Complete Guide to Foam Rolling with CE Exam
Package components are as follows:
• Complete Guide to Foam Rolling text
• Continuing education exam (accessed online)
Complete Guide to Foam Rolling is the answer to improved athletic performance. Foam rolling before, during, and after a workout can get blood flowing, stimulate muscles to work more efficiently, and initiate the recovery process to reduce soreness.
Backed by scientific research, Complete Guide to Foam Rolling provides step-by-step instructions for 27 of the most effective foam rolling techniques for muscle preparation and recovery. Reduce pain and restore function with therapeutic movements that help rehabilitate the body and reduce the risk of injury. Learn proper techniques to breathe, relax, and roll through tight spots as part of the warm-up, flexibility work, and cool-down. Then adapt any of the ready-to-use protocols to create a customized program to address specific problem areas as well as overall muscle and nervous system needs.
In addition, the book reviews the various types of rolling equipment and which is best for particular needs. Special tips throughout the text provide further advice for preventing injury to muscles and joints.
Invest in your training success—and that of your clients and athletes—by applying these proven self-massage techniques. Complete Guide to Foam Rolling paves the way for better overall performance while offering certified professionals the opportunity to earn continuing education with the companion exam.
After reading the book and completing the exam, you will be able to
• explain how foam rolling aids in muscle recovery;
• describe the flexibility benefits of foam rolling;
• identify the benefits of foam rolling for injury prevention;
• understand the contraindications for foam rolling;
• describe the types of equipment that can be used for foam rolling and the conditions under which each should be used;
• understand how muscle and nerve function and position play a role in foam rolling technique;
• perform a movement assessment to identify muscles that can benefit from foam rolling;
• explain how foam rolling can improve performance in sport;
• list the three types of stretching that can increase flexibility;
• describe how foam rolling can enhance rehabilitation from injury; and
• create effective foam rolling programs to be used during warm-up, flexibility work, and recovery.
A continuing education exam for certified professionals looking for alternatives to traditional stretching as a way to prepare for and recover from a workout.
This online course was excellent! The material was well written and easy to understand. The techniques for foam rolling in this book helped me to address some of the pain I have been experiencing from my active lifestyle. I recommend this CEC course to any fitness professional for learning and understanding the proper techniques to use for releasing trigger points and gaining better, more efficient mobility.
I absolutely loved this CEC course! The material was easy to read and understand. Applying the techniques in this course has certainly helped me with my trigger points and relieved a lot of discomfort I was feeling. I definitely recommend this course for Personal Trainers and Fitness Professionals so they can help their clients work smarter and not harder.
Course content was excellent- complete and well organized. I learned a great deal that I will use in my practice as a Personal Trainer for years to come
I enjoyed the text. Straightforward with descriptions of practical application. The exam follows the text. This was a great CEU opportunity and refresher.