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Core Stability 201

Foundation Form and Function


4.0

Hour 1 and 2

  • Describe the components of the core and the function of the core.
  • Describe the function of the diaphragm as it relates to posture, muscular relationships and stability of the spine.
  • Describe the function and structure of the superficial muscle system of the body.
  • Describe two concepts of spinal stability. 

Hour 3

  • Demonstrate how to determine the length of quadratus lumborum and erector spinae. 
  • Demonstrate how to evaluate Transversus abdominus function
  • Demonstrate how to facilitate the core and initiate a core training program

Hour 4

  • List three pathologies related to less than optimal core function.
  • Describe three postural strategies that the patient may develop when the core is in dysfunction.
  • Describe how weakness of the abdominals can alter diaphragm contractions.
  • Explain how respiratory fatigue can alter core control.

Debra Dent, BPT, Dip Manip PT, OCS, FCAMPT

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