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Webinar: Four Birds With One Stone – Reparative, Neuroplastic, Cardiorespiratory & Metabolic Benefits of Aerobic Exercise Post-Stroke
February 12 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Four Birds With One Stone
Reparative, Neuroplastic, Cardiorespiratory & Metabolic Benefits of Aerobic Exercise Post-Stroke
When: February 12th, 2019
Time: 12:00 pm EST
This webinar will be of interest to healthcare professionals, educators and researchers who are working with individuals post-stroke. This presentation will discuss fitness levels of stroke patients and how fitness can impact neuroplasticity and neurological recovery. It will also include practicalities of implementing aerobic training in stroke rehabilitation.
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Speaker: Dr. Ploughman is a physiotherapist and neuroscientist; a recognized expert in neuroplasticity and neurorehabilitation in stroke and multiple sclerosis. Her research focuses on the effects of aerobic exercise, intensive training paradigms and lifestyle habits on the brain challenged by injury, disease and aging. Dr. Ploughman is a Canada Research Chair in Neuroplasticity, Neurorehabilitation and Brain Recovery. Her work is published in journals such as Stroke, Neuroscience, Brain Research and Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Dr. Ploughman continues to practice as a neurological physiotherapist in St John’s and her Recovery and Performance Laboratory is located in the Rehabilitation Research Unit (RRUNL), L.A. Miller Centre, St. John’s NL.