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SWIS Exercise Muscle Testing Certification

Description

Join Dr. Ken Kinakin for two full days of muscle testing for Upper and Lower Body Weight Training Exercises. Learn how to muscle test 40 common weight training exercises to determine if a muscle is functional enough for a specific exercise, and the rehab exercises to help make it functional.

This Seminar is for:

  • Trainers who want to learn more advanced skills and techniques to improve their clients
  • Trainers who want to work with Doctors and Therapists and receive referrals from them
  • Trainers who want to increase their financial value and become an indisposable team member
DAY 1 – Upper Body Exercise Muscle Testing - Agenda
Time Topic
08:30 AM to 09:00 AM Registration and Check-In
09:00 AM to 10:30 AM Workshop Chest Exercise Muscle Testing
10:30 AM to 12:00 PM Workshop Shoulder Exercise Muscle Testing
12:00 PM to 01:00 PM Lunch
01:00 PM to 02:00 PM Workshop Bicep Exercise Muscle Testing
02:00 PM to 03:00 PM Workshop Forearm Exercise Muscle Testing
03:00 PM to 04:30 PM Workshop Review of Chest, Shoulder, Bicep, Tricep, Forearm Exercise Muscle Testing
04:30 PM to 05:00 PM Practical Exam

DAY 1 – Upper Body Exercise Muscle Testing Seminar Topics Include:

We will cover the mechanics of exercise muscle testing including these comprehensive tests:

Chest

Functional anatomy / Dysfunctional anatomy
  1. Barbell bench press muscle test
  2. Dumbbell bench press muscle test
  3. Dumbbell fly muscle test
  4. Incline dumbbell fly muscle test
  5. Incline dumbbell bench press muscle test
  6. Machine bench press muscle test

Shoulder - Deltoid

Functional anatomy / Dysfunctional anatomy
  1. Dumbbell lateral raise
  2. Dumbbell shoulder press
  3. Machine shoulder press
  4. Bent over lateral raise

Biceps

Functional anatomy / Dysfunctional anatomy
  1. Barbell curl muscle test
  2. Preacher curl muscle test

Triceps

Functional anatomy / Dysfunctional anatomy
  1. Close grip bench press muscle test
  2. Dumbbell kickback muscle test
  3. Lying triceps extension press muscle test
  4. One Arm triceps extension muscle test
  5. Triceps pushdown muscle test

Forearms

Functional anatomy / Dysfunctional anatomy
  1. Reverse curl muscle test
  2. Hammer curl muscle test
  3. Wrist curl extension muscle test
DAY 2 – Lower Body Exercise Muscle Testing - Agenda
Time Topic
08:30 AM to 09:00 AM Registration and Check-In
09:00 AM to 10:00 PM Mechanics of Exercise Muscle Testing - Theory
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM Workshop Upper Back - Latissimus Dorsi and Trapezius muscle testing
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM Workshop Lower Back - Lumbar Erectors and Gluteus Maximus muscle testing
12:00 PM to 01:00 PM Lunch
01:00 PM to 02:00 PM Workshop Quadriceps and Hamstrings Exercise Muscle Testing
02:00 PM to 03:30 PM Workshop Adductors, Abductors, Calves, Abdominals Exercise Muscle Testing
03:00 PM to 04:30 PM Workshop Review of Upper Back, Lower Back, Quadriceps, Hamstrings, Calf, Abdominals Exercise Muscle Testing
04:30 PM to 05:00 PM Practical Exam

DAY 2 – Seminar Topics Include:

We will cover advanced concepts and techniques of exercise muscle testing including these comprehensive tests:

Upper Back - Latissimus Dorsi and Trapezius

Functional anatomy / Dysfunctional anatomy
  1. Lat Pulldown muscle test
  2. Dumbell One Arm Row muscle test
  3. Chin Up muscle test

Lower Back - Lumbar Erectors and Gluteus Maximus

Functional anatomy / Dysfunctional anatomy
  1. Back Extension muscle test
  2. Unilateral Back Extension muscle test
  3. Quadratus Lumborum muscle test
  4. Reverse Hyperextension muscle test

Quadriceps

Functional anatomy / Dysfunctional anatomy
  1. Squats muscle test - lying, sitting, standing
  2. Lunges muscle test
  3. Leg Extension muscle test
  4. Abductor muscle test
  5. Adductor muscle test

Hamstrings

Functional anatomy / Dysfunctional anatomy
  1. Leg Curl muscle test - lying face down, lying face up, sitting

Calf - Gastrocnemius, Posterior Tibialis, Peroneus

Functional anatomy / Dysfunctional anatomy
  1. Posterior Tibialis muscle test
  2. Peroneus muscle test

Abdominals - Rectus Abdominus, Obliques, Transverse Abdominus

  1. Hanging Leg Raise - Lower Rectus Abdominus
  2. Rope Crunch - Mid Rectus Abdominus
  3. Crunches - Upper Rectus Abdominus
  4. Twisting Crunches - Obliques

Requirements:

  • Notebooks, pen, pencil, paper etc…

Course Instructor

Dr. Ken Kinakin, DC, CSCS

Dr. Kinakin has competed in bodybuilding and powerlifting for over 30 years. He regularly lectures across Canada and United States to doctors and Personal Trainers on the areas of weight-training, rehabilitation and nutrition. He maintains a private practice in Mississauga, Ontario and is the founder of the Society of Weight-Training Injury Specialists – SWIS For more information please visit www.swis.ca.

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