Using Exercise-Based Treatments in Dysphagia Intervention
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Run time: 2 hours, 21 minutes
This video course focuses on using evidence-based
exercise practices in swallowing rehabilitation. Lori Burkhead Morgan discusses the
theoretical background and evidence for exercise science and then present
exercise-based techniques that SLPs can implement with patients. Specific
topics include motor learning, skill vs. strength training, and muscle
structure and function. Specific exercises are discussed, including
isometric lingual strength training, expiratory muscle strength training, chin
tuck against resistance, Lee Silverman Voice Treatment, and more.
You will be able to:
at least two theoretical principles that an “activity” must incorporate to be
the structure and muscle fiber type associated with oropharyngeal musculature
two changes occurring in muscle with both conditioning and deconditioning
at least two evidence-based treatments for swallowing rehabilitation that
incorporate exercise science principles
What is Included?
You'll get online access to all the course content, including the full video, handouts, and references so you can access it from anywhere!
Self-assessment—Think about what you learned and report on the Completion Form how you will use your new knowledge.
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