 - 1:00 PM Lunch - Food Trucks Available
1:00 - 2:00 PM Workout: Kettlebell Hell
Presenter: Matt Steadman
Description: A fun, challenging way to use kettlebells to workout.
Pre-registration required
No CEC/CEU’s
LAC 176
Topic: The “New” Nutrition Facts Label
Presenter: Julia Wylie
Description: Brief history and updates to the nutrition facts label as a result of the changes to the 2016 Dietary Guidelines. Description of requirements, important dates, changes and justification for changes will be covered in this presentation.
CEC/CEU: 1 ACSM
Arena
Topic: Cycling Assessments
Presenter: Nate Thomas/Carrie Needham
Description: Acceptable assessments and how to interpret the data.
CEC/CEU: 0.5 ACSM
LAC 106/102
Topic: Strong, Well, Healthy Through Cancer
Presenter: Maryln Harmer
Description: How to use health and wellness when the diagnosis is Cancer.
CEC/CEU: 1 ACSM
LAC 110
2:15 - 3:15 PM Workout: Flexibility and Mobility
Presenter: Laura Jean Popa
Description: The latest in flexibility and mobility work – perfect for the athlete or the weekend warrior.
Pre-registration required
No CEC/CEU’s
LAC 176
Topic: Injury and Altered Motor Control
Presenter: Chad Harbaugh
Description: Learn how to assess possible dysfunctional movement patterns. Dysfunctional motor control and the effects of inflammation, breathing, and myofascial lines effect movement will also be discussed along with how chronic conditions result in dysfunctional movement patterns.
CEC/CEU: 1 ACSM
Arena
Topic: Assessing Muscular Strength and Endurance
Presenter: Juan Aponte
Description: Acceptable assessments and how to interpret the data.
CEC/CEU: 0.5 ACSM
LAC 106
Topic: Medical Marijuana
Presenter: Gustavo Ibarra
Description: Take a closer look at the recent events on legal marijuana for medical uses. There is substantial evidence that indicates for the medical efficacy of cannabis in the treatment of epilepsy and PTSD, in addition to being an effective and relatively safe analgesic.
LAC 110
3:30 - 4:30 PM Workout: Cycling
Presenter: Carrie Needham
Description: Indoor cycling at its finest.
Pre-registration required
No CEC/CEU’s
LAC 102
Topic: Nutrition Concerns for the Female Athlete
Presenter: Jen Day, RD, PhD
Description: -
CEC/CEU: 1 ACSM
Arena
Topic: Assessing Cardio Respiratory fitness
Presenter: Nate Thomas
Description: Acceptable assessments and how to interpret the data.
CEC/CEU: 0.5 ACSM
LAC 106
Topic: ADA – How can we welcome all students
Presenter: Candida Darling
Description: Build your confidence incorporating all students into your class. Learn how to help your other students be more inclusive with their fellow classmates.
CEC/CEU: 0.5 ACSM
LAC 110
4:30 - 5:30 PM Post Conference Questions / CEC’s / CEU’s Alumni Event – RSVP
Arena
CPR Renewal