Muscular Performance Self-Therapy Specialist

30 CECs/CEUs – See Below
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✓ GCAQ Specialist Credential
✓ No Credential Renewal Fees
✓ Certificate of Completion
✓ Mobile and Tablet Optimized
✓ Full Lifetime Access – 24/7
✓ No Extra or Added Fees
✓ No Final Exam Retake Fees
✓ No Time Limit on Final Exam
✓ Paper Exam Option
✓ Supplemental Resources
✓ Client Handouts & Charts

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The goals of a comprehensive self-care strategy should be to reduce discomfort and stiffness, restore function, increase range of motion and improve strength, posture and balance. The Muscular Performance Self-Therapy Specialist will help you achieve these goals. You will be stronger and your joints will move smoothly.

You can help to expedite the recovery process and return your soft tissue and muscles to a healthy, flexible state with a brief treatment of muscle maintenance (also known as self-myofascial release).

WHO IS IT FOR?
The course is suitable for a wide array of health experts and professionals including personal trainers, chiropractors and chiropractic assistants, physical therapists, massage therapists, athletic trainers, nurses, occupational therapists, safety experts, physical education teachers, recreational activity instructors, physicians, osteopaths and other allied health professionals. The course is also for self-care enthusiasts, athletes and anyone who wants solutions to keep their musculoskeletal health.

VALUABLE CECs/CEUs
Achieve and fulfill continuing education hours in many professions. This Elite Specialist Credential Course is approved for 30 
CECs/CEUs.

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Muscular Performance Self-Therapy Specialist

Course Objectives
✓ Demonstrate knowledge of self-myofascial release techniques.
✓ Identify the areas of the body that may be restraining function.
✓ Demonstrate the ability to find and self-treat trigger points.
✓ Demonstrate a complete self-myofascial release program.
✓ Demonstrate stretches for successful deactivation of trigger points.

Key Course Topic Areas
✓ Gain a total understanding of myofascial anatomy, muscles and fascia.
✓ Learn what trigger points are and how they refer pain.
✓ Explore basic and more advanced trigger point self-care.
✓ Learn basic self-massage tips for myofascial trigger points.
✓ Gain knowledge on deep muscle self-care.
✓ Master stretching after self-care.
✓ Master stretching for injury prevention.
✓ Know when to refer clients for trigger point therapy.
✓ Explain many strange trigger point aches and pains.
✓ Learn medical factors that perpetuate pain.
✓ Examine solutions to repetitive overuse injuries for office workers, dentists and dental hygienists, factory workers, musicians, artisans, skilled laborers, etc.

On completion, you will have knowledge of anatomy, muscles and fascia,  trigger points and how and where they refer pain. Plus a thorough understanding about injury prevention and multiple kinds of chronic pain disorders that can be improved by self-care.

GMP Big Advantage – Instant access – dive in and start learning right away. Download the materials to the course and view offline – so you are not confined to be online.

Downloadable Components
Course Book: Great for offline learning.
Note: The Hardcover Book for this course is available for purchase. Call GMP Fitness 888-467-3488.
Lesson Plan: Guides you through the course.
Trigger Point Therapy Self-Care Activity Labs
Reasoning questions that will lead you through each topic.
✓ Self-Care Injury Prevention—Stretching Exercises
✓ Self-Care Stretching—Once Trigger Points Have Been Deactivated
✓ Self-Care Bodywork—With Foam Roller Exercises
✓ Self-Care Bodywork—With The Tiger Tail
✓ Self-Care Bodywork—With The Backnobber

“Every trainer and therapist should have this in their library. A great tool I use all the time. The textbook is fabulous and easy to follow. Each time I use it I gain more insight and knowledge. I can apply the knowledge from this course to my daily work.” – Grace Power, ACE/ACSM Certified Professional

Online Components
✓ Final Exam and Instant Grading
✓ Certificate of Completion

Big Bonus: Specialist Designation
✓ Your Specialist Designation does not expire
NO FEES to keep your Credential current

And More
✓ No Final Exam Retake Fees
✓ Education Tech Support
✓ Lifetime—24/7 access

Relieve Muscle and Joint Pain and Improve Flexibility and Range of Motion
The goals of your comprehensive self-care strategy should be to reduce discomfort and stiffness, restore function, increase range of motion and improve strength, posture and balance. The Muscular Performance Self-Therapy course will help you to begin to achieve these goals and keep the tissues that surround the muscles (myofascia) and the connective tissue healthy and mobile.

For All Levels of General Health and Athletic Clients
For Professionals and Self-Care Enthusiasts this course will help you understand the fascia and how to use specific stretches to keep you healthy, so you can improve your fitness and eliminate dysfunction.

Self-Care to Accelerate the Recovery Process, Get Your Body Back to 100% More Quickly and Make Sure Longevity in Your Sport
And for Athletes, this course will ensure your longevity in your sport and will help your body get back to 100% more quickly, so you feel better and you are ready for the next practice or game. Upon completion of this course, all students will have a thorough understanding of the myofascial anatomy, the various types of musculoskeletal ailments that can be improved by self-myofascial release and how to adhere to a regular routine of self-myofascial release.

ADVANCE THE PERFORMANCE AND TRAINING RESULTS THAT CLIENTS GET IN YOUR SESSIONS … WITH THE MUSCULAR PERFORMANCE SELF-THERAPY SPECIALIST

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—25+
✓ American College of Sports Medicine—ACSM—25+
✓ Athletics and Fitness Association of America—AFAA—15
✓ American 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—2.5+—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.

GMP Fitness Exam Facts
✓ Exam instructions are online.
✓ 55 multiple-choice and true/false questions.
✓ You must pass the exam with 80% or higher.
✓ NO time limit to take the exam.
✓ You can save your final exam if you cannot complete it in one sitting.
✓ Immediate grading and exam results.
✓ Instant download to your certificate of achievement.
✓ NO fees to take the examincluded in the price.
✓ NO fees to Retake the examincluded in the price.

3 Simple Steps To Get Your Certificate
1. Pass the online final exam.
2. Automatic certificate generation.
3. Download your CEC/CEU Certificate.

Recognition—Your Reward For Excellence
→ Muscular Performance Self-Therapy Specialist Certificate upon successful completion of the exam (This is a downloadable CEC/CEU Certificate – included with the price of the Course)

Optional Purchase—Distinguished Achievement Recognition Certificate (mailed)
Show off your Specialist Credential with our Distinguished “Elite Muscular Performance Self-Therapy Specialist” Certificate.
GREAT for your PORTFOLIO!!!

What does it take to be an Elite Specialist?
To become a Muscular Performance Self-Therapy Specialist, you will need to complete the course and pass a 55-question exam.

Keeping your Credential Current
There are NO FEES to keep your Credential current, but we do strongly encourage students to take further education. This will not only elevate your skills and fortify your knowledge, but it will also show your dedication and commitment to your clients and your profession.

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.

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?
There is no time limit to complete the course, but we do recommend that you complete the Specialist Course 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.

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.

GMP Fitness Success Testimonials

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RESTORE & MAINTAIN NATURAL EASE OF MOVEMENT

The goals of your comprehensive self-care strategy should be to reduce discomfort and stiffness, restore function, increase range of motion and improve strength, posture and balance. The Muscular Performance Self-Therapy Specialist will help you achieve these goals. You will be stronger and your joints will move smoothly.

INCREASE MOBILITY AND BOOST PERFORMANCE WITH AN IMPROVEMENT ON BIOMECHANICS

You can help to expedite the recovery process and return your soft tissue and muscles to a healthy, flexible state with a brief treatment of muscle maintenance (also known as self-myofascial release). The Muscular Performance Self-Therapy Specialist is for Professionals, Self Care Enthusiasts, Athletes and anyone who wants solutions to keep their musculoskeletal health.

THE MUSCULAR PERFORMANCE SELF-THERAPY SPECIALIST WILL HELP YOU EXPAND YOUR MARKETABILITY AND ELEVATE YOUR BUSINESS


Key Topic Areas

✓ Students will be able to identify the areas of the body that may be restraining function. ✓ Gain a thorough understanding of the myofascial anatomy, muscles and fascia. ✓ Learn what trigger points are and how they refer pain. ✓ Explore basic and more advanced trigger point self-care. ✓ Learn basic self-massage tips for myofascial trigger points. ✓ Understand what makes trigger points difficult. ✓ Gain knowledge on deep muscle self-care. ✓ Master stretching after self-care. ✓ Master stretching for injury prevention. ✓ Know who you refer your clients to find good therapy for trigger points. ✓ Explore why trigger points may explain many severe and strange aches and pains. ✓ Learn medical factors that perpetuate pain. ✓ Develop complete self-myofascial release programs. ✓ Examine solutions to repetitive overuse injuries for office workers, dentists and dental hygienists, factory workers, musicians, artisans, skilled laborers, etc.

Objectives

✓ Students will be able to identify the areas of the body that may be restraining function.
✓ Students will have knowledge of self-myofascial release techniques to restore and renew the areas (tissues) of the body that are limiting function.
✓ Students will be able to find and self-treat trigger points in the muscles throughout the body with the help of many illustrations.
✓ Students will be able to create their own complete self-myofascial release program.
✓ Students will learn appropriate stretches to aide in the successful deactivation of trigger points. On completion of this course, you will have total comprehension of anatomy, muscles and fascia, a thorough understanding of trigger points and how and where they refer pain and information on injury prevention and multiple kinds of chronic pain disorders that can be improved by self-care.

Includes Self-Care Activity Labs

✓ Self-Care Injury Prevention—Stretching Exercises ✓ Self-Care Stretching—Once Trigger Points Have Been Deactivated ✓ Self-Care Bodywork—With Foam Roller Exercises ✓ Self-Care Bodywork—With The Tiger Tail ✓ Self-Care Bodywork—With The Backnobber

RELIEVE MUSCLE AND JOIN PAINS AND IMPROVE FLEXIBILITY AND RANGE OF MOTION 

The goals of your comprehensive self-care strategy should be to reduce discomfort and stiffness, restore function, increase range of motion and improve strength, posture and balance. The Muscular Performance Self-Therapy course will help you to begin to achieve these goals and keep the tissues that surround the muscles (myofascia) and the connective tissue healthy and mobile.

FOR ALL LEVELS OF GENERAL HEALTH AND ATHLETIC CLIENTS

For Professionals and Self Care Enthusiasts this course will help you understand the fascia and how to use specific stretches to keep you healthy, so you can improve your fitness and eliminate dysfunction.

SELF-CARE TO ACCELERATE THE RECOVERY PROCESS, GET YOUR BODY BACK TO 100% MORE QUICKLY AND MAKE SURE LONGEVITY IN YOUR SPORT

And for Athletes, this course will ensure your longevity in your sport and will help your body get back to 100% more quickly, so you feel better and you are ready for the next practice or game. Upon completion of this course, all students will have a thorough understanding of the myofascial anatomy, the various types of musculoskeletal ailments that can be improved by self-myofascial release and how to adhere to a regular routine of self-myofascial release.

ADVANCE THE PERFORMANCE AND TRAINING RESULTS THAT CLIENTS GET IN YOUR SESSIONS ... WITH THE MUSCULAR PERFORMANCE SELF-THERAPY SPECIALIST

  • 5

    I like the course. All in all I found it very interesting. I am a personal trainer, so adding a little time at the end and guiding the client through working out his or her own trigger points will greatly add to their wellbeing. I really liked it.

  • 4

    How to understand trigger points with the athletes I train. Towards the athletes I train and how to help them through injury prevention and dealing with their trigger points.

  • 5

    Better understanding of how our muscles work together. I have already used it to help clients resolve pain issues by figuring out where the pain is originating.

  • 5

    This course colorfully bullet pointed vital detection methods that were completely applicable from any person experiencing pain and discomfort! It's most definitely going into action for my personal self-maintenance. As an independent pro wrestler, I have had years of troublesome pains as well as ph ...Read More

  • 5

    I've learned a lot about misdiagnosis regarding pain and trigger points. I feel better equipped to aid my clients and myself with pain management

  • 5

    This course was in depth enough for me to be able to help any of my clients with recommendations in dealing with movement impairments and healing. I've gained a much better understanding and ability to improve, recover from and help people prevent injury, pain and ailment. I'll be able to recommend ...Read More

  • 5

    A lot of good information. A thorough job explaining what the muscles do and how they respond to pain and how to alleviate. This was a new and different program and well designed.

  • 5

    I feel much more knowledgeable about pressure points and different ways to deactivate them. I will rule out pain from pressure points before assuming that the pain is from something more serious.

  • 5

    I learned the importance and relevance of trigger point therapy. I will let others know about trigger point therapy and how self-massage can help. Very interesting course with substantial content to utilize and share with others.

  • 5

    Very informative. Easy to read and execute.