PRF-Perf Enhance Injury Prev

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PRF701 - Advanced Topics in SAQ and Endurance Training

This course will provide students with advanced knowledge regarding the topics of speed, agility, and quickness (SAQ) and endurance training. Students will be prepared for the Speed and Explosion Specialist Certification offered by the National Association of Speed and Explosion (NASE). Advanced topics of training will be explored, including body mechanics, sports training protocols and program design. Detailed sport performance training programs, focused on SAQ and endurance, will be covered. (3 crs.)

PRF710 - Performance Enhancement and Physical Activity

This course offers a comprehensive discussion of functional anatomy, functional biomechanics and motor learning as they relate to functional rehabilitation and athletic reconditioning. The student will be introduced to integrated, functional rehabilitation techniques, including core stabilization, neuromuscular stabilization, reactive neuromuscular stabilization, integrated flexibility, integrated strength, speed training, foot training and vision training. The student will also be taught a comprehensive kinetic chain assessment to determine myokinematic, arthrokinematic and neuromuscular deficits. After completing this course and Performance Enhancement Program Design, students will be eligible to sit for the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) examination for Performance Enhancement Specialist certification. (3 crs.)