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Chiropractic Doctor


Biomechanics 225 - 228
4.0

  • Discuss retraining CNS sensory and motor patterns
  • Present several key concepts in visual gait analysis
  • Introduce lesser known anatomical points of interest in the sacroiliac joint
  • Discuss some rehabilitation strategies for the sacroiliac joint
  • Discuss the ideal kinetics and kinematics of the walking gait cycle
  • Present the normal lower extremity parameters/ontogeny surrounding the requisites for gait
  • Explore the impact of lower extremity torsions on foot progression angle
  • Highlight the differences between tibial and femoral leg length discrepancies
  • View video examples of different aspects of gait
  • Review the mechanics of the bridge exercise
  • Discuss the current indexed literature surrounding the bridge exercise
  • Describe potential pitfalls in performing and prescribing the bridge exercise
  • Point out the differences of maintaining a "neutral spine" versus an increased or decreased lumbar lordosis
  • Identify potential ways to correct faulty mechanics and optimize performance of the bridge exercise
  • describe a new, novel test to diagnose gluteus medius tears
  • explain the various functions of the gluteus maximus and medius
  • explore the effects of a resistance band around the knees on the gluteus maximus, quadricep and valgus angles on the knees during a back barbell squat
  • contrast gluteus medius resistance and rehabilitation exercises with respect to maximal recruitment
  • discuss electromyographic activity in the gluteus medius, gluteus maximus, biceps femoris, vastus lateralis, vastus medialis and rectus femoris during the Monopodal Squat, Forward Lunge and Lateral Step-Up exercises

Ivo Waerlop/Shawn Allen, DC

AudioVisual Course

$48.00 USD


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