Mr. van Lovink, the cyclist, asked if they would learn standing on one leg. "Why would you want to do that?" replied Ms. van Wijk.
"To be able to put on my pants," Mr. van Lovink said seriously, but to the amusement of his classmates.
Ms. van Wijk advised them all to always sit when putting on their pants.
"That's the power of physiotherapy with geriatrics," she said. "You practice the things you know you can do, and not the things you can't."