HEALTHY LIFESTYLE

Outreach for these programs is supported by a Disability Rehabilitation Research Program award from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services – National Institute for Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (DRRP #90DP0074, Dr. Mark Nash, PI) and the NIDILRR-funded South Florida SCI Model System (SCIMS #90SI5023, Dr. Elizabeth Felix, PI, and Drs. David Gater and Mark Nash, Co-PI’s). 

AT HOME FITNESS GUIDE

At Home Fitness Guide
At Home Fitness Guide

 

The Miami Project clinical researchers have assembled an “At Home Fitness Guide”, based on exercise protocols developed in the laboratory of Dr. Mark Nash, Associate Scientific Director for Research and Professor.

These protocols were developed over the years to optimize health in people with spinal cord injury, promoting overall health and wellness.

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COVID CORNER

 

The Spread of COVID-19 & SCI
The Spread of COVID-19 & SCI

Need information on COVID-19 and Vaccine locations?  Check out our COVID Corner

Clean your hands. Don’t touch your face. Social Distance. Boost your immune system.

Remember also to clean the things that your hands touch, including your wheelchair (push rims, wheel locks, wheels, armrests, and joysticks) and other assistive devices that contact your body. Don’t forget other surfaces you interact with such as your phone, which can be wiped with a slightly wet disinfectant cloth.  Learn about these tips and more. Details

NUTRITION TIPS

 

Nutritional tips designed to help you focus on the best nutrition to help maintain a healthy lifestyle.

Make sure you are getting the recommended amounts of vitamin C (90 mg) and vitamin D (800 IU) per day. Focus on protein rich foods and snacks since protein plays an important role in the immune system. Some simple tips to limit your exposure when bringing food and goods into your home from grocery stores and deliveries. And did you know getting enough sleep (6 to 8 hours each night) can lower the stress hormone cortisol, which suppresses immune function? Details

Nutrition Tips

VIRTUAL SCI CIRCUIT TRAINING

 

Virtual SCI Circuit Training Program

JOIN VIA ZOOM (password sci)

One-hour sessions will be held every Monday (11am & 6pm), Wednesday (6pm) and Friday (11am & 6pm) via zoom meeting. Come join us and workout at your own pace along with friends! Details

Visit our Exercise Library below to watch one of our training programs.

Virtual Mobility Session with
Dr. Deena C. Cilien, DPT, PT

 

Mobility Sessions with Deena Cilien, PT, DPT

JOIN VIA ZOOM

One-hour sessions will be held every Monday and Friday (12-1pm) via zoom meeting. Come join us and workout at your own pace along with friends! Details

Participants with paralysis of upper-extremity muscles may benefit from caregiver assistance, if available.

Suggested equipment: towel, broom stick (or similar), and a water bottle.

 

VIRTUAL Q & A WITH DR. DEENA CILIEN

JOIN VIA ZOOM (password sci)

One-hour sessions will be held every Tuesday from 5-6pm via zoom meeting.

VIRTUAL HIGH INTENSITY INTERVAL TRAINING

 

Zoom Exercise Session

JOIN VIA ZOOM (password sci)

One-hour HIIT sessions will be held at 6pm every Tuesday and Thursday via zoom meeting.  One-hour EasyStand HIIT sessions will be held at 11am every Wednesday via zoom meeting.

Come join us and workout at your own pace along with friends!

DOCUMENTATION LIBRARY

A Lifestyle Intervention Targeting Enhanced Health and Function for Persons with Chronic SCI in Caregiver/Care-Receiver Relationships: Effects of Caregiver Co-Treatment

 

Lifestyle Balance PARTICIPANT Manual

Participant’s Personal Notebook

 

Lifestyle Balance CAREGIVER Manual

Caregiver’s Personal Notebook

Lifestyle Balance CLINICIANS Guide

Multi-Center Clinical Trial Operations Manual

Sep
24
Fri
Virtual SCI Circuit Training Program
Sep 24 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

JOIN VIA ZOOM (password sci)

Virtual SCI Circuit Training Program
Virtual SCI Circuit Training Program

One-hour sessions will be held twice a day (11am & 6pm) every Monday and Friday via zoom meeting.

Come join us and workout at your own pace along with friends!

Zoom get together 1 hour before and after the workout.

Visit our Exercise Library below to watch one of our training programs.

Mobility Session with Dr. Deena C. Cilien, DPT, PT
Sep 24 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

JOIN VIA ZOOM

Mobility Sessions with Deena Cilien, PT, DPT
Mobility Sessions with Deena Cilien, PT, DPT

One-hour sessions will be held every Monday and Friday (12-1pm) via zoom meeting. Come join us and workout at your own pace along with friends!

Participants with paralysis of upper-extremity muscles may benefit from caregiver assistance, if available.

Zoom get together 1 hour before and after the workout.

Suggested equipment: towel, broom stick (or similar), and a water bottle.

Virtual The Mind-Body Experience @ Via Zoom
Sep 24 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

JOIN VIA ZOOM (password sci)

One-hour sessions will be held every Friday evening from 6:00 – 7:00pm via zoom meeting.

Please join Nya, our new instructor leading a kind practice exploring breathing techniques and movement

Zoom get together 1 hour before and after the workout.

Visit our Exercise Library below to watch one of our training programs.

Sep
27
Mon
Virtual SCI Circuit Training Program
Sep 27 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

JOIN VIA ZOOM (password sci)

Virtual SCI Circuit Training Program
Virtual SCI Circuit Training Program

One-hour sessions will be held twice a day (11am & 6pm) every Monday and Friday via zoom meeting.

Come join us and workout at your own pace along with friends!

Zoom get together 1 hour before and after the workout.

Visit our Exercise Library below to watch one of our training programs.

Mobility Session with Dr. Deena C. Cilien, DPT, PT
Sep 27 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

JOIN VIA ZOOM

Mobility Sessions with Deena Cilien, PT, DPT
Mobility Sessions with Deena Cilien, PT, DPT

One-hour sessions will be held every Monday and Friday (12-1pm) via zoom meeting. Come join us and workout at your own pace along with friends!

Participants with paralysis of upper-extremity muscles may benefit from caregiver assistance, if available.

Zoom get together 1 hour before and after the workout.

Suggested equipment: towel, broom stick (or similar), and a water bottle.

Virtual SCI Circuit Training Program
Sep 27 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

JOIN VIA ZOOM (password sci)

Virtual SCI Circuit Training Program
Virtual SCI Circuit Training Program

One-hour sessions will be held twice a day (11am & 6pm) every Monday and Wednesday via zoom meeting.

Come join us and workout at your own pace along with friends!

Zoom get together 1 hour before and after the workout.

Visit our Exercise Library below to watch one of our training programs.

Sep
28
Tue
High Intensity Interval Training Program
Sep 28 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

JOIN VIA ZOOM (password sci)

Zoom Exercise SessionOne-hour sessions will be held at 11am every Tuesday and Thursday via zoom meeting.

Come join us and workout at your own pace along with friends!

Zoom get together 1 hour before and after the workout.

Q & A Session with Dr. Deena C. Cilien, DPT, PT @ Via Zoom
Sep 28 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

JOIN VIA ZOOM

One-hour sessions will be held every Tuesday from 5-6pm via zoom meeting.

Zoom get together 1 hour before and after the session.

 

Sep
29
Wed
EasyStand High Intensity Interval Training Program
Sep 29 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

JOIN VIA ZOOM (password sci)

Zoom Exercise SessionOne-hour sessions will be held at 11am pm every Wednesday via zoom meeting.

Come join us and workout at your own pace along with friends!

Zoom get together 1 hour before and after the workout.

Virtual SCI Circuit Training Program
Sep 29 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

JOIN VIA ZOOM (password sci)

Virtual SCI Circuit Training Program
Virtual SCI Circuit Training Program

One-hour sessions will be held twice a day (11am & 6pm) every Monday and Wednesday via zoom meeting.

Come join us and workout at your own pace along with friends!

Zoom get together 1 hour before and after the workout.

Visit our Exercise Library below to watch one of our training programs.