Posture Course: Postural Evaluation and Deviations
Kinesics Posture Course gives the professional a practical step-by-step process for conducting a digital postural evaluation using Biotonix software.
By the end of this course, the practitioner will be proficient in preparing for and conducting a digital posture evaluation, interpreting the analysis of the results report, preparing a plan of care or injury prevention program.
*This course may be taken without the recommended technology.
At the end of this course professionals will be able to:
List the contributing factors to postural deviations
Provide examples of reconditioning exercises for the primary and secondary spinal curves
Explain the benefits of a digital postural evaluation in comparison to a manual evaluation
Recite the instructions to prepare a participant for the digital postural evaluation
Summarize the best practices for re-evaluation frequency
Define the body positioning terminology commonly used in postural evaluations
Recall the normal postural alignment for landmarks on the X and Y axis
Compare deviations from normal for body landmarks on the X and Y axis
Recognize the standard postural alignments per view: anterior, posterior, lateral
Text References and Recommended Reading:
Johnson, J. (2012). Postural assessment. Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics.
Kendall, F. (2005). Muscles: Testing and function with posture and pain (5th ed.). Baltimore, MD: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.
Myers, T. (2001). Anatomy trains: Myofascial meridians for manual and movement therapists. Edinburgh: Churchill Livingstone.
Bond, M. (2007) The New Rules of Posture: How to sit, stand, and move in the modern world. Rochester, VT: Healing Arts Press.
Kisner, C., & Colby, L. (2017). Therapeutic exercise: Foundations and techniques (7th ed.). Philadelphia: F.A. Davis
Assessing syndromes in posture
Assessing the X’s in posture
Understanding Muscles as it relates to posture
What is fascia
Introduction to postural assessment
Preparation for the postural assessment
Standard Postural Alignments
Integrating the fascial trains in postural assessments
Designing a corrective exercise program
Designing a corrective flexibility program
Re-evaluations: Why, How and When
WHAT YOU GET
31 short video chapters
1-3 question quiz after each video, 39 total questions
3 printable text manuals with space for note taking
5 hours for CEU credit
APPROVED CONTINUING EDUCATION PROVIDER: BOC, LAPT, NSCA, NASM, AFAA, ACSM, ACE
A certificate of completion is autogenerated upon course completion with a score of 70% or higher. Scores below 70% are eligible for re-testing.
100% SATISFACTION GUARANTEE
Kinesics offers a full refund on all cancellations within a 30 day period from the time of purchase under the condition that the program has not been opened or more than 40 percent of the videos have not been unlocked.
If you have completed more than 40 percent of the course and you feel you Kinesics courses did not enhance your professional knowledge and skill sets, allow you to increase your overall value, and obtain a competitive market advantage over other professionals in your field, we will gladly provide you a refund within 30 days with the completion of a refund survey. The intent of the survey is to help Kinesics to improve future course updates.
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