INTRODUCTION TO STRENGTH TRAINING FOR ALLIED HEALTH PROFESSIONALS
LOCATION: Elite Sports Performance, Spotswood, Melbourne
COST: $350 (inc GST), $220 for Students
PD HOURS: 7 hours
Registration Form: Strength Training For Health Professional Registration Form
This is a 1 day course designed specifically for the allied health professional (osteopath, physiotherapist,chiropractor, exercise physiologist, myotherapist and personal trainer).
This course has been designed to introduce you to resistance training and the common strength and conditioninglifts performed by athletes and everyday gym goers. The day will take a look at movement screening, gmovement preparation, the 3 big lifts (squat, deadlift and bench press) and common accessory lifts.
- Provide understanding of basic strength and conditioning exercises.
- Understand terminology commonly used in strength and conditioning.
- Exercise Progressions & Regressions for the Squat, Deadlift and Upper Body.
- Apply and understand how to implement basic strength and conditioning exercises into the rehabilitation setting.
- Understand how strength and conditioning fits into rehabilitation to return to play pathway.
Martyn Girvan (Strength & Conditioning)
Martyn has a degree in exercise science and a degree in psychology. Martyn has an extensive background in physical preparation in various sports at an elite level. Martyn was the Strength Coach for the Collingwood AFL Football Club from 2006 to 2014, highlighted by their 2010 premiership win.
Martyn has previously been involved with the following sporting organisations: Performance Manager for the Malaysian National Track Cycling team (both sprint and endurance) based in Melbourne.
Presenter to the Australian strength and conditioning association. Martyn still competes at an elite level in powerlifting. Find out more about Martyn and Elite Sports Performance @ http://www.elitesportsperformance.com.au/.
Heath Williams (Osteopath, Strength & Conditioning)
Heath is an osteopath and level 2 accredited coach with the Australian Strength and Conditioning Association who works in private clinical practice who has an interest in movement assessment, exercise prescription and strength and conditioning.
Heath currently lectures in exercise rehabilitation to osteopathy students at Victoria University. Heath has carried out post graduate training in Functional Movement Systems, SFMA, Certificate Applied Functional Science (CAFS) and 3DMaps at the Gray Institute, Kettlebell training, powerlifting and much more.
Daniel Di Pasqua (Strength & Conditioning)
Daniel has been part of the physical preparation staff at the Melbourne Storm NRL team since 2007 where he currently is the Head Strength Coach.
He has a Bachelor’s Degree in Applied Science in Exercise and Sport Science (Deakin University) and has completed his Master’s Degree in Exercise Science(Edith Cowan University).
He has also worked as a consultant to the Melbourne Rebels Rugby Union team along with several international sprint cyclists.
As a competitive powerlifter, he has Squatted 302.5kg, Benched 210kg and Deadlifted 280 in the 90kg weight class. Daniel has been part of the Elite SportsPerformance team now for over 10 years, combining many years of practical experience in the field of elite sports with high level education to a wide spectrum of athletes and various backgrounds.
Daniel’s main area of expertise is within strength/power development, long term athletic development from junior to elite, as well as return to play protocols following injuries.”