Exercises for a healthy lifestyle.

Department of Kinesio therapeutics and Physical Diagnosis, School of Physiotherapy, D Y Patil University, Nerul, Navi Mumbai, conducted a workshop on ‘Simple exercises for healthy lifestyle in young females’ on 31th  January 2019 at SIES College of Arts and Science (Nerul). The workshop was held between 10.00 am to 12.00 pm.

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The target population was young female students from S.I.E.S college. The aim was to promote a healthy lifestyle amongst these college students. About 50 females attended the session.

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Dr Sathya(Associate professor, School of Physiotherapy)  and Dr. Sukhada Prabhu (Assistant Professor, School of Physiotherapy) conducted a session on Obesity assessment , they also explained them about various health related disorders like PCOS(Poly cystic Ovarian Syndrome), dysmennorhea, hypothyroidism etc.

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Assessment of BMI and waist to height ratio was carried out .They demonstrated various Physiotherapeutic exercises that can help them deal with the problems and lead them towards a healthy lifestyle.

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As a take away message they were given various ergonomic advice that would help them in their daily activities. The participants gave overwhelming positive response to the sessions.