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Restore and 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 Emphasis 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.
Achieve and fulfill continuing education hours in many professions. This Elite Specialist Credential Course is approved for 30 CECs/CEUs.
Muscular Performance Self-Therapy Specialist
✓ 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.
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.
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.
Online Course Format – What You Get
✓ Online Course Lesson Plan.
✓ Downloadable PDFs for offline learning.
✓ Course reflective activity labs and important reasoning questions.
✓ Online final exam.
✓ Instant grading and downloadable Certificate of Completion.
✓ There is no shipping cost as this course is delivered online.
✓ Full lifetime access.
✓ Education tech support.
Muscular Performance Self-Therapy Specialist Course Book
→ Online Course Book (PDF)
→ Note: The Hardcover Book for this course is available for purchase. The information for this is available when you are logged into the course.
Muscular Performance Self-Therapy Specialist Lesson Plan
→ This guides you through the learning process.
Trigger Point Therapy Self-Care Activity Labs
→ Important reasoning questions that will guide you through each chapter and reinforce significant topics.
✓ 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
Muscular Performance Self-Therapy Specialist Final Exam
→ 60 multiple-choice and true/false questions.
→ You must pass the Final Exam to receive your certificate.
→ 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 Muscular Performance Self-Therapy Specialist Certificate Of Achievement and Elite Credential Badge in recognition of the work you’ve done—emailed upon successful completion of the exam.
“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
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
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
WE MAKE IT EASY FOR YOU TO GET YOUR CECs/CEUs
We make the petition process simple and smooth … not complicated at all … it’s really that EASY!!!
Renew your continuing education requirements and obtain valuable education to expand your training. The continuing education hours or CEC/CEU point value is different for each association.
I don’t see my certification organization on your list. Now what?
If you do not see your certification company in the list below—please contact GMP Fitness. The course may be pending approval. If not, we can go over simple options to help you get your CECs/CEUs for this course. Just call GMP Fitness at 888-467-3488 or email email@example.com because we want the process of getting your CECs/CEUs to be easy for you and we help many individuals when a course is pending approval or is not currently approved. It takes only a few minutes to go over the options to help you get your CECs/CEUs quickly and easily and we are more than happy to assist you!
Accreditations & Certification Board Approvals
GMP Fitness is proud to be nationally approved and accredited by the following organizations. Renew your continuing education requirements with almost every major certifying agency and obtain a valuable education to expand your training. The continuing education hours or CEC/CEU point value is different for each association.
✓ 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+
Call or Email GMP Fitness: We make the petition process simple and smooth … not complicated at all … it’s really that EASY!!! So just call or email GMP Fitness at 888-467-3488 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. We are more than happy to assist you.
ACE Certified Professional: If you are ACE Certified 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, however, a CEU Petition Form will need to be filled out and there may be a small fee.
*The International Tennis Performance Association (ITPA)—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 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 (both levels) you will receive your Distinguished Performance Specialist Certificate and Badge Credential affirming Master Status of the of the entire Specialist Course.
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
Just One Prerequisite … To qualify to take any of the GMP Fitness Courses you must be at least 18 years of age.
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.
• A background in nutrition
• High school diploma or equivalency.
• 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 Muscular Performance Self-Therapy 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 email@example.com or call 888-467-3488.
GMP Fitness Success Testimonials
Alivia Carrol. CI Certified Professional
Cameron Quinones, AFPA Certified Professional
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Shekita R Driskill, AFPA Certified Professional
John Stisowain, NASM/NCCPT Certified Professional
Cindy Fagiano, ACE Certified Professional
Alvin Massey, WITS Certified Professional
Jim Ogle, WITS Certified Professional
Amisha Muljii, NASM Certified Professional