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Pilates Academy International
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Earn 20 ACSM CECs while learning the latest information corrective exercise, injury prevention and rehab techniques.
Covers all this and more:
- The importance of the fascial system and how to use specific exercises to keep it healthy so you can improve client fitness and eliminate dysfunction.
- Current research on back injury including, physical and psychological risk factors, the cause and prevention of back injury, and what can be done to strengthen the back and supporting musculature as well as improve performance.
- Valuable information about how the shoulder joint works, along with contraindications to avoid and corrective exercises to prescribe, so you will be ready to help your clients properly build and care for their shoulders.
- Learning to identify shortness and weaknesses of the gluteal musculature that can be a contributing factor to back pain, and how to using Pilates movements to build muscle balance and restore healthy function of the low back.
- The difference between acute, chronic and sudden chronic pain so you can better reduce healing time and risk of injury, and build strategies to keep your clients out of the chronic pain cycle.
- Intelligent corrective-exercise program design to help clients understand and ease their pain as they progress gradually to strength and other advanced exercise parameters.
- A new technique to take any exercise and make it corrective by examining the power of creating rhythmical motion and discovering how rhythm can help produce intelligent motion that unlocks a neurophysiological cascade of self-correction.
- Dealing with the complexity of the shoulder girdle so you can prevent a problem before it arises.
- Advanced corrective exercise techniques to help correct some of the more problematic imbalances that you may observe in your clients.
- Why recovery is important, the different types of recovery, and what happens during these different recovery processes.
- The recent buzz in physical therapy and sports medicine about a “new” dysfunction of the hip called femoroacetabular impingement (FAI). Discover how you can help clients with acetabular hip pain regain function with careful programming and periodization training.
- How static posture, the three “S”s—sitting, standing and sleeping—can affect both the musculoskeletal and myofasical systems of the body, which could lead to prolonged static-posture damage.