Elevating assessment skills using kinesiology and palpation: Hip muscles
Students will list movements of the hip
Students will identify the origins, insertions, and actions of the hip muscles
Students will lead partner through hip muscle movements
Students will identify dysfunction and abnormalities in movement and palpation of the hip muscles
By the end of class, students will demonstrate knowledge of the kinesiology of the area of the body (hip, lower leg, arm, trunk, neck, head and face, and shoulder) that is the focus of that class. They will lead the partner/client through muscle movements to assess variations in the subject’s movement and palpate the muscles of the area of the body discussed. The class will discuss modifications of treatment plans resultant from findings during palpation and kinesiology assessment.
Mask must be worn in class. Students should bring linens.
About the Instructor: Christine Merrill changed careers from teaching and coaching at the high school level to practicing massage in 2006. After graduating from the Nevada School of Massage Therapy, she worked at Massage Envy in Oro Valley, as an independent contractor at a local Pilates studio and at Miraval Life in Balance for a few years before finding her niche as a sole practitioner in her own evidence-based practice. Teaching at ASIS brings her career full circle, allowing her to use all of her skills.
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