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Postural Assessment & Correction Workshop

postural assessmentCourse Description

Recognized by the British Columbia Recreation and Parks Association (BCRPA) and American Council on Exercise (ACE) for providing Continuing Education Credits (Pending), the Clinical Exercise & Rehabilitation Workshop Series (CES) are a select group of courses that are designed for Personal Trainers with an interest in expanding their knowledge about Clinical Exercise and Rehabilitation. In these courses, students will learn foundational knowledge in exercise rehabilitation, training special population groups, and advanced knowledge in fitness testing and assessments.

Course Goals

In Class workshops are $275.00 and Personalized are $495.00

Postural Assessment & Correction

This course will educate the fitness trainer on the following objectives

■ Explain and implement the general guidelines for exercise prescription for a variety of common conditions related to spinal and postural imbalances

■ Demonstrate and teach corrective exercises for three different imbalanced postural types

■ Leave feeling confident in helping others and not hurting clients.

■ Recognize when a client is able to advance to the next level of exercise progression

■ Describe alternative treatments that are available including the services of other health-care professionals

■ Know when to refer to a health professional

Course Format

This course is a total of 7 instructional hours, generally taught on a pre-scheduled date with an instructor

Course Activities

The primary instructional strategies for this course are lecture, small group cooperative learning activities, and interactive instructor presentations.

Course Text

The student is not required to have a textbook for this program, but they will be provided with handouts that details the specific course content.

Student Evaluation

Students receive individual, constructive instructor feedback regarding their performance.

Resources

Requirements

  • Must be 18-years of age
  • The ability to speak English
  • Certified Personal Trainer or equivalent
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