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Ever Had That Sinking Feeling That You May Not Be Giving The Right Exercise Program or Advice When Your Client Is Recovering From Injury?
The Injury Prevention Techniques For Fitness Trainers Workshop has been designed to provide you with practical "how to" strategies, skills, and confidence to safely assist clients through their recovery from the common musculoskeletal injuries.
These conditions include but are not limited to injury and pain in the following areas:
You will learn the MUST and the MUST NOT DO’s in injury recovery like:
When should I ice or heat
When is it safe to start moving/training again
Am I clear on the dangerous moves that I should not be doing once someone has injured themselves?
When should I refer a client to an allied health professional such as a physiotherapist or chiropractor?
You will sharpen your knowledge on the fundamentals of anatomy and posture as well as the relevant and specific anatomy for any given injury site and how to best re-train these areas. By the end of this workshop you will be very clear on what perfect posture is and the importance of restoring/correcting this in order to allow optimum recovery and ultimately performance.
Movement mechanics and analysis
You will learn how to see the changes that have occurred to the injured area and the basic techniques of how to progressively correct these changes.
What happens when we first injure ourselves
What happens to movement patterns once an injury occurs
What happens to movement long term if these changes are never addressed
Gain new ways to plan an exercise program to enhance recovery and how to better instruct clients through this program
Often less is more when it comes to recovery from injury
Tips on how to get people to use the their mind not just their muscles when retraining movement after injury
Why “touch and teach” is a must used technique when working with clients who are doing an exercise program to recover from injury
Learn the simple yet vital techniques of client education on the path to injury recovery.
Understand that your confidence in helping someone through their injury effects how quickly and completely they recover
Teach people how the process of their injury recovery works in as simpler terms as possible. This step is vital as it has a dramatic positive effect on program compliance.
Injury Prevention Techniques for Fitness Trainers Presenter - Phil Mifsud
Phil is the founder of Bodyline Health and is extremely well qualified to pass on his knowledge to fitness students as he has both Human Movement and Chiropractic Degrees!
He is actively involved in the fitness industry and is an expert on stretching and gym based rehabilitation. His sessions draw on both his academic knowledge as well as his “in the trenches” experience gained from over a decade working as a Personal Trainer
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