HEALTH & EXERCISE

The following health and exercise resources for individuals with Down syndrome have been generously provided to DSOSN by Dr. Thessa Hilgenkamp with UNLV's Department of Physical Therapy.  Dr. Hilgenkamp has used some of these for her research and throughout our partnered Science Meets Practice Workshops.

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Science Meets Practice Workshop Intro
Science Meets Practice Workshop Intro

Learn about the Science Meets Practice workshops - a collaboration between DSOSN and UNLV Department of Physical Therapy.

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Prediction of Maximal Heart Rate
Prediction of Maximal Heart Rate

MEDICINE & SCIENCE IN SPORTS & EXERCISE® Copyright © 2001 by the American College of Sports Medicine

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Body Composition and BMI Growth Charts in Children With Down Syndrome
Body Composition and BMI Growth Charts in Children With Down Syndrome

Copyright © 2016 by the American Academy of Pediatrics PEDIATRICS Volume 138 , number 4 , October 2016

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Aerobic exercise and Down syndrome
Aerobic exercise and Down syndrome

The second installment of our Science Meets Practice Workshops with Dr. Hilgenkamp and UNLV Physical Therapy.

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MMPT Intro Home Program
MMPT Intro Home Program

MMPT Intro Home Program Via Mann Method PT and Fitness, PLLC

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Yoga, relaxation techniques and breathing
Yoga, relaxation techniques and breathing

The third installment of our Science Meets Practice Workshops with Dr. Hilgenkamp and UNLV Physical Therapy. Guest presenter: Jamie McGrew, MOTR/L

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Feet and Walking in Individuals with Down Syndrome
Feet and Walking in Individuals with Down Syndrome

The fourth installment of our Science Meets Practice Workshops with Dr. Hilgenkamp and UNLV Physical Therapy. Guest presenters: Dr. Sarah Mann, PT, DPT, MBA, NSCA-CPT Dr. Jennifer Spiric, PT, DPT Jamie McGrew, MOTR/L Dr. Stephanie Hansen, PT, DPT, OCS, CSCS

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Strong, stronger and strongest!
Strong, stronger and strongest!

The importance of high-quality strength exercises specific for Down syndrome. The fifth installment of our Science Meets Practice Workshops with Dr. Hilgenkamp and UNLV Physical Therapy. Guest presenter: Dr. Sarah Mann, PT, DPT, MBA, NSCA-CPT

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MMPT Home Program for Teens & Adults
MMPT Home Program for Teens & Adults

MMPT Home Program for Teens & Adults Via Mann Method PT and Fitness, PLLC

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