Evidence for Exercise

Presenter(s): Dr. Alice Evans
Studio Name and Address Information: Evidence for Exercise, P.O. Box 581 Fullarton, S.A. 5063 South Australia, Australia
Contact Number: +61411772218
Email: research@evidenceforexercise.org
Website: evidenceforexercise.org


Title of Workshop: Intermediate exercises for the abdominals 1.5hrs
Workshop Description: This workshop provides you with step-by-step instructions and images for the prescription of abdominal exercises. This is accompanied by high-quality scientific analysis of each of the exercises. Feedback from previous course participants: “Clear and concise presentation of information.” “The combination of pictorial descriptions, evidence based research and Neuro tips were particularly of interest.” Topics covered include:

  • How to prescribe the exercises
  • Teaching points and key teaching phrases
  • Evidence for each exercise
  • The benefits of efficient breathing and how to prescribe it
  • The effects of abdominal hollowing and when to use it
  • The effects of abdominal bracing and when to use it
  • The effects of abdominal and coordination exercises on various areas of the nervous system

This course involves self-paced online study (PDF format) and questionnaires using the provided exercise prescriptions and practitioner notes:

  • Intermediate exercises for the abdominals
  • Intermediate exercises for the abdominals (bolster)

CEC's: 1.5
Cost of Workshop: $24


Title of Workshop: Beginner and intermediate exercises for the lower back and hip 4.5hrs
Workshop Description: This workshop provides you with step-by-step instructions and images for the prescription of lower back, yoga and hip exercises. This is accompanied by high-quality scientific analysis of each of the exercises. Feedback from previous course participants: “Really enjoyed the content of this course in particular the yoga for the lower back...” “Loved the variety of the different exercises and also the incorporation of yoga and meditative practice.” “Easy to follow, well set up and researched” Topics covered include:

  • How to prescribe the exercises
  • Teaching points and key teaching phrases
  • Evidence for each exercise
  • The effects of repetitive lumbar flexion
  • The proprioceptive and cortical changes that occur with lower back pain
  • The importance of endurance capacity of particular spinal muscles
  • The function of various muscles that support ideal hip function
  • The proprioceptive role of the deep external rotators
  • The role of balance training for falls prevention and sports-related injuries
  • Understanding yoga’s holistic approach
  • The effects of meditation and yoga on the central nervous system.

This course involves self-paced online study (PDF format) and questionnaires using the provided exercise prescriptions and practitioner notes:

  • Beginner exercises for the lower back
  • Intermediate exercises for the lower back
  • Beginner exercises for the hip
  • Beginner yoga for the lower back

CEC's: 4.5
Cost of Workshop: $76


Title of Workshop: Beginner and intermediate exercises for the shoulder 3.5hrs
Workshop Description: This workshop provides you with step-by-step instructions and images for the prescription of shoulder exercises. This is accompanied by high-quality scientific analysis of each of the exercises. Feedback from previous course participants: “I liked the theory along with practice plus neuro. I found it useful to distill out the key concepts/ facts that the exercises are based on...” “..easy accessible layout” “Great relation to evidence for the exercise and what the patient can expect. Fabulous!” Topics covered include:

  • How to prescribe the exercises
  • Teaching points and key teaching phrases
  • Evidence for each exercise
  • Benefits of shoulder exercises in the scapula plane
  • The importance of rotator cuff co-activation
  • The role of proprioceptive input to shoulder stability
  • The detrimental effects of excess activity of upper trapezius
  • Role of internal & external rotation strength balance
  • How to prescribe eccentric exercises safely and effectively

This course involves self-paced online study (PDF format) and questionnaires using the provided exercise prescriptions and practitioner notes:

  • Beginner exercises for the scapula
  • Beginner exercise for the shoulder (weights)
  • Beginner exercises for the shoulder (elastic band)
  • Intermediate exercises for the shoulder (standing weights)
  • Intermediate exercises for the shoulder (prone weights)

CEC's: 3.5
Cost of Workshop: $55


Title of Workshop: Beginner and intermediate exercises for the neck and upper back 3hrs

Workshop Description: This workshop provides you with step-by-step instructions and images for the prescription of neck and upper back exercises. This is accompanied by high-quality scientific analysis of each of the exercises. Feedback from previous course participants: “Incredibly clear instruction sheets for exercise prescription. Very informative and appropriate presentation of information that could have been overwhelming if it was not delivered in the way it was. Edited magnificently.” “Having diagrams with explanation and evidence etc made it very easy to put into practice and easier to explain to clients about muscles and physiological and neurological aspects behind why we do certain exercises.” “Fantastic course, and will definitely be using it for my work.” Topics covered include:

  • How to prescribe the exercises
  • Teaching points and key teaching phrases
  • Evidence for each exercise
  • Early interventions for neck pain
  • Assessing and addressing deep neck flexor weakness
  • The role of the scapula in neck pain
  • Isometric neck strength
  • The effects of an increased thoracic kyphosis
  • Benefits of thoracic exercises performed in extension
  • Benefits of appropriate upper to lower trapezius muscle activity

This course involves self-paced online study (PDF format) and questionnaires using the provided exercise prescriptions and practitioner notes:

  • Beginner exercises for the neck
  • Intermediate exercises for the neck
  • Beginner exercises for the upper back
  • Intermediate exercises for upper back extension (equipment)

CEC's: 3
Cost of Workshop: $49


        
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