This course is intended to provide personal trainers with the knowledge and skills to develop and implement comprehensive exercise strategies. Utilization of these concepts and techniques will help the fitness professional guide individuals to help them safely and effectively reach their goals by increasing their neuromuscular coordination and stability.
As a result of this education, more fitness professionals will have the ability to execute properly progressed fitness programs that have the potential to help their clients to safely achieve and exceed their goals. With heightened success in desirable outcomes, this could raise the standard for personal trainers to follow a health based approach which could result in more functionally fit individuals as well as offset the likelihood of injury.
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- Kettlebell training:
- Variety of uses
- Form and technique
- Physiological and structural benefits
- Biomechanical principles
- Characteristics of human motion
- Characteristics of human motion
- Tri-phasic action of muscles
- Unload before pre-load
- Eccentric before concentric
- Muscles as stabilizers
- Chain vs Link actions
- Kettlebell history and rationale
- Benefits of kettlebell training
- Functional movement patterns
- Breathing techniques
- Primary kettlebell exercises
- Pre-activation techniques
- Secondary kettlebell exercises
- Combination exercises
- Advanced lifts
Course Goals & Objectives:
This course is intended to instruct the professional in use of the kettlebell in functional fitness.
- Identify kinetic chain checks points for proper form and technique
- List the physiological and structural benefits of training with kettlebells
- Recognize the bio-mechanics of kettlebell training
- Identify the characteristics of human motion
- Identify muscles acting as stabilizers
- Recognize characteristics of human motion
- List the relationship between eccentric and concentric movement
- Identify the benefits of kettlebell training
- List the historical events of kettlebell training
- Recognize functional movement patterns
- List the components of a warmup
- Identify primary and secondary kettlebell exercises
- List pre-activation techniques for specific exercises
- List kettlebell lifts
- Recognize the difference between ballistic and tension lifts
- Recognize the components of a kettlebell exercise session
- List a recovery program for kettlebell training
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.
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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 and Certified Athletic Trainer
Instructional Level: Intermediate
Financial – Eileen Yard is employed by National Personal Training Institute and receives a salary. She 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