CE Credit Hours: 1.00 Continuing Education Credit Hours
CEU Course Description
As one of the largest and strongest muscle groups in the body, the gluteal muscles play a key role in a range of activities, from maintaining proper upright posture to explosive high-level athletics. Physical therapists and physical therapist assistants will encounter a range of disorders related to gluteal dysfunction in clinical practice. Therefore, clinicians must have a thorough understanding of the structure, function, and treatment of impairments relevant to the gluteal muscles. This course will provide the physical therapist and physical therapist assistant with a review of relevant anatomy and physiology, a discussion of key components needed during examination to properly identify gluteal impairments, an overview of common compensations related to gluteal weakness and dysfunction, and provide a framework for treatment and exercise selection.
CEU Course Objectives:
CEU Course Syllabus
Introduction--> Section 1: Anatomy, structure, and function
0.25 Contact Hours
Section 2: Examination, tests, and measures--> Section 3: Common Impairments and compensations
|0.50 Contact Hours|
Section 4: Interventions and excercise selection--> References
|0.25 Contact Hours|
Total = 1 Contact Hour
Instructional level: Basic
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Course Date: 2021-08-18
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