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Activity description:

The workshop will be held in 3 theoretical-practical sessions of 4 hours each. The sessions will cover the different aspects of correct self-care and prevention of back pain.

To whom it is adressed:

Students of 1st and 2nd year of high school in the modality of Natural and Health Sciences from Valencian education centres. The maximum number of participants is two per school (max. 20 participants).

Registration: 

From 2 to 30 November 2021. Extension of the registration period until 20 December 2021.

NOTE: Before starting the enrolment process you will need to download the "Legal Authorisation" document. Once completed and signed by the legal representatives of the participating students, you can continue with the enrolment process. Follow the instructions to successfully complete the process.

Realization: 

From 12, 14 and 17 of January 2022, from 9 to 13 hores, Aules M03 i M04 a la Faculty of Physiotherapy of the Universitat de València (C. Gascò Oliag, 5, 46010 València)

Programme:

The students' workshop consists of 3 theoretical and practical sessions of 4 hours each (12 hours in total):

  • 1st workshop: "Knowing my back". The aim of this workshop is to get to know the anatomy of the back and to learn how to detect the main alterations of the back.
  • 2nd workshop: "Improving my posture". This session deals with postural hygiene tips and ergonomic norms to prevent pain and injuries in the back.
  • 3rd workshop: "Exercising my back". In this workshop students learn different ways of exercising and stretching the muscles of the back as well as techniques for self-massage, relaxation and breathing control.

Organisation team:

  • Mercè Balasch i Bernat. Departament de Physiotherapy of the Faculty of Physiotherapy of the Universitat de València.
  • Núria Sempere Rubio. Department of Physiotherapy, Faculty of Physiotherapy, Universitat de València.