Blood Flow Restriction Training: A Contemporary Strategy for Athletic Training (Video) | 1 CEU/CEC
Board of Certification, Inc. (BOC) Athletic Trainers:1 CEU
Board of Certification, Inc. (BOC) Course Expiry:Dec 31, 2025
American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) Professionals:1 CEC
American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) Course Expiry:Dec 31, 2024
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.
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.