1-hour On-Demand: Kettlebells for Fitness & Rehab


Price: $16 (or Free with Membership)

Course Description & Information:

  • This course will provide the participant with an understanding of how and why kettlebells (KB) can be a useful and effective addition to your fitness and rehabilitation program. It will cover basic origin of the kettlebell, what makes the KB a uniques tool, the use of kettlebells for warm up and ROM Proper form and execution of the popular KB swing, snatch, windmill and get up will be discussed. In addition, multiple KB variations will be presented for modification, progression and variety to your fitness and rehabilitation programming. Add variation and purpose to your fitness or rehab routine with this unique and versatile tool.
  • Level: Intermediate

Course Objectives:

  • Discuss the origin /history of the kettlebell (KB).
  • Discuss what makes kettlebells unique.
  • Discuss ways kettlebells can be used for ROM and warm up in fitness and rehab.
  • Discuss and review proper execution of the KB swing and its effect on the lumbar spine.
  • Discuss and present use of kettlebells for cardiovascular benefit.
  • Discuss and present proper form and use of the KB Snatch, Windmill and Get Up.
  • Discuss and present KB variations for upper & lower body strength and stability for use in rehab and fitness.

Course Credit: 1 Contact Hour

Accreditations: View Course Accreditations

Who Should Take This Course:

  • Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy professionals, and other medical professionals.

Certificate Requirements:

  • Completion of course materials.
  • Completion of course post-test (70%) and course evaluation.

Faculty: Chris Kolba, PT, PhD, MHS, CSCS

How to Take an On-Demand Seminar: View Tutorial