By: Chris Gellert PT, MMusc & Sportsphysio, MPT, CSCS, AMS
The shoulder is one of the most vulnerable joints in the body due to its vast range of motion and complexity. This course is developed to assist the health-fitness professional with a deeper understanding of the functional anatomy, mechanics, and assessment of the shoulder. Improve your knowledge and skills gaining a competitive edge by successfully working with clients with shoulder dysfunction within a safe and effective scope of practice.
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Education Level: Intermediate to Advanced Prerequisites: None
Successful completion of the quiz is necessary to receive Continuing Education Credit.
Action Personal Trainer Certification
American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)
American Kinesiotherapy Association (COPS-KT)
International Accreditors for Continuing Education and Training (IACET)
National Association for Fitness Certification (NAFC)
National Council on Strength & Fitness (NCSF)
National Federation of Professional Trainers (NFPT)
National Strength Professionals Association (NSPA)
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Course Objectives: After completing this course you will be able to:
Describe 5 aspects of anatomy of the human body including 4 types of connective tissue, properties of skeletal muscle, properties of cartilage, properties of joints, and types and properties of bone.
Discuss anatomy of the shoulder including 4 joints and 12 muscles.
Explain shoulder biomechanics including scapulohumeral rhythm and 6 movements of the shoulder.
Identify 7 shoulder daily activity movements.
Explain 4 functional assessments for the shoulder.
Discuss shoulder weak links in 4 sports.
Identify 5 common causes of shoulder dysfunction.
Describe 12 common shoulder conditions.
System Requirements to View This Course
This course is tablet enabled and can be viewed on an iPad or Android tablet as well as a PC or MAC Computer