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Exercise to Maximize Brain Health

August 29 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT

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Is exercise key to better brain health and a longer life? Chelsea Long and Kelyssa Hall bring their expertise as Exercise Physiologists at the Hospital for Special Surgery to improve your understanding of the fundamentals of exercise, how to build a better foundation for longevity and to help maximize brain health. These exercise concepts can help improve your brain health by helping you understand the important physiological functions that make up a solid foundation for movement which include posture, mobility, strength, balance, cardiovascular fitness, and lifestyle factors.

In their presentation, they will:

  • Introduce current research-based information on brain health management and the role of exercise.
  • Discuss recommended guidelines for exercise.
  • Highlight various training strategies that are important when starting a new exercise program and how to prioritize brain health goals within the program.
  • Help you learn to develop those proper training strategies to progress your goal driven plan.

 

Kelyssa Hall, CSCS, CEAS I

Kelyssa is an Exercise Physiologist and Coordinator on the Sports Rehabilitation and Performance Team at HSS. She graduated from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign with a Bachelor’s Degree in Kinesiology. Kelyssa is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist through the National Strength and Conditioning Association, a Certified Ergonomic Assessment Specialist through The Back School, and BoneFit certified.

Kelyssa contributes to ongoing research and education at HSS as part of the Lifestyle Medicine Program and the Women’s Sports Medicine Center. Her extensive background working with the older population and people with complex health issues has made her a go to resource for both her clients as well as other professionals in the field. She strives to empower people to live their best life by working with them to integrate physical activity and healthy habits into their daily routines while focusing on functional movement, balance, strength, and endurance.

 

Chelsea Long, MS, CSCS, TPI

Chelsea is an Exercise Physiologist on the Sports Rehabilitation and Performance Team at HSS. She graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise Science from Georgian Court University where she played softball for 4 years.  Chelsea also received a Master’s degree in Exercise Physiology from Adelphi University. She is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist through the National Strength and Conditioning Association.

Chelsea’s primary goal is to get her clients back to what they love to do, whether that is competitive sports, recreational sports, weekend adventures, 5k’s or being able to get on the floor and play with grandkids. Injury prevention and performance enhancement for everyday life is how we keep our bodies primed for all the activities we love to do.

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Date:
August 29
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT
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