Strengthening the "Core" for the Prevention of ACL Injuries

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Strengthening the "Core" for the Prevention of ACL Injuries
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0.5 hours

Presented by: Rafael Escamilla

This class will look at the different parts of the kinetic chain that affect the "core," meaning the trunk and hip and how they affect the risk of ACL injuries.

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Description

This class will look at the different parts of the kinetic chain that affect the "core," meaning the trunk and hip and how they affect the risk of ACL injuries. It will review the literature of trunk musculature activation when performing open and closed kinetic chain exercises and how exercises can be modified to address specific muscles.

Details

Run Time: 0.5 hours

Attendee: Physical Therapists, PTA's, Students, Athletic Trainers

Required Equipment: Personal Computer, Tablet, or Smartphone with access to Broadband Internet (<1.4 mbps)

Examination: Two (2) module quizzes, 8 questions on each quiz, for 16 total questions. Passing grade of 70% or higher on each quiz required for certificate

Course Evaluation: Yes

Certificate of Completion: Yes

Workbook/Handout: Yes

Course Approvals/Certifications: 

Outline

Unit 01: Anatomy & Biomechanics of the "Core"
Unit 01: Quiz

Unit 02: Core-Based Strategies for Prevention of ACL Injuries
Unit 02: Quiz


Certificate of Completion

Course Evaluation

Learning Goals

Upon completion of this class, you should be able to:

  • Differentiate how various open and closed kinetic chain exercises affect the structures of the knee
  • Describe how the core affects the risk of injures to the ACL
Behavioral Objectives

Strengthening the "Core" for the Prevention of ACL Injuries

Unit 01: Anatomy & Biomechanics of the "Core"

  • Upon completion of the course, the participant will be able to develop a protocol using 2 plank style exercises with dynamic movement to engage the core for a college athlete who is participating in a training and injury prevention program.
  • Upon completion of the course, the participant will be able to explain three biomechanical variable that increase the risk of an ACL injury in the female athlete.

Unit 02: Core-Based Strategies for Prevention of ACL Injuries

  • Upon completion of the course, the participant will be able to explain three anatomical variable that increase the risk of an ACL injury in the female athlete.
  • Upon completion of the course, the participant will be able to explain three neuromuscular variables that increase the risk of an ACL injury in the female athlete.

Description

Details

This class will look at the different parts of the kinetic chain that affect the "core," meaning the trunk and hip and how they affect the risk of ACL injuries. It will review the literature of trunk musculature activation when performing open and closed kinetic chain exercises and how exercises can be modified to address specific muscles.
Additional Information

Additional Information

Instructor(s) Rafael Escamilla
Platform Online
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