Self Myofascial Release: An Evidence Based Approach
1.00 BOC Approved Clinical Home Study EBP CEUs
COST: $ 29.99 - EXPIRATION DATE: 2020-12-31
The use of myofascial release (MFR) techniques has been widely used by healthcare & fitness professionals to enhance patients/clients myofascial mobility and as treatment for a variety of orthopedic conditions. There are numerous therapies and treatments that fall under the umbrella term myofascial release, so it is important to clarify which specific therapy is being performed. Self-myofascial release (SMR) techniques have grown in popularity as the number of exercising individuals has increased due the population health paradigm shift. SMR put MFR therapies into the patients hand allowing for self-directed and self-applied therapies outside of a fitness or healthcare facility. SMR techniques can be done with a variety of tools beyond the most commonly used device – the foam roller. Medicine balls, lacrosse balls, hand held rollers, floss, and a variety of bands are being marketed and utilized to increase mobility. Connections have also been drawn between increased mobility being a key factor to increase performance. As evidence builds on these interventions it is important for athletic trainers to understand the physiology as well as the research behind their use.
1.) Discuss the physiological & anatomical function of fascia & the concept of self-myofascial release (SMR).
2.) Demonstrate the current tools and apparatuses that are currently being used for SMR.
3.) Analyze published literature to determine the effectiveness of SMF as a therapeutic technique to increase mobility & athletic performance.
4.) Recommend an evidenced based protocol for athletic trainers implement SMF in their daily practice
TAKING THIS COURSE
This course consists of 1 lesson and a final exam.
Lesson 1:Self Myofascial Release: An Evidence Based Approach
The lessons consist of video and optional supplemental materials. For the final exam, participants can take a maximum of 3 attempts to achieve a passing score of 80% or higher. Participants who achieve a passing score can print out a course certificate of completion. Participants who do not pass the final exam after 3 attempts will need to re-pay for and repeat the entire course to attempt to earn credit.
STUDENT REGISTRATION AND GLATA COURSE INSTRUCTIONS
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Course Completion Information:
A. 60 days to start course
B. Once course started, 60 days to complete course
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Complete the Course Final Exam. Once the exam is passed, the course will be posted to the student Completed Courses page.
Complete the End of Course Survey on the Completed Courses Page in order to generate the course completion certificate. Certificates are always available for all completed courses on Completed Courses Page.
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About the Instructor
Ryan Weible, MEd, ATC, PES, CES, FMS, Supervisor at Ohio Health Sports Medicine & leads Ohio Health’s Athletic Performance outreach and re
Ryan Weible graduated from The Ohio State University in 2007 and was a Graduate Assistant AT at Iowa State University where he graduated with his Masters of Education in 2009. He currently lives in Columbus, Ohio with his wife (Stacy), son (Cayden) and are expecting a baby girl in April. He has worked in the Secondary School setting for 7 years and currently is a Supervisor at Ohio Health Sports Medicine & leads Ohio Health’s Athletic Performance outreach and retail programs. Ryan was the GLATA PR Coordinator and a member of the NATA PR Committee for 5 years and he is currently the OATA Treasurer.