Posture Correction Specialist
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
Posture refers to the way in which body parts are arranged in relation to each other. Good posture is key to allowing the human body to function optimally, while bad posture can lead to serious pain and discomfort. This course allows you to perform functional analyses and administer safe exercise to prevent injury.
You will learn:
- Which muscles causes specific postural abnormalities.
- Common postural alignments that exist.
- How muscle imbalances can lead to joint instability and injuries.
- How to perform an in-depth Step-by-Step Postural Analysis.
- Not only being able to perform a Postural Analysis but what to do with the information afterwards.
- How to specifically identify overactive and underactive muscles.
- Which exercises and stretches to perform for specific muscles.
- Administering and analysing Functional Tests to further identify muscle imbalances.
- Know your scope of practice
- The skeletal system
- Anatomical terminology
- The muscular system
- Muscle balance: opposing muscle
- Standard posture
- Four types of faulty postural alignments
- Factors affecting posture
- Posture analysis
- Functional tests
- Program design
- Special considerations
20 REPSSA endorsed CPD points
- Develop the knowledge, confidence and ability to assess and identify postural abnormalities and administer corrective exercises
- A great addition to any sports or fitness professional to help clients to perform optimally