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October 2012 IDEA Fitness Journal Quiz 1: Health & Fitness News, and Psoas Science

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Type: Online Course

Item: CIFJ10121

Description

Find out what’s making news in the world of fitness and nutrition with this continuing education course. Learn about how a discrepancy in leg length may not be associated with inefficient movement patterns or low-back pain. Discover why our hunter-gather ancestors may not have expended any more energy than modern-day man does. Investigate the psoas, from anatomy and biomechanical function to how it affects alignment. Learn to modify exercise programming to decrease psoas-dominant activities while increasing effective psoas stretching and release. So much great information available in one course!

Available Course Credits

AASFP
0.10
ACSM
1.00
AFPA
1.00
CI
1.00
IFPA
1.00
NCCPT
0.10
NCSF
0.50
NESTA
0.10
NETA
1.00
NFPT
0.50
NSPA
1.00
PTAG
1.00
PTIA
1.00
REPS NZ
0.75
REPs UAE
1.00
REPs UK
1.00

Learning Objectives

After reading these articles, you should be able to:
  1. Discuss the research studies and findings described in the Making News section.
  2. Explain the anatomy and biomechanical function of the psoas major and how it affects the position of the rib cage, spine and femur.
  3. Evaluate the length of the psoas major muscles using a simple alignment test.
  4. Modify exercise programming to decrease psoas-dominant activities while increasing effective psoas stretching and release.

Course Content

IDEA Publications Team Wins Prestigious AwardArticle
U.K. Doctors Uneducated About ExerciseArticle
Child Diabetes Rates Higher in China than in the United StatesArticle
Preseason Fitness Unrelated to Injury Prevention?Article
Sprints Best for Fat Loss?Article
New York Plans Adult Playground ExpansionArticle
Energy Expenditure Levels: Hunter-Gatherers vs. WesternersArticle
Incentivize WellnessArticle
Leg Length Discrepancy and MovementArticle
Can This Psoas Be Saved?Article
Energy Expenditure and Zumba®Article
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