The Female Lumbo-Pelvic Complex

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Description

It's complex and it's crucial to stabilize and mobilize! In life, pregnancy, sport and motherhood, the lumbar spine and pelvic complex is the source of power and stabilization—all at the same time. Where and how do we stabilize, and where and how do we mobilize for optimum power and health? Take this course to find out!

Available Course Credits

AASFP
0.20
ACE
0.20
ACSM
2.00
ACTION
0.20
AFAA
2.00
AFPA
2.00
CHEK
2.00
CI
2.00
FAI
2.00
IFPA
2.00
ISSA
2.00
ISTA
0.20
NAFC
0.20
NASM
0.20
NCSF
1.00
NESTA
0.20
NETA
2.00
NFPT
0.50
NSCA
0.30
NSPA
2.00
PAI
2.00
PTAG
2.00
PTIA
2.00
REPS NZ
1.50
REPs UAE
2.00
W.I.T.S.
2.00

Learning Objectives

  1. Identify the postural challenges that pregnancy can bring.
  2. List 2–3 examples of stabilization exercises to combat postural challenges.
  3. Identify the connection between the gluteals, the 3-dimensional core and the pelvic floor.
  4. Develop an exercise sequence to enhance stability at the lumbar spine and pelvis.
  5. Develop an exercise sequence to enhance mobility at the lumbar spine and pelvis.
  6. Describe when stability is needed vs. mobility in activities of daily living (ADLs).

Course Content

The Female Lumbo-Pelvic Complex
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About the Author

Farel Hruska

Farel Hruska IDEA Author/Presenter

With nearly 20 years’ experience as a personal trainer, group fitness instructor, and educator, Farel Hruska worked with FIT4MOM from 2002-2018 as Global Fitness Director and Pre/Postnatal Fitness Director. Farel is presently the Director of Education & Culture at Chuze Fitness. Hruska has also presented at numerous fitness conferences including EMPOWER, FitFest, SCW, Asia Fitness Conference (Bangkok), MEFIT PRO (Dubai), Fitness Fest in Guangzhou, China and IDEA (PTIs and WORLD) numerous times, covering the topic of pre- and post-natal fitness, as well as, general fitness education. Having been a regular contributor to Active.com for her expertise on moms returning to running or starting for the first time after having a baby, Hruska has been featured by numerous press outlets for her fitness expertise, including CNN, New York Times, WebMD, Women's Running Magazine, SheKnows.com, Pregnancy.com and many more. An international educator and presenter in pre- and post-natal and overall fitness education, Hruska is an approved Continuing Education Provider for ACE and AFAA. Hruska graduated from Pepperdine University and is the mother of three daughters.