414 : Movement Prep-Extensibility Versus Elasticity

Time Block J - Sunday, 10:05-11:55am

Session Format : Workshop

by Derrick Price

5 Ratings

Type: Session

Item: VA14-S414


When it comes to client warm-ups, stretching has been a main staple in our program design. However, increasing range of motion may actually be disadvantageous and/or counterproductive if the workout doesn't require it. This session will address the pros and cons of both extensibility training and a newer approach to movement preparation: elasticity training.

About the Author

Derrick Price

Derrick Price IDEA Author/Presenter

Derrick Price has been active on many levels in the health and fitness industry for over 14 years. He holds a Master’s of Science degree in Exercise Science and Health Promotion with an emphasis on injury prevention and performance enhancement from the California University of Pennsylvania where he has also spent time as Adjunct Faculty teaching courses in Exercise Program Design. He has served the fitness industry as an educator and consultant for many companies including NASM, PTA Global, ViPR, Mossa and Technogym to name a few. Currently he is the Director of Education at the Institute of Motion and ViPR Pro and Adjunct Faculty at Point Loma Nazarene University teaching the first ever graduate level course on Loaded Movement Training.