Essentials in Corrective Core Training for Injury Prevention and Special Populations

by Leslee Bender

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Popular “core” exercises like crunches and inadequate core training can lead to dysfunction and/or pain. Discover the essential tools to strengthen the core to prevent injuries, plus strategies for developing core training programs for specific populations. We’ll also break down a variety of core exercises and look at the effect they have on biomechanics. You won’t want to miss out on the latest developments in science-based core training, planes of motion and fascial lines for training functionally strong, pain-free bodies!

Available Course Credits

AASFP
0.10
ACE
0.10
ACSM
1.00
ACTION
1.00
AFAA
1.00
AFPA
1.00
CHEK
1.00
FAI
1.00
IFPA
1.00
ISSA
1.00
NASM
0.10
NCCPT
1.00
NCEP
1.00
NCSF
0.50
NESTA
0.10
NETA
1.00
NFPT
0.20
NIEW
0.10
NSCA
0.20
NSPA
1.00
PAI
1.00
PTAG
1.00
PTIA
1.00
REPs UAE
1.00
W.I.T.S.
1.00

Learning Objectives

  • Apply techniques and strategies to functionally strengthen the core without compromising any students’ special needs.
  • Describe why many core exercises are not only contraindicated but are also causes of back injuries and pain.
  • List necessary core exercises that can be used immediately with a multilevel class.
  • Discuss why using small equipment enhances an exercise for variety and function.
  • Practice multidimensional movements that translate to all activities in life.

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Essentials in Corrective Core Training for Injury Prevention and Special Populations
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About the Author

Leslee Bender

Leslee Bender IDEA Author/Presenter

Leslee Bender is the creator of the Bender Method of training. A graduate of the Graduate of the Gray Institute of Applied Functional Science, Leslee’s functional techniques benefit athletes as well as everyday people who want to achieve optimal health and fitness while preventing injury. Leslee is best known for the 2007 Bender Ball Fitness Infomercial and has filmed over 20 DVDs. She presents to trainers internationally, focusing on the analysis of movement and offering certifications in the Barre Above method, which she co-created with Tricia Murphy Madden. She also is an educator for NASM, Real Ryder, and Club Pilates. Leslee lives in Orlando and offers personal training to Central Florida clients. She currently is the fitness adviser of Club True Barre as well as the co-creator and education director for True Bar Fitness systems. In her free time, she water-skis on Lake Hiawassee.

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