At the completion of the course, participants will be able to:
- Recognize the major biomechanical characteristics that contribute to increased injury risk in the overhead athlete.
- Given a mechanical fault in the performance of the overhead athletic movement, provide 2 biomechanical contributors to the mechanical fault.
- Identify 3 postural characteristics common in the presentation of the overhead athlete.
- Given a specific joint/tissue dysfunction, provide 2 biomechanical contributors and 2 biomechanical consequences for the respective sport.
- Define the role of the foot and the hip in overhead athletic movements.
- Define how the different core muscles aid the transfer of energy from the lower extremity to the upper extremity.
- Define the role of the major shoulder energy from the trunk to the arm.
- Correctly identify and perform mobilization/release of foot and ankle muscles.
- Correctly identify and perform mobilization/release of trunk and hip muscles.
- Correctly identify and perform mobilization/release of shoulder muscles.
- Correctly identify and perform mobilization/release of elbow and wrist muscles.
- Identify a dysfunctional movement pattern during functional movement assessment.
- Develop 2 motor retraining exercises that address dysfunctional. movements identified during movement/manual assessment.
- Develop 2 dynamic exercises that would reinforce motor retraining.
Sunday, March 5, 2017
Kovacs Institute | 2911 George Busbee Pkwy NW, Ste 50 | Kennesaw, GA 30144
(Inside Medici Medical Arts Building and next to PGA)
- Audience: Chiropractors, Athletic Trainers, Physical Therapists, Massage Therapists, Strength & Conditioning Professionals as well as students in any of these disciplines.
- Continuing Education Credits Provided for:
- Athletics Trainers (BOC) (applied for)
- International Tennis Performance Association (iTPA) CPES (40)
The following states are offering CE credits for DCs: AZ, CO, CT, DE, DC, FL, GA, ID, IL, IN, IO, KS, MD, MI, MS, MN, NE, OH, OR, RI, SC, UT, VT, VI, WA, WY and Puerto Rico