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Exercise Rehabilitation of the Knee The knee is the most frequently injured joint in both daily activities and sport. It is typically injured in one of two ways – by accident, or gradually through years of wear and tear from overuse and strain. This course will help the fitness and rehabilitation professional better understand the knee, become familiar with common injuries of the knee, and learn exercises to prevent and rehabilitate knee injuries. What you will learn in this course: • Review of the functional anatomy of the knee joint • Common sites and causes of knee injuries • Learn about knee injuries (Osteoarthritic knee, Knee replacement, Anterior Cruciate Ligament tears, Patellofemoral syndrome), the contraindication of exercise for each of them and the key components to an effective exercise rehabilitation program • Learn and practice an extensive list of exercises that prevent and rehabilitate knee injuries • Review the roles and boundaries of fitness and rehabilitation professionals in the rehabilitation process To register: email firstname.lastname@example.org or register online at www.HealingthroughMovement.com Continuing Education Credits: 4.0 BCAK / 4.0 BCRPA / 4.0 CMTBC / CSEP 3 PDC Profile of Instructor: Rick Kaselj, B.Sc. (Kinesiology), Cert. H&F, ACE, RK Rick Kaselj specializes in active rehabilitation and fitness. He works in one-on-one and group rehabilitation settings, training people who have been injured at work, in car accidents and during sport activities. His clients and group exercise participants include a wide variety of individuals from healthy and special populations. Rick has combined his work experience and passion for research to develop a variety of courses and presentations for fitness professionals, Kinesiologists and healthcare providers. Rick balances his work life with fitness endeavors and travel. He has completed endurance activities, such as the Manitoba Marathon, the 225-km Ironman Canada Triathlon and the 160-km Sea2Summit Adventure Race in Whistler. In 1997, he received a Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology from Simon Fraser University. Rick currently works as a lecturer, Kinesiologist, personal trainer and exercise rehabilitation specialist in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
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