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Blood Flow Restriction Training

A Contemporary Strategy for Athletic Training (Video) | 1 CEU/CEC
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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.

Exam & Video Info

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

Continuing Education Info

  • Accepted by the Board of Certification, Inc. (BOC) and may be used towards the continuing education (CE) requirement for Athletic Trainers (ATC). View more here.
  • Accepted by the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) and may be used towards the continuing education credit (CEC) requirement for ACSM professionals. View more here.
  • Level of difficulty: 4/Mastery
  • Learning Domains: 1, 2

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