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Running Injuries Online CE Course

Strategies for Prevention and Intervention

Author: Erin Hughes

$138.95 CAD

Online Course Without Book
$138.95 CAD

ISBN: 9781718224667

©2012


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This package includes the following:
  • Online workbook
  • Online continuing education exam
Fifty percent of runners have running-related injuries every year. Running Injuries: Strategies for Prevention and Intervention will help you identify the most common injuries, conditions, and discomforts associated with running as well as the intrinsic and extrinsic risk factors that may predispose a runner to injury. It details information on the biomechanics of running and strength, and it provides flexibility exercises to address the needs of clients at risk for and recovering from injuries of the hip, knee, and lower leg. You will learn training considerations, such as cross-training and alternative exercises, for both healthy and recuperating runners.

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

Learning Objectives
  • Determine the intrinsic and extrinsic risk factors that may predispose a runner to injury.
  • Identify the muscles, ligaments, bones, and other supporting structures of the hip, knee, and ankle and foot in relation to the most common running injuries that occur at these joints.
  • Describe the kinematic differences between walking and running as well as the sex-specific differences in lower-extremity mechanics during running.
  • Explain the running gait cycle and its subphases.
  • Identify the most common injuries, conditions, and discomforts associated with running.
  • Teach appropriate strength and flexibility exercises to meet the needs of clients at risk for or recovering from certain running injuries.
  • Educate clients on suitable running footwear specific to their foot types and provide tips for proper shoe selection.
  • Understand the proper use of and the differences between orthotics and inserts for runners.
  • Discuss the importance of cross-training and alternative exercises for both healthy and recuperating runners.
  • Recognize the risks and understand training considerations for the barefoot, entry-level, marathon, and older running populations.

Audience

Personal trainers, athletic trainers, strength and conditioning coaches, and running coaches and enthusiasts.
Chapter 1. Introduction to Running Injuries
Chapter 2. Biomechanics of Running
Chapter 3. Running Injuries: Hip
Chapter 4. Running Injuries: Knee
Chapter 5. Running Injuries: Lower Leg
Chapter 6. Common Running Complaints and Discomforts
Chapter 7. Training Considerations
Chapter 8. Health Screening for the Runner    
Chapter 9. Case Studies
Erin Erb Hughes, MSPT, CPT, graduated summa cum laude from Boston University in 1996 with a bachelor of science degree in health studies. In 1998, she completed her master of science degree in physical therapy from the same university. Since that time she has been a practicing physical therapist in Virginia, Maryland, Kansas, and Texas and has worked with a variety of patient populations in numerous settings, including home health care, hospital acute care, and outpatient orthopedics.

Hughes has been certified as a personal trainer through the National Strength and Conditioning Association since 2000. In 2002, she joined the Desert Southwest Fitness team of course reviewers and is the author of the correspondence courses Foam Roller Fitness, Exercise for Knee and Hip Replacement, and Shoulder Girdle Stabilization and the study guide for Low Back Injury Prevention and Rehab. She has also authored a number of articles for Advance for Physical Therapists.

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Erin Hughes

Running Injuries Online CE Course

$138.95 CAD
This package includes the following:
  • Online workbook
  • Online continuing education exam
Fifty percent of runners have running-related injuries every year. Running Injuries: Strategies for Prevention and Intervention will help you identify the most common injuries, conditions, and discomforts associated with running as well as the intrinsic and extrinsic risk factors that may predispose a runner to injury. It details information on the biomechanics of running and strength, and it provides flexibility exercises to address the needs of clients at risk for and recovering from injuries of the hip, knee, and lower leg. You will learn training considerations, such as cross-training and alternative exercises, for both healthy and recuperating runners.

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

Learning Objectives
  • Determine the intrinsic and extrinsic risk factors that may predispose a runner to injury.
  • Identify the muscles, ligaments, bones, and other supporting structures of the hip, knee, and ankle and foot in relation to the most common running injuries that occur at these joints.
  • Describe the kinematic differences between walking and running as well as the sex-specific differences in lower-extremity mechanics during running.
  • Explain the running gait cycle and its subphases.
  • Identify the most common injuries, conditions, and discomforts associated with running.
  • Teach appropriate strength and flexibility exercises to meet the needs of clients at risk for or recovering from certain running injuries.
  • Educate clients on suitable running footwear specific to their foot types and provide tips for proper shoe selection.
  • Understand the proper use of and the differences between orthotics and inserts for runners.
  • Discuss the importance of cross-training and alternative exercises for both healthy and recuperating runners.
  • Recognize the risks and understand training considerations for the barefoot, entry-level, marathon, and older running populations.

Audience

Personal trainers, athletic trainers, strength and conditioning coaches, and running coaches and enthusiasts.
Chapter 1. Introduction to Running Injuries
Chapter 2. Biomechanics of Running
Chapter 3. Running Injuries: Hip
Chapter 4. Running Injuries: Knee
Chapter 5. Running Injuries: Lower Leg
Chapter 6. Common Running Complaints and Discomforts
Chapter 7. Training Considerations
Chapter 8. Health Screening for the Runner    
Chapter 9. Case Studies
Erin Erb Hughes, MSPT, CPT, graduated summa cum laude from Boston University in 1996 with a bachelor of science degree in health studies. In 1998, she completed her master of science degree in physical therapy from the same university. Since that time she has been a practicing physical therapist in Virginia, Maryland, Kansas, and Texas and has worked with a variety of patient populations in numerous settings, including home health care, hospital acute care, and outpatient orthopedics.

Hughes has been certified as a personal trainer through the National Strength and Conditioning Association since 2000. In 2002, she joined the Desert Southwest Fitness team of course reviewers and is the author of the correspondence courses Foam Roller Fitness, Exercise for Knee and Hip Replacement, and Shoulder Girdle Stabilization and the study guide for Low Back Injury Prevention and Rehab. She has also authored a number of articles for Advance for Physical Therapists.

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