Annual Webinar (Recorded on June 25th 2023).
Check out the entire schedule of speakers and topics below.
Vivian McKinnonPlatinum Training Institute
The many faces of trauma and the journey of healing
Join Vivian Mckinnon in getting curious about the issue of trauma and how it can present, what it means and more importantly how do you begin to heal from it. We carry many experiences without realising the potential long term impact they are having. This webinar will finish with a 10 minute group havening session to introduce this psychosensory approach to healing
Sally HintonPlatinum Training Institute
Introduction to Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation
The aim of the session is to provide an overview into the field of physical activity and exercise in cardiovascular prevention and rehabilitation. Background evidence along with an overview of the practicalities and guidelines from British Association for Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation (BACPR) of exercise programming and prescription will be covered. This will lead into highlighting the important role of the specialist BACPR exercise instructor in the long term management of individuals with cardiovascular disease.
Sally is the British Association for Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation (BACPR) Executive Director and Education Director responsible for supporting the BACPR executive committee across all aspects of the work of the association and responsible for the expanding education programme including the BACPR Exercise Instructor qualification, range of CPD courses and online webinars.
She is both founder chair of the ACPICR (Association of Chartered Physiotherapists interested in Cardiac
Rehabilitation) and the BACPR Exercise Professionals Group committee.
Sally has been involved with the development and review of many national guideline documents within the speciality including the BACPR Standards and Core Components for Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation, a key document for the cardiovascular prevention and rehabilitation programmes within the UK and currently sits on the NHS England Cardiac Rehab Expert Advisory Group.
Rachel Frances ThomsonPlatinum Training Institute
Foot Biomechanics made simple
In this session Rachel will introduce delegates to the joints and actions of the foot during the gait cycle. She will demonstrate a safe and simple way to test and better understand your clients feet. Then discuss with you simple interventions perfect for any trainers and coaches to also enhance our abillity to communicate with a podiatrist.
Bebhinn FlahertyPlatinum Training Institute
Should Women Train Differently to Men?
Training in line with the menstrual cycle is one of the biggest new topics in the sport and fitness industry. This seminar covers an overview of the current research on female hormones and analyses what it tells us about the impact they have on training and performance. There will also be a summary of practical measures you can take to enhance your work with female clients.
Victoria CunninghamPlatinum Training Institute
Nervous System Regulation in the Fitness Environment
In this workshop Victoria introduces us to the concepts of Stress and Trauma and some of the common symptoms of both. She looks at how taking part in physical activity can help and what we can do as Exercise Professionals to help someone who is undergoing stress or trauma right now.
Victoria Cunningham is the Founder and Director of StretchBodyMind where she trains people to become Yoga, Pilates, Meditation & Breathwork Teachers. She is the Pilates professional employed by Platinum Training Institute and has delivered Pilates training for them every year since 2015.
This will be an 45-minute lecture on the importance of addressing stress and trauma in the fitness environment followed by a practical Nervous System regulation demonstration.
Peter DaviesPlatinum Training Institute
Active Older Adults and their Lifestyle
Aims and Objectives, Overview, Definition, Common Classifications, Facts, Pysychosocial Considerations, Lifestyle Changes, Fitness Assessments, Fitness Training, Cardiorespiratory Training, Traing the Core, Common Medical Conditions and Exercise, Nutrition and Health.
Tom BainbridgePlatinum Training Institute
Creating Lasting Behaviour Change
Tom Bainbridge (CISSN) is an online strength and nutrition coach, public speaker, co-host of the Ben Coomber Radio Podcast, and has been an educator in the fitness industry for 10 years. A lifelong learner, Tom prides himself on being able to communicate complex ideas in a way that is simultaneously engaging and accessible.
Anna Campbell MBEPlatinum Training Institute
Why Movement Matters in Cancer Survivorship
Professor Anna Campbell MBE
Anna Campbell is Professor in Clinical Exercise Science at Edinburgh Napier University. For the past 22 years she has worked in the field of exercise oncology and has been instrumental in the implementation of evidence-based exercise programmes for people affected by cancer across UK.
She has published over 60 peer reviewed research papers and three educational book chapters on the subject of cancer and exercise.
As key advisor to Macmillan Cancer Care, she worked on the development of the UK wide community based MoveMore programmes.
Professor Campbell is Director of CanRehab which she set up in 2007 due to the lack of training of health and fitness instructors on how to provide safe, effective and individual exercise programmes. She is also chair of the charity CanRehab Trust which matches people affected by cancer with cancer exercise qualified instructors and provides remote and face to face exercise programmes.
Anna is part of a small international working group of exercise experts “Moving Through Cancer” responsible for updating the evidence-based exercise prescription guidelines for the provision of clinical and community-based exercise programmes for cancer patients and survivors. Finally, Professor Campbell is part of the World Health Organisation (WHO) Cancer Rehabilitation 2030 working group.