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Functional Neurology for Better Performing Athletes

Course Date

Start: 7th March 2020 @ 09:00am
End: 7th March 2020 @ 18:00pm

Course Location

Golden Tulip Leiden Centre
Schipholweg 3, Leiden, Zuid Holland, The Netherlands

2316 XB

Course Description

Functional Neurology for Better Performing Athletes – Sat. 07-03-2020

In order to function properly, your brain needs 3 primary things:  oxygen, fuel, and activation.  This last aspect is primarily accomplished through movement.  We will explain how sporting activities as well as spinal manipulative treatment effects the brain.  The latest theories in this area will be presented.  We will demonstrate how sports activities and movement in general affect other aspects of health such as concentration, sleeping, moods and emotional state of mind.  You will receive plenty of practical tips on how to train the body most efficiently for various sports activities. Topics include:

  • Strategies to optimize speed and endurance
  • Neurological applications for strengthening and stretching muscles
  • Electronic muscle stimulation
  • Kinesiotaping
  • How to train the brain for optimal performance
  • Breathing and oxygen uptake


Course Credits


Course Contact Name

Jeroen Postma

Course Contact Email