Mark Saturday, April 30th on your calendar for the 2011 MACEP Annual Meeting entitled
Clinical Exercise Physiologist – Overcoming Challenges and Barriers.
This year’s program will be held at the Sherman Auditorium at the Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital in Longwood area of Boston.
7:45 am Registration and Morning Refreshments
8:30 am Welcome and Introductions
8:45 am The Power of Positive Psychology
Client engagement and facilitating behavior change are critical to improving health outcomes. Learn
about the power of Positive Psychology and how you can incorporate it into you practice.
Diana Stratigakis, MS is a certified wellness coach who specializes in helping clients achieve their best level of health and well-being. She has worked in a variety of settings and is a personal
trainer and certified yoga instructor.
10:45 am The Future for Clinical Exercise Physiologist
Clinical Exercise Physiologist (CEP) work with a diverse client population in a variety of settings. As
health care and the exercise professional change, so will the role of the CEP. Learn what lies ahead and what licensure means for professionals in field. A panel discussion will be included in this presentation.
Nancy O’Hare, ScD, MBA, FACSM is a leader in the exercise and healthcare industry. She has worked as a CEP in the area of chronic disease prevention and management and is currently the Manager of Clinical Services Development at Winchester Hospital.
Randi Lite, MS, RCEP is a Past-President of Clinical Exercise Physiologist Association (CEPA) and aSenior Instructor at Simons College in Boston MA
11:45 am MACEP Organizational Meeting
12:00 pm Lunch on your own—There are plenty of places to eat
12:50 pm Bands, Bells and Balls
Resistance bands, kettle bells and physio and medicine balls are tools that you can incorporate into
your clients training program. Learn creative techniques and strategies to use when working with any client population.
Peter Ronai, MS, RCEP, CSCS-D is a distinguished leader in the exercise filed. He is a Clinical Assistant Professor at Sacred Heart University Fairfield CT
1:45 pm It Hurts : Arthritis How to Manage
Arthritis affects over 50 million Americans and is a common cause of disability. Learn the current treatment options, assessment skills and exercise recommendations for this growing population.
Nancy Gold Capparelli, MSPT, OCS is a clinical instructor and practitioner. She has presented extensively in the management of chronic musculo-skeletal pain.
Suzanne Gauthier, OT is Director of Public Health and Advocacy at the Massachusetts Chapter of the Arthritis Foundation and responsible for program and training. Learn about program and training
opportunities through the AF.
2:50 pm Break
3:00 pm Weight Management Strategies
Successful weight management requires a multidisciplinary approach. Gain insight into developing
a program to meet your client populations needs.
Rick DiScipio, M.Ed, CSCS, NSCA-CPT, NASM-PES is an Exercise Physiologist at the Tanger Be Well Center at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. His areas of interest are athletic performance, postrehabilitation and weight management.