# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Sports Medicine II Task 1276117443

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Develop a safe flexibility program for healthy individuals.

Definition

Development should reflect appropriate safety precautions and an understanding of age, sport/activity, gender, overall condition, and individual considerations. The flexibility program should include the following steps:

  • Assess current status.
  • Establish goals.
  • Develop a beginning exercise program.
  • Instruct in safe and appropriate technique.
  • Initiate progressive program.
  • Assess and modify program over time.

Process/Skill Questions

  • How is current flexibility status assessed?
  • What are the different types of flexibility goals?
  • How are appropriate flexibility goals determined for an individual?
  • What are the criteria for progression?
  • When is it appropriate/necessary to establish new goals?

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Health Education

 

NASM-Certified Personal Trainer

Chapter 7 Flexibility Training Concepts

  • Explain the effects of muscle imbalances on the human movement system (kinetic chain).
  • Provide a scientific rationale for the use of an integrated flexibility training program.
  • Differentiate between the various types of flexibility techniques.
  • Perform and instruct appropriate flexibility techniques for given situations.