Insights into Functional Training

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Insights into Functional Training

ACT, NSW, NT, QLD, SA, TAS, VIC, WA

Insights into Functional Training is targeted towards Personal Trainers with a minimum of 2 years’ experience. It is ideal for fitness professionals wanting a detailed look at human motion in all planes of movement, and aims to bridge the gap between traditional training methods and integrative exercise.

Learning outcomes:

  • The definition of function and factors that affect it - desired goals, required action, limitations, compensations and idiosyncrasies
  • Blending traditional exercise with functional movement patterns
  • How functional anatomy differs from anatomical anatomy
  • Criteria in human motion
  • The fascial system and anatomy trains
  • True ‘functional’ training- eccentric contractions
  • Anatomy and division of the foot
  • Functional action of the foot
  • The 4 “Big Rocks” of movement
  • Functional anatomy of the lower extremities, hip and abdominal complex.


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