Functional Movement Techniques Certification
Series: FMT Blades
FMT Movability introduces the concept of movement
therapy and performance enhancement to create simple and effective home care
mobility and stability programs. Tools (balls, bands, rollers and kinesiology
tape) will be used to tackle an evidence–informed, joint by joint approach to
movement and functional rehabilitation. Movement assessments will be used to
identify dysfunctional movement patterns. Take a closer look with joint range of
motion testing to determine if movement dysfunctions are because of joint
fixation, lack of soft tissue extensibility, or poor stability in the human
system. Attendees walk away with the ability to teach at home therapy for their
WHAT YOU WILL LEARN
•Distinguish differences between joint fixation,
tissue extensibility, or motor control dysfunction
•Discuss movement assessment techniques to identify faulty motor patterns
•Perfect functional taping applications for joints/tissue that require motor
•Demonstrate proper foam rolling for pre-activity and post activity to heighten
or calm the neurological system
•Design exercises using bands and body weight with appropriate progressions and
regressions of those exercises
•Integrate thick gym bands to help mobilize joints that have been found to be
What to Bring
•Please wear comfortable and loose clothing – shorts are best for the bottom
half. You will tape and be taped, so access to the skin is very important!
•RockTape will supply rollers, balls, bands, tape, scissors and movement
assessment equipment needed for the course.
C. SHANTE COFIELD, PT, DPT, OCS, CSCS, CF-L1,
is a board certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist (OCS) practicing in NYC,
with specialties ranging from CrossFit injuries to pelvic floor dysfunction. Dr.
Cofield graduated from Georgetown University and continued her educational
pursuits at New York University, graduating with a Doctorate in Physical Therapy
(DPT) and becoming a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS). She
is also a certified Functional Movement Screen (FMS) provider, Selective
Functional Movement Assessment (SFMA) provider, a Functional Range Conditioning
mobility specialist (FRCms), and holds a CrossFit Level I trainer certificate.
Outside of the clinic, Dr. Cofield is a RockTape instructor, an advisory board
member for WODMedic, and the creator of The Movement Maestro, a website and
social-media based platform devoted to all things human movement and mobility
related. She has also served as content expert for numerous publications and has
lectured at universities and exercise facilities on topics including screening
techniques, movement patterns, and injury prevention. She is a proud member of
CrossFit718, serving as their in-house PT and movement specialist.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND
•Physical Therapist Assistants
•Occupational Therapy Assistants
•Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialists
CREDITS - CE Approvals
American College of Sports Medicine - The
American College of Sports Medicine's Professional Education Committee certifies
that Cross Country Education meets the criteria for official ACSM Approved
Provider Status from (2013-December 31, 2016). Providership #650699.This
Continuing Education offering meets the criteria for 8 credit hours of ACSM
Continuing Education Credit.
The American Occupational Therapy Association, Inc. - Cross Country
Education is an AOTA Approved Provider of continuing education. This course is
offered for .8 AOTA CEUs. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement
of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA. AOTA
Educational level Introductory, Category 2: Occupational Therapy Process.
Board of Certification, Inc. - Cross Country Education is recognized by
the Board of Certification, Inc. to offer continuing education for Certified
Athletic Trainers. BOC Approved Provider # P3097 8 CEUs will be awarded.
General Statement - This educational offering qualifies for 8 continuing
education hours as required by many national, state and local licensing boards
and professional organizations. Save your course outline and certificate of
completion, and contact your own board or organization for specific filing
Illinois Physical Therapy Association - This program has been submitted
to the Illinois Physical Therapy Association for approval of 8 credit hours.
This course content is not intended for use by any participants outside the
scope of their license or regulation.
Indiana Professional Licensing Agency, Physical Therapy Committee - This
meets the IN-PT approval under 844 IAC 6-8-5 Approved Organizations #9, please
contact IN Board or Association if you have questions.
Kentucky Physical Therapy Association - This program has been submitted
to the Kentucky Physical Therapy Association for approval of 8 contact hours.
SEMINAR CLASS TIME:
Seminar Check-in: 7:30 AM Seminar Class 8:00 AM -