November/December 2010 IDEA Fitness Journal Test 4: Swayback Posture and Older-Adult Posture Challenges

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Description

This continuing education course covers designing a program for swayback posture, as well as repositioning poor posture to help older clients. After reviewing the Swayback Posture article, you will learn the two characteristics that differentiate the swayback posture from the lordotic posture and be able to describe the muscle imbalances present in the swayback posture. In addition, you’ll be able to effectively plan an exercise program for a client with the swayback posture. In the article Repositioning Poor Posture you will find out the reasons and ways to help older clients correct improper posture. You will also learn how to identify the posture and gait characteristics associated with an increased risk of falling and be able implement a plan to help improve posture and correct gait abnormalities. So much great information to help your clients in this one course!

Available Course Credits

ACSM
1.00
ACTION
0.10
FAI
1.00
ISFTA
1.00
ISSA
1.00
NBHWC
1.00
NCEP
1.00
NESTA
0.10
NETA
1.00
NFPT
0.50
PTIA
1.00
REPS NZ
0.75
REPs UAE
1.00

Learning Objectives

  1. List two characteristics that differentiate the swayback posture from the lordotic posture.
  2. Describe the muscle imbalances present in the swayback posture.
  3. Effectively plan an exercise program for a client with the swayback posture.
  4. Identify posture and gait characteristics associated with an increased risk of falling.
  5. Implement a plan to help improve posture and correct gait abnormalities.

Course Procedure

  1. Enroll in the course.
  2. View the course content.
  3. Take the test. (You must score 80% to pass. If you do not pass, you may retake the test.)
  4. Print your certificate of completion.

Course Content

November/December 2010 IDEA Fitness Journal Test 4: Swayback Posture and Older-Adult Posture Challenges
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