Learn the techniques and exercises to rehabilitate your clients from training injuries or accidents. Address both chronic conditions and isolated issues to get your clients moving and feeling better.
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Explain the fundamental principles of therapeutic exercise; including, its definition, and use in prevention, treatment, control, rehabilitation, restoration and prevention of re-occurrence in a variety of ailments.
Describe the role and scope of practice for a Specialist in Exercise Therapy, and identify how this role fits into a client's continuum of care.
Discuss the aspects and application of functional fitness.
Define the musculoskeletal system, body mechanics, and body musculature in relation to exercise and movement.
Explain the challenges facing clients with chronic, medical conditions.
Recognize a chronic health condition(s) that may require an individual to use special care while exercising.
Identify the correct exercise(s) to address a client's specific chronic condition (cardiovascular, pulmonary, metabolic, neurological, orthopedic, and / or sensory).
Develop a comprehensive exercise therapy program that utilizes Adaptive Programming principles and techniques to address the fitness constraints of a client.
Identify the locations for additional Exercise Therapy Support materials and resources.
Exercise Therapy is a 215 page book that includes everything you need to earn an ISSA Exercise Therapy Certification. The course material is continually updated with new information so you can be sure you're receiving the most up-to-date information available.
This online handy reference guide walks you through the course unit-by-unit, allowing you to gain a better understanding of personal trainer concepts.
The practice exam and quizzes test your understanding of the materials; so while you're reading you're preparing for the exam at the same time.
ISSA and Hyperstrike provide you with an exclusive online exercise lab with over 250 animated exercises. 3D animation and three different angles ensure that proper form and technique are a breeze!
ISSA's certification exam solidifies your proficiency as a fitness professional. Choose a paper-and-pencil exam or utilize our secure online testing portal. One No-cost Retest (if necessary).
Our online forum is where you can post client or business challenges and receive guidance from our on-staff Master Trainers and members of the ISSA family worldwide.
All ISSA members get a free website to support their personal trainer careers online. Five pages of professionally designed, easily editable, fully hosted content is included. Choose from nine designs and put your best face forward online! To learn more about this benefit, click here.
All ISSA students have access to unlimited educational support. If you have questions about the course materials, our on-staff professors can guide you through.
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