Session 10 – Exercise Promotion with Ann Gates and the MACP
Putting big mouths and big ideas behind microphones.
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Session 10 – Exercise Promotion with Ann Gates and The MACP
Session 10 features an interview with clinical pharmacist and specialist exercise instructor Ann Gates and is the second of three commissioned podcasts by the Musculoskeletal Association of Chartered Physiotherapists (MACP). The interview is centred around how physiotherapists can best promote exercise for their patients and utilise exercise as the fundamental medicine.
00:00 – 01:51 Podcast intro and activity to date
01:51 – 02:11 Introducing Ann Gates
02:11 – 07:50 From pharmacy to activity
- A personal perspective of exercise as medicine
- Unearthing a passion for exercise promotion
07:50 – 10:02 The physical inactivity crisis
- A critical time for action
- Making every contact count – signposting and supporting patients
10:02 – 11:40 Exercise promotion strategy
- A historical missed opportunity
- Turning the corner to a new era
11:40 – 13:34 Delivering effective brief interventions
- ‘Teachable moments’ in physical activity
- Providing exercise advice and prescription with confidence
13:34 – 15:50 Educating and empowering clinicians
- Exercise as a part of every care pathway – prevention and management
- Mobilising healthcare professionals to influence physical activity strategy
15:50 – 17:37 Inspiring lifestyle change, or nagging patients?
- Providing evidence-based support and education
- ‘Medicating’ patients safely and effectively with exercise
17:37 – 20:31 Motivating patients and instigating change
- Knowing your patients and personalising exercise interventions
- Developing the knowledge and skills to deliver world-class exercise advice
20:31 – 23:27 Exercise in musculoskeletal health
- Critical medicine for sustained, lifelong health – adding life to those years and years to life
- Challenging current disease concepts
23:27 – 25:42 Key concepts for exercise as medicine
- Providing a balanced physical activity programme
- Recognising exercise as a vital sign and its broader role in treatment
25:42 – 29:28 What’s best? Tailoring exercise interventions
- Personalising exercise prescription and providing appropriate support
- Exploiting opportunities to develop community exercise networks
29:28 – 31:54 Motivating and inspiring clinicians to branch out
- Benefits and rewards
- Changing the face of health promotion
31:54 – 36:19 Challenging patient groups
- Addressing health inequalities – the ‘Tsunami’ of ill health
- ‘From cradle to grave’ – lifelong activity for better health
36:18 – 45:48 Addressing barriers to exercise promotion and participation
- No ‘exer-cuses’ – finding a ‘can do’ option
- Driving access for all within our communities
45:48 – 51:03 Avoiding medicalization through exercise
- The role of exercise pre-habilitation
- Exercise to avoid aggressive interventions and reducing post-operative risk
51:03 – 55:52 The future of physical activity research
- Getting the research right. Appropriate trials and using the knowledge to challenge ourselves
- The importance of long-term follow-up, learning from what doesn’t work and translating research into best practice
55:52 – 57:27 Acknowledgements and resource signposting
57:27 – 1:00:39 Show notes information, future podcasts, a charitable request and Podcast outro
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