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Learning with the Centre for Physical Activity in Ageing

The Centre for Physical Activity in Ageing provides clinical development and training opportunities for SA Health staff and private South Australian health care professionals and consumers who are interested in learning about exercise for older persons.

Training at the Centre for Physical Activity in Ageing

The following courses are conducted by the Centre for Physical Activity in Ageing at their premises at 207-255 Hampstead Road, Northfield SA 5085.

  • Exercise and the older person course
  • Better Balance program instructor course
  • Strength for Life program instructor course

Please contact the Centre for Physical Activity in Ageing for enrolment and course enquiries.

Research by the Centre for Physical Activity in Ageing

The Centre for Physical Activity in Ageing has an active research program with its major emphasis being to investigate the various relationships between exercise and ageing. Research work has been published and presented internationally in our efforts to inform both the scientific and general community to the benefits of an active lifestyle for older persons.

The Centre's research program is primarily funded through the acquisition of specific grants. The Centre has been successful in obtaining numerous grants from the National Health and Medical Research Council, Royal Adelaide Hospital, Department of Human Services and the Flinders University of South Australia.

Training for students

The Centre for Physical Activity in Ageing provides practical learning placements for tertiary students. For a student fact sheet and enrolment form please contact Centre for Physical Activity in Ageing

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