Active Physiotherapy as a drive for change during aging


Cod. U07-21

Course in Spanish and English without simultaneous translation

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This Summer Course tries to inform about the physiotherapy advances from the recent research in the promotion of a healthy aging and the importance of guarantying more years without disability. Researchers with international recognition in different physiotherapy areas will present recent advances in physiotherapy proving the significance and impact of an active healthy aging in the quality of life and the goal of achieve a deserving aging.

It is encouraged that physiotherapists who want to work in the field of the healthy lifestyle promotion have a reference point in this course that it tries to organize an event based in current scientific work and endorsed by recognized speakers. In addition, it is an interesting opportunity to show different physiotherapy interventions in several areas to health and social science professionals that work in the aging field, such as: mental health, frailty, respiratory, urogynaecology, therapeutic exercise, aquatic therapy, neurodegenerative diseases, etc.


Create a meeting point of reference for physiotherapists working in the field of aging and physiotherapists who want to train in this field.

Show different physiotherapy intervention programs that address the promotion of healthy aging from an interdimensional point of view to the rest of professionals of health sciences, sport sciences, social sciences. Create connections with other professional competencies that work in the field of aging.

Bring physiotherapy to society and public administrations with the aim of working on policies that guarantee a quality of life in the different stages of the aging process and provide a proper life expectancy with the least number of years with disability.

Activity directed to

  • University students
  • Students not from university
  • Teachers
  • Professionals
  • All public


  • Colegio oficial de fisioterapeutas del País Vasco
  • Eusko Jaurlaritza - Osasun Saila
  • Osakidetza
  • Streaming course
    • Aging
    • Health
    • Health, a commitment with people
    • Ageing
  • 16.Sep
  • Live online
  • Spanish
  • Academic Validity: 10 hours