SA - The Gluteals - an indepth, evidence based practical and discussion - Sat 28 Sept 2019

We often provide clients with gluteal exercises for lower back, hip and knee pain but do we really understand the rationale behind them? What does the research indicate and where are the gaps in our knowledge?

• Understand the role of the gluteals in sacroiliac joint stability, lower back pain, falls prevention, osteoarthritis, patellofemoral pain

• Develop an understanding of low tensor fascia latae exercises and use of a step-up box

• Differentiate between low and high activation exercises for the gluteals

• Explore the concepts of hip joint centration, neuromotor control, quadriceps dominance and injury prevention

• Maximise the benefits of gluteal exercises through improved technique

• convey to your clients to the true meaning of their exercises

Exercises are mat based only with step-up boxes, therabands and ankle weights. They are designed for clients to be able to perform in the studio as well as at home

Presenter Alice Evans is a level 3 Professional Practitioner with the APMA and has been instructing since 2006. Being a former high-level gymnastics coach and a chiropractor since 2001 Alice has a broad range of experience with athletes and the general population alike. She owned and operated a multidisciplinary healthcare clinic from 2005 until 2013. In 2015 she launched Evidence for Exercise an online company providing evidence-based exercise prescriptions and courses to health care practitioners worldwide. This was developed to improve access to high-quality scientific analysis of exercise. Alice is interested in highlighting areas of research that are directly related to the day-to-day work of a Pilates instructor.

Time: 1pm - 3pm (2 APMA CEC's) 

Venue: Glow Pilates & Body Conditioning Centre, 1/ 85 Prospect Road, Prospect SA 5082

PARTICIPANTS TO BYO: Ankle weights and boxes

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