Evan Osar

Evan Osar

About Evan Osar

Audiences around the world have heard Dr. Osar’s dynamic presentations. Dr. Evan Osar is an internationally recognized speaker, author, and expert on assessment, corrective exercise, and functional movement. He has authored Corrective Exercise Solutions to Common Hip and Shoulder Dysfunction, Functional Anatomy of the Pilates Core, and Amazon #1 Best Sellers The Psoas Solution and The Pain-free Exercise Blueprint. He has developed the industry’s most advanced training certifications: Integrative Corrective Exercise Instructor™ and Integrative Movement Specialist™. With his wife Jenice Mattek, he created the Institute for Integrative Health and Fitness Education™, an on-line educational resource for the health and fitness professional that specializes in working with the general and older adult populations.

Shoulder Solutions 2.0 – Assess > Address > Progress

Many older clients present with the forward shoulder and head positions that contribute to chronic tightness, discomfort, and inhibit them from exercising at the level they want. In this dynamic presentation, you’ll learn why so many older clients present with the forward shoulder and head posture and experience chronic neck, shoulder and upper back issues. Additionally, you’ll discover how the shoulder complex truly works as well as the 3 key assessments and the 3 key corrective exercises that directly address the forward shoulder and head positions. You’ll discover why common exercise cues such as ‘squeeze the shoulders down and back’ directly contribute to shoulder and neck issues and how to utilize more appropriately cues and teach functional exercises for the shoulder complex. You will not train the shoulder the same after attending this session.

Objectives:

1. Discover the most common causes of the forward and shoulder posture.

2. Discover how to best assess posture, range of motion, and motor control of the shoulder complex.

3. Develop and execute the most effective corrective exercises to improve range of motion and motor control. Utilize the most appropriate exercise progressions and program to improve shoulder function.

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