13.11.2018

ANZFPS 2018 Falls Prevention Conference in Hobart

HUR Australia is exhibiting at the Falls Prevention ANZFPS 2018 Conference in Hobart, 18-20 Nov.

The ANZFPS was formed in 2006 to promote the multidisciplinary study and implementation of falls prevention in older people.

Among the presenters is HUR Australia's Dr Tuire Karaharju-Huisman. She is lecturing about

  • Individual Participants’ Variability in Slipping Risk Assessment – What Should We Measure and Report? and
  • Estimating the Probability of Slipping – A Novel Perspective 

Jennie Hewitt will be explaining the details of her recent study "Exercise To Prevent Falls – Using strength and balance training to prevent falls and improve quality of life". According to the study she found a 55% reduction of falls after strength training.

INFO & PROGRAM - You read more Conference information here, and download the full program here.

DATE - 18-20th November, 2018

VENUE - Hotel Grand Chancellor, Hobart, Tasmania

See you there!