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Chronic problems such as osteoarthritis affect nearly one third of older active adults. Osteoarthritis typically occurs as a result of poor joint mechanics. Pain and discomfort in the knee may be the result of improper movement of the hips and ankles. In this workshop, You will learn about the mechanics of the knee joint and its intimate relationship with the muscles of the hips and ankles, how the knee joint functions and how to perform exercises correctly to strengthen the knee. Note: Some of the functional assessments and exercises will be performed on the floor. So Please bring a towel or a yoga mat. Instructor: D. Hamburg, M.S., Exercise Physiologist, ACSM CES, HFS