Sporting Through the Generations

In celebration of National Physical Therapy Month, the University Health System will present an all-day health clinic on Wednesday, October 30 from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. at Penn Therapy and Fitness, 3624 Market Street, on the ground floor west. The event, Sporting Through The Generations, is free and open to the entire community. There will be 10-15 minute talks by Penn Health System staff throughout the day.

The schedule:
10:00 a.m. Physical Therapy as a Profession
10:30 a.m. Penn's Center for Adapted Sports
11:00 a.m. CV Adaptation to Exercise
11:30 a.m. Importance of Warm-Up/Stretching
12:00 noon Running Overuse Injuries
12:30 p.m. Shoulder Injuries in the Athlete
1:00 p.m. Golf Swing Mechanics
1:30 p.m. Common Golfing Injuries
2:00 p.m. Rest, Ice, Compression, Elevation Acute Management of Injuries
2:30 p.m. Nutritional Considerations
3:00 p.m. Benefits of Aquatic Exercise
3:30 p.m. Exercise for the Physically Challenged
4:00 p.m. Foot and Ankle Injuries in Sport
4:30 p.m. Selecting Appropriate Footwear
5:00 p.m. Abdominal ExerciseFact & Fiction
5:30 p.m. Strength Training Principles

In addition to the talks, there will be door prizes raffled to benefit Penn's Center for Adapted Sports, an organization committed to maintaining athletic opportunities for physically challenged athletes. For more information, call Mike Shaffer at 349-5585 or Laura Nunno at 662-3265.


Volume 43 Number 10
October 29, 1996

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