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Barr and Wong1 challenged faculty to provide creative and innovative ways of teaching meaningful content related to care of the older adult population.1 Service learning combines community service with learning objectives and reflection, meeting academic and community needs.2 Service learning helps students manage the complex care of the older adult stroke population3 and intergenerational programs benefit both generations.4 The purpose of this study was to explore and compare student ideas and thoughts regarding balance and activity promotion in the older adult, both with and without a service learning opportunity Falls are a leading concern with the older adult population and students need to be trained in the complex issue of balance and activity promotion in the older adult.5 Movement and music workshops are designed on the principles of improving engagement through music and physiological and psychological issues through movement.6,7
San Marcos, CA
Physical Therapy Specialty - Education; Balance and Posture, Stroke Rehabilitation
Higher Education | Physical Therapy
Childers, Christine Mary, "Service Learning for Balance and Activity Promotion in the Older Adult" (2018). San Marcos, Summer 2018. 1.