AAOHN 2017 Annual Conference

610 - Case Study: How a Company Uses Exercise to Achieve Best Practices in Injury Prevention

Apr 27, 2017 10:00am ‐ Apr 27, 2017 11:30am

Credits: None available.

Standard: $50.00


As the historical methodologies of sports medicine have evolved and expanded, the act of passive stretching has been replaced by low-intensity exercise—or warming up—in order to fully prepare the body for physical tasks. Combined with a prevention- based approach, "warming up" has proven to be a powerful and effective tool in a modern occupational setting, bringing heightened productivity, lower rates of musculoskeletal injuries, and long-term improvements in both health and safety.

  • Define the distinguishing differences of warming up vs. stretching and it application to pre-work stretching in occupational settings
  • Demonstrate dynamic warm up movements that can be incorporated into any job setting.
  • Identify metrics used to measure the impact of one company's warm up program for a return on the company's investment.



  • 1.50 - CNE

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