The Strength Ball Training continuing education course presents
assessments; exercises; programs for injury prevention, mobility,
conditioning, strength, and special populations; and access to online
video demonstrations and full-length programs.
Course components are delivered as printed products:
The Strength Ball Training, Third Edition e-book
Continuing education exam
At the completion of this course you will be able to do the following:
Select and implement proper assessment techniques to identify areas for improvement.
Describe proper strength ball exercise technique using step-by-step instructions.
Determine appropriate strength ball exercises for each body part.
Explain whole-body primal moves and agility drills that increase strength, mobility, balance, and movement skills.
Demonstrate proper stretching technique to enhance full-body flexibility and mobility.
Describe the rationale for program development using the strength ball.
Preferred by elite athletes, fitness experts, and strength and conditioning specialists, stability and medicine ball exercises are essential to developing core power, strength, balance, increased reaction time, coordination, and stability. The Strength Ball Training, Third Edition, course presents those exercises along with instruction in developing resistance training programs that deliver results.
Whether you are a fitness enthusiast, coach, personal trainer, or physical therapist, Strength Ball Training offers you simple assessments to identify the current fitness levels and appropriate starting points of your clients. You can then follow the exercise progressions and modifications to customize each exercise to fit client needs. Many of the exercises incorporate additional types of equipment such as dumbbells, cables, barbells, strength bands, and balance boards. Access to an online library of video demonstrations of complex exercises helps simplify their instruction. This course also offers complete programs for injury prevention, mobility, conditioning, strength, and special populations such as youth. These programs can be used alone or sequenced for longer, more challenging workouts.
The study guide includes a course syllabus, learning objectives, learning activities, and referenced answer key. The study guide emphasizes key concepts of the book and video content to prepare individuals to pass the 50-question exam composed of multiple-choice and true-or-false questions at the completion of the course.
Based on the book of the same name from Lorne Goldenberg and Peter Twist, two of the most respected names in the strength and conditioning industry, the Strength Ball Training CE Course is what strength and conditioning professionals need to enable clients to strengthen their athletic performance.
How to Access the Online Video
Learn and Practice With the Strength Ball Training, Third Edition Book and Online Video
Chapter 1 The Strength Ball Advantage
Chapter 2 Training With the Strength Ball
Chapter 3 Assessment
Chapter 4 Core Stabilization
Chapter 5 Core Rotation
Chapter 6 Legs and Hips
Chapter 7 Chest
Chapter 8 Shoulders and Upper Back
Chapter 9 Abdominals, Lower Back, and Glutes
Chapter 10 Biceps, Triceps, and Forearms
Chapter 11 Whole Body
Chapter 12 Flexibility
Chapter 13 Strength Ball Programs
Online Video Content
Learning Activities Answer Key
Exam and Evaluation
Exam Answer Sheet
A course for strength and conditioning professionals, personal trainers,
athletic trainers, fitness instructors, and other certified
Lorne Goldenberg is the director of the UPMC Sports Performance
Complex in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The Sports Performance Complex
provides services to athletes of all ages, skill levels, and sports
along with nonathletes and others seeking to improve their fitness. He
works with athletes in all sports, making them total-body strong and
breaking new ground in targeted injury prevention, surgery,
rehabilitation, training, and performance. Goldenberg is the former
owner of the Athletic Conditioning Center and Strength Tek Fitness and
Wellness Consultants, which provides service to more than 20,000 people
throughout North America in Ottawa, Toronto, Montreal, and Boston.
Goldenberg has been active in the field of sport performance for over 30
years. Having worked in the National Hockey League (NHL) and Canadian
Football League (CFL), he has served the Montreal Canadiens, Florida
Panthers, Ottawa Senators, Ottawa Rough Riders, St. Louis Blues, Chicago
Blackhawks, Quebec Nordiques, Colorado Avalanche, Windsor Spitfires,
Owen Sound Attack, Ottawa 67’s, and the University of Ottawa football
team. Players such as Daniel Alfredsson, Daniel Briere, Zach Bogosian,
Steven Stamkos, and Matt Bradley are just a few who seek out his
Goldenberg earned an honors degree in physical education from the
University of Ottawa and is certified by the National Strength and
Conditioning Association as a strength and conditioning specialist. He
is also a certified exercise physiologist (CEP) through the Canadian
Society for Exercise Physiology.
Goldenberg has published numerous articles in journals and magazines,
including Men’s Journal, Physical, and Ironman. At
conferences he has presented for organizations such as the National
Strength and Conditioning Coaches Association, IDEA Health & Fitness
Association, CanFitPro, American Fitness Professionals & Associates,
Perform Better, Twist Conditioning, Yale University, and Dalhousie
Peter Twist is the president and CEO of Twist Conditioning, an
athlete conditioning company with franchised centers in the United
States and Canada. His company offers one-on-one and team training, a
line of 350 sport fitness products, and sport conditioning specialist
certifications delivered by Twist master coaches throughout Canada, the
United States, Australia, and the United Kingdom. A frequent guest
lecturer at international fitness conferences and coaching clinics,
Twist delivers workshops on sport conditioning to personal trainers,
conditioning coaches, sport coaches, teachers, and medical professionals.
Twist has coached more than 700 professional athletes, including Hakeem
Olajuwon, Mark Messier, and Justin Morneau, and was the NHL conditioning
coach and exercise physiologist for the Vancouver Canucks (1994 Stanley
Cup finalist) for 11 years. An NSCA-certified strength and conditioning
specialist and CanFitPro personal training specialist with a master's
degree in coaching science from the University of British Columbia,
Twist was president of the Hockey Conditioning Coaches Association,
editor of the Journal of Hockey Conditioning, and NSCA provincial
director for British Columbia.
Twist and his team have been selected by the Chinese Olympic Committee
to lead the performance training and rehabilitation for the Chinese team
in upcoming summer and winter Olympics. He will work with athletes
competing in the Rio 2016 Olympics, the 2017 China National Games, and
the PyeongChang 2018 Olympics and will offer long-term athlete
development programs aimed at the Beijing 2022 Olympics.
Twist has authored 10 books, 16 DVDs, and more than 400 articles on
sport-specific conditioning. A CanFitPro Specialty Presenter of the Year
and recipient of the Business Excellence Award as Business Person of the
Year, Twist earned the 2013 IDEA World Fitness Inspiration Award for his
example of living life to the fullest.