CE Credit Hours: 4.00 Continuing Education Credit Hours
CEU Course Description
The mechanical stiffness of running-specific protheses (RSPs) likely affects the functional abilities of athletes with leg amputations. The goals of this CEU course are to characterize and disseminate the stiffness values of running-specific prostheses, examine the effects of speed and leg prostheses on mediolateral foot placement, investigate differences of the spatiotemporal parameters in a 100-m sprint among those with a unilateral transtibial amputation, and test whether athletes using RSPs on their left side have slower race times than those using RSPs on their right side.
CEU Course Objectives
CEU Course Syllabus
|Mechanical Properties of Prosthesis||1.4 Contact Hours|
|Running Foot Placement||1.5 Contact Hours|
|Sprint Performance||0.8 Contact Hours|
|Amputation Side and Performance||0.3 Contact Hours|
Total = 4 Contact Hours
Instructional level: Intermediate
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Course Date: 2017-04-27
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