Balance and Fall Prevention Specialist

25 CECs/CEUs – See Below
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✓ GCAQ Specialist Credential
✓ No Credential Renewal Fees
✓ Certificate of Completion
✓ Full Lifetime Access – 24/7
✓ No Extra or Added Fees
✓ Unlimited Final Exam Retakes
✓ No Time Limit on Final Exam
✓ Supplemental Resources
✓ Client Handouts & Charts

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Perform short and long physical performance battery assessments to enhance the ability to easily implement exercises and activities and provide balance and fall prevention training for older adults.

The course methods and exercises help older adults’ maintain balance in accomplishing their everyday tasks, cultivating increased self-confidence which lessens the chance of falls, motivate older adults and improves the quality of life.

Activity-based programs can be used in group or individual settings and can be customized according to the level of experience to improve balance and mobility for both fit and frail older adults.

Fitness and health care professionals will get tips and resources on falls and injury prevention to educate older adults about the risk of falling and how to prevent injuring themselves.

The Balance and Fall Prevention Specialist is an unsurpassed Elite Specialist Credential Course, will provide you with an in-depth understanding of how to conduct meaningful assessments of function and how to train older adults safely.

Balance and Fall Prevention Specialist Focus
• Balance System Disorders
• Assessment For Older Adults
• Falls and Injury Prevention For Older Adults

Valuable CECs/CEUs
Achieve and fulfill continuing education hours in many professions. This Elite Specialist Credential Course is approved for 25 CECs/CEUs.

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Balance and Fall Prevention Specialist Part 3

• Explain why it is important to establish proper posture before beginning a balance program.
• Describe how the use of safe progressives exercise routines can help clients prevent injury.
• Execute how to activate the pelvic floor and find neutral position.
• Examine important client cues.
• Learn proper balance progressions.
• Identify balance exercises that help to reduce the risk of injury.
• Discover the benefits of training in minimalist shoes and barefoot.
• Determine when to add low-tech fitness tools.
• Demonstrate three core base exercises and progressions.
• Develop dynamic balance performance exercise routines
• Create individual exercise programs and recognize exercise precautions for individuals of all age groups.

Course components are delivered online
Balance and Fall Prevention Course Framework
→ 4 Modules—Each module consists of comprehensive and detailed reading materials.
Lesson Plan
→ This guides you through the learning process.
Activity Lab Questions
→ Important reasoning questions that will guide you through each module.
Module Note Documents
→ Note taking helps individuals learn more effectively and efficiently.
Progress Chart System (Printable PDFs)
→ Over 40 Balance Performance Exercise and Routine Charts. that you can customize to record client workout design and program implementation and set client goals.
Training plans that you can customize to:
• Keep track of client progress.
• Record client workout design and program implementation.
• Inspire, motivate and give positive reinforcement for getting healthier.
• Set client goals and reward progress—incentive programs.
G Assist—Collaborative Extended Learning)
→ Provides additional learning opportunities, ideas and tools to help you gain more skill, become more successful and grow your business. Includes a resource library with a podcast and external links to educational assets, plus marketing and personalization strategies. Use the valuable information that you learn here to develop and deliver a successful campaign and capture client value. A useful tool promising to give life long value. It elevates your experience and learning and fortifies your knowledge.
GMP Fitness Reflection Learning Journal
→ Reflection is a crucial component of the learning process and helps you record thoughts and insights, see more value in each learning experience and relax and find your own rhythm.
→ An assortment of worksheets and journal questions designed to help you reflect on your course experience—a key component required to really digest an experience and expand your potential for learning.
Final Exam
→ 50 multiple-choice and true/false questions.
→ Non-timed.
→ You must pass the Final Exam to receive your certificate.
→ This Elite Course also includes a practical skill competency (a simple written exam portion) which is an assessment tool that verifies knowledge and or skills learned. On successful completion, you will receive an additional elite credential badge which demonstrates to employers and the public that you have mastered the necessary course information.
Recognition—Your Reward For Excellence
→ Distinguished Balance and Fall Prevention Certificate Of Achievement and Elite Credential Badge in recognition of the work you’ve done—emailed upon successful completion of the exam.

Accreditations & Certification Board Approvals
GMP Fitness is proud to be nationally approved and accredited by the following organizations. If you do not see your certification company in the list below—please contact GMP Fitness at 888-467-3488 or email info@gmpfitness.com (or click here). The course may be pending approval.

✓ American Council on Exercise—ACE—see the special notes below
✓ ACTION Certification—ACTION—2.5
✓ American College of Sports Medicine—ACSM—25
✓ America Fitness Professionals Association—AFAA—15
✓ America Fitness Professionals Association—AFPA—25
✓ British Columbia Recreation and Parks Association—BCRPA—25
✓ The Cooper Institute—CI—25
✓ International Fitness Professionals Association—IFPA—25
✓ International Tennis Performance Association—ITPA—25
✓ International Sports Sciences Association—ISSA—25
✓ National Academy of Sports Medicine—NASM—1.9
✓ National Association for Fitness Certification—NAFC—25
✓ National Association of Sports Nutrition—NASN—25
✓ National Council on Strength and Fitness—NCSF—8
✓ National Council For Certified Personal Trainers—NCCPT—1.9
✓ National Exercise Trainers Association—NETA—25
✓ National Exercise & Sports Trainers Association—NESTA—see the special notes below
✓ National Federation of Professional Trainers—NFPT—2.0
✓ National Strength Professionals Association—NSPA—25
✓ Professional Fitness Instructor Training—PFIT—25
✓ American Senior Fitness Association—SFA—2.5
✓ World Instructor Training Schools—WITS—25

SPECIAL NOTES
ACE (American Council on Exercise)—If you are an ACE Certified Professional and would like to earn CECs for this course please email or call GMP Fitness to find out if this course is going through the approval process.
*NESTA (National Exercise & Sports Trainers Association)—accepts GMP Fitness courses for credits, There MAY be a petition fee.
*ITPA (The International Tennis Performance Association)—ITPA members can earn continuing credits for their certifications through GMP Fitness.

Do I get continuing education credits?

You will receive CEUs/CECs credit after you successfully is complete the final exam. The course is individually accredited and exact CEUs/CECs will vary for each certification organization. Check each course for specific CEU/CEC for your certification organization.

When do I get my Certificates and Badge Credentials?
After you complete each Part of the course including course assignments and you successfully pass the final exam, each graduate receives an Elite Certificate and Badge Credential affirming Elite Status. Once you have completed the entire Specialization Program (all parts) you will receive your Distinguished Performance Specialist Certificate and Badge Credential affirming Master Status of the of the entire Specialist Course.

Do I have to complete the Parts in order?
It is not required that you complete the Parts in order. While we recommend a specific order to take this course, all parts are interlinked to provide a consistent body of knowledge and at the same time offer unique material that can be taken in any order. You may enroll in any part order. GMP Fitness Elite Courses are designed to provide an in-depth understanding of a specific topic through an organized course module framework.

Can I take a single program rather than all three Parts?

This powerful Elite Specialist Credential program is broken up into Parts that are designed to help you move forward to acquire the entire Ultimate Master Specialist Credential. You are welcome to take an individual program; however, if you want to be recognized as a MASTER SPECIALIST by GMP Fitness, you must take all of the Parts within a Specialist Curriculum.

How long do I have access to the Specialist Curriculum?
You will have lifetime access to this Specialization Program. There are no time limits or constrictions in this course and you are welcome to revisit the materials as many times as you like.

How long does it take to complete the course?
We recommend that you try to finish each individual specialist program within 1 year after registration. The length of time required to complete a specific program depends on the individuals’ dedication and available time to study.

Elite (E) Course Prerequisites
While anyone over the age of 18 years old can complete the educational content included in the GMP Fitness Courses we do recommend a few of things for the Elite Specialist Courses.
• Knowledge of English and arithmetic.
• High school diploma or equivalency.
• A background in fitness equipment and exercises.
Note: Continuing Education Credits (CECs/CEUs) will only be applied for certified fitness professionals and other health professionals.

Keeping Your Credential Current
• Currently, there are no fees to keep your Credential current. However, you will need to take a GMP Fitness CEC Course to keep your Performance Specialist Certificate valid.
• After successful completion of the final exam, you will earn the professional title of Balance and Fall Prevention Specialist on your certificate.

Customer Course Support
As part of the GMP Fitness commitment to customer service, you’ll receive unsurpassed, exceptional customer support. Have a question after you purchase the course—contact us at info@gmpfitness.com or call 888-467-3488.

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GMP Fitness Profinder
→ The GMP Fitness Profinder is only for health and fitness professionals who currently hold one or more of our Specialist Credentials. As a GMP Fitness Elite Specialist you will receive a complimentary listing which will help prospective clients find you. 
GMP Fitness Specialist Portfolio 
→ The GMP Fitness Portfolio is only for health and fitness professionals who currently hold one or more of our Specialist Credentials. This Credential Portfolio serves as the culmination of your learning, field experiences, skills, competencies and more. Optional Purchase.
Additional Specialist Awards, Certificates and Badges
→ Optional Purchase
GMP Fitness Tool Kit
→ Includes sample forms, coach tip cards and client handouts.

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  • 5

    Recommend ? the course gave me many new ideas for progressions. My clients will like being assessed and then reassessed to show their progress.

  • 5

    The Balance course material is really well written, easy to follow and I enjoyed the course very much. You also have supreme customer service.

  • 5

    Great detailed info on how to prevent falls and injuries, as well as giving multiple ways to assess balance for an older population.