Human Movement Patterns

This is a Non CE Course
with a duration of 1 Hour(s)

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Lesson Plan

This webinar will present the foundational movement patterns that make us all “human” and discuss how reintegrating these across the lifespan helps to improve therapy outcomes.

Learn easy practical solutions for patients and clients

  • Review of developmental stages and milestones
  • Identify key movement positions and movement patterns
  • Clinical examples of how to encouraging rolling, prone prop/quadruped/crawling in the pediatric population
  • Discuss the hierarchy of movement
  • Discuss changing the positional demands to create and improve neurological safety and improve outcomes
  • The role of foundational movement patterns in treating common clinical conditions including low back pain, shoulder pain, knee pain

Duration: 57 minutes


Shanté Cofield, DPT & Jennifer Hutton, DPTShanté Cofield, DPT & Jennifer Hutton, DPT

Dr. Shanté Cofield, aka The Movement Maestro, is a former Division I athlete with a passion for movement surpassed only by her passion for learning. Shanté graduated from Georgetown University and then continued her educational pursuits at New York University, graduating with a Doctorate in Physical Therapy and becoming a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist. Shanté is a board certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist who practices in Los Angeles, California with specialties ranging from CrossFit injuries to pelvic floor dysfunction. As a Selective Functional Movement Assessment provider, Shanté utilizes a movement-based treatment approach that incorporates manual therapy, NeuroKinetic Therapy, corrective exercises, and techniques such as kinesiology taping and IASTM. Shanté is the creator of The Movement Maestro, a website and social-media based platform devoted to all things human movement and mobility related. Shanté is a proud instructor for RockTape and considers herself fortunate to be able to travel the country as an educator, promoting the benefits of movement and teaching others just how incredible the human body really is. Jennifer Hutton, PT, DPT earned her doctoral degree from Loma Linda University in 2008. She has been practicing in pediatrics for 7 years and currently works at Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital’s outpatient rehabilitation in Nashville, Tennessee. She treats the developmentally delayed population, as well as children with neurological and orthopedic diagnoses, both congenital and acquired. Jennifer is an instructor for Rocktape and is involved in several community efforts for children with disabilities including volunteering for modified triathlons, building adaptive bicycles, and planning adaptive sports camps. Jennifer truly enjoys working with children and believes that helping them achieve their independence, and empowering them to move better, will be pivotal as they progress in life.