PLEASE NOTE: the text, Core Assessment and Training, is required for successful completion of this course, but is not included with this version. Purchase this version only if you already own the text.
Our understanding of the importance of core health for injury prevention, athletic performance, and rehabilitation grows each day. Make sure you can offer your clients safe and effective programs with the Core Assessment and Training online course. In this course, you will learn strategies for assessing each client’s baseline core function and developing an individualized program to meet his or her needs.
The course is accompanied by the book Core Assessment and Training, in which expert Jason Brumitt covers all aspects of core training—basic to advanced core exercises, stretches, and plyometrics. The book includes photos, illustrations, and instructions for more than 120 exercises. Sample exercise routines and a table that lists the exercises by the muscles used offer a basis for program design and provide on-the-spot reference. The book includes a bound-in DVD that features video demonstrations that help you review proper techniques and protocols for many of the exercises and assessments discussed in the book and course. Whether you are a personal trainer, strength coach, or rehabilitation professional, this book and course package will help you in the following areas:
Review functional anatomy of the core musculature.
Perform core assessment and functional testing techniques.
Design individualized core training programs.
Apply core training to various sports and core-specific injuries and conditions.
The course guides you through developing comprehensive core training programs that encompass strength, flexibility, endurance, and power. You’ll learn how to select exercises that are specific to each client’s needs and progress the exercises from basic to advanced. Interactive case studies with virtual clients allow you to practice identifying indicated and contraindicated exercises for various injuries and health conditions and selecting core exercises for various athletes and clients.
Understanding the concepts of core training and analyzing functioning of the core are key components of safe core exercise programs. With the Core Assessment and Training course, you can master the techniques for assessing each client’s needs and design customized training programs for maximum results.
American College of Sports Medicine
American Council on Exercise
British Columbia Recreation and Parks Association
Canadian Kinesiology Alliance
10 Primary Points
Certified Professional Trainers Network
Council on Professional Standards for Kinesiotherapy
Fitness New Brunswick
Manitoba Fitness Council
National Athletic Trainers Association
National Strength and Conditioning Association
Ontario Society for Health and Fitness
Physical Activity Australia
Provincial Fitness Unit
Register of Exercise Professionals (NZ)
Saskatchewan Kinesiology and Exercise Science Association