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Hamstring Stretches - Frequency Required to Maintain Knee Extension Range of Motion


Format(s):   Home-study
Discipline(s):   Physical Therapy / Occupational Therapy
Contact Hours:   1
Registration Fee:   $0

CEU Course Objectives
1. Discuss the criteria of a hamstring muscle group stretching program to be sufficient for eliciting significant changes in knee extension range of motion.
2. Investigate how many times per week an on-going stretching program is required in order to maintain the improvement in range of motion following an initial stretching program.
3. Identify how to increase compliance rates with home exercise programs once a client is discharged from therapy.

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CEU Course Syllabus
Introduction 0.15 Contact Hours
Study Overview 0.38 Contact Hours
Analysis and Results 0.34 Contact Hours
Discussion 0.13 Contact Hours
Total = 1 Contact Hour
Instructional level: Basic

Since stretching exercises are commonly prescribed in training and rehabilitation programs, this CE course provides physical therapists with the determined frequency of on-going hamstring stretching required to maintain knee extension range of motion following an initial stretching program.
The article for this course is from Physiotherapy New Zealand,, as first published in the New Zealand Journal of Physiotherapy.
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Dates and Locations
Register Address:   Home-study
Dates:   01-01-2050 - 01-01-2050, 12:00AM 12:00AM