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Ontario Society for Health and Fitness
9th Annual Conference
Friday November 4, 2016
Greater Toronto Area
Le Parc Banquet Centre — Thornhill, ON
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Ontario Society for Health and Fitness is pleased to be hosting its 9th Annual Conference on Friday, November 4 at Le Parc Banquet Centre, centrally located just north of the Toronto core. Coming in from out of town? The opening keynote is set to begin at 10:00am. Ready for an earlier start? Join us for morning refreshments, networking and pre-conference yoga.
OSHF's 2016 event is a valuable opportunity to expand your physical activity knowledge in areas related to both health and performance. A range of timely topics will be covered, including exercise prescription for chronic disease, ageing, nutrition and the promotion of healthy behaviours. Optional practical sessions offer hands-on experience and a chance for delegates to keep active throughout the day.
CONFERENCE TOPICS & SPEAKERS
Active Living with Diabetes: Practitioner Guidelines ⋅ Agnes Coutinho ⋅ PhD, RKin
Core Stability Training Techniques** ⋅ John Gray ⋅ MSc, RKin, CSCS
Effective Techniques for Group Exercise ⋅ Winnie Talan ⋅ HBA, DJur
Counteracting the Effects of Sedentary Behaviour ⋅ Jamie Burr ⋅ PhD
Exercise is Medicine Canada ⋅ Daniel Santa Mina ⋅ PhD, CSEP-CEP
Implications of Low Carbohydrate Diets ⋅ Ben Sit ⋅ BASc, RD
Mobility & Stability for Multi-joint Complex Exercises** ⋅ Ray LeBlanc ⋅ BSc, BEd, CSCS, CSEP-CEP
"Nudging" Positive Health and Wellness Behaviours ⋅ Avni Shah ⋅ PhD
Nutrient Periodization for Health & Performance ⋅ Adam Upshaw ⋅ PhD, CSEP-CEP
Physical Literacy and Aging ⋅ Robert Grisdale ⋅ MSc, DC
Plyometrics: When & How** ⋅ Adam Douglas ⋅ MSc, CSCS, CSEP-CEP
∗∗ Denotes a practical session. PAR-Q+ clearance required.
Building on past conference successes, an audience of 300+ physical activity and wellness professionals is expected, including Kinesiologists, fitness trainers, clinicians and health promoters. Register early to secure your first session choices and take advantage of early bird pricing.
As a Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology affiliate organization, CSEP Certified Exercise Physiologists® and CSEP Certified Personal Trainers® are eligible to claim 12.5 Professional Development Credits for attending. The conference is also eligible for credits with the Canadian Athletic Therapy Association, Ontario Fitness Council, canfitpro and YMCA.
Exhibitor & Sponsorship Opportunities
Is your company or institution interested in hosting an exhibit booth or providing support for the conference? Special rates are available for OSHF members and not-for-profit organizations. Contact Jennifer Prosen at firstname.lastname@example.org or (613) 230-1108 for details.
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