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NASM Corrective Exercise Specialist (CES) (Exam Included)  

With the NASM-Corrective Exercise Specialist (CES), you'll learn the knowledge, skills, and abilities to help clients at any fitness level address muscular imbalances and faulty movements.

What you will learn

  • Learn NASM's innovative and exclusive corrective exercise continuum and the opportunity to earn the NASM Corrective Exercise Specialist (CES) Advanced Specialization
  • Train in movement assessments, inhibitory techniques, muscle activation techniques, and common musculoskeletal impairments
  • Learn how to help prevent injuries and get clients back on track and living healthy, productive lives
  • Earn the preferred injury prevention and recovery credential of collegiate and professional sports teams

How you will benefit

  • Prepare yourself for a career as a personal trainer, athletic trainer, chiropractor, physical therapist, licensed massage therapist, or sports professional
  • Work toward receiving your NASM Corrective Exercise Specialist (CES) certification
  • Complement your formal education or expand your career and clientele by helping post-rehab and injured clients recover and remain active
  • Understand the exclusive processes needed to correct movement dysfunction through the use of inhibitory, lengthening, activation and integration techniques

Requirements:

Hardware Requirements:

  • This course can be taken on either a PC or Mac.

Software Requirements:

  • PC: Windows 8 or newer.
  • Mac: OS X Yosemite 10.10 or later.
  • Browser: The latest version of Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox are preferred. Microsoft Edge and Safari are also compatible.
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader. Click here to download the Acrobat Reader.
  • Software must be installed and fully operational before the course begins.

Other:

  • Email capabilities and access to a personal email account.

Instructional Material Requirements:

The instructional materials required for this course are included in enrollment. The following textbooks will be shipped to you approximately 7-10 business days after enrollment:

  • NASM Essentials of Corrective Exercise Training

You'll also receive access to practice exams and study materials, to help you prepare for your exam.


The NASM Corrective Exercise Specialization (CES) takes your personal training skills to the next level! Muscle imbalances lead to poor movement. Poor movement leads to injuries. As a Corrective Exercise Specialist, you could help prevent those injuries. This course provides you with cutting-edge, scientifically valid education, as well as the assessments, techniques and corrective exercise strategies to put it into practice. Complement your formal education or expand your career and clientele by helping post-rehab and injured clients recover and remain active with the NASM Corrective Exercise Specialist.

With the NASM-CES, you'll learn the skills and knowledge to help clients at any fitness level address muscular imbalances and faulty movements.


  1. Rationale for Corrective Exercise
    1. Introduction
    2. Musculoskeletal Pain
    3. Corrective Exercise Continuum
    4. Rationale for Corrective Exercise
  2. Human Movement Science
    1. Introduction
    2. Planes of Motion & Joint Motion
    3. Muscle Action Spectrum
    4. The Science of Movement
    5. Functional Anatomy
    6. Sub-Systems
    7. Motor Behavior
    8. Motor Learning
    9. Interactive Activities
  3. Understanding Human Movement Impairments
    1. Introduction
    2. Movement Impairment Syndrome
    3. Static Malalignment
    4. Dynamic Malalignment
    5. Common Human Movement System Impairments part 1
    6. Movement System Impairments part 1
    7. Common Human Movement System Impairments part 2
  4. Health Risk Appraisal
    1. Introduction
    2. PAR-Q and General Lifestyle
    3. Medical History
    4. Chronic Conditions
  5. Static Postural Assessment
    1. Introduction
    2. Postural Imbalances
    3. Static Postural Assessment
  6. Movement Assessments
    1. Introduction
    2. Importance of a Movement Assessment
    3. Transitional Movement Assessment Part 1
    4. Transitional Movement Assessment Part 2
  7. Inhibitory Techniques
    1. Self-Myofascial Release
    2. Key Points in Utilizing Self-Myofascial Release
    3. Program Design
  8. Lengthening Techniques
    1. Introduction
    2. Traditional Theory of Static Stretching
    3. New Research Regarding Static Stretching
    4. Range of Motion, Performance Enhancement and Injury Prevention
    5. NASM Position on Static Stretching
  9. Activation/Integration Techniques
    1. Introduction
    2. Activation Techniques
    3. Integration Techniques
    4. Integrated Dynamic Movement Program Strategies
  10. Foot and Ankle Impairments
    1. Introduction
    2. Functional Anatomy of the Foot and Ankle
    3. Common Injuries and Muscle Imbalances
    4. Corrective Exercise Strategies for Foot and Ankle Impairments
  11. Knee Impairments
    1. Introduction
    2. Functional Anatomy
    3. Common Injuries and Faulty Movement
    4. Systematic Corrective Exercise Strategies part 1
    5. Systematic Corrective Exercise Strategies part 2
  12. Lumbo-Pelvic-Hip Complex Impairments
    1. Introduction
    2. Functional Anatomy
    3. Common Injuries and Faulty Movement Patterns
    4. CEx: Excessive Forward Lean
    5. CEx: Low Back Arches
    6. CEx: Low Back Rounds
    7. CEx: Asymmetrical Weight Shift
  13. Shoulder, Elbow and Wrist Impairments
    1. Introduction
    2. Functional Anatomy of the Shoulder
    3. Shoulder Injuries and Faulty Movement Patterns
    4. Strategies for Shoulder Impairments part 1
    5. Strategies for Shoulder Impairments part 2
    6. Strategies for Shoulder Impairments part 3
    7. Functional Anatomy of the Elbow and Wrist
    8. Strategies for Elbow and Wrist Impairments
  14. Cervical Spine Impairments
    1. Introduction
    2. Functional Anatomy
    3. Cervical Spine Impairments
    4. Strategies for Cervical Spine Impairments part 1
    5. Strategies for Cervical Spine Impairments part 2
  15. Case Studies


This is not an instructor facilitated course; however, support will be provided through email, online forms, and phone.

 

NASM Corrective Exercise Specialist (CES) (Exam Included)
Item: 202003CTP21640  
Class Dates: 7/1/2020 - 9/30/2020                                              Fee: $695.00
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