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Unlocking Health through Movement: How Registered Exercise Professionals Should Prepare for Healthcare Referrals

March 07, 2024

Date & Time: March 14, 2024, 12:00 PM

In an era where the synergy between healthcare and fitness is gaining prominence, join us for a groundbreaking webinar that delves into the transformative power of movement. The "Unlocking Health through Movement" webinar will provide a comprehensive overview of the "It's Time to Move" initiative by the Physical Activity Alliance (PAA), shedding light on the progress made, ongoing efforts, and future developments.

Why Attend?

  • Insights from Experts: Our esteemed panelists bring a wealth of experience and knowledge to the table. Gain valuable insights from leaders such as Graham Melstrand, Elizabeth A. Joy, Laurie P. Whitsel, Laura J. Newsome, and Jeff Jeran, who have dedicated their careers to advancing health and wellness.
  • Comprehensive Understanding: Get a deep dive into the background, goals, and key components of the "It's Time to Move" initiative. Understand the motivations of major stakeholders and learn how collaboration can shape the future of healthcare.
  • Practical Preparation: Learn how health fitness employers and registered exercise professionals can prepare to receive exercise referrals from healthcare professionals. Explore the necessary steps to actively contribute to this paradigm shift in healthcare.

Meet Our Speakers:

1. Graham Melstrand

  • Title: CREP Past President and Executive Vice President Community Health and Wellness
  • Organization: American Council on Exercise (ACE)
  • Experience: Over 30 years in the fitness industry, responsible for advancing public policy positions and industry standards.

2. Elizabeth A. Joy, MD, MPH, FACSM, FAMSSM

  • Title: Chief Medical Officer
  • Organization: Lore Health
  • Expertise: Renowned leader in sports medicine, past president of the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), and advocate for physical activity promotion.

3. Laurie P. Whitsel, Ph.D, FAHA

  • Title: National Vice President-Policy Research and Translation | Senior Advisor-Physical Activity Alliance
  • Organization: American Heart Association
  • Expertise: Recognized leader in policy, research, and translation, contributing to national policy development for cardiovascular disease prevention.

4. Laura J. Newsome, Ph.D., ACSM-CEP, EIM

  • Title: Professor and Program Director of Allied Health Sciences / President – Clinical Exercise Physiology Association (CEPA)
  • Organization: Radford University
  • Focus: Bringing academic and practical perspectives to the webinar, with over 10 years of teaching experience in exercise physiology.

5. Jeff Jeran

  • Title: Sr. Director
  • Organization: Power Wellness
  • Accolades: Recognized with the Medical Fitness Director of the Year Award, Jeff oversees multiple wellness and fitness centers, emphasizing the importance of certified medical fitness facilities.

Don't Miss Out on the Movement: Be part of this critical conversation shaping the future of healthcare and fitness. Register now to unlock the potential of movement in transforming our society into a healthier, more active community. Join us on March 14, 2024, at 12:00 PM, and be a catalyst for change in the health and wellness landscape.

Register for free