Welcome to the Structure & Function online course listing for Bridging the Gap from Rehab to Performance (BTG) courses. The courses are for any medical, strength and conditioning or fitness professional that is involved with patients and clients who are/ were in pain and are working their way back to a high level lifestyle. The information in these courses can be applied to the professional and recreational athlete as well as the average person looking to improve their quality of life.

These class are broken down into two groups.

Courses based on the Bridging The Gap from Rehab to Performance book
Additional Bridging The Gap from Rehab to Performance Courses

Courses based on the Bridging The Gap from Rehab to Performance book

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The Nervous System: What do you really need to know?

Bridging The Gap Chapter 7: Somatosensory System

In the course "Bridging The Gap Chapter 7: Somatosensory System" will provide practitioners with a fundamental understanding of the nervous system and how it can better impact the rehabilitation and performance outcomes of their patients. Clinical practice can be impacted by the manipulation of the nervous system to develop better rehabilitation and performance outcomes. General therapy practitioners should take this course if they would like to learn the fundamental understanding of the nervous system and how it can be manipulated to better impact the rehabilitation and performance outcomes of their patients. Clinical practice can be impacted by the manipulation of ...
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Bridging The Gap Chapter 8: The Top 5 Considerations for Optimal Function.

Bridging The Gap Chapter 8: The Top 5 Considerations for Optimal Function.

This course on the top 5 considerations for optimal function is intended for healthcare practitioners as well as strength and conditioning professionals who are looking to improve fundamental programming concepts for their clients. These top 5 considerations are things Sue considers vital for all clients: despite gender, despite sport, and despite position. In this course, she discusses Posture, Breathing, the Thoracic Spine, the Hips and the Feet and why each of these areas are important not only for the overall health and well-being of your client, but how addressing these areas can set the foundation for an injury prevention program ...
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Bridging The Gap Chapter 7: Somatosensory System

Watch Sue’s ever popular 2019 Perform Better talk, supported by the NSCA, right here. This talk was based upon the content in Chapter 7 of her book Bridging the Gap from Rehab to Performance. During this course, Sue discusses how we can’t train the musculoskeletal system without understanding the nervous system. It is called the sensorimotor system for a reason. Sue discusses everything you need to know about the nervous system, and how to use these concepts when programming for your clients.

Additional Bridging The Gap Courses

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Cupping for Myofascial Dysfunction

Cupping for Myofascial Dysfunction

The course “Cupping for Myofascial Dysfunction” will provide practitioners with a fundamental understanding of the physiologic effects of cupping and its utility to impact both rehabilitation and performance outcomes of their patients and clients. Clinical practice can be impacted by the use of three types of cupping techniques for better rehabilitation and performance outcomes. Therapy practitioners should take this course if they would like to learn the fundamental understanding of cupping physiology, research, and clinical applications to better impact the rehabilitation and performance outcomes of
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Evidence Based Practice

Evidence Based Practice

In the days of Evidence Based Practice (EBP), many practitioners battle with the balance of the EBP model, evaluating evidence, combining it with clinical decision making, and their patient’s values. The focus solely on systematic reviews and only the scientific merit has skewed what Evidence Based Practice was originally planned to be. This course allows a review of EBP and then reflects its application and utility by walking through several alternative medical techniques and the many questions relative to their evidence. This course causes practitioners
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Neck & Back Pain: How Structure And Function Relate

Neck & Back Pain: How Structure & Function Relate

The Neck & Back Pain: How Structure & Function Relate course will provide therapists with a better understanding of how structure relates to function, and function relates to structure specifically surrounding neck and back pain. This course highlights the processes of improved diagnose and the interrelated causes of back pain, including breath and postural evaluation. Therapy practitioners should take this course if they would like a more comprehensive understanding of how to inter-relate concepts of structural and functional examination and treatment, and how static postures
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Supporting Your Immune System Through Nutrition

Supporting Your Immune System Through Nutrition

The Supporting Your Immune System Through Nutrition course will provide therapists with a better understanding of how food can help prevent disease and support the immune system. The food we eat daily can have a significant impact on our overall health and ability to fight disease. The information on nutrition and the immune system can be daunting. This class takes a simple, “food first” approach to improving your overall health and immune system. Any practitioner or strength and conditioning coach should take this course if
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Cupping for Myofascial Dysfunction

The “Cupping for Myofascial Dysfunction” course provides practitioners with a fundamental understanding of the physiologic effects of cupping and its utility to impact both rehabilitation and performance outcomes of their patients and clients. Clinical practice can be impacted by the use of three types of cupping techniques for better rehabilitation and performance outcomes.

Neck & Back Pain: How Structure And Function Relate

In this replay of a discussion with the Strength Matters Most crew, Sue discusses structure and function of the body, and how the two always intertwine. Anatomy will dictate our function and in turn, function has the potential to alter our anatomy. Explore how this concept relates to neck and back pain right here.

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