The number one complaint that fitness & rehabilitation professionals hear during their first meeting with a client is back pain. In this four-hour course you will learn how to design an effective and safe exercise program that will help your client build a strong, healthy lower back. In this practical and hands-on course, you will learn the functional anatomy of the lower back, stretching exercises that decrease stress on the back and strengthening exercises to improve back health. Exercises will be demonstrated and practiced during this session, providing you with material to assist your clients in improving their lower back fitness, balance, movement, strength and core stability.
– Functional anatomy of the lower back
– Cardiovascular exercises and their effect on the back
– Quick, simple stretching programs that decrease stress on the back
– Equipment-free exercises that challenge the musculature of the lower back while decreasing stress on the spine
LOCATION: Douglas College (Royal Ave & 8th St) – New Westminster, BC
DATES: Sunday, October 21, 2012 – 1:15 pm to 5:30 pm (4 contact hours)
** Please note, the next time this course will be offered is 2013 **
– $97 plus HST – pre-registration, prior to October 14
– $127 plus HST – late registration, after October 15
Course fee includes comprehensive and detailed course manual.
ABOUT THE PRESENTER:
Rick Kaselj – MS, BSc, PK, CPT, CEP, CES
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.
8:45 am – 10:00 am –
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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.