Exercise Rehabilitation of the Knee

Exercise Rehabilitation of the Knee

DESCRIPTION:

The knee is the most frequently injured joint in both daily activities and sport. It is typically injured in one of two ways – by accident, or gradually through years of wear and tear from overuse and strain. This course will help the fitness and rehabilitation professional better understand the knee, become familiar with common knee injuries, and learn exercises to prevent and rehabilitate knee injuries.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN IN THIS COURSE:

– A review of the functional anatomy of the knee joint.
– Common sites and causes of knee injuries.
– A review of knee injuries (including osteoarthritic knee, knee replacement, anterior cruciate ligament tears, patellofemoral syndrome), the contraindication of exercise for each type of injury and the key components to an effective exercise rehabilitation program.
– Learn and practice an extensive list of exercises that prevent and rehabilitate knee injuries.
– A review of the roles and boundaries of fitness and rehabilitation professionals in the rehabilitation process.

CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS:4.0 BCRPA / 4.0 BCAK / 4.0 CMTBC / CSEP 4.0 PDC

LOCATION: Douglas College (Royal Ave & 8th St) – New Westminster, BC

ROOM: 1630

DATES: Saturday, May 5, 2012 – 1:15 pm to 5:30 pm (4 contact hours)

**  Please note, the next time this course will be offered is 2013 **

COURSE FEE:

– $77 plus HST – pre-registration, prior to May 2
– $97 plus HST – late registration, after May 2

Course fee includes comprehensive and detailed course manual.

ABOUT THE PRESENTER:

Rick Kaselj – MS, BSc, PK, CPT, CEP, CES

Rick Kaselj Personal Tainer 2007 Exercise Rehabilitation of the Hip

Rick Kaselj specializes in exercise rehabilitation, post-rehab, active rehabilitation, exercise therapy, and corrective exercise. He works in one-on-one and group rehabilitation settings, training people who have been injured at work, in car accidents, and during sport activities. His clients and group exercise participants include a wide variety of individuals from healthy and special populations. Rick has given over 233 presentations to 4,531 fitness professionals and consumers across Canada while continuing to work in rehabilitation centers, physiotherapy clinics, fitness clubs, and personal training studios. Rick recently completed his Masters of Science degree, focusing on corrective exercise and therapeutic exercise for the rotator cuff. To reach Rick or learn about his exercise rehabilitation courses please visit ExercisesForInjuries.com.

 

TO REGISTER:
To register for this course –

To register for the full weekend –

COURSE SCHEDULE:
TBA

8:45 am – 10:00 am –
10:00 am-11:00 am –
11:00 am – 11:15 am –
11:15 am – 12:30 pm –
12:30 pm – 1:15 pm –

** Participants – if you have your own yoga/stretch mat and foam roller, please bring it with you to class.

For more details on other upcoming fitness education courses, CLICK HERE.

Rick Kaselj, MS

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