Level 1 Online Blood Flow Restriction (BFR) Training Certification

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Level 1 Online Blood Flow Restriction (BFR) Training Certification

Whether you're a health professional or fitness enthusiast, this course will help you design and implement Blood Flow Restriction training specific exercises and protocols for your clients (or yourself) from the comfort of their home.

 


Level 1 Online Blood Flow Restriction Training Certification (5 Hours)

Course Description:

BLOOD FLOW RESTRICTION REHABILITATION (BFR) IS A POWERFUL TOOL FOR THE REHABILITATION AND FITNESS PROFESSIONAL. WITH OVER 1000 PEER-REVIEWED ARTICLES IN THE SCIENTIFIC LITERATURE THE EFFICACY CAN NOT BE DENIED. BY USING PROPER BFR TECHNIQUES TO EXERCISING LIMBS YOU CAN IMPROVE STRENGTH, HYPERTROPHY AND ENDURANCE CHANGES WHILE USING A VERY LIGHT LOAD WITHIN A SMALL SPACE LIKE AN ATHLETIC TRAINING ROOM OR SMALL TREATMENT ROOM.

Course Objectives:

By the end of the course, attendees will be able to:

  • Discuss the benefits of blood flow restriction (BFR) training
  • Discuss Indications and Contraindications of BFR Training
  • Demonstrate safe and effective placement of BFR cuffs
  • Compare and contrast different uses of BFR from bed ridden to athleticperformance training

Course Outline:

Hour 1 - Introduction

  • What is Blood Flow Restriction (BFR) Training
  • Why would a clinician use BFR - Increase Strength/Hypertrophy/Cardiovascular function in a rehab setting
  • Why would a fitness fanatic use BFR - Increase Strength/hypertrophy/Recovery/cardio - in a gym/crossfit setting
  • Case Studies

Hour 2 - The Science Behind BFR Training

Hour 3 - How Does BFR Work?

Hour 4 - Who benefits from BFR?

  • Who should avoid BFR?
  • Indications/Contraindications
  • Programming BFR Training
  • High intensity Training (def.)
  • Low Intensity Training (def.)
  • Establishing a 1RM using a 10RM test f. Reps and Sets and total volume

Hour 5 - Using BFR Cuffs

 

 

Physical Therapists

This course has been approved for 5.0 CE hours by APTA Chapters in the following states: OH, LA

The following states accept courses approved by other APTA Chapters: AL, AK, AR, AZ (Cat.A), DC, DE, GA, HI, ID, IN, KS, KY, MI, MO, MS, MT (Cat.A), NC, ND, NM, OR, PA, RI, SC, TN (Class 1), UT, VA, VT, WI, WY

The following states do not pre-approve courses:

*CO: This course qualifies for 5.0 PDAs, Category 1. This course abides by regulatory guidelines for continuing education in Colorado for PTs and PTAs.

*CT: This course abides by regulatory guidelines for continuing education for PTs and PTAs in Connecticut and qualifies for 5.0 CE hours.

*IA: The Bureau of Professional Licensure does not pre-approve continuing education providers, sponsors or individual programs. It is the licensees’ responsibility to determine if the continuing education programs they attend meet the requirements of their professional licensure board. This course qualifies for 5.0 CE hours.

*MA: This course abides by regulatory guidelines for continuing education for PTs and PTAs in Massachusetts and qualifies for 5.0 CE hours.

*ME: This course abides by regulatory guidelines for continuing education for PTs and PTAs in Maine and qualifies for 5.0 CE hours.

*NE: This course abides by regulatory guidelines for continuing education for PTs and PTAs in Nebraska and qualifies for 5.0 CE hours.

*NH: This course abides by regulatory guidelines for continuing education for PTs and PTAs in New Hampshire (RSA 328-A) and qualifies for 5.0 CE hours.

*WA: This course abides by regulatory guidelines for continuing education for PTs and PTAs in Washington and qualifies for 5.0 CE hours.

 

Athletic Trainers

Smart Tools (Approved Provider#: P10179) is approved by the Board of Certification, Inc. to provide continuing education to Athletic Trainers. This program is eligible for a maximum of 5 Category A hours/CEUs. ATs should claim only those hours actually spent in the educational program.

 


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