Injuries & Special Populations – ISP

This course is intended for those already working in the fields of fitness or movement and is conducted over 4-6 days. Building on your STOTT PILATES® knowledge it teaches you to customize workouts to address weaknesses, health conditions, postural problems or injuries (but not to diagnose specific injuries).

General Course Objectives

  • Discuss the Pilates Instructor’s role in the rehabilitative process
  • Examine the industry standards for screening clients and learn how to begin a Pilates program to safely and appropriately work with special populations
  • Discuss the three-level muscle classification system
  • Develop and be able to apply a rehabilitative approach based on current models of joint stability
  • Examine optimal and dysfunctional biomechanical patterns in various regions of the body
  • Review the most common injuries and special populations that may be encountered
  • Review appropriate exercise progressions for those injuries and special populations
  • Practice programming for specific injuries and special populations

What You Will Learn

  • Approaches to rehabilitating an injured musculoskeletal system
  • Anatomy and biomechanics, dysfunctions and pathologies, and exercise modifications in the: lumbo-pelvic, cervical, upper quadrant, shoulder, elbow, wrist, hip, knee, ankle and foot regions
  • Pregnancy, fibromyalgia and other special conditions plus workout design
  • Appropriate modification of Matwork, Reformer, Cadillac, Stability Chair and Barrel exercises

Requirements of Certification

  • 24 hours of instruction
  • No physical review, observation or practice teaching required

Prerequisites

  • Students must have completed the IMP or IR

Continuing Education Credits

  • STOTT PILATES / 2.4
  • REPs / 16.0
  • Canfitpro / 4.0
  • ACE / 2.4

Check our training calendar to find out the upcoming IMP course start date and kick start your career.

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