First Responder Exercise Programming for Injury Prevention
Identify common job-related injuries in first responders and learn to develop appropriate injury prevention programs. Gain the skills to select and teach strengthening, flexibility and balance exercises that target weak links that can lead to injury. Learn why a strong core is an important key to injury prevention and optimal execution of specific work-related tasks. Discover why core exercises like crunches are not enough to prevent injury. Practice the exercises and gain valuable teaching tips in hands-on breakout sessions.
First Responder Exercise Programming for Injury Prevention Topics
Low Back Disorders
Weak Core Muscles
CPR Required: No
Contact Hours: 3
This course does not include an examination. Students who complete the course receive a Cooper Institute Certificate of Participation.
Day 1: (Check-in 12:50 pm) 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm