By: Institute for Continuing Education

Course Description

This course is being offered LIVE in-person at the school. Seats will be limited for social distancing reasons. The course is approved for 4 CEUs for massage therapists through the NCBTMB, and for NJ chiropractors and chiropractic assistants through the NJ Board of Chiropractic Examiners. For chiropractors, The Institute is a Preapproved Provider/Sponsor; approval code for CAs, approval code: E1912-23. Most chiropractic courses are also approved through PACE. This course is approved for physical therapists and physical therapy assistants through the NJ Board of Physical Therapy Examiners, approval code: 2201-15.

Objective: To equip students with the knowledge, understanding, and importance of a core strengthening program, including how to perform, teach and implement a solid core strengthening program.

Upon completion, student should be able to:

  • Identify the muscles that constitute the core
  • Describe the function of each core muscle group
  • Explain how each core muscle group affects the spine and posture
  • Perform core strengthening exercises using different positions and equipment
  • Explain the importance of spine flexibility and core musculature
  • Discuss how core strength improves balance
  • Demonstrate optimal breathing techniques for performing core exercises
  • Explain the importance of focus and demonstrate focusing techniques for the purpose of improving
    exercise efficiencies
  • Describe the role of the mind-body connection in strengthening muscles

Method of Instruction: Lecture, Hands-on Practice

Course Details

  • By:    Institute for Continuing Education
  • Instructor:    Dr. Jennifer Mattiello, DC
  • Total CE Hours:    4
  • Course Format:     Live In Person Seminar
  • Course Start:    06/09/2021   09:00am
  • Course End:    06/09/2021   01:00pm
  • Time Zone:    Eastern
  • Location State:    New Jersey
  • Course Categories:     Chiropractic Assistants, DC Continuing Education
  • Course Subjects | CE HOURS:
    • Anatomy  -4 CE Hours
    • Orthopedics  -4 CE Hours