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Anatomy and Kinesiology for Shoulder Stability and Mobility (Recorded Webinar)

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  • Provider: ACE - American Council On Exercise
  • Credits: ACE 0.2 CECs , ACSM 2.0 CECs
  • Course Type: Self-Paced / Home Study
  • Course Contains: Online Content Online Quiz
  • American Council on Exercise American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)

Movement efficiency in the upper extremity and specifically the shoulder requires a unique relationship between stability and mobility within the lumbar, thoracic, scapulo-thoracic and gleno-humeral regions. Muscle imbalance alters key physiological, neurological and mechanical properties leading to musculoskeletal overload, overuse and potential injury. Effective programming for upper extremity movement (push, pull and rotational) necessitates a comprehensive understanding of the stability-mobility relationship, a detail often overlooked by personal trainers and other fitness professionals.

In this recorded webinar, originally broadcast September 28, 2010 and hosted by ACE Exercise Physiologist Fabio Comana, you’ll briefly review the kinesiology of the upper extremity and stability-mobility requirements of each region, and gain a programming template for your clients to promote movement efficiency within the upper extremity. Enjoy the benefits of an ACE instructor in the comfort of your own home through this convenient online recorded webinar.

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Explain relevant biomechanical principles associated with movement of the shoulder girdle.
  • Describe the respective need for stability and mobility at the lumbar and thoracic spine, scapulo-thoracic region, and gleno-humeral joint.
  • Define the integrated roles of each joint in movement.
  • Identify movement compensations and identify restorative exercise for mobility and stability.
  • Design exercise and movements with both progressions and regressions to promote stability and mobility within the upper extremity.


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