Presentation on theme: "GET UP! GET OUT! GET MOVING! I.M. Doctor, M.D. My Office My City, State."— Presentation transcript:
GET UP! GET OUT! GET MOVING! I.M. Doctor, M.D. My Office My City, State
2 The information in this presentation was provided to the presenter by the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and may be modified. Endorsement of this presentation by the AAOS is not implied or inferred.
3 Orthopaedics and the Bone and Joint Decade Why exercise? Get Up! Get Out! Get Moving!
4 What is an orthopaedic surgeon? The expert in maintaining musculoskeletal health The expert in treating the musculoskeletal system
5 Educating an Orthopaedic Surgeon College Medical School Internship Orthopaedic Residency Fellowship (optional) 2 Years Practice TOTAL 4 1 4 (1) 2 16 years!
6 What do orthopaedic surgeons do? Diagnose Treat Medication Physical Therapy Exercise Brace Surgery Prevent
7 Why exercise? Exercise can help prevent: zDepression zSleep disturbances zCancer zHeart disease zStroke
8 Why exercise? Maintaining a healthy body weight prevents: Diabetes High cholesterol High blood pressure Bone and joint injuries Osteoarthritis
9 Why exercise? Positive psychological effects: Manage stress Feel less anxious Feel better about yourself
10 Why exercise? For seniors: Increased mobility Increased independence
11 Types of exercise Aerobic conditioning Strength and endurance Flexibility Balance
12 Aerobic conditioning Walking Running Bicycling Swimming Skiing Other activities that use large muscles in legs and buttocks
13 Aerobic conditioning F.I.T.: Frequency: Exercise at least three times a week. Intensity: Exercise hard enough to reach your target heart rate. Time: Include at least 20 minutes of aerobic exercise in each session.
14 Strength and endurance zEnhances cardiovascular system zIncreases flexibility zStrengthens bones zIncreases muscle strength and endurance zMaintains body fat within acceptable limits
15 Strength and endurance Improve muscle tone: z4x/week z20-30 min. zShort rest periods Build strength zExercise to fatigue muscles zEvery other day
16 Flexibility Perform better Avoid injuries Warming up Stretching
17 Flexibility Marching Walking in place Jumping jacks Mimic the sport you are about to do Warm- up:
18 Stretching You should NOT feel pain Hold stretch 30 seconds Relax into the stretch
19 Stretching zBreathe deeply and slowly zAvoid bouncing zStretch both right and left sides
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