Course components are delivered as printed products:
Continuing education exam
Scientific Back Training Print CE Course analyzes the biomechanical intricacies of stabilization exercises as a prerequisite to the general strengthening of torso musculature for rehab patients, athletes, and the general population. This information is essential for preventing repetitive stress disorders that lead to injury. The synergistic interaction of muscle groups in performing complex frontal, transverse, and sagittal plane movements are explained and assessments practiced. Technique flaws that encourage postural degeneration are addressed and corrected to promote optimal function. Phases 1, 2, and 3 spinal rehabilitation, stabilization, and strength exercises are demonstrated with variations and detailed technical cues. The course concludes with a continuing education exam for credit through participating organizations.
Functional Anatomy of the Back
Understanding Length-Tension Imbalances in the Musculoskeletal System
The Inner Unit
The Outer Unit
Back Pain Considerations
How to Complete Your Exam
Request for Paper Certificate
Request for Testimonials
Paul Chek Biography
A continuing education course for strength and conditioning specialists, rehabilitation professionals, and personal trainers.
Paul Chek, HHP, NMT, is an international presenter and consultant in corrective exercise and high-performance conditioning. He has worked with the Chicago Bulls, Los Angeles Chiropractic College, Johnson & Johnson, and U.S. Air Force Academy and with many elite athletes, trainers, therapists, and rehabilitation specialists. Paul is a licensed holistic health practitioner, certified neuromuscular therapist, and ACE-certified clinical exercise specialist and believes that ongoing education is vital for the professional development of everyone in the health and fitness industries. He is the author of numerous books, videos, correspondence courses, and seminars and holds patents for exercise-related inventions. Paul is the founder of the CHEK Institute in San Diego and regularly contributes to several publications and websites.
"By using the bigger principles right away and referring to the manual and content continually, Scientific Back Training broadens understanding of the systems involved in movement and back management."
L. Lathom-Sharp—London, United Kingdom
"In a personal training setting this knowledge of functional anatomy will aid me in protecting my clients from injury, highlighting imbalances and assisting in corrective exercises."
A. Rich—Melbourne, Vic, Australia
“A great course for trainers, coaches, physical therapists, and all body workers.”
L. Karp—LMT, ACSM certified
“The information in the Scientific Back Training course is so effective at evaluating and correcting many spinal dysfunctions that it should be a required course of all chiropractic and PT schools. If I could choose any clinician to evaluate a musculoskeletal complaint of mine, my family, or my patients, I would choose Paul Chek. This course is worth 50 times the cost!”
A. Hall—Washington D.C, CSCS Certified
"Love it! I can apply the content from Scientific Back Training by Paul Chek to all of my clients in our personal training and nutrition studio. Looking forward to seeing people change their lives with proper training and the wealth of knowledge from this course on different way of looking at, assessing, and planning exercises and progressions."