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Biomechanics of Assisted Stretching

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  • Provider: ACE - American Council On Exercise
  • Credits: ACE 0.4 CECs , ACSM 4.0 CECs
  • Course Type: Self-Paced / Home Study
  • Course Contains: Online Content Online Quiz
  • American Council on Exercise American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)

Learn the three principles of force to help you determine where to place your hands, what direction to push, and how much force to use when helping your clients stretch. Discover safer and more effective ways to stretch your clients to aid in muscle recovery, as well as techniques for specific areas of the body.


You will learn:

  • The law of action-reaction as it relates to assisted stretching and how to apply it
  • The three principles of force application (where, what direction, and how much)
  • To identify form errors that occur when any principles of force application have been violated
  • To alleviate chronic lower back pain and peripheral neuropathies in clients


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