Blood Flow Restriction Training (Video) | 1 CEU

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Explore the possibilities and mechanisms of blood flow restriction (BFR) training for strength training (in healthy clients), rehabilitation (post-injury and post-surgery), and the prevention of age-related muscle sarcopenia. Discover how the application of a pressure cuff to the proximal thigh or arm can result in anaerobic and concomitant metabolite changes associated with muscle hypertrophy.

Learning Objectives

  • Articulate the efficacy and appropriate use of blood flow restriction for athletic training, rehabilitation and age-related sarcopenia.
  • Synthesize the mechanisms of action of blood flow restriction training upon muscle hypertrophy and strength.
  • Identify risks, safety issues and contraindications for the application of Blood Flow Restriction training.

Video Outline
Section 1. Kaatsu Training. Blood Flow Restriction Training. Occlusion Training, Venous Occlusion Training.
Section 2. Muscle Hypertrophy: Back to Basics
Section 3. Blood Flow Restriction Training: Mechanisms of Action
Section 4. Blood Flow Restriction Training: Primary Mechanisms
Section 5. Blood Flow Restriction Training: Secondary Mechanisms
Section 6. Blood Flow Restriction Training: Adaptive Responses
Section 7. Blood Flow Restriction Training: Strategic Applications
Section 8. Blood Flow Restriction Training: Safety & Contraindications

Exam: 10 true/false statements. Downloadable. Unlimited retakes. View our "How It Works" video.
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