Injury Prevention Specialist

Learn about the effects of muscle imbalances and how to identify them through functional testing

Where & How to Study

Online

Injury Prevention Specialist

Course Requirements

If you hold a fitness qualification or exercise science qualification you will:

  • Receive a certificate of achievement
  • Be able to use this qualification to train clients

If you do not hold a fitness qualification or exercise science qualification you will:

  • Receive a certificate of attendance
  • Not be able to use this qualification to train clients
Course Description

This course will improve your knowledge of common injuries, teaching you about the effects of muscle imbalances and how to identify them through functional testing, as well as how to design programmes to prevent them from developing. Lastly, it includes who to refer clients to when injuries persist.

Subjects & Modules

Chapter 1: Scope of Practice

Chapter 2: Anatomy Recap

Chapter 3: General Principles of Injuries

Chapter 4: Healing Process

Chapter 5: Types of injuries

Chapter 6: Posture assessment and Evaluation

Chapter 7: Common Upper body injuries

Chapter 8: Common lower body Injuries

Chapter 9 : Psychological considerations

Chapter 10: Aqua programmes and Injuries

Chapter 11: Prehabiliation Assessments

Chapter 12: Examples of Exercises for Prevention of Injuries

Accreditations & Certifications

20 REPSSA endorsed CPD points

Career Opportunities
  • Carve out a niche in the industry as an injury prevention specialist
  • Use your new skills to up your performance as a trainer for fitness clients or athletes.

R2,500.00

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