2019 SKESA Ed Day & AGM

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2019 SKESA Education Day & AGM

May 4 – University of Regina

Room 119 Research and Innovation Centre, 3737 Wascana Parkway, University of Regina.


9:00 – 9:30am                    Registration (outside Room 119)

Grad Studies Information Booth provided by U of R College of Kinesiology and Health Sciences                                            

9:30 – 9:45am                    Opening Remarks: Troy Slywka (SKESA Chairman) & Shannon Strate (Exec. Director)

9:45 – 10:30am                  Travis Eveleigh: Natural Human Movement: Application to Rehabilitation

**Dress to move – session involves optional active participation**

10:30 – 11:15am               Janis Riise: The stressful demands of Clinical work: Burnout and Self-Care

**Dress to move – session includes a short practical yoga therapy relaxation session**

11:15 – 12:00pm               SKESA AGM                                  

12:00pm – 1:15pm           Lunch: Not provided

Please bring your own lunch.  There are limited options open on campus on weekends. Options near campus include: Subway, McDonald’s, Triffons and Stone’s Throw.

1:15 – 2:00pm                    Kinesiology Professionals: A look into the careers of various Kinesiology Professionals

2:00 – 2:30pm                    Break out Discussion Groups: The Future of Kinesiology

SKESA Board Members to lead smaller group discussions. Planning the future of SKESA.

2:30-2:45pm                       Presentation of Discussion Group Outcomes

2:45-3:00pm                       Stretch Break: Yoga Session by Stephanie Mehlsen

3:00-4:00pm                       Travis Eveleigh: Low Back and Neck mechanical pain: A Practical approach to care

4:00 pm                               Closing Remarks

Registration deadline: April 21, 2019

BIOGRAPHIES for the Presenters:

Travis Eveleigh

Travis Eveleigh is a U of S Kinesiology and Physiotherapy Graduate.  For the past 11 years Travis has been a Complex care rehabilitative physiotherapist with CBI Health Saskatchewan.  He has had the privilege of serving the communities of his home province and team members as a Clinical Manager and Sask. Clinical Education director.

Through practical health reasoning, optimism, patient/community/social engagement, education and fun Travis continues to connect people with better health.

 Janis Riise

Janis Riise is a CSEP-CEP and a yoga therapist. She began personal training and teaching yoga in 2012 and graduated from the University of Saskatchewan in 2013. Initially she worked with people with acquired brain injuries in a rehabilitation setting. She then worked full time at a busy Saskatoon clinic that focused mostly on tertiary level care where she developed a pain management program, her yoga therapy practice and specialized in cancer rehabilitation. Janis is currently in the process of starting her own business and advocating for higher wages and improved working conditions for Kinesiologists. 

A confirmation receipt of PDC’s (12.5) will be emailed to everyone in attendance the week following the SKESA Education Day & AGM

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