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Digital Seminar

(Re)Defining the Core: The Key to Functional & Corrective Exercise

David Lemke
5 Hours 23 Minutes
Audio and Video
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Sep 21, 2016
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Functional Exercise Success: The Secret is in the Core!
Clinicians understand that lasting pain relief and truly improved fitness depend on core stability and peripheral mobility. But long-term results are elusive! It is generally agreed that to have peripheral mobility, you must have core stability. Functional exercise is any exercise which acknowledges this and engages the body for this express purpose.

Participants in this experiential and hands-on workshop observe (or act as test subjects!) as we use sEMG to explore the primary defensive bias governing the Central Nervous System, the body's true Core. Once we have observed this bias, which we'll call the "Twist," we discuss how it leads to the most common functional problems. Rather than focusing on targeting areas for strength or stability, participants learn to correct movement dysfunction by directing appropriate exercise toward the CNS. These methods can be easily learned and applied by athletic trainers and related health and fitness professionals, massage therapists, physical and occupational therapists — anyone who uses exercise as part or all of their program. Participants will leave this seminar equipped with new knowledge and strategies to help move clients and patients through the vital steps toward lasting function: improved balance, coordination, and effortless posture.



Continuing Education Information

This educational offering is designed to qualify for continuing education for many professionals in every state.

Materials that are included in this course could include interventions and modalities that are beyond the authorized practice for your profession. As a licensed professional, you are responsible for reviewing the scope of practice, including activities that are defined in law as beyond the boundaries of practice in accordance with and in compliance with your professions standards.

Listed below are the continuing education credit(s) currently available for this educational offering. Please note, your state licensing board dictates what is an acceptable form of continuing education. Please refer to your state rules and regulations. If your profession is not listed, please contact your licensing board to determine your continuing education requirements and check for reciprocal approval. For other credit inquiries not specified below, please contact or 800-397-0180.

CE information is based on 100% attendance.

Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapy Assistants

is an AOTA Approved Provider of continuing education. This course is offered for 0.6 AOTA CEU(s). The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA. AOTA Educational level Intermediate, Category 1: Domain of OT.

Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapy Assistants - Florida

is an approved provider #50-466 with the Florida Department of Health Board of Occupational Therapy Practice. This course is approved for 6.0 contact hour(s) for Occupational Therapist and Occupational Therapy Assistants.

Other Professions

This educational offering qualifies for 6.0 continuing education hour(s) as required by many national, state and local licensing boards and professional organizations. Save your course outline and certificate of completion, and contact your own board or organization for specific filing requirements. 

Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants - Illinois

is a Registered Physical Therapy Continuing Education Sponsor through the State of Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, Division of Professional Regulation. License #:216.000309. This course qualifies for 6.0 CE Credit Hour(s).

Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants

This educational offering consists of 6.0 clock hour(s) of continuing education instruction. Credit requirements and approvals vary per state board regulations. Please save the course outline, the certificate of completion you receive from this offering and contact your state board or organization to determine specific filing requirements.

Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants - New York

is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Physical Therapy as an approved provider for physical therapy and physical therapist assistant continuing education. This seminar is awarded 6.0 contact hour(s).

Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants - North Carolina

NCBPTE approval by virtue of approval by The New York State Education Department, Office of the Professions, State Board for Physical Therapy licensure board or state APTA chapter Approval good through 8/31/2021. This course qualifies for 6.0 continuing education hours. 



If you require ADA accommodations, please contact Vyne Education at least two weeks before the seminar date or prior to purchasing any online or distance learning products so that arrangements can be made.


All Professionals

In order to process continuing education, please supply the appropriate license certification number on the evaluation form.


Certificates, Educational Offering Completion Requirements

Certificates will be awarded upon receipt of payment and successful completion of the educational offering and evaluation form.



Please note that full attendance and the completion of a post course assessment with a score of 80% or greater is required to receive full credit. Variable credit will not be awarded.


Technology Requirements: Digital Seminars, Live Video Webcast, and Online Course will require participants to set up a personal portal account via Vyne Education, LLC.’s website at and have access to a computer with a sound device. Participants will have digital access to the  recording, course manual, post-test, and evaluation form. 

DVDs are sent through the mail (USPS). Participants will need access to a computer with an internet connection and a DVD drive. Participants will receive an Instruction Sheet and a DVD containing a link to the course manual, the video-recording, and a link to post-test and evaluation form. Participants have two options when completing their post-test and evaluation form; Participants may complete their test and evaluation online, which will require access to a computer and their personal portal account, or they may download, print, and complete the paper test and mail back to Vyne Education.  



David Lemke Related seminars and products:

NMT, sEMG Tech

Five years after a severe back injury in 1980, DAVID LEMKE, NMT, sEMG Tech, began his apprenticeship as a massage therapist in Canada. After 10 years of successfully treating thousands of pain sufferers, he had a breakthrough when information from a kinesiological surface electromyography (sEMG) evaluation led him to discover that single manipulation freed a borderline frozen shoulder and eliminated nearly all the pain – and the results lasted. Mr. Lemke eventually developed a unique model of functional assessment using sEMG.

Since the 1990′s, his treatment has been relied on by top performing athletes, dancers and martial artists, those recovering from orthopedic surgeries, and generally stressed individuals. As a passionate interest, Mr. Lemke has enjoyed working with select special education teachers treating motor coordination problems in children diagnosed with learning disabilities. He is a Certified Dartfish Video Coach and uses slow motion video analysis of biomechanics in athletics and rehabilitation. He has used kinesiological sEMG (computer aided muscle analysis) in testing of exercise equipment, devices, and new treatment procedures as well as trained hundreds of specialized massage therapists for physical therapy and complementary healthcare clinics. Mr. Lemke was the primary consultant to Champions Sports Medicine (Dr. P.Z. Pearce, Ironman Medical Director, Spokane, WA ) in the creation of their Biomechanics lab.

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Overall:      4.4

Total Reviews: 135


Darla J - MOUNT AIRY, North Carolina

"Excellent seminar."

laura h - telluride, Colorado

"I especially enjoyed David Lemke as an instructor. His information is well researched and his presentation is clear. I appreciate his gentle humor;"

Vivian S - CONWAY, Arkansas

"Great course. Will use the information for patient in out patient clinic."

Christina C - Fullerton, California

"Presenter was wonderful!! He was engaging and very funny!! Plus, he was passionate about what he was teaching. I loved this course!!"

Sally F - LAKE CHARLES, Louisiana

"Very good video presentation. I was engaged and attentive the entire time. Almost like I was there."

Rebecca A - Cary, North Carolina

"Great presenter and stimulating course material."

Derek S - GOSHEN, New York

"Absolutely loved this course! One of the best I have ever taken in 12 years of CEUs"

Ashley Z - Farmington, Minnesota

"This seminar was great! It emphasized the importance of the extension chain and how the deep core muscles are impacted. "

Travis S - Lake Orion, Michigan

"I found this instructors delivery quite enjoyable and easy to follow"

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