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Pilates - Integration into Physical Therapy

Course #: 03-2404

Price: $18.00

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CE Credit Hours: 2.00 Continuing Education Credit Hours

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CEU Course Description

This course offers an exploration of integrating Pilates principles into physical therapy care. Participants will delve into the historical development of Pilates and its evolution as a form of exercise therapy. Through a combination of knowledge and practical application, attendees will gain insights into how Pilates can enhance strength, flexibility, balance, coordination, and functional outcomes in diverse patient populations. Drawing from evidence-based research, the course will examine the efficacy of Pilates interventions in improving outcomes for individuals with musculoskeletal conditions, neurological disorders, and other health concerns. Special emphasis will be placed on tailoring Pilates exercises to meet the unique needs of various patient groups, fostering a deeper understanding of its role within physical therapy practice. By the conclusion of this course, participants will possess the skills and knowledge necessary to effectively integrate Pilates into their therapeutic interventions, empowering them to optimize patient care and outcomes.

CEU Course Objectives

  1. Recall the history of Pilates, its popularity, and research support for its utility in improving mobility.
  2. Recognize specific groups of individuals who may benefit most from physical therapy and Pilates integration.
  3. Identify the ways in which Pilates may be integrated into regular physical therapy care and expected outcomes.

CEU Course Outline

  1. Introduction
  2. Section 1: Background and History of Pilates
  3. Section 1: Key Words
  4. Section 1: Summary
  5. Section 2:Pilates Intergration
  6. Pilates Versus Other Exercises in PT
  7. What Specific Groups Benefit from Pilates
  8. Section 2: Key Words
  9. Section 2: Summary
  10. Section 3: Effects of Pilates
  11. Section 3: Key Words
  12. Section 3: Summary
  13. Case Study
  14. Conclusion
  15. References



Total Time = 2.00 hours

Instructional Level: Introductory

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Course Date: 2024-05-14

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