Webinar: The Science Of Stretching
Topic: The Science of Stretching
Presenter: Brad Carlson
Have you ever questioned why we stretch our soft tissue before we train or compete? Did you know there are at least 8 different ways to stretch? How do you know which one is right? Should you stretch before you train, after, or not at all?
If you are looking for answers on reducing your athlete's muscular injuries, while enhancing their performance, this webinar is for you!
From this webinar you will:
• Acquire knowledge of how to better prepare your athletes for training and competition.
• Understand the mechanical and neurological stresses to soft tissue when it is being stretched.
• Know which type of stretching is the most appropriate at the right time during training and recovery.
Brad Carlson is a Certified Muscle Activation Specialist, Advanced Level Certified Personal Trainer with the National Academy of Sports Medicine, and a Mastery Level Resistance Training Specialist. Brad is a consultant and Muscle Activation Specialist for high school, college and Olympic athletes. Brad also consults for the US Air Force Academy and Ft Carson Fire Departments, Team USA and Canada figure skaters, including Patrick Chan, 2011 & 2012 Men's Figure Skating World Champion. Brad has been the Muscle Activation Specialist for Hunter Kemper and Sara Haskins since 2010, and in 2011 was on the medical staff at the Pan American Games with USAT.
Event Type: National
Entry Fee: $24.99 for USAT Members or Coaches; $39.99 for Non-Members
Event Date: Jul. 18, 2012
Start Time: 4:00 PM MST
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