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Biomechanics - Online

$100.00 inc. GST

Catherine Etty-Leal is a Titled APA Sports and Exercise and Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist. She has a Bachelor of Physiotherapy and a Masters of Sports and Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy. 

Join Catherine as she introduces you to Biomechanics. This course is broken down into three modules:

Module 1: Biomechanics of a joint

  • Types of joints
  • Examples
  • Joint glides and slides

Module 2: Muscle function

  • Skeletal muscle structure
  • Force production
  • Types of contractions
  • Length tension
  • Antagonist/agonist relationship
  • Muscle synergy
  • Force coupling

Module 3: Functional movement

  • Anatomical movements
  • Anatomical planes
  • Functional movement analysis

Course inclusions: Downloadable course lecture slides and quiz

Course duration: Approx. 1.5 - 2 hours to complete 

Once enrolled you have unlimited access to this online course.

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This introductory biomechanics course is perfect for those just beginning their Pilates journey, who are looking to understand the science of movement. 

The course is broken down into three modules:

Module 1: Biomechanics of a joint

Module 2: Muscle function

Module 3: Functional movement

Overall course objectives:

  • Understand how different types of joints move
  • Understand how muscles generate force
  • Understand the different types of muscle contractions
  • Understand force coupling, agonists and antagonists
  • Integrate principles into understanding functional movements

Catherine is a Titled APA Sports and Exercise & Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist. She has a Bachelor of Physiotherapy and a Masters of Sports and Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy. Catherine predominantly works in private practice treating a variety of performers, working with professional productions when they tour through Melbourne. Catherine is a Certified APPI Pilates Matwork and Equipment Instructor and is an APPI course presenter.

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