Intraabdominal Pressure and Strength Training

What to do with your clients who have IAP!

With Antony Lo

Online Self-Paced

Intraabdominal Pressure and Strength Training

Intraabdominal pressure (IAP) can be the bogeyman of the pelvic world. A few common myths: “it’s bad for you”, “you’ll make your prolapse worse”, “it’s the reason why you have incontinence”

In this course, Antony Lo will introduce you to concepts relevant to strength training and IAP with a pelvic health focus. You will get guidance on what to do with your clients who have IAP! 

Learning Objectives

In this course with Antony Lo, you will:

  1. Understand how IAP works with respect to strength training
  2. Learn how to apply the principles of Strength and Conditioning and IAP to clients with musculoskeletal and pelvic health issues


This course is aimed at health and fitness professionals who are interested in better understanding intraabdominal pressure and strength training.

Your Instructor

Antony Lo

Australian Physiotherapy Association Titled Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist. Master in Manual Therapy (UWA) B.App.Sc (Physio)(USyd), Level 2 CrossFit trainer
Antony is an experienced physiotherapist from Australia that works at the junction of Musculoskeletal, Sports and Pelvic Health treatment, rehabilitation, and performance enhancement. He has been practicing since 1997 and successfully built 2 private practices in Sydney before founding My PT Education in 2008. Antony completed his post-graduate Master in Manual Therapy (Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy) from the University of Western Australia and commenced his Specialisation training in Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy. He is a passionate educator whilst still being an active therapist. Antony co-hosts the Women's Health Podcast and is founder of #TheDiastasisProject. He has experience participating and coaching a range of sports and has been a consultant for a number of different types of elite sports athletes of all ages, as well as being a Level 2 CrossFit trainer. Antony's passion is working in a way that combines his experience in coaching, education and being a Physiotherapist, combining the knowledge from the fields of Physiotherapy, Strength and Conditioning, and Women's Health Research to provide a practical, realistic holistic model of care balancing the biopsychosocial model of healthcare with the best of historical assessment and management approaches. He goes by @physiodetective and his catchphrase is "DO SOMETHING DIFFERENT". Antony has a wife and 3 beautiful children in the best city in the world - Sydney, Australia! Find out more about Antony by clicking "Explore - Our Teaching Staff"

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