- Explain the muscle performance and resistance exercise definitions and guiding principles
- Describe skeletal muscle function and adaptation to resistance exercise
- Describe the types and principles of resistant training
- Describe manual resistance exercise
- Describe joint surgery and postoperative management
- Describe exercise interventions for the ankle and foot
- Define the structure and function of the hip
- Explain proprioception neuromuscular facilitation principles and techniques
- Define exercise regimens and equipment for resistance training
- Understand physiological response to aerobic exercise
- Define testing as a basis for exercise programs
- Explain physiological changes that occur with training
- Apply principles of an aerobic conditioning program for the patient with coronary disease
- Apply aerobic training for the deconditioned individual and the patient with chronic illness
- Explain the management of impaired balance
- Explain and describe principles of aquatic exercise
BOC: 4.75 Continuing Education Units
NATA PDC Level of Difficulty: Advanced
Program Faculty: Course content includes chapters six, seven, eight and nine of the book “Therapeutic Exercise Foundations and Techniques” 5th Edition, by Carolyn Kisner & Lynn Colby. Assessment created by Rachel Livingstone MA, AT, and Susan Callagy MA, AT, PTA, CSCS.
The passing score for this course is 80%. The course is self-paced, home study format. All materials are available ONLINE immediately after purchase and is available for 6 months.
Cancellation/refund available up to 30 days after purchase. For further information visit our How Courses Work page.
This course is intended for Certified Athletic Trainers, Physical Therapists, Strength & Conditioning Specialists, etc.
Sport Medics is approved by the Board of Certification, Inc. to offer continuing education to Certified Athletic Trainers.