1-day lecture workshop for Fitness & Movement Professionals that covers the fundamental musculoskeletal mechanics of anatomy and physiology (kinesiology) for fitness trainers and other movement professionals, including Pilates and yoga instructors.

The topics covered are:

  • Basic kinesiology terminology
  • Bones and major bony landmarks of the body
  • Joint mechanics and review of the major joints of the body
  • Muscle function, including concentric, eccentric, isometric (stabilization), open- and closed-chain contraction scenarios
  • Fascia and myofascial meridians
  • Nervous system control
  • The underlying biomechanical principles are discussed and applied to exercise and movement.

The approach of this workshop is to teach from the perspective of critical thinking so the trainer/instructor can creatively apply their exercise techniques with their clients.

About the Lecturer

  • Dr. Muscolino is a licensed chiropractic physician and teaches anatomy, physiology, and nutrition at Purchase College, State University of New York (SUNY). Dr. Joe Muscolino also taught kinesiology and musculoskeletal and visceral anatomy, physiology, and pathology courses at the Connecticut Center for Massage Therapy (CCMT) from 1986 – 2010.
  • Dr. Muscolino is also an approved provider by the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCBTMB) for continuing education (CE) credit for massage therapists and bodyworkers and runs numerous advanced study workshops, including deep tissue, advanced stretching, joint mobilization, and palpation workshops, as well as cadaver labs.
  • He also runs in-services for instructors of massage therapy, covering topics such as how to teach muscles, muscle palpation, kinesiology, and more; as well as in-services for Pilates and yoga instructors and fitness trainers on all subjects of musculoskeletal anatomy and physiology, and kinesiology.
  • Dr. Muscolino has a private Chiropractic practice in Fairfield, CT.

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Course Date and Venue


Course title:REVIEW OF ESSENTIAL ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY BIOMECHANICS
Date: 29 May 2017, Monday
Time: 9am to 6pm
Venue: TBA
Fees: S$150 per person
Closing date for registration: 1 April 2017
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