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1000 Reps a Day – Cancelled

Date(s) - 05/11/2020
8:30 am - 5:00 pm

University of Manchester



1000 Reps a Day

1-day workshop about strategies to increase intensity and amount of practice during rehabilitation


Dr Annie McCluskey PhD MA DipCOT FOTAR
Karl Schurr BAppSc(Phty) MAppSc (Phty)

Learning Outcomes

At the completion of this course participants should be able to:

• Outline the evidence for a dose-response relationship between amount of practice and outcomes
• Describe strategies to increase patient motivation and empowerment
• Describe effective instructions and feedback during practice
• Describe strategies to set up the environment for safe and effective semi-supervised practice
• Describe strategies to increase attendance and participation in classes
• Outline the evidence for and describe strategies to increase carer involvement in practice
• Outline the evidence for increasing adherence to independent exercise programmes
• Discuss and implement strategies to increase intensity of practice in your workplace


How much is enough practice?
• The evidence for a dose-response relationship between amount of practice and outcomes

Changing motivation:
• Meaningful assessments
• How to increase patient motivation and involvement in practice
• Changing environments
• Changing behaviour

Semi-supervised practice:
• Structuring the environment for safe semi-supervised practice
• Structuring the environment for effective semi-supervised practice
• Increasing participation and attendance in classes
• Using workstations to increase practice
• Using devices to increase practice
• Evidence for involving carers in patient practice
• Strategies for involving carers in patient practice

Fully-supervised one-to-one practice:
• Optimal amount and frequency of instructions
• Internal and external focus of instructions
• Optimal type, amount and frequency of feedback
• Structuring the environment to drive practice

Independent practice:
• Evidence for improving adherence to home exercise/ independent exercise programmes

Teaching materials presented during this workshop were developed by Simone Dorsch, Karl Schurr and Kate Scrivener from the StrokeEd Collaboration, @Stroke_Ed

Tea and coffee will be provided.  Lunch is not provided but there are places nearby to buy lunch.

Registration is from 8.00 am.  To be held at the University of Manchester – specific address to be confirmed.

Manchester ACPIN are hosting a second event called Biomechanics of the Trunk (click here for further details).  If you wish to attend both you can purchase a combined ticket of:


To purchase the combined ticket please email the Membership Administrator

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Bookings are closed for this event.

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