This course identifies some of the major causes of back pain, which affects over 80% of American adults at some time. Attendees will enhance their understanding of crucial structures related to the spine and gain a deeper knowledge of conditions which contribute to back issues, and some of the major pathologies which impede spinal health.
The course arms the trainer/therapist with a comprehensive approach to assisting clients which will include research and experience based techniques shown to be effective at restoring and preserving optimum function of the back.
|Contact Hours: 4|
Video Course Format: Video
|Instructional Level: Advanced||BOC Level of Difficulty: Advanced|
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- The prevalence of back pain in the US
- Benefits of exercise
- Discussion of biomechanics
- Discussion of neurological mechanisms
- Overview of pertinent muscles
- Upper body- core muscles
- Lower body- hip and leg muscles
- Static assessment
- Dynamic assessment
- Self myofascial release
- Discussion of static stretching
- Discussion of dynamic stretching
- Overview of additional soft tissues
- Common back issues
- Muscle activation
- Neuromuscular flexibility
- Strength and conditioning
Course Goals & Objectives:
This course is intended to instruct the professional on exercises for prevention and recovery from back pain.
At the conclusion of this course, the participant will be able to:
- Recognize major terms of biomechanics
- Identify several factors known to substantially increase risk of back injury
- Identify the agonist, antagonist and synergists involved in common back movements.
- Select common back injuries and conditions
- Recognize impact and effects on athletic and daily activities.
- Identify popular assessment protocols used by therapists and trainers
- Identify exercises and techniques in the contemporary approach to promoting back health.
"Seminar-On-Demand" course are streamed on your web browser if the online version if purchased. Our SODs are optimized for the most current versions of Safari, Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox. A current version of Adobe Flashplayer is also required when viewing on a desktop or laptop computer. All SOD courses are mobile ready.
Contact Hours: 4 contact hours in length (check your state’s approval status in the state specific course catalog for your profession).
Target Audience: Physical Therapist, Physical Therapist Assistant, Certified Athletic Trainer, Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist
Instructional Level: Advanced
Criteria for Completion: Criteria for Completion: A score of 70% or more is considered passing. Scores of less than 70% indicate a failure to understand the material and the test will need to be taken again until a passing score has been achieved
Financial – James Menz is employed by the University of Delaware and receives a salary. He receives payment from HomeCEU for the presentation of this course.
Nonfinancial - no relevant nonfinancial relationship exists.
Content Disclosure: This course does not focus solely on any specific product or service.
Cancellation Policy: For activity cancellation, returns, or complaint resolution, please contact Anne Osborn by email Anne@HomeCEU or by phone at 1.800.55.4CEUS (2387). We have a 100% satisfaction guarantee. Refunds will be issued for courses that have not been completed (exam not taken), or for any course that has been rejected by your board of approval. Webinar attendance must be canceled 24 hours before the scheduled start time.