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The Kinetic Link Between the Core and Extremities

Format(s):   Home-study
Discipline(s):   Physical Therapy / Occupational Therapy
Contact Hours:   4
Registration Fee:   $116

After completion of this course the student will be able to Demonstrate an understanding of the concepts of core stability and core training in relation to the kinetic link with the extremities based on current evidence Identify the core muscles and the anatomical basis for functional core stability List four objectives and four techniques of core stability Identify the steps and clinical implications of an objective evaluation of the core and the extremities Determine the utilization of kibler’s weight bearing method to assess postural changes in a clinical core assessment Identify the effects of core status on upper and lower extremities, ADL functions and locomotion Demonstrate an understanding of the fundamental principles and sequencing of corrective exercises in a core training program Determine the utilization of PNF, breathing and chair exercises from core training. Identify six exercises incorporating yoga poses and tubing exercises for functional core Resistive training Employ eight important treatment tips for a core training program

Target Audience
Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants, Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapist Assistants, Massage Therapists, and Athletic Trainers.

There is emerging evidence linking common orthopedic dysfunction and injury to the core. Common medical model diagnoses such as patella femoral pain, hip replacement, and rotator cuff injury all have impairments that can have core implications. In this presentation clinicians who work with patients suffering from various ailments and dysfunctions are taught the fundamentals of motor control. This presentation describes how these fundamentals of rehabilitation (mobility, stability, controlled mobility and skill proximal stability for distal mobility) are the foundation of core training and how a refresher on these fundamentals can greatly impact a patient’s rehabilitation process.

Dates and Locations
Purchase Address:   Home-study
Dates:   01-01-2020 - 01-01-2020, 12:00AM 12:00AM