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Functional Strength Training for the Aging Spine
CE Test
$9.99 USD
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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:
Yes, See CE credit tab for complete continuing education details
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

Outline

Introduction

u         Degenerative conditions associated with aging

            -           spinal stenosis

            -           spondylosis

            -           spondylolisthesis

            -           osteoporosis

u         Definitions

u         Review of bone facts

u         Risk factors for osteoporosis

            -           uncontrollable

            -           controllable—dietary concerns

 

Guidelines for Exercise

u         Goals for the aging client

u         Strength vs. flexibility

u         Stretching

            -           active vs. passive

            -           active assist

u         Evaluating and prioritizing types of exercise for the individual client

           

Modifications to Exercises

u         Posture restrictions

u         Postural modifications

u         Postural re-education exercises

 

Abdominal and Back Exercises—Demonstration and Practice

u         Guidelines for safe exercises

u         Neutral spine

u         Core stability

 

Upper Body Exercises—Demonstration and Practice

u         Weight bearing exercises

u         Non-weight bearing strengthening exercises

 

Lower Body Exercises—Demonstration and Practice

u         Weight bearing

u         Fall prevention

u         Balance activities

 

Overview of Gym Machines

u         Do’s

u         Don’ts

What you will Learn

• 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
Continuing Education Information
This educational offering is designed to qualify for continuing education for many professionals in every state.


Materials that are included in this course could include interventions and modalities that are beyond the authorized practice for your profession. As a licensed professional, you are responsible for reviewing the scope of practice, including activities that are defined in law as beyond the boundaries of practice in accordance with and in compliance with your professions standards.


Listed below are the continuing education credit(s) currently available for this educational offering. Please note, your state licensing board dictates what is an acceptable form of continuing education. Please refer to your state rules and regulations. If your profession is not listed, please contact your licensing board to determine your continuing education requirements and check for reciprocal approval. For other credit inquiries not specified below, please contact customerservice@vyne.com or 800-397-0180.


CE information is based on 100% attendance.

Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants - Tennessee: This educational offering has been approved by the Tennessee Physical Therapy Association for .6 CEUs (6 Contact Hours) TPTA Approval number 2017-403 for Class I Continuing Education Competency Requirement for Physical Therapists and Physical Therapy Assistants.

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