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Christina Prevett, MScPT, CSCS, PhD(c)

Christina Prevett Instructor Bio:
Christina is a Registered Physiotherapist in Ontario Canada receiving
Masters of Physiotherapy at McMaster University in 2013. After
graduation, she gained experience working in both the public and
private sectors in outpatient orthopaedics focusing on exercise and
soft tissue based therapies for the relief of muscle aches and pains.
She is a believer in the strength of exercise for rehabilitation,
especially with older adults. This passion led her to begin her PhD in
2015 in the Faculty of Health Sciences at McMaster University under
the supervision of Dr. Ada Tang. Her doctoral studies look at the
utilization of strength training principles for healthy aging and
prevention of disability. She is the co-owner of STAVE OFF
Physiotherapy & Exercise Facility which focuses on rehab but also
health and wellness for persons at any age.

Christina Prevett's Continuing Education Courses

Strength Training for Older Adults Part 1: Lower Body Major Lifts

Strength Training for Older Adults Part 1: Lower Body Major Lifts

As a person ages, there is a gradual decline in muscle mass, strength and power. Strength training is an important intervention for mitigating the decline in muscle mass allowing older adults to maintain physical function and independence.… Read Morearrow_right

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Strength Training for Older Adults Part 2: Upper Body Major Lifts

Strength Training for Older Adults Part 2: Upper Body Major Lifts

As a person ages, there is a gradual decline in muscle mass, strength and power. Strength training is an important intervention for mitigating the decline in muscle mass allowing older adults to maintain physical function and independence.… Read Morearrow_right

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The Physical Therapist’s Role in Health and Wellness

The Physical Therapist’s Role in Health and Wellness

With the aging population, the public healthcare system faces an impending healthcare crisis. To mitigate these future costs, there is a need to evaluate the use of proactive strategies to prevent the onset and progression of chronic conditions… Read Morearrow_right

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