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Workshop details

Difficulty Essential
Duration 2 hours


REPs 2.0
REPs independently endorsed education

The Reformer can be an excellent tool to create safe and effective exercise programs for clients with osteoporosis. This workshop, created by the Merrithew team, identifies risk levels for osteoporosis and teaches programming options for each level. Take comorbidities and cardiovascular status into consideration to design and modify a program accordingly. Understand how the spring resistance can effectively assist clients and offer myriad programming options for clients with Osteoporosis at any stage.

Specialty tracks

Post-Rehabilitation Conditioning
Active for Life

Learning objectives

  1. Understand the various risk levels of osteoporotic clients and the guidelines for each
  2. Design safe and effective programs for those with various risk levels of osteoporosis and articulate the dos and don'ts for each group
  3. Explore how the Reformer and accessories can aid in exercise programming
  4. Learn how select STOTT PILATES Reformer exercises can be beneficial for clients with osteoporosis

Equipment used in this workshop

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