Interventions to Improve Gait Speed in Older Adults

Interventions to Improve Gait Speed in Older Adults 

This video-based module demonstrates specific, evidence-based interventions to increase gait speed in older adults.

$15.00

Hours: 0.00
REL-RTS-0-IIGSGP

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Course Details

Course Code: REL-RTS-0-IIGSGP
Hours: 0
Type: Pro-On-The-Go
Content Expiration Date: 9/30/2026

Outline:

Section 1: Gait Speed in Older Adults

Gait Speed

Lower Extremity Strength Training

Task-oriented Exercises

Progression

Course Contributors

References


Instructor: Camille Hill, MS, PT

Camille Hill received both her undergraduate degree and Master of Physical Therapy degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Camille has over 17 years of experience ranging from outpatient orthopedics to geriatric care. She started her career at the Wake Forest University Comprehensive Rehabilitation Center, then spent several years in an out-patient orthopedics private practice setting, and most recently has run programs at Duke University Medical Center for arthritis, osteoporosis, and cardio-pulmonary rehabilitation. She also oversees patient education classes and lectures to DPT students at Duke University. Although, her most recent work has focused on the geriatric patient population, she maintains a strong interest in high level sports rehabilitation due to her past experience as a collegiate tennis player.

Disclosure: Camille Hill, MS, PT has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
Expert Reviewer: Nicole Fogarty, PT, DPT
Nicole Fogarty holds a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from Northeastern University. She has experience working as a Physical Therapist in outpatient orthopedic and acute inpatient settings. She has additional training in medical screening and lumbopelvic examination and treatment. Nicole enjoys using her clinical experience and interest in current rehabilitation research as a Physical Therapy writer for Relias. Disclosure: Nicole Fogarty, PT, DPT has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
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