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OT Assistant

Rehab 181

Plyometric Training and Drills


  • Explain the fundamental basis of plyometric training, its origins, and its applications
  • Describe the mechanical and neuromuscular physiologic processes involved in the stretch-shortening cycle and how it applies to plyometrics
  • Describe the important clinical considerations surrounding the appropriate use of plyometrics in the orthopedic and sports medicine rehabilitation setting
  • Describe and apply important fundamentals for the use of plyometrics as a rehabilitation tool, including pretraining assessment, application of exercise prescription principles, and injury prevention
  • Design a basic plyometric training program at low-, medium-, and high-intensity levels
  • Use a variety of upper and lower extremity plyometric exercises as a part of the rehabilitation process

Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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$38.00 USD

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