Neuromuscular Profiling and Assessment (October 2019)

Learn how to pinpoint neuromuscular deficits that can’t be seen with the coaching eye. 

Course Dates:
Friday October 18th and Saturday October 19th 2019

Course Venue:
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
Day 1
8:30 am to 9:00 amWelcome and Registration
9:00 am to 10:15 amSeminar 1: Introduction to Neuromuscular Assessments, Force Asymmetry Testing, and Why Measuring What Matters, Matters
10:15 am to 10:30 amBreak
10:30 am to 12:30 pmSeminar 2, Part 1: Force Asymmetry Testing: Force Plate Methodology and Assessing Neuromuscular Abilities
12:30 pm to 1:30 pmLunch
1:30 pm to 3:00 pmApplied Practice Session: Force Time Curve Analysis
3:00 pm to 3:15 pmBreak
3:15 pm to 4:30 pmSeminar 2, Part 2: Force Asymmetry Testing: Monitoring Neuromuscular Readiness and Fatigue


Day 2
9:00 am to 10:15 amSeminar 3: Surface Electromyography and Assessing Intermuscular/Intramuscular Coordination
10:15 am to 10:30 amBreak
10:30 am to 12:00 pmApplied Practice Session: Adding in EMG Analyses
12:00 pm to 1:00 pmLunch
1:00 pm to 2:15 pmSeminar 3 (cont.): Surface Electromyography and Assessing Intermuscular/Intramuscular Coordination
2:15 pm to 2:30 pmBreak
2:30 pm to 3:30 pmBuilding 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.

Course Instructor:

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.

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Course Information


  • Enrollment in this course closed on .