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Research on the Core: Understanding the Basics - CEC Course

by Annette Lang, MS

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Type: Online Course

Item: C910217CEC

Description

This course reviews the most current information available on core training, and details how personal trainers can use this information to help their clients train safely and effectively. Discover the research associated with core training that is often mentioned in fitness publications. Learn about the numerous core exercises that are commonly utilized and get guidelines that can be employed to help you decide which ones are the best options for a particular client. Gain insight on the real definition of the core and find out what’s behind all that research.
By Annette Lang, MS

Available Course Credits

AASFP
0.20
ACSM
2.00
CHEK
2.00
CI
2.00
IFPA
2.00
ISFTA
2.00
ISSA
2.00
NCCPT
0.20
NCSF
1.00
NESTA
0.20
NETA
2.00
NFPT
0.25
NSPA
2.00
PTAG
2.00
PTIA
2.00
REPS NZ
1.50
REPs UAE
2.00
REPs UK
2.00
W.I.T.S.
2.00

Learning Objectives

At the completion of this course you will be able to:

  1. Define core or spine stabilization.
  2. Explain the function of the inner unit muscles.
  3. Explain the function of the outer unit muscles.
  4. Name two of the slings.
  5. Define “feed forward” mechanism.
  6. Explain why the normal core stabilization sequence might not be functioning optimally.
  7. Explain why the “drawing in” maneuver was used in the research.
  8. Name four compensations you might see if a client has difficulty in maintaining core stbilization.
  9. List a progression for increasing difficulty with lever length.

Course Content

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About the Author

Annette Lang, MS

Annette Lang, MS IDEA Author/Presenter

Annette Lang, MS, has been a valuable contributor to the fitness industry for more than 25 years. She owns a successful personal training business and is a recognized educator, teaching workshops thro...

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