The role of ribcage in developmental kinesiology. Masterclass

2020 05 04
Price: Early bird (untill 2020.04.01) - 260 Eur. Full price 300 Eur
Location: LSU Kineziterapijos salė (Perkūno al. 3, Kaunas)
Lector: Giancarlo Russo is a physiotherapist, specialized in Vojta techique. He used to work with the legendary Professor Karel Lewit as his personal assistant for 10 years and has gained all the knowledge in Functional approach method, created by late Professor. Giancarlo also worked with Italy’s National Judo team and some elite professional football clubs. Moreover, Giancarlo Russo is a lisenced hypnotherapist and was the very first to start teaching hypnosis for rehabilitation. At the moment, he works in private practice in Italy and lectures around the world.
Who is this course for: Physical therapists, sports medicine doctors, physical conditioning coaches, massage therapists and other specialists working with human motion
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This seminar is delayed due to COVID-19 situation and is planned to be repeated Autumn 2020

The development of movement starts with stabilisation of pelvis and ribcage. Therefore this region is exceptionally important when we try to learn any movement, especially when the point of fixation is away from body’s centre of mass or when we are moving our extremities.

Traditionally we weren’t taught about the ribcage as point of fixation, but this function of support is extremely important. If optimal fixation is not reached, there is no possibility for normal function of the limbs and body in general. Most of movement disorders are associated with lack of support.

During this one-day masterclass, we will analyse development of a child with a focus on ribcage function. We will study development of postural control, motor and respiratory systems during specific periods of life (1-3,3-6,6-9,9-12 months of age). We will also learn to evaluate the movement of adults, athletes and to understand how to choose the best exercises for their rehabilitation.

The masterclass will be very practical.

The course will be held in English, with translation to Lithuanian language.