2020 Summit - Workshop: The Evolving Paradigms of Stretching
2020 Summit - Workshop: The Evolving Paradigms of Stretching

ACSM's 2020 International Health & Fitness Virtual Summit Video CEC: Workshop: The Evolving Paradigms of Stretching

By David Behm, PhD, Professor, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John's, NL

The purpose of the workshop is to document the problems and misconceptions from the static stretching research literature and illustrate why and how static stretching should still be incorporated into a proper warm-up procedure.

Learning Objectives

1. Highlight the misconceptions and problems in the stretching literature pertaining to static stretching

2. Expound on the mechanisms of static and dynamic stretching and their roles in providing a suitable warm-up prior to activity

3. Provide practical examples of stretching activities that should be incorporated not only into a warm-up but also into stretch training routines.


This course includes an online webinar from ACSM’s Health & Fitness Virtual Summit and a corresponding online quiz.

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Available Course Credits

ACSM 3.00

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