• Articulate how a threat or stressor can influence the pain experience.
  • Identify the multiple factors that impact pain.
  • Explain how nociception and pain differ.
  • Explain the role of the brain in the pain experience.
  • Describe the difference between nociceptive, neuropathic, and nociplastic pain.
  • Describe changes that occur in the nervous system as pain persists.
  • List some risk factors for the transition to chronic pain.
  • Describe sensory and motor deficits that occur with chronic pain.
  • List some complexities of the relationship between posture and pain.
  • List the benefits of pain education for teachers.
  • List some potential mechanisms for how the AT affects pain.
  • Describe how you can integrate an understanding of pain into your teaching.
  • List some best practices when working with individuals with persistent pain.