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Low Back Disorders 3rd Edition Online CE Course Without Book

Low Back Disorders 3rd Edition Online CE Course Without Book

Evidence-Based Prevention and Rehabilitation

$178.95 CAD


Product Format
    NOTE: The book Low Back Disorders: Evidence-Based Prevention and Rehabilitation, Third Edition, is required for successful completion of this course but is not included with this purchase. Purchase this Online Course Without Book only if you already own the book or ebook.

    This package includes the following:
    • Online study guide
    • Online continuing education exam
    This study guide reinforces the content from the book Low Back Disorders, Third Edition (which is not included with this package). It helps you prepare for the 50-question exam that tests your understanding on the concepts presented.

    Once you pass the exam, you can print a certificate for continuing education credits.

    Learning Objectives
    After completing this course, you will be able to do the following:
    • Discuss some of the debatable issues regarding low back pain and its treatment.
    • Explain the risk factors associated with low back disorders.
    • Understand the normal and injury mechanics of the lumbar spine.
    • Identify important functional anatomy of the lumbar spine and its relation to injury mechanics.
    • Educate clients in prevention strategies to reduce the risk of low back injury.
    • Understand the importance of scientifically based decision making in the evaluation and treatment of low back disorders.
    • Develop an exercise program that includes safe lumbar stabilization exercises and be able to modify and progress the exercises.


    A continuing education course for physical and occupational therapists, sport and orthopedic physicians, rehabilitation specialists, athletic trainers, and fitness professionals.
    Stuart McGill, PhD, is a professor at the University of Waterloo in Ontario, Canada, and a world-renowned lecturer and expert in spine function, injury prevention, and rehabilitation. He has written more than 300 scientific publications on lumbar function, mechanisms of low back injury, investigation of rehabilitation programs matched to specific categories of back pain patients, and the formulation of work-related injury avoidance strategies. He has received several awards for his work, including the Volvo Bioengineering Award for Low Back Pain Research from Sweden.

    McGill has been an invited lecturer at many universities and delivered more than 300 addresses to societies around the world. As a consultant, he has provided expertise on assessment and reduction of the risk of low back injury to government agencies, corporations, professional athletes and teams, and legal firms. He is one of the few scientists who, in addition to performing research, is regularly requested by the medical profession to consult with challenging patients from around the world.

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