Effects of Exercise-Based Dysphagia Interventions

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Effects of Exercise-Based Dysphagia Interventions

The exercise programs described in the literature vary from the muscle groups targeted, the nature and degree of overload induced by the programs, and even the dosage schedules. Moreover, the quality of available evidence to support specific exercise programs in older adults varies. In this session, we’ll learn about the potential contribution exercise-based interventions make to a comprehensive dysphagia rehabilitation program for older patients, helping you identify the most appropriate exercise-based interventions for the individual’s needs.

Learning Outcomes
You will be able to:

  • describe the nature of swallowing impairments suggesting the need for exercise-based interventions
  • identify and describe a variety of exercise-based interventions, and explain their intended effects
  • discuss the evidence available to support exercise-based dysphagia interventions in elderly populations

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Continuing Education

: 0.1 PDHs: 1.0
: 12/17/2013 to 5/8/2014
: Intermediate

Product Information

Item #(s): WEB13021
Format(s): eWorkshop
Language: English
Author: Heather Clark, PhD, CCC-SLP

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