This course provides an update on current literature regarding strengthening the lower extremity. The most effective exercises for specific muscles, as well as for specific diagnoses, are discussed.
Live WebinarWed, Jul 5, 2023 at 6:00 pm EDT
CEUs/Hours Offered: AK/2.0; AL/2.0; AR/2.0; AZ/2.0; BOC/2.0; 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; 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; OK/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
- After this course, participants will be able to list the most effective exercise to strengthen each of the major muscles or muscle groups of the lower extremity.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe possible exercise modifications and reasons for them.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify the application of specific strengthening exercises to common diagnoses.
|0-15 Minutes||Background, review of learning outcomes|
|15-60 Minutes||Specific exercises for the muscles of the lower extremity|
|60-115 Minutes||Diagnosis-specific situations for therapeutic exercise in the lower extremity|
|115-120 Minutes||Summary, Q & A|
PT, DPT, SCS, CSCS, PN-1
Carol Ferkovic Mack, PT, DPT, SCS, CSCS is the owner of CLE Sports PT & Performance in Cleveland, Ohio. Carol graduated from Duquesne University’s Doctor of Physical Therapy program in 2006 after playing four years of varsity soccer. She is a Board Certified Specialist in Sports Physical Therapy specializing in end-stage rehabilitation of soccer athletes, female athletes, and runners. Carol is also a Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist. She is the Physical Therapist and Sports Performance Coach for Beaumont School Athletics.
Carol is currently the Chair of Educational/CSM programming for the American Academy of Sports Physical Therapy. She was previously the Chair of the Academy’s Female Athlete Special Interest Group. She is also a member of the US Olympic Committee’s Volunteer Medical Staff. Carol was previously a Physical Therapist at Cleveland Clinic’s Sports Health Center, where she was chair of Cleveland Clinic’s "Match Fit" soccer performance enhancement and injury risk reduction program and co-director of Cleveland Clinic’s Sports Physical Therapy Residency.
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