Low Back Injury Prevention and Rehab
20 NETA CECs (2.0 ACE Credits)
Use the newly published text Low Back Disorders, written by the world-renowned expert on spine function Stuart McGill, PhD, to design effective injury prevention and rehabilitation programs. Gain valuable information on measured loading of the back during specific exercises and learn how to tailor preventive strategies and exercises to individual clients as well as corrective exercises to improve stability and mobility. This comprehensive and advanced course is a must for trainers who work with clients who suffer from low back pain and conditions. Course Objectives: Discuss some of the debatable issues regarding low back pain and its treatment. Explain the risk factors associated with low back disorders. Understand the normal and injury mechanics of the lumbar spine. Identify the important functional anatomy of the lumbar spine and its relation to injury mechanisms. Educate clients in prevention strategies to reduce the risk of low back injury. Understand the importance of scientifically based decision making in the evaluation and treatment of low back disorders. Develop an exercise program that includes safe lumbar stabilization exercises and be able to properly modify and progress the exercises. Includes: 424 page textbook, study guide, and exam 1.1 NASM, 20 ACSM.
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