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Using Exercise-Based Treatments in Dysphagia Intervention (WEB19301)

Presenter(s): Lori Burkhead Morgan, PhD, CCC-SLP
Course Description

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.

Learning Outcomes
You will be able to:

  • define at least two theoretical principles that an “activity” must incorporate to be considered “exercise”
  • describe the structure and muscle fiber type associated with oropharyngeal musculature
  • name two changes occurring in muscle with both conditioning and deconditioning
  • identify 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!

Assessment Type

Self-assessment—Think about what you learned and report on the Completion Form how you will use your new knowledge.

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Subscribers Ratings
PDH: 2
ASHA CEU*: 0.2
Item #(s): WEB19301
Available Through: August 30, 2024