- Discuss the importance of balance and barefoot training.
- Describe 2 factors necessary to integrate barefoot balance training into a client’s program.
- Identify 4 bones and 2 joints associated with the rearfoot.
- Discuss the role of 6 extrinsic muscles and 5 intrinsic muscles in influencing the subtalar, ankle, and foot joints.
- Explain 2 kinematic influences on foot, ankle, and hip function.
- Identify and discuss 4 muscles/muscle groups associated with the hip and how these muscles could affect dysfunction in the hips and feet.
- Describe how single leg stance training affects stabilization, function, activation and balance in the foot, knee, hip and pelvis.
- Discuss the role of neuromuscular influences, maintaining balance, plantar receptor sensitivity, and training surfaces on barefoot balance training.
- Explain how to safely and effectively perform a neuromuscular warm-up, 5 static stabilization exercises, and 6 dynamic stabilization exercises for barefoot balance training.
# of Hours: 3
- 0.3 Action Personal Trainer Certification
- 3.0 American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)
- 0.3 American Kinesiotherapy Association (COPS-KT)
- 0.3 Aquatic Therapy & Rehabilitation Institute (ATRI)
- 0.3 Internat Assoc for Continuing Education and Training (IACET)
- 3.0 International Sports Sciences Association (ISSA)
- 0.3 National Council for Certified Personal Trainers (NCCPT)
- 1.5 National Council on Strength & Fitness (NCSF)
- 0.5 National Federation of Professional Trainers (NFPT)
- 3.0 National Strength Professionals Association (NSPA)
- 3.0 World Instructor Training Schools (W.I.T.S.)
- 3.0 YMCA