Medical Fitness Tour made it’s inaugural stop in Phoenix, AZ on February 2-4, 2018. This three day event was hosted at Ability360, and we welcomed in the fields who presented on a range of topics in prevention, treatment, and rehabilitation of chronic disease/medical conditions.
Recordings of the Medical Fitness Tour: Phoenix sessions will be available for purchase in late March 2018.
Christian is an Associate Professor in the Department of Kinesiology at the University of San Francisco, and has published scientific articles on exercise programming for older adults.
Gretchen Zelek, founder of DOD Fitness and fitness enthusiast, will lead the session.
Join David Lyons, founder of the MS Fitness Challenge worldwide charity, author of Everyday Health and Fitness with Multiple Sclerosis and recipient of the Arnold Schwarzenegger Health Advocate Lifetime Achievement Award for this inspiring session. David has partnered with the National Federation of Professional Trainers (NFPT) to deliver a co-created course for bringing this knowledge and skill set to CPTs who want to work with MS clients.
Hear advice to help clients overcome mental hurdles, discuss nutrition fundamentals to properly fuel workouts, and learn easily adaptable exercises for individuals with this condition. You will be provided with course information for adding this to your scope of practice to start training those with MS and helping to improve lives through your safe and effective fitness training services.
Cedric is a national and international lecturer, writer and expert source. He is responsible for ensuring the scientific accuracy of ACE-commissioned research studies, publications and all other educational materials that ACE creates.
June Chewning has served as an educator, instructor, trainer, elementary physical education teacher, college adjunct professor, and instructor for community fitness and wellness since 1978. She is the president and education director of Fitness Learning Systems, the creator of the Medical Fitness Specialist Certificate Program - Alzheimer's Disease Prevention and Intervention: A Guide to Working with Seniors and People at Risk
J.R. Burgess is the CEO of Rejuv Medical and MedFit. In 2009, he partnered with Dr. Joel Baumgartner, MD with the purpose to change the direction of the current healthcare crisis. Together they developed a successful 27,000 sq. ft., integrated medical center that utilizes medical fitness, functional medicine and regenerative orthopedics to restore health and vitality to their patients.
Join Steve Feyrer-Melk, MEd, PhD, a powerful, passionate, and trusted authority in Lifestyle Medicine, for this session.
Thank you to our sponsors!
MedFit Network, National Sponsor
Personal Fitness Professional Media, National Sponsor
ACE Fitness, Gold Sponsor
DOD Fitness, Gold Sponsor
MedFit, Gold Sponsor
National Federation of Professional Trainers (NFPT), Gold Sponsor
BioEx Systems, Silver Sponsor
Nudge Coach, Silver Sponsor
TriggerPoint™ , Silver Sponsor
Active Wellness, Meet & Greet Sponsor
Alzheimer's Research & Prevention Foundation, Supporter
Genome Magazine , Supporter
National Osteoporosis Foundation, Supporter
Sports & Fitness Insurance Corporation, Supporter