Webinar Review (Live): Balanced Muscle Strength Testing (BMST) of the lower limbs: Screener level
This webinar series will review the anatomy, bio-mechanics, physiology, procedures and legal environment to perform 12 key manual muscle strength tests in the lower limbs. This live webinar will cover all of the content included in our full educational course on the topic, but will present the material rapidly. Muscle tests will be demonstrated and time will be allotted for Q & A.
October 9, 16 & 23 2013 Wednesdays 6:00 – 9:00 pm
Note: This seminar package does not include any certification exam components. (i.e. written, practical or applied exams) If after taking this seminar series you are interested in becoming certified in Balanced Muscle Strength Testing: Legs:Screener, you may purchase the certification exam package separately.
Who is this Webinar Review package designed for?
- Experienced – For current health professionals and others who have already studied human anatomy or learned muscle strength testing through other venues. This review will cover key concepts enabling them to use muscle strength testing in their field. For those wishing to follow up with certification, this review may be all that study necessary prior to taking the DxF certification exams.
- Recap – For those who are new to muscle strength testing, but have already taken a DxF self study course on this topic. This review will help you prioritize and reinforce the concepts, vocabulary and techniques prior to taking the certification exams.
Included in this webinar series: Online & Download elements
3 x 3 hour webinars (total of 9 hours)
* Drill packages: 17 modules to reinforce the content covered in the webinar
* Practice exams: 2 exams to test your retention of the course content
Download Elements: (as Adobe PDF)
* Education presentations – 19 modules
* Forms – Sample forms for use during testing & screening
* – These items will be distributed to participants who pre-register at least 1 week in advance. After October 2, webinar attendees will receive materials within 1 week after completion of the seminar.
Why learn Balanced Muscle Strength Testing?
- Better athletic performance – Olympic & top professional athletes get extensive work on muscle strength balancing to maximize their power, speed and endurance.
- Injury prevention – Whether you are a top athlete, a couch potato, or anywhere in between, having balanced muscle strength around each your joints means you will get fewer injuries.
- Disease prevention – Research shows a connection between chronic muscle strength imbalance and osteoarthritis (the ‘wear and tear’ form of arthritis). Detecting and correcting muscle strength imbalances can help prevent osteoarthritis, the number 2 reason for doctors office visits.
- Set yourself apart – If you are currently a professional in the competitive health or fitness field, you know that many therapists do not do diagnostic testing before starting clients on exercise or treatment programs. Doing diagnostic tests on your clients before beginning a therapy program helps demonstrate that the exercises you are recommending, are the ones your clients truly need.
People that would benefit from this information include:
- Fitness instructors and body workers: Personal trainers, yoga instructors, massage therapist, group exercise instructors (spin, zumba, pilates), Alexander, etc.
- Sports: Coaches, trainers, athletes (runners, cyclists, team sports)
- Individuals: Office workers, musicians, construction, sales, etc.…
- Allied health professional: Physician assistants, physical therapists, nurse practitioners, podiatrists, etc.
- Practicing physicians: MD, DO, DC, ND
In August, we will be distributing the details of our online webinar service.
The instructor for this webinar series is Dr. John Wallman, president of the Diagnosis Foundation. He is a chiropractic physician specializing in muscular diagnosis and treatments for over 30 years and has experience muscle testing thousand’s of patients. He is the author of the Balanced Muscle Strength Testing curriculum for the DxF.
Anatomy & Biomechanics:
Muscle Names: 1-12
Bone Names: Lower Limb
Anatomy Regions: Lower Limbs
Bone Landmarks: Muscle Tests 1-12
Origin/Insertion/Action: Muscles 1-12
Introduction to Muscle Actions
Introduction to Balanced Muscle Strength Testing (BMST)
Muscle Strength Testing Technique
Muscle Strength & Pain Measurement Scales
Muscle Tests: 1-12
Education Technology for BMST
Screening vs. Diagnosis & Confidentiality
Intro to the Diagnosis Foundation
Other BMST course formats
People wanting to take this course live in many parts of the world and everybody learns in different ways. To help you master muscle testing in a way that works best for you, we’ve created the following formats for the educational course:
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Other BMST packages
Depending on your level of muscle testing experience, knowledge of the body and career goals, there are different BMST packages available:
- Certification Course – Includes both the educational content and the certification exams. For those who want a thorough presentation of the BMST material as well as documentation of competence &/or access to DxF programs and careers. Online, CD, Printed, Webinar, Seminar
- Educational Course only – for those who want the BMST information, but do not need the documentation of competence, cannot access the exam locations and do not intend to participate in follow up DxF programs and careers. Online, CD, Printed, Webinar, Seminar
- Certification Exams only – for those who are already thoroughly familiar with the course content, and just want documentation of competence &/or access to the DxF programs and careers.
- Review only – for those who want a rapid presentation of the course content, but do not need the documentation of competence or cannot access the exam locations. Reviews are currently available in webinar & seminar formats.
Other BMST Study Tools
These may add these to one of the courses to help you master the materials or prepare for the certification exams.
Any questions? Please contact: Info@DxFoundation.org.