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Tuesday, November 3 • 3:45pm - 5:00pm
Concepts in Medical Fitness – Program Design and Application

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This presentation for healthcare providers and fitness professionals highlights how to apply the medical fitness model, specifically, the initial assessment/consultation, program design guidelines, and evidence-based recommendations for progressing individuals with chronic disease and/or orthopedic issues. Learning objectives include: 1. Gathering the relevant patient history as it relates to the presenting conditions (disease/orthopedic) 2. Safely setting up the initial program - recommendations that apply to nearly all types of chronic disease and/or orthopedic issues 3. Guidelines for safe and efficient progression 4. Using effective strategies for networking between healthcare providers and fitness professionals

Speakers
avatar for Bob Boone, MBA, MHA

Bob Boone, MBA, MHA

President & CEO, Medical Fitness Association
Robert (Bob) D. Boone is President and CEO of the Medical Fitness Association (MFA).  As a pioneer in the Wellness and Fitness Industry, he brings a wealth of experience including over twenty-five years as a hospital executive in operations to add to his extensive knowledge on creating... Read More →
avatar for Jeff Young

Jeff Young

Fitness Coordinator, Mount Sinai Beth Israel Center for Health and Healing
Jeff Young, Kinesiologist, CSCS, USAW has served as the Fitness Coordinator at Mount Sinai Beth Israel’s Center for Health and Healing – the most comprehensive academic Integrative Medicine and Medical Fitness facility in the U.S. -- from 2006 to 2010, and 2011 to present, transitioning... Read More →


Tuesday November 3, 2015 3:45pm - 5:00pm
Track 1 East/Center Ballroom

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