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Assessing & Building Load Tolerance for Sustainable Activity & Athleticism - CPD

CPD Seminars AECC University College

Saturday, 1 December 2018 at 09:00 - Sunday, 2 December 2018 at 17:00 (GMT)

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Member ticket price. Membership includes: AECC Alumni / ECU / RCC / TAM.
28 Nov 2018 £450.00 £0.00
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 ** There are a limited number of places available at the early booking discounted price (discounted price already shown). Once these have sold, places will revert to the standard price **


Registration Saturday: 08:45 

Saturday: 09:00-17:00

Sunday:   09:00-17:00


This course is accredited for 14 CPD Hours by the European Academy of Chiropractic. 


We want to reduce our impact on the environment by limiting the amount of paper we are using for our CPD courses.


Course notes: Not provided in hard copy. You will be notified by email to access notes via Dropbox or similar (this is free to access and you will not need to set up a Dropbox account)


Presented by Dr Craig Liebenson

Course Description


Promotion of resilent and sustainable activity tolerance utilizing exercise as medicine. INTEGRATION of methods from Bio, Psycho, & Social dimensions following scientific review of various myths of common approaches. Learning the four key principles of developing an EFFICIENT approach to pain de-sensitization  & return to function. Building trust through person-centered programming based on identification of functional goals & concerns. Profile comes before program in order to achieve a high degree of relatedness and resultant motivation for change.




  • Dispelling myths of common approaches such as imaging or symptom-based.
  • Building trust through relatedness
  • How to establish functional goals & reduce fear- avoidance beliefs
  • The 4 steps of safe, sustainable training
  • The 4 principles for efficient integration(avoiding no pain no gain; quality>quantity; hardest thing your do well; dynamic system theory (DST))
  • Movement prep
  • 3 Block Isometric Torso training
  • Glute activation
  • Directional preference subclassification
  • Spine sparing hip hinge
  • Gamification 



Monday Morning you will be able to:


  • Create a needs analysis and establish person centered goals anchored to their WHY
  • Progress people through the key 4 steps of building load tolerance
  • Determine the acute:chronic workload  ratio
  • Identify key yellow flags of heightened risk of chronicity
  • Progress people through glute & torso activation trainable menu
  • Teach hip hinge
  • Utilize DST for skill acquisition via gamification



Course Outline




  • 09:00-10:00 -   Building trust through relatedness
  • 10:00-11:00 -   Movement prep
  • 11:00-12:00 -   How to establish functional goals & reduce fear-avoidance beliefs
  • 13:00-14:00 -   The 4 steps of safe, sustainable training
  • 14:00-16:00 -   The 4 principles for efficient integration(avoiding no pain no gain; quality>quantity; hardest thing your do well; dynamic system theory (DST))
  • 16:00-17:00  -   Block Isometric Torso training - Block 1



  • 09:00-10:00 -    Block 1 Cont'd
  • 10:00-11:00 -    Block 2
  • 11:00-12:00 -    Block 3
  • 13:00-14:00 -    Glute activation
  • 14:00-15:00 -    Directional preference subclassification
  • 15:00-16:00 -    Spine sparing hip hinge
  • 16:00-17:00 -    Gamification



Dr. Liebenson is the Director of L.A. Sports & Spine, a pain management, rehabilitation & performance enhancement center providing one on one musculoskeletal care. He is an Adjunct Professor in the School of Chiropractic, Division of Health Sciences at Murdoch University, Perth Australia and consultant for the  the Anglo-European Chiropratic College M.Sc. programs in Chiropractic Rehabilitation. The first ever chiropractic member of the McKenzie Institute (U.S.) Board of Directors he serves on the editorial boards of numerous journals including the Journal of Occupational Rehabilitation; the PM&R  Journal of Injury, Function and Rehabilitation; the Journal of Bodywork and Movement Therapy; and Journal of Manual Therapy.

Dr. Liebenson is the first health care provider in California to receive a Certification of Recognition from the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) on Achievement of Recognition for Delivery of Quality Back Pain Care. He is actively engaged in ongoing research on the spinal stabilization system as a Visiting Scholar at Pr. Stuart McGill’s Spine Biomechanics Laboratory at the University of Waterloo. He began studying with both Dr. Karel Lewit and Pr Vladimir Janda beginning in 1987 and began hosting Pavel Kolar’s programs in the late 1990’s.

Dr. Liebenson publishes extensively and is the editor of  the book/DVD Rehabilitation of the Spine: A Practioner’s Manual (2nd ed), 2007, DVD series Yoga & Ergonomics; Core Stability Training; & Functional-Performance Training and the The Functional Training Handbook (2014). He has had books published into Spanish, Greek, Korean, Chinese, and Japanese. He worked as team chiropractor for the N.B.A. Los Angeles Clippers from 2005-2009, consulted with the M.L.B. Arizona Diamondbacks, N.F.L. Seattle Seahawks, and Boston Sports Medicine and Performance Group. He serves on the Advisory Council for Equinox worldwide luxury fitness gyms.



How can I contact the organiser with any questions?

For more information contact the CPD team on +44 (0)1202 436 237 or email 

Terms and Conditions of Booking 

Course organisers reserve the right to make alterations to fees, arrangements and dates for teaching and learning sessions, including the decision to run all or parts of the course in the light of demand. In the event that the course is cancelled or re-scheduled by the course organiser, a full refund of fees will be given, but the college takes no responsibility for travel or accommodation expenses incurred by the delegate. 

If for any reason you are unable to attend the seminar please be aware that fees will be refunded, less a £10 administration charge, for all cancellations received at least 30 days before the event. Cancellations received after the 30 day period but 7 days prior to the seminar date will receive a 50% refund less the £10 administration charge. No refunds can be given after this time. Contractual disclaimer: The views expressed in written material and by presenters do not necessarily reflect those of the AECC University College, nor does mention of trade names, organisations or professional practices imply endorsement by the AECC University College. The AECC University College acts in good faith with respect to the contents of this course information and advertisement material. The AECC University College does not accept liability resulting in refunds for the content and delivery of the CPD.

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AECC University College
Parkwood Campus
13-15 Parkwood Road
BH5 2DF Bournemouth
United Kingdom

Saturday, 1 December 2018 at 09:00 - Sunday, 2 December 2018 at 17:00 (GMT)

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CPD Seminars AECC University College

Based in Bournemouth, AECC University College is a highly esteemed, global pioneer in musculoskeletal healthcare, dedicated to excellence in education, clinical training and research. The University College provides specialist study in health sciences at both undergraduate and postgraduate level, with state-of-the-art facilities, high quality teaching and a regarded level of professionalism. With over 50% of students coming from outside of the UK, the single-campus is a thriving, supportive and inclusive community, constantly at the forefront of engaging with others, collaborating with a number of partner organisations, businesses and other universities. 

The CPD seminar team welcome healthcare professionals and students from across the UK and overseas to their collection of CPD Seminars.  Popular course topics include: Physiotherapy, Osteopathy, Sport Science, Chiropractic, Evidence based practice and clinical audit and research methods.

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