Changing With The Trends

by Chuck Wolf |  Date Released : 28 May 2010

  • Collaboration between physical therapy and fitness
  • Health care is changing… capitation, regulation
  • What skills will trainers need to map with the emerging trends in the industry?
  • The fitness industry has not communicated nor documented very well with the medical field
  • Speaking the same language as an industry for proper documentation
  • Common practices are not necessarily best practices
  • Proper credentials and training
  • Where does the scope of practice for a fitness professional end?
  • Our scope of practice is the understanding of movement
  • What the books tell us about anatomy is nearly the opposite of actual function
  • Eccentric, tri-planar, integrated movement
  • We need to determine the why before developing the what, when and how
  • Top educators and resources
  • Humanmotionassociates.com
  • Hmafit.com

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Chuck Wolf

About the author: Chuck Wolf

Chuck Wolf has a Masters of Science Degree in Exercise Physiology from George Williams College and specializes in Applied Biomechanics. He presently is the Director of Human Motion Associates in Orlando, Florida, consulting with clients ranging from the rehabilitation setting to professional athletes of the highest level including many of the top 50 PGA players in the world and numerous professional baseball players. He has emerged as a leader of functional anatomy and biomechanics within the fitness and sports performance industries and works extensively with internal medicine physicians, orthopedic specialists and physical therapists addressing musculoskeletal issues and developing corrective exercise programs. Chuck has presented at many national and international conferences, written dozens of articles and produced many educational videos in the areas of human motion, sports science and human performance.

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