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Teacher Training Activity in Fall Prevention Planned at SWOSU

November 11, 2009

Certified Teacher Training in Evidence-based Fall Prevention is a continuing education activity being offered Saturday, November 21, on the campus of Southwestern Oklahoma State University in Weatherford.

The workshop is planned from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. in Room 143 of the Wellness Center. A certification meeting will then by held on December 4 from 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Registration and participant fee information are available by phone, (580) 774-7012, or in person at the SWOSU Office of Sponsored Programs, Room 201, Administration Building, on the SWOSU Weatherford campus. Registration is on a first-come, first-serve basis. Pre-registration is strongly encouraged.

Certified Teacher Training in Evidence-based Fall Prevention is designed to give the participant knowledge in organizing and conducting Tai Chi: Moving for Better Balance with adaptations for individuals with painful or otherwise limiting conditions. The participant will learn and practice the 8-form Tai Chi movements, demonstrate the ability to lead the class, learn to administer the functional reach test and the up and go test, and more. Dr. Robert (Sam) Lackey is the instructor.

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