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Building a Strong Core for School and Play (4 contact hours) (#650)

Course Level:  Intermediate

Item Number:  650

Hours:  4

Price:  $44.00

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AOTA Cat: 1 (Domain of OT-Activity Demands), 2 (Occupational Therapy Process-Evaluation, Intervention) COURSE AVAILABLE ONLINE ONLY

 

Description

Have you recently looked around classrooms and playgrounds and noticed the numerous overweight children and those who exhibit poor posture, strength, and endurance. There are flexed necks and backs and poor sitting tolerance. These issues can impact their success in the classroom as well as in other areas of the school environment. This course discusses the role of the core and posture in learning and ergonomics, how posture can affect musculoskeletal issues, how to implement quick postural assessments, and the positive impact that Pilates/yoga can have in counteracting these issues during therapy sessions. You will learn orthopedic issues that can arise from inefficient postures and ergonomic as well as evidence-based exercise interventions based on Pilates and yoga. Opportunities to learn the exercises are provided through first viewing the pictures and then practicing the techniques. The course allows you to use visual, kinesthetic, and tactile learning formats. This is a valuable course for occupational therapy and physical therapy clinicians working in pediatric settings!-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------COURSE OBJECTIVES:--- By the end of this course, the learner will be able to: 1. Define ideal posture from all views: anterior, posterior, and lateral 2. Recall the benefits of improved posture for all children 3. Identify quick and reliable measuring tools to assess posture 4. List the most common postural issues seen in school-aged children 5. Recall 3 ergonomic interventions that therapists can use with desk/chair, computer, and back pack challenges 6. Identify 3 similarities and 3 differences between yoga and Pilates 7. Recall the Pilates core musculature 8. Name and describe 3-5 Pilates/yoga exercises that can help strengthen the neck and core 9. List the major considerations when using Pilates with children 10. Identify evidence-based information for using Pilates and yoga with this population

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Purchasing an eBook will give you access to that course through www.Elsevier.com. Just sign-up with them and enter your eBook code to download your eBook. The following courses are now available by eBook:#411e, #412e, #414e, #438e, #809e, and #1510e. You may print the emailed exam and submit by fax or mail. Exam will be graded within 2 business days and a certificate of completion issued next day. Faxed copy of certificate available if you are pressed for time.  You are automatically enrolled in the online testing program. YOU ARE NOT OBLIGATED TO TAKE THE EXAM ONLINE. YOU MAY SUBMIT THE PRINTED EXAM THAT IS SENT WITH YOUR EBOOK COURSE. INSTRUCTIONS PROVIDED.

By Mail By Mail

Course(s) are mailed within 2 business days by first class, priority mail USPS, or UPS (overnight delivery is also available). ALLOW 5-7 BUSINESS DAYS FOR DELIVERY. You may submit exam by mail or fax. Exam will be graded within 2 business days and a certificate of completion issued next day. Faxed copy of certificate available if you are pressed for time. You are automatically enrolled in the online testing program. YOU ARE NOT OBLIGATED TO TAKE THE EXAM ONLINE. YOU MAY SUBMIT THE PRINTED EXAM THAT IS ENCLOSED IN YOUR MAIL PACKET. INSTRUCTIONS PROVIDED.

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