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Fredericksburg Regional Sports Medicine Symposium

A one day continuing education course designed to bring together sports medicine professionals involved in the injury rehabilitation and performance enhancement of athletes. Visit this one day course and received valuable ATC CEU’s for your time. The VPTA honors CE credits issued by BOC.Expected approval for 0.8 CEC from ACE for the specific personal fitness tract. Eight 1- hour segments will be provided to discuss the topics that are important to you in your practice. Expected ACE topics include: 1. What is the difference between "functional" training and "traditional" training? 2. Understanding corrective exercise and how it is unique to each individual 3. Writing exercise programs for the endurance athlete 4. What are special considerations and exercise programming adaptations for populations of people with diabetes? 5. Understanding the physiological and psychological responses to detraining 6. What happens during a concentric/eccentric/isometic contraction and how does this affect our exercise and development? 7. Understanding social and pyschological factors affecting exercise adherence 8. Training specificity: How to train for strength/endurance/hypertrophy and understanding the science behind it 9. Carbohydrates/protein/fat: How do these three energy sources go into our exercise metabolism and the way our body functions? 10. Sport-specific training- how to personalize programs based on specific sport needs/requirements

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