Learn suggested exercises and proper running biomechanics designed to increase hip muscle strength and reduce the risks of pain and injury due to running. Knee and ankle health will also be addressed in this course. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and athletic training and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA and AT.
Course created on February 17, 2021
Course Type: Recorded Webinar
CEUs/Hours Offered: AK/2.0; AL/2.0; AR/2.0; AZ/2.0; BOC/2.0 Category A; CA/2.0; CO/2.0; CT/2.0; DC/2.0; DE/2.0; FL/2.0; GA/2.0; HI/2.0; IA/2.0; IACET/0.2; ID/2.0; IL/2.0; IN/2.0; KS/2.0; KY/2.0 Category 2; LA/2.0; MA/2.0; ME/2.0; MI/2.0; MO/2.0; MS/2.0; MT/2.0; NC/2.0; ND/2.0; NE/2.0; NH/2.0; NY/2.0; OH/2.0; OR/2.0; PA/2.0; RI/2.0; SC/2.0; SD/2.0; TN/2.0; TX/2.0; UT/2.0; VA/2.0; VT/2.0; WA/2.0; WI/2.0; WY/2.0
- Participants will be able to select at least two effective exercises to work the primary hip abductors.
- Participants will be able to select at least two effective exercises to work the primary hip extensor
- Participants will be able to identify at least two current research-based arguments about the role of strong hip muscles to prevent hip, knee, and ankle injuries common to runners.
- Participants will be able to design a exercise training session and program for the muscles of the hips.
- Participants will be able to modify exercise sessions and programs for at least two different fitness levels and abilities
|0-10 Minutes||Review of learning outcomes. Introduction to the role of the hip muscles in the prevention of lower extremity joint injuries during running.|
|10-15 Minutes||Primary hip abductor muscles|
|15-20 Minutes||Primary hip extensor muscles|
|20-40 Minutes||Balance control and the role of posture to prevent injury|
|40-50 Minutes||Proper running mechanics|
|50-70 Minutes||Suggested exercises to improve hip abductor strength|
|70-90 Minutes||Suggested exercises to improve hip extensor strength|
|90-115 Minutes||Programming and sample routines|
|115-120 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
Amy Ashmore holds a Ph.D. in Kinesiology from the University of Texas at Austin. She is the author of Timing Resistance Training: Programming the Muscle Clock for Optimal Performance (Human Kinetics, 2020), dozens of articles, blogs, and training and continuing education programs recognized by the National Strength & Conditioning Association (NSCA), American Council on Exercise (ACE), American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), Board of Certification (BOC-EBP), and all State Boards of Physical Therapy. Amy is former Sports Sciences faculty at Florida State University and the former Program Director for Sports Sciences at the American Military University.
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