In this 1.5 hour online course, written by The Back School's Director of Education, Dr. Bob Niklewicz, you will gain an understanding of Newton's Laws of Physics and how they affect the body. With this valuable information you will be able to better educate clients on the benefits of neutral postures as well as the negative consequences to the nutrient pathway from static or prolonged muscle contractions.
- The Learner will learn the basics of Newton’s Laws of Motion.
- Be able to correlate the Laws to muscle function and posture.
- Apply the information to the reason why neutral postures and positions are helpful to the body.
- Be able to articulate the negative consequences to the Nutrient Pathway from static or prolonged muscle contractions.
Who Should Register
PTs, PTAs, PT Students, OTs, OTAs, OT Students, CHTs, ATCs, RNs, NPsCertified Safety Professionals, Risk Managers, Claims Managers, Safety Committee MembersHuman Resources Professionals, Industrial Engineers, Industrial Hygienists, ErgonomistsAthletic Trainers, Chiropractors, Office Furniture Sales and anyone wanting to learn how to decrease risk of onsite employee injury and increase employee productivity and satisfaction.
THESE COPYRIGHTED MATERIALS ARE FOR REGISTRANTS ONLY. BY REGISTERING YOURSELF OR SOMEONE ELSE FOR THIS COURSE YOU AGREE THAT YOU WILL NOT SHARE THESE MATERIALS WITH ANY THIRD PARTY.
Refunds are not available for distance learning courses.
Robert Niklewicz, PT, CEAS II, DHSC, CIE
Bob has lectured and consulted in Ergonomics since 1993. He has also been an Associate Professor at University of California San Francisco, Masters of Physical Therapy Program and an Associate Professor on Professional Ethics and leadership for the DPT program at UCSF. Bob was co-founder of Physical Therapy Services of Rohnert Park where he worked from 1979 until 2006.
He has provided physical therapy services and ergonomics training to companies including State Farm Insurance Company, Hewlett Packard, Agilent Technologies, JDS Uniphase, Medtronic and the U.S. Coast Guard.
Bob received his certificate as an Orthopedic Physician's Assistant from City College of San Francisco, his Physical Therapy Degree from UCSF, his Master's Degree in Exercise Physiology from Sonoma State University and his Doctorate in Health Science from the University of St. Augustine. He is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association, The American Academy of Orofacial Pain, and the International Association for the Study of Pain.
THE PHYSICS OF NEUTRAL
- Be able to provide safer sitting and standing postures/positions to your clients.
- Improve Neutral habits that will help increase circulation conditions for the clients Nutrient Pathway.
- Promote body awareness and Ergo Breaks to their clients.