Building Better Bones


Since its launch in 2007, over 12,000 Physical Therapists (Physiotherapists) and Fitness Professionals have completed Building Better Bones.

This 2021 edition of Building Better Bones is newly updated with the latest research and developments in bone health.

At the end of this course you will have the knowledge you need to help individuals with osteoporosis, osteopenia and low bone density build better bones. [Price in $USD]
Course Introduction and Welcome
Introduction to Building Better Bones
3 mins
Meet Your Instructor
2 mins
About Margaret Martin
Course Objectives
Fundamentals of Osteoporosis
Introduction to Definitions and Consequences
1 min
Definitions
33 mins
Consequences
12 mins
Introduction to Bone Physiology
1 min
Bone Physiology Overview
14 mins
Introduction to Testing Bone Density and Quality
1 min
Testing Bone Density and Bone Quality
13 mins
Bone Quality and Osteoporosis
DEXA Guide
Introduction to Risk Factors
1 min
Risk Factors
15 mins
Risk Factors: Medications and Medical Conditions
71.5 KB
Introduction to Effect of Exercise on Bone
1 min
Effect of Exercise on Bone • Part A
23 mins
Effect of Exercise on Bone • Part B
25 mins
High Intensity Whole Body Vibration
20 mins
Low Intensity Whole Body Vibration
52 mins
Low Intensity Vibration: Q&A Part A
46 mins
Low Intensity Vibration: Q&A Part B
40 mins
The LIFTMOR Exercise Study
5 mins
Introduction to Nutrition for Bone Health
1 min
Nutrition and Bone Health • Part 1
26 mins
Nutrition and Bone Health • Part 2
21 mins
Nutrition and Bone Health • Part 3
26 mins
The Gut Microbiome
17 mins
Building a Healthy Microbiome
29 mins
How Medications Affect the Microbiome
23 mins
Nutrition for Bone Health
Calcium Supplements for Osteoporosis
Can Probiotics Stop Bone Loss?
Vitamin K2 for Osteoporosis
Prunes and Osteoporosis
Diet Plan for Osteoporosis
Introduction to Pharmaceutical Intervention
1 min
Pharmaceutical Intervention for Professionals
25 mins
Pharmaceutical References
Prolia
Bisphosphonates
Hormone Replacement Therapy
Assessment and Senior Fitness Test
Introduction to Assessment
1 min
Assessment and Senior Fitness Test
11 mins
Senior Fitness Test Application • 65 Year Old
12 mins
Senior Fitness Test Application • 85 Year Old
9 mins
Exercise Preparation and Safety Tips
Introduction to Exercise Safety Tips
1 min
Posture in Standing Exercise
6 mins
Posture in Sitting
9 mins
Diaphragmatic Breathing
9 mins
How to Integrate Deep Abdominal Muscles Into Your Breathing
9 mins
Find Your Neutral Pelvic Position
9 mins
Find Your Neutral Shoulder Position
11 mins
Find Your Neutral Head and Tongue Position
12 mins
How to Wrap a Rope Around the Foot
1 min
Safely Using a Physio Ball
2 mins
How to Wrap the Theraband
2 mins
Set and Reps Explained
4 mins
Body Mechanics Training for Clients
7 mins
Diaphragmatic Breathing
3 mins
How to Do a Squat
2 mins
How to Put Weight Through Your Wrists
2 mins
Exercise Schedules by Level
Note on Exercise Schedules
Beginner 3 Day a Week
7.54 MB
Active 3 Day a Week
7.55 MB
Athletic 3 Day a Week
7.55 MB
Elite 3 Day a Week
7.53 MB
Beginner 6 Day a Week
7.64 MB
Active 6 Day a Week
7.68 MB
Athletic 6 Day a Week
7.68 MB
Elite 6 Day a Week
7.64 MB
Fall Prevention
Introduction to Fall Prevention
1 min
Fullerton Advanced Balance Scale
9 mins
Fall Prevention and Balance Testing
20 mins
Balance Exercise Application
3 mins
How to Choose the Right Balance Exercise
7 mins
Foot Positioning Tips
10 mins
Foot and Ankle Self-Massage and Stretch
18 mins
Beginner and Active Balance
Balance Variations
5 mins
Physio Ball Balance Exercise
2 mins
Rehabilitative Balance Exercises in Standing Position
14 mins
Rehabilitative Balance Exercises Against the Wall
6 mins
Beginner Balance Exercises in Standing Position
20 mins
Beginner: How to Modify Your Stance
3 mins
Active Balance Exercises in Static Position
14 mins
Active Balance Exercises with Walking and Turning
13 mins
Balance and Fall Prevention Exercise Resources
Posture Analysis Retraining
Introduction to Posture Analysis Retraining
1 min
Posture Assessment
5 mins
Posture Assessment and Cuing
14 mins
Flexicurve Demonstration
6 mins
Improving Postural Alignment • Tips
11 mins
Posture Exercises • Application
19 mins
Posture Improvement Resources
Core Exercise Theory
Introduction to Core Exercise Theory
1 min
Application of Core Exercises Theory • Part A
6 mins
Beginner and Active Core Exercises Demonstration • Part B
18 mins
Core Exercise Resources
Flexibility Theory and Exercises
Introduction to Flexibility Theory and Exercises
1 min
Safe and Effective Flexibility Exercises
7 mins
Active or Static Stretching
4 mins
Quadricep Stretch in Standing
3 mins
Quadricep Stretch on Stomach
5 mins
Quadricep Stretch on Side
3 mins
Calf Stretch
3 mins
Lower Hamstring Stretch
3 mins
Upper Hamstring Stretch
3 mins
Iliopsoas Stretch in Kneeling
2 mins
Iliopsoas Stretch in Standing
2 mins
Chest Stretch in Doorway
3 mins
Ankle Stretch
2 mins
Lat Stretch
2 mins
Inner Thigh Stretch with Bent Knees
2 mins
Inner Thigh Stretch with Straight Knees
2 mins
Hip Rotator Stretch
3 mins
Spinal Stretch
2 mins
Flexibility Exercises Resources
Weight Bearing and Cardiovascular Exercise
Introduction to Weight Bearing and Cardiovascular
1 min
Weight Bearing Application
2 mins
Running and Osteoporosis
Guide to Nordic Walking
Weight Bearing Considerations
8 mins
Weight Bearing Aerobic Exercises Resources
Contraindicated Exercises
Contraindicated Exercises
5 mins
Ten Exercises to Avoid for Osteoporosis
Vertebral Fracture Management
Introduction to Vertebral Fracture Management
1 min
Vertebral Fracture Management
27 mins
How to Use FRAX
13 mins
FRAX Score Interpretation
How to Treat a Compression Fracture
Beginner and Active Strength Theory
Strength Training for Beginner and Active Levels
12 mins
Beginner Strength Application
7 mins
Beginner and Active Warmups
Beginner Energy Tree
3 mins
Beginner Curtsey Lunge
3 mins
Beginner Marching
3 mins
Active Energy Tree
3 mins
Active Curtsey Lunge
2 mins
Active Marching
2 mins
Marching for Beginner and Active • Professional Tip
2 mins
Beginner Strength Exercises
Wall and Ball Squats
6 mins
Wall and Ball Squats • Professional Tip
2 mins
Reverse Fly
4 mins
Reverse Lunge Between Chairs
6 mins
Horse Stance Vertical
6 mins
Bridging
6 mins
Bow and Arrow
4 mins
Bow and Arrow • Professional Tip
2 mins
Alternating Leg Lifts in Prone
8 mins
Side Lying Leg Lifts
10 mins
Side Lying Leg Lifts • Professional Tip
2 mins
Angels in the Snow
6 mins
Wall Pushup
12 mins
Standing Biceps Curl
4 mins
Triceps Extension from the Floor
5 mins
Heel Drops
5 mins
Modified Heel Drops (Integrated into 8 Brocade)
6 mins
Abdominal Activation
9 mins
Active Strength Exercises
Chair Squats
5 mins
Floor M
4 mins
Forward Lunge
5 mins
Forward Lunge • Professional Tip
4 mins
Horse Stance Horizontal
5 mins
Bridging with Weight on Pelvis
5 mins
Row with Support
4 mins
Hip Raises with Feet on Chair
4 mins
Side Lying Leg Lift with Weight
7 mins
Pullovers from Floor
4 mins
Step Push Up
4 mins
Step Push Up • Professional Tip
2 mins
Alternating Bicep Curls in Standing
4 mins
Triceps Extension
5 mins
Step Ups
5 mins
Abdominal Activation with Leg Drop
5 mins
Osteoporosis in Special Populations
Osteoporosis in Special Populations
18 mins
Tai Chi
Tai Chi Theory
8 mins
Tai Chi for Osteoporosis Demonstration
11 mins
Resources You Can Use
Introduction to Resources
1 min
Recommended Resources
Osteoporosis Exercise Programs
Postural Improvement
Balance and Fall Prevention Exercises
Weight Bearing Aerobic Exercises
Flexibility Exercise Routines
Yoga and Osteoporosis
Core Exercise Program
Activities of Daily Living Guide
417 KB
Course Conclusion
Conclusion, Thank You and Goodbye
1 min