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Stretching Anatomy Online CE Exam-3rd Edition

Stretching Anatomy Online CE Exam-3rd Edition

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    Online Course

    This product is delivered online:
    • Continuing education exam
    • NOTE: The text Stretching Anatomy, Third Edition, is required for successful completion of this exam but is not included in this version. Purchase this version only if you already own the text or ebook.
    Consisting of 30 multiple-choice questions, this continuing education exam is designed to be taken after reading Stretching Anatomy, Third Edition. The exam will test your knowledge of the information presented in the book, so you can better educate your clients and athletes and pursue continuing education in the process.

    Learning Objectives
    After reading this book and successfully completing the 30-question multiple-choice exam, you will be able to do the following:
    • Differentiate the types of stretches and list the benefits of each.
    • Explain techniques for avoiding and treating muscle imbalances.
    • Describe range of motion and its effect on flexibility.
    • Discuss the movements of the trunk and how they relate to flexibility.
    • Describe the movement range of the wrist.
    • Explain the five major pairs of movements at the shoulder.
    • Understand the importance of balancing strength and flexibility in the muscles.
    • Explain the ideal timing for when to perform different types of stretches.
    • Understand how to customize sport-specific stretch programs for all fitness levels.

    Audience

    A continuing education course for personal trainers, strength and conditioning coaches, athletic trainers, and other certified fitness professionals.

    Table of Contents

    Chapter 1. Stretching Fundamentals
    Chapter 2. Feet and Calves
    Chapter 3. Knees and Thighs
    Chapter 4. Hips
    Chapter 5. Lower Trunk
    Chapter 6. Arms, Wrists, and Hands
    Chapter 7. Shoulders, Back, and Chest
    Chapter 8. Neck
    Chapter 9. Dynamic Stretches
    Chapter 10. Programs for Daily Mobility and Flexibility
    Chapter 11. Sport-Specific Stretching Programs

    Author

    Arnold G. Nelson, PhD, is a professor in the School of Kinesiology at Louisiana State University. A leading researcher on flexibility, he is considered one of the top authorities on the effects of stretching on muscle performance. Nelson is a fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine and earned his PhD in muscle physiology from the University of Texas at Austin. He resides in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

    Jouko Kokkonen, PhD, is a retired professor in exercise science at Brigham Young University in Hawaii. For more than three decades, he taught anatomy, kinesiology, exercise physiology, and athletic conditioning and coached track and field. Kokkonen’s research has focused on the acute and chronic effects of stretching. He earned his PhD in exercise physiology from Brigham Young University and resides in Finland and the United States with his wife, Ruthanne.