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Prehab for the Most Common Runner Injuries: IT Band, Shin Splints Treatment & More

Format(s):   Home-study
Discipline(s):   Physical Therapy
Contact Hours:   1
Registration Fee:   $30

Course Goals:This course is intended to instruct the professional on proper running techniques. Professional Objectives: At the conclusion of this course, the participant will be able to: Identify the most common running injuries. Cite four methods to prevent running injuries. Identify the strongest and weakest muscles in avid runners. Criteria for Completion:A score of 70% or more is considered passing. Scores of less than 70% indicate a failure to understand the material and the test will need to be taken again until a passing score has been achieved.

The field of sports medicine has shifted its focus from treatment to prevention of injuries termed "pre-hab" for athletes. This course discusses the most common runner injuries and provides an in-depth discussion of the top prevention strategies (pre-hab) for avid runners. Proper running mechanics, gait analysis and muscle exertion are thoroughly reviewed. In addition, demonstrative video facilitates comprehension of beneficial stretching and strengthening exercises. This course allows the health and fitness professional to integrate several advanced concepts related to running through a balance of scientific theory and practice. This Seminar-on-Demand is 1 contact hour in length (check your state's approval status in the state specific course catalog for your profession).

Dates and Locations
Register Address:   Home-study
Dates:   01-01-2050 - 01-01-2050, 12:00AM 12:00AM