Performance Movement TechniquesKeep athletes at peak performance with advanced movement therapy.
Performance Movement Techniques (PMT) introduces the concept of movement therapy and performance enhancement to create simple and effective home care mobility and stability programs. Tools (balls, bands, rollers and kinesiology tape) will be used to tackle an evidence-informed, joint by joint approach to movement and functional rehabilitation. Movement assessments will be used to identify dysfunctional movement patterns. We then look closer with joint range of motion testing to determine if movement dysfunctions are because of joint fixation, lack of soft tissue extensibility, or poor stability in the human system. The primary goals of this course is to help healthcare and fitness professionals teach at home therapy for their athletes and patients.
The cost of this course includes your own foam roller and tape. You will be able to take these supplies home with you at the end of the course.
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This course is intended for healthcare professionals, therapists, trainers and coaches. All supplies needed for the course are provided. CEUs may be offered for DC, ATC, PT, LMTs and personal trainers – depending on location and class type. PMT Certified professionals receive an additional 10% discount on purchases after taking a class.
PMT is a new paradigm for enhancing human movement. This course will clarify the ‘ why’ behind using balls, bands, rollers, and tape to improve mobility and stability of the body using a joint-by-joint approach. By using movement assessment to determine planar dysfunction, participants will learn how to determine if the dysfunction is primarily a mobility or stability problem.
Discuss the differences between joint fixation, tissue extensibility, or motor control dysfunction
Discuss movement assessment techniques to identify faulty motor patterns
Master functional taping applications for joints/tissue that require motor control strategies
Demonstrate proper foam rolling for pre-activity and post activity to heighten or calm the neurological system
Effectively coach exercises using bands and body weight with appropriate progressions and regressions of those exercises
Use thick gym bands to help mobilize joints that have been found to be restricted
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