FMT Movement Specialist - Conscious Movement Assessment

by Dr Meghan Helwig

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Description

There is no ‘one size fits all’ to human movement, rather there are many ‘human shapes’ that can accomplish the same movement goals.

More important than stereotypic standards and measurements to ‘ideal’ movements we can provide a more COMPLETE strategy to movement screening by looking at the complete person, their environment and their unique ‘parts’.

FMT Movement Specialist is designed to help health and fitness professionals learn safe, simple, and effective tactics to screen and assess ‘conscious’ movement patterns. Attendees will learn multiple ‘quick’ screens and assessments along with corrective exercises tactics and strategies of the ‘conscious’ fundamental movement of the deep squat.

A variety of interventional tools (mobility balls, exercise bands, foam rollers, compression flossing bands, agility and conditioning equipment) will be used to tackle an evidence-informed, brain-based approach to movement improvement and functional performance programming. The use of digital motion analysis technology will be presented to demonstrate how health and fitness professionals enhance their objectivity when assessing human movement. 

Functional Movement Training (FMT) courses are taught by industry leading experts in movement assessment, performance and rehabilitation. CEUs may be offered for DC, ATC, PT, LMTs, LAc, OTs and personal trainers. If your profession & state is unavailable, we do not currently offer CEUs – however, we are continually adding additional licenses.

Learning Objectives

  • Define and  compare  conscious  and  subconscious movement evaluation and training strategies
  • Define an d evaluate  client psychological/personality traits that influence human movement
  • Compare and contrast methods of brain-based (neurological) vs mechanical screening and assessments of ‘conscious’ movement
  • Evaluate and justify the importance and utilization of midline (core) control in order to improve effectiveness and efficiency of ‘conscious’ movement
  • Understand and  discuss  the use of digital motion analysis to objectively capture human movement
  • Outline factors that contribute to effective movement performance 
  • Critique and demonstrate therapeutic movement tactics with compressional floss, foam rollers and exercise bands  
  • Evaluate and justify differences between neural vs. somatic restrictions (Brain vs. Tissue  influences) on conscious human movement

Course Procedure

This course is 6 hours in length and a 30 Question multiple choice quiz will be required after completing the course to receive your CEU certificate. A 70% test score is required to pass and receive CEUs. The quiz can be open book and unlimited attempts on the quiz are allowed.

Course Content

FMT Movement Specialist: Conscious Movement Assessment
Module

Instructor

STEVEN CAPOBIANCO, DC, DACRB

Dr. Capobianco holds a B.A. and M.A. in Kinesiology and Exercise Science in addition to a doctorate in Chiropractic Medicine. Steve is a practicing sports chiropractor, currently holding a Diplomate in Rehab from the ACA, in addition he is a Certified Chiropractic Sports Practitioner, and a Performance Enhancement Specialists from the NASM. He is a certified in Active Release and Graston Technique provider that allows him to treat a myriad of musculoskeletal injuries using a combination of hand and tool release therapy. Steve recently launched a sports specific rehab and performance institute called ProjectMOVE in Denver Colorado that focuses on identifying motor control dysfunction in an attempt to enhance human performance from the professional athlete to weekend warrior. Steve is an avid athlete with a passion for sports. He has spent 25 years competing in ice hockey, lacrosse, triathlons, adventure racing, and natural bodybuilding. Steve is the Medical Director for Rocktape, pioneering evidence-informed education development that challenges the status quo in movement learning. He authored the Fascial Movement Taping manual and lectures world wide on the movement based taping technique.

HOUR ONE

Who is a Movement Specialist (Ch 1)

  • Where does the movement specialist fit with other professionals?
  • How to we best collaborate?

How to we categorize movement (Ch 2)

  • Conscious vs Subconscious Movement
  • Conscious Movement qualities
  • Subconscious movement qualities
  • Movement signatures, individual differences
  • Can your subject make the “shape”?
  • Is movement efficient?
  • Is movement effective?
  • How does the environment influence movement?
  • How is fear and threat involved?
  • Autonomic Heisman concept 

Movement Variability (Ch 3)

  • Movement Variability concepts and influence on subconscious movement
  • Movement Chameleon concepts and influence on subconscious movement
  • Movement Lab Experience (stand to floor to stand) with Instructor Feedback

HOUR TWO

History (Ch 4)

  • Acknowledging experts in the field and their contribution to the FMT method of approach

Movement Screening and Assessment (Ch 5)

  • Discussion on screening’s goals
  • Target movement: Deep Squat
  • Influence of Brain, Midline and Mechanics on conscious movement performance
  • Mechanical screen – effectively assume shape
  • Brain screen – efficiency factor
  • Midline screen – ability to control 3 planes in environment (adaptability)
  • Assessment reliability and validity
  • Digital Movement Assessment – Demonstrate the utility of using digital movement tools to objectify movement dysfunctional patterns
  • Lab and instructor feedback

HOUR THREE

Psychosocial Aspects (Ch 6)

  • Psychology’s influence on conscious movement patterns
  • Personality influence on conscious movement patterns

Threat Screen (Ch 7)

  • Kinesiophobia testing with validated questionnaires (FABQ, Tampa Scale) as it relates to movement capacity
  • FMT Threat Screen – creating unvalidated tests
    • Red Light – Significance on ‘conscious’ movement performance
    • Yellow Light – Significance on ‘conscious’ movement performance
    • Green Light – Significance on ‘conscious’ movement performance
  • Lab and instructor feedback

Personality Screen (Ch 8)

  • Personality screen testing, scoring and score relevance
  • Lab and instructor feedback

Subsystems (Ch 9)

HOUR FOUR

Brain Subsystem (Ch 10)

  • 2 Pt Discrimination Assessment and its relevance on ‘conscious’ movement
  • Foot Zone Mapping and its relevance on ‘conscious’ movement
  • Corrective Tactics with equipment to intervene on mapping dysfunction
  • Re-screen/Assess target movement – Deep Squat
  • Discuss system of approach with Hip and Shoulder Zone
  • Tactics with equipment and instructor feedback 

HOUR FIVE

Midline Subsystem (Ch 11)

  • Spinal engine theory
  • Sagittal Plane control
  • Lab and instructor feedback
  • Tactics with equipment and instructor feedback
  • Frontal Plane control
  • Lab and instructor feedback
  • Tactics with equipment and instructor feedback
  • Transverse Plane control
  • Lab and instructor feedback
  • Tactics with equipment and instructor feedback

HOUR SIX

Mechanical Subsystem (Ch 12)

  • Foot Zone Screening and Assessment Strategies
  • Foot Zone Corrective Tactics  – Mobility and Stability Tactics
  • Re-Screen Target Movement – Deep Squat
  • Discuss system of approach for Hip/Shoulder Zones
  • Case Study Application – application of multi-system approach to ‘conscious’ movement

DC  

This course is valid for continuing education credit in the following states, so long as it falls within the scope of practice as outlined by the corresponding state board: AL, AK, AR, CA, CO, CT, DE, DC, GA, HI, ID, IL, IA, IN, KS, KY, ME, MD, MA, MI, MN, MO, MT, NE, NV, NH, NJ, NY, NC, ND, OH, OR, PA, RI, SC, SD, TX, UT, VT, VA, WA, WV, WY (Considered distance learning, please check with your board how many hours you are allowed)

Please note that online continuing education is not recognized in the following states: FL, LA, MS, OK, WI

*NUHS makes no representation either directly or indirectly that the substantive matter being presented is approved or within respective scope of licensing. It remains the attendees’ responsibility to contact the state board(s) from which they seek continuing education credits for purposes of ensuring said board(s) approves both the delivery method and content as they relate to this event.

AZ, NM, TN CEU approval for this course has been submitted and is pending.

 

PT/PTA 

AL, CO, CT, IA, MA, ME, MN, NE, NH, OR, SD, UT, WA, WY – FMT Movement Specialist meets continuing education requirements for these State Physical Therapy Boards

AR- FMT Movement Specialist has been approved by the AR State Physical Therapy Board for 6.0 contact hours.

CA – (FMT Movement Specialist 6.0 CEUs) approved by the California Physical Therapy Association

KY- FMT Movement Specialist has been approved by the APTA Kentucky, A Chapter of the American Physical Therapy Association, for 6 Category 1 contact hour(s).

LA – FMT Movement Specialist has been approved by the LA Physical Therapy Board for 6 contact hours.

FL, MD, NM, NE, NV, OK, TX – CEU applications have been submitted and approvals are pending.

OK – FMT Movement Specialist has been approved by the Oklahoma State board of Medical Licensure & Supervision for 6 category B hours PT CE course #202112783

NJ- FMT Movement Specialist is Approved by NJ Board of PT Examiners for 6 contact hours.

AK, AZ, DE, GA, HI, ID, IN, MI, MS, MO, MT, NC, ND, PA, RI, SC, TN, VA  – FMT Movement Specialist meets continuing education requirements for these State Physical Therapy Boards by virtue of approval by APTA Kentucky, A Chapter of the American Physical Therapy Association, for 6 Category 1 contact hours.

DC, IL – FMT Movement Specialist (6 contact hours) meets continuing education requirements for these State Physical Therapy Boards by virtue of a National University of Health Sciences approval. NUHS is recognized by the Secretary of States Department of Education.

VT- FMT Movement Specialist is approved by the APTA Vermont approval for 6 CEUs.

WV- FMT Movement Specialist Course is approved by the West Virginia Board of Physical Therapy for 6 CEUs

WI- FMT Movement Specialist is approved by the Wisconsin Physical Therapy Association approved for 6 credits.

 

ATC  

FMT  Movement Specialist (BOC Approved provider # P8570) is approved by the Board of Certification, Inc. to provide continuing education to Certified Athletic Trainers. This program is eligible for a maximum of (6 hours/CEUs FMT Movement Specialist Category A).  ATs should claim only those hours actually spent in the educational program.

 

LMT  

FMT  Movement Specialist is approved (#179) by the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork (NCBTMB) as a continuing education Approved Provider 

 

OT 

AR, HI, ID, MA, ME, MI, NE, ND, SC, TX, VA, WI OT – FMT Movement Specialist meets continuing education requirements for these State OT Boards.

 

FITNESS

ACSM

FMT Movement Specialist (0.6 CECs) is approved by ACSM Provider #922

AFAA

FMT Movement Specialist (0.6 CEUs) has been approved by the AFAA Professional Education Committee.

NASM

FMT Movement Specialist (0.6 CEUs) has been approved by NASM. Provider #922

NFPT

FMT Movement Specialist (1.2 CEUs) has been approved by NFPT.

ISSA

ISSA (International Sports Science Association) has approved the following programs for CECs. FMT Movement Specialist (0.6 CEC) Refer to each program CEC details.

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