Corrective Exercise: Assessing Movement and Treatment Strategies to Enhance Exercise

Course Description

This course will empower you to critically think beyond traditional standard exercises to create and enhance individualized rehab programs to best serve your patients. You'll learn to incorporate movement analysis, corrective exercise techniques, motor control retraining, and feedback learning strategies into your rehab program to effectively progress a patient toward their specific goals.

Course Objectives

At the completion of this seminar, the participant will be able to...

  • Learn to effectively progress exercises systematically towards patient individualized goals
  • Understand neuroplasticity and stability motor control concepts to enhance patient outcomes with exercise
  • Implement impactful and effective communication strategies to improve patient centered feedback
  • Identify possible movement dysfunctions and incorporate corrective exercise treatment techniques
  • Accurately describe the significance and application of the test-treat-retest concept
  • Learn a treatment framework for corrective exercise prescription
  • Enhance home exercise programming for patient compliance 

Course Instructors

Robyn Meyers

MS, AT, ATC


Robyn graduated from the University of Arkansas with a Master’s degree in Kinesiology-Athletic Training and the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh with a Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science & Health Promotion. She is a licensed Athletic Trainer with a wide range of experience working in high school athletics, collegiate athletics, and outpatient physical therapy. At the University of Arkansas, she primarily worked with the football and gymnastics teams. At the University of Michigan, she was the Athletic Trainer with track and field, and cheerleading. She coached gymnastics for over 20 years and served as a club head coach for 4 years. Robyn has assisted with over 10 different GLS courses across the nation since 2018. She is passionate about helping patients feel empowered to achieve their goals and utilizes a holistic integrative treatment approach. Robyn currently works at Trinity Health Probility Physical Therapy. She enjoys gymnastics, yoga, rock climbing, running, hiking, and paddle boarding.

Robyn Meyers

Course Outline

Saturday


7:30am

Doors Open

8:00am

Lecture: Introduction and Components of Corrective Exercise

9:00am

Lecture and Lab: Neuroplasticity and Stability Motor Control

10:00am

Lecture and Lab: Communication Strategies - Feedback & Motor Learning

11:00am

Lecture: Fundamentals and Treatment Principles of Exercise Progression

12:00pm

Lunch (On your own)

1:00pm

Lecture and Lab: Movement Dysfunction and Assessment

2:30pm

Lecture and Lab: Corrective Exercises and Case Studies

4:30pm

Questions, Post-Test, and Course Evaluation

5:00pm

Adjourn

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