Functional Anatomy Course

Functional Anatomy

Functional Anatomy

  • Cost: $1500
  • Course Materials: Trail Guide to the Body – Andrew Biel (purchase from Amazon)
  • Time: 8:30am-12:30
  • Course Dates: 29 January – 6 February 2020

This course uses lectures, demonstrations and group activities to teach basic anatomy fundamentals. There is a focus on anatomical terminology, which includes anatomical position, planes of motion, types of movement, names and locations of the majority of the bones in the body, locations and actions of joints, major muscle groups and the individual muscles’ origin insertion and action. Select exercises from the STOTT PILATES® repertoire are also broken down and analyzed in terms of the functional anatomy at play. Participants will deepen their understanding of the body and enhance their teaching with improved exercise selection and programming.

What you will learn:

  • Anatomical position and the importance of it
  • The bones that make up the axial and appendicular skeleton
  • Names and locations of bony prominences and landmarks
  • Terms of direction and relationship and their application to movement
  • Types of joints and the movements available at the joints
  • Types of muscular contractions including the application of force
  • Origin, insertion and action of muscles
  • Application of functional anatomy to chosen exercises and movements

Prerequisite:

There is no prerequisite for this course.

Continuing education credits:

STOTT PILATES 3.0

canfitpro 4.0

REPs 16.0