In this resource, the paradigm shift in muscle force testing will be briefly introduced and and some of the strength assessments used in current practice reviewed. You will be reminded about the various contraction modes and types available for muscle force testing. Thereafter the remainder of the presentation will address the knowledge base around force-time data with a particular emphasis on impulse and rate of force development.
An introduction to force plates for physiotherapists with practical examples of force plate analysis of jump performance and clinical applications for rehabilitation in sports and community practice.
Force plates are becoming more affordable, accessible and easy to use. Hear JC and Hamish talk about force plate fundamentals then hear two Specialist Sports Physiotherapists (Neil Tucker and Jacinta Horan) talk about how they use force plates in their practice in sports and community practice populations to guide rehab and to improve rehabilitation adherence and motivation.
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For example, by improving your understanding and skills around assessment of your clients and athletes, your understanding of the biomechanics and/or physiology should be enhanced and your programming better informed. So this is what you get with JC Online – resources that are mostly unique, are integrated, can be trusted and have the potential to transform what you to do and give you more confidence as an educator, coach and practitioner.
Each course has a theme which have three modules within it: