# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Sports Medicine II Task 1884257343

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Demonstrate safe lifting and spotting techniques as it relates to strengthening.


Demonstration should include, but is not limited to
  • free weights
  • core stabilization
  • Olympic lifting.

Process/Skill Questions

  • What is core stabilization?
  • What lifts are considered Olympic lifts?
  • What implements can be utilized as free weights? (dumbbells, kettlebells, medicine balls)
  • What are the specific steps/stages of each lift?
  • How is appropriate spotting determined?
  • How is appropriate lifting technique determined?
  • What are key elements of safe and appropriate lifting techniques? Spotting techniques?
  • What are the safety concerns when performing barbell exercises vs. dumbbell exercises?
  • What are some common errors that could lead to injury while performing squats?
  • What are proper breathing techniques for individuals to conduct while performing exercises?
  • How is using full range of motion beneficial from a safety perspective?

Other Related Standards

NASM-Certified Personal Trainer

Chapter 11 Plyometric (Reactive) Training Concepts

  • Define plyometric (reactive) training and describe its uses.
  • Discuss the importance of plyometric training.
  • Design a plyometric training program for clients at various levels of fitness.
  • Perform and instruct various plyometric training exercises.

Chapter 10 Balance Training Concepts

  • Define balance and describe its role in performance and injury risk.
  • Discuss the importance of balance training.
  • Design a progressive balance training program for clients in any level of training.
  • Understand and incorporate the principles of selected research outcomes when designing a balance training program.
  • Perform, describe, and instruct various balance training exercises.

Chapter 9 Core Training Concepts

  • Understand the importance of the core musculature.
  • Differentiate between the stabilization system and the movement system.
  • Discuss the importance of core training.
  • Design a core training program for clients at any level of training.
  • Perform, describe, and instruct various core training exercises.