Product Detail

Functional Strength Training for the Aging Spine
CE Test
$9.99 USD
This purchase is for online CE Test only
Product Details
Format:
CE Test - Self-Study
Author:
SHARI KALKSTEIN, B.A., PTA, CSCS, EP-C, CPT, CMES
Publisher:
Vyne Education
Copyright:
1/7/2013
CE Available:
No, CE credit is not available
Product Code:
TST020153
Objectives
Examine common conditions affecting the aging spine, including degenerative spinal conditions and osteoporosis

Develop more effective strength and conditioning programs for individuals with degenerative spinal conditions and other joints affected by arthritis

Establish guidelines for exercise and stretching based on each client's abilities

Demonstrate proper techniques for upper, lower and core body exercises that enhance posture and spinal health

Evaluate the effects of degenerative spinal conditions associated with aging

Identify controllable and uncontrollable risk factors for osteoporosis

Explain the philosophy of a functional exercise program

Discuss the goals of strength training for clients with spinal and postural degeneration

Describe and demonstrate appropriate trunk, upper and lower body exercises

Identify contraindicated exercises for clients with certain degenerative spinal conditions

Develop safe and effective exercise and fitness programs that support the aging spine

Author

SHARI KALKSTEIN, B.A., PTA, CSCS, EP-C, CPT, CMES

SHARI KALKSTEIN, BA, PTA, CSCS, HFS, CPT, AHFS, is a Licensed Physical Therapy Assistant, Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist and Certified Personal Trainer with over 20 years of experience. Ms. Kalkstein is the owner/president of Fortify Your Frame, Inc., a personal training business. Her practice consists of balance and fall prevention, fall recovery, and improving strength and endurance of aging adults. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Exercise and Sports Science from the University of Texas at Arlington, and an Associate of Applied Science in Physical Therapy Assisting from Broward Community College. Ms. Kalkstein offers SilverSneaker FLEX Indoor Balance and Strength classes.

As an experienced physical therapist assistant and personal trainer, Ms. Kalkstein offers a comprehensive and unique understanding of the aging adult and offers an effective exercise program that will strengthen and support the spine as well as the whole body to help increase and maintain functional abilities. Her wealth of knowledge and practical ""field"" experience make her an informative instructor. She brings passion, enthusiasm, and innovative ideas to her presentations and keeps the day moving with hands-on activities.

Disclosure: 
Financial – Receives a speaking honorarium from Vyne Education.
Nonfinancial – No relevant nonfinancial relationship exists.

Continuing Education Credits
CE Credit is not available for this product.
Audience
Certified Personal Trainers
Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialists
Group Fitness Leaders
Physical Therapists
Physical Therapist Assistants
Personal Trainers
Athletic Trainers
Occupational Therapists
Certified Occupational Therapy Assistants
Exercise Physiologists
Anyone interested in learning proper strength training methods for older adults
Reviews

Excellent seminar—the exercises are appropriate for virtually all patients with back problems.
Brian West, PTA
Wapakoneta, OH

I will use these exercises in the clinic…tomorrow!
Sandi Hollar, PT
Corning, NY

I would recommend this course in a minute. Shari is a dynamic speaker. She provided a lot of very useful material that I'm looking forward to sharing with our staff.
Kim Harnett, PT
Greensboro, NC