Description: Student demonstration video. Students describe isometric exercises and provide examples of isometric exercises.
Concentric and Eccentric Exercises
Description: Demonstration and explanation of concentric and eccentric contractions by physical therapy faculty.
Progressive Resistance Exercises
Description: Inservice presented by a physical therapist to an audience of rehabililtation professionals to learn how to progress a patient’s exercise program based on evidenced based techniques safely and creatively. It’s a little long, but the information is evidence-based and user friendly. Since it was designed for professionals and not students, it may be little more than what you need to know now. But, sometimes talking about these concepts in an advanced framework helps the student see how it all fits together.
Muscle Anatomy and Physiology
- Types of Muscles
- Skeletal Muscle Structure
- Muscle Fiber Types
- Muscle Physiology
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