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Stretch to Win Print CE Course-2nd Edition

Stretch to Win Print CE Course-2nd Edition

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    Package components are as follows:
    • Stretch to Win, Second Edition, text
    • Study guide
    • Continuing education exam
    The world’s top athletes, trainers, and coaches recognize the importance of flexibility training. Regardless of sport and skill level, flexibility has been proven to improve range of motion, increase power and speed, decrease risk of injury, and ultimately elevate performance. Stretch to Win, Second Edition CE Course, will help you create effective flexibility programs that contribute to optimal performance for athletes in any sport or training activity. The authors eliminate the myths and confusion surrounding the subject of stretching and flexibility, and they provide a proven method of achieving optimal mobility based on an individualized evaluation of imbalances and flexibility issues. When you incorporate principles of sport specificity, your clients can experience faster gains in overall mobility as well as achieve optimal functional flexibility.

    Learning Objectives
    After completing this course, you will be able to do the following:
    • List the 10 principles that form a foundation for a flexibility program.
    • Describe the anatomy and physiology of the fascial mobility nets throughout the body.
    • Identify the specific nets for each part of the body, and list all the key muscles and associated fascia that connect to each other.
    • Recognize the different types of fascial mobility blocks that can affect movement and mobility.
    • Explain the differences between traditional stretching techniques and fascial mobility training in the form of dynamic stretching.
    • Identify the proper parameters for flexibility training to individualize and improve performance results.
    • Describe how flexibility can have an impact on athletic performance markers, such as power, strength, and speed.
    • Determine any impediments to fascial movement through the use of an accurate fascia mobility assessment (FMA).
    • Create an appropriate self-stretching program by modifying the stretching parameters and performing self-myofascial release (SMFR).
    • Perform the Great 8 and the Fascia 5 stretches in order to increase, correct, maintain, and recover mobility of the core and the rest of the body.
    • Perform assisted stretching in a floor routine or table routine to dramatically increase an athlete’s range of motion (ROM).

    Audience

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

    Table of Contents

    Course Syllabus
    Course Materials
    Course Instructions
    Learning Objectives
    Learning With the Stretch to Win Book
    Chapter 1. Ten Principles for Optimal Flexibility
    Chapter 2. Anatomy and Physiology of Flexibility
    Chapter 3. Flexibility Training
    Chapter 4. Flexibility for Sport Performance
    Chapter 5. Flexibility Assessment
    Chapter 6. Stretches for Fundamental Mobility
    Chapter 7. Dynamic Stretches for Sports
    Chapter 8. Assisted Stretching
    Learning Activities Answer Key
    Exam and Evaluation
    Exam Answer Sheet
    Exam
    Course Evaluation
    Certificate Information

    About the Author

    Ann Frederick has been a teacher of human movement through professional and academic dance education and kinesiology since 1975. She founded the Stretch to Win Center, where she, her husband, Chris, and other staff offered Fascial Stretch Therapy, physical therapy, Pilates, sport massage, chiropractic care, and acupuncture. Ann and Chris have since founded the Stretch to Win Institute, where professionals in health, fitness, and sports can get certified in LifeStretch and Fascial Stretch Therapy—two therapy techniques that they created. Ann is certified in kinesis myofascial integration (KMI) by Thomas Myers and is a founding member of the Fascia Research Society.

    Chris Frederick has been a licensed physical therapist in the areas of orthopedics, sports medicine, and dance medicine since 1989. He has an extensive background in professional dance and in the martial arts. Chris uses his passion for movement correction and reeducation to teach athletes how to assess their mobility and help themselves. He is the cofounder of the Stretch to Win Institute and cocreator of Stretch to Win Fascial Stretch Therapy and LifeStretch. He is certified in kinesis myofascial integration (KMI) by Thomas Myers. Chris is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association and the International Association of Structural Integrators and is also a founding member of the Fascia Research Society.