Foundations of Remedial / Therapeutic Exercise
$150 + HST
It is no secret that at the heart of successful injury rehabilitation, and the maintenance and improvement of bodily performance is a sound exercise and/or movement program. Many Therapists possess excellent hands-on skills, but unfortunately this passive approach to manual therapy can only bring about limited outcomes with our patients and clients. We need to get our patients and clients to move!!
Through combining the principles of Functional Anatomy, Biomechanics, and Exercise Physiology, this course focuses on the foundations of Remedial / Therapeutic Exercise. The purpose is to reconnect Manual Therapists and Movement Therapists with the foundational knowledge necessary to design safe and effective exercise programs and improve therapeutic outcomes.
Remedial / Therapeutic exercise is a methodical approach to performing of body movements, postures, and physical activity with the intended to purpose to:
Remediate or prevent impairments
Improve, restore, enhance physical function
Prevent or reduce health-related risk factors
Optimize overall health status, fitness, and sense of well-being
Remedial / therapeutic exercise programs are designed to meet the individual and unique needs of each patient or client.
In-class or Live Stream (1 day)
Module 1: Types of Movement
Module 2: Muscular Properties
Module 3: Substrate Metabolism
Module 4: Energy Systems
Module 5: Expenditure and Fatigue
Module 6: Principles of Exercise Training
Module 7: Training Adaptation
Visit the Course Calendar page for information on course dates and location