Spend one day learning to prevent injury and improve performance in this hands-on course. This course targets problems like weak core, stabilizer, and hip muscles. Learn strategies to develop and improve poor neuromuscular patterns that also contribute to injury. Practice and learn teaching tips and evaluation skills for corrective exercises for the upper and lower extremities and back. These corrective exercises and progressions target a variety of client goals including general fitness, athletic performance, occupational tasks and independent living.
Recommended: All are welcome however, for an optimal course experience, we recommend that you hold a fitness leader certificate, personal trainer certification, or other comparable education or experience.
Corrective Exercises Topics:
Understanding the Kinetic Chain and Biomechanical Issues
Biomechanical Concerns of the Female Athlete
Specificity of the Dynamic Warm Up
Core Strength is the Foundation
Corrective Exercise Progressions for the Shoulder, Knee, and Back
Training the Proprioceptive System
Optimize Results Through Specificity of Training
CPR Required: Yes
Contact Hours: 6
This is a curriculum-based testing course. Students who complete the course and pass a written test receive a Cooper Institute Certificate.
Day 1: (Check-in 7:45 am) 8:00 am - 5:00 pm