Learn how to pinpoint neuromuscular deficits that can’t be seen with the coaching eye.
Friday October 18th and Saturday October 19th 2019
US Olympic and Paralympic Training Center
1750 E Boulder St.
Colorado Springs, CO 80909
- Why vertical jumping should be monitored for athletic populations
- How to set up a recording process to ensure quality data collection
- How to employ dual force plate methodology to monitor and evaluate
- functional force asymmetries
- neuromuscular readiness
- neuromuscular performance
- How to integrate neuromuscular testing into a cohesive training program for injured and non-injured athletes
|8:30 am to 9:00 am||Welcome and Registration|
|9:00 am to 10:15 am||Seminar 1: Introduction to Neuromuscular Assessments, Force Asymmetry Testing, and Why Measuring What Matters, Matters|
|10:15 am to 10:30 am||Break|
|10:30 am to 12:30 pm||Seminar 2, Part 1: Force Asymmetry Testing: Force Plate Methodology and Assessing Neuromuscular Abilities|
|12:30 pm to 1:30 pm||Lunch|
|1:30 pm to 3:00 pm||Applied Practice Session: Force Time Curve Analysis|
|3:00 pm to 3:15 pm||Break|
|3:15 pm to 4:30 pm||Seminar 2, Part 2: Force Asymmetry Testing: Monitoring Neuromuscular Readiness and Fatigue|
|9:00 am to 10:15 am||Seminar 3: Surface Electromyography and Assessing Intermuscular/Intramuscular Coordination|
|10:15 am to 10:30 am||Break|
|10:30 am to 12:00 pm||Applied Practice Session: Adding in EMG Analyses|
|12:00 pm to 1:00 pm||Lunch|
|1:00 pm to 2:15 pm||Seminar 3 (cont.): Surface Electromyography and Assessing Intermuscular/Intramuscular Coordination|
|2:15 pm to 2:30 pm||Break|
|2:30 pm to 3:30 pm||Building a Neuromuscular Monitoring Program|
Individuals working in elite/high performance sport. In particular those involved in athlete monitoring, performance testing, or return to play decision making.
- Lunch and coffee breaks both days
- Course handouts
- National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) approved 1.1 CEU(s) in category A for certified individuals attending this event.
- Arizona Physical Therapy Association (AZPTA) approved 1.1 CEU(s) in category A for applicable individuals attending this event.
Matt Jordan, PhD, CSCS
- Director, Sport Science
- Canadian Sport Institute Calgary
Matt Jordan is a coach and scientist with a MSc in Exercise Physiology, Neuromuscular Physiology and a PhD in Medical Science with a specialization in Joint Injury and Arthritis. He is a strength and conditioning coach to Olympic and professional athletes. In addition to directing strength and power training for the Canadian Sport Institute Calgary, Matt is also an Adjunct Professor at the University of Calgary and the Director of Sport Science/Sport Medicine for Alpine Canada.
Want to see an example of what you will learn about in this course? Check out the webinar we recorded with Matt for an introduction and overview of vertical jump asymmetry testing.
Early registration pricing will be available until September 6th.
If you are a USOC or a related NGB employee, contact firstname.lastname@example.org for special registration instructions.