- Define posture and biomechanical influences
- Describe impaired postures
- Explain the management of impaired posture
- Explain common faulty postures: characteristics and impairments
- Understand the structure and function of the spine
- Define spinal pathologies and impaired spinal function of the spine
- Describe spinal pathologies and impaired spinal function
- Explain the management guidelines based on impairments
- Describe cervical, upper thoracic, lower thoracic and lumbar region stretching techniques
- Explain deep stabilization muscle activation training compared to global muscle stabilization exercises
- Understand common aerobic exercises and effects on the spine
- Explain functional activities early and advance phases
BOC: 4.25 Continuing Education Units
NATA PDC Level of Difficulty: Advanced
Program Faculty: Course content includes chapters fourteen, fifteen, sixteen 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.