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Pediatric Functional Strength Training (2 hours) (#603)

Course Level:  Introductory

Item Number:  603

Hours:  2

Price:  $24.00

Email Price:  $19.00

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Special Notes:
AOTA Category: 2(OT Process)~~ Mail format of course material is in a 8 1/2" x 11" booklet.

 

Description

This course introduces functional strength training for the pediatric client and explains the difference between typical strength training vs functional strength training. The course reviews the muscular system and discusses how abnormal tone affects strength. The course explores functional strength training through various avenues such as Body Weight Training, Transverse Training, Core Exercises, PNF, Dynamic Stretching/Dynamic Exercises, Upper Extremity Exercises, and Climbing Activities. Adaptations to decrease or increase the challenge are discussed, as well as how to “make it fun” for the pediatric client. Illustrations are provided for each. Pediatric case examples and correlating goals and assessments make the course clinically useful.-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------***COURSE OBJECTIVES***At the completion of this course, the therapist will be able to: 1. compare and contrast typical strength training with functional strength training 2. discuss the basic anatomy of the skeletal muscle system. 3. define hypotonia and hypertonia and discuss how varied tone affects strength training 4. discuss how strength training is beneficial for clients with varied tone. 5. identify various types of functional strength training exercises for body weight strength training, transverse training, core exercises, PNF, and dynamic stretching. 6. identify ways to adapt functional exercises to make them easier, more challenging or more fun. 7. incorporate upper body exercises into a functional strength training routine. 8. discuss how climbing is a functional strengthening activity. 9. apply a basic progression of exercises for each of the major muscle groups 10. discuss several functional assessments and be able to apply in case studies presented.

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With this option, your course materials and exam will be emailed directly to you. You may choose to print the 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 EMAIL COURSE. INSTRUCTIONS PROVIDED.

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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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Course Reviews

good information
Shannon A., Jul. 23, 2017

This was a very informative course, and helpful.
DAVID W., Mar. 20, 2017

Enjoyed this course. Very informative.
Anita R., Nov. 28, 2016

I really enjoyed this course! The examples of functional strengthening and ways to make it fun for kids was very helpful when working in a pediatric environment!
Thanks!
Amy W., Sep. 1, 2016

 

 

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