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Knee Injury Prevention Specialist

🏆 Professional 🕑 11 Hours ⚙️ Hybrid 💰 149 Points See Icon Meanings >

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Knee Injury Prevention Specialist

🏆 Professional 

🕑 11 Hours 

⚙️ Hybrid 

💰 149 Points 

See Icon Meanings >

 REVIEWS (171)

$149 Add to Cart

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Knee flexibility and strength are crucial to avoiding and relieving knee pain. This Course provides all the tools needed to understand how the knee works and design a knee conditioning prevention program. The Knee Injury Prevention Specialist Course examines the biomechanical complexities of stabilization exercises as a prerequisite to the general strengthening of the knee and the surrounding musculature for rehab patients, athletes and other fitness enthusiasts. The Course provides a good stability training program for the knees to help prevent injury and optimize knee function and performance. The Knee Injury Prevention Specialist course will help you to market yourself to existing and new clients – helping them with preventative knee musculature training.

Knee Injury Prevention Specialist Course Objectives
• Amplify knowledge of the anatomy of the knee and common knee pain.risk factors.
• Identify ligament, tendon, meniscus and other acute and traumatic injuries.
• Expand knowledge on bursitis, tendinitis and other overuse injuries.
• Recognize knee pain in children and adults.
• Reinforce the importance of all aspects of exercise including stretching.
• Knowledge of when to refer a client to their physician.
• Increased understanding of medical alternatives for clients.
• Acquire a better understanding of knee mechanics and risks for injury.
• Teach clients in prevention strategies to reduce the risk of knee injury.
• Understand the types of treatment for knee pain.
• Discover how to enhance your clients’ workout with conditioning exercises to help prevent knee injuries.
• Understand the significance of scientifically based decision making in the measurement and management of knee disorders.
• Understand the normal and injury mechanics of the knee.
• Explain the risk factors associated with knee disorders.
• Define 20 ways to be good to your knees.
• Learn which Sports are most and least likely to hurt your knees.
• Provide appropriate instructional cues for proper exercise techniques.
• Develop an exercise program that contains safe knee exercises and be able to correctly adjust and advance the exercises.
• Find out hamstring strength exercises for a balanced knee.
• Discover abduction and adductor strength exercises for inner knee stability.
• Learn exercises for combating knee hypermobility.
• Identify programming modifications that fitness professionals can employ when instructing clients with specific musculoskeletal restrictions.
• Demonstrate how to correctly execute various knee prevention exercises without equipment, with a Stability Ball or a Resistance Band.

Valuable CECs/CEUs
The Professional Specialist programs are approved for CEC’s/CEU’s with almost every major fitness education body. If your certification organization is not in the list, prior to purchasing a course, please contact GMP Fitness (or click here) to learn about discount options for courses that are not formally approved by your certification organization.

What does it take to be a Professional?
To become a Professional Specialist, you will need to complete the course and pass the exam. Upon completion, you will be recognized as a Professional Specialist.

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GET REWARDED FOR YOUR SUCCESS AND ACHIEVEMENT

When you pass the final exam you will receive your Professional CEC/CEU Certificate Credential.

GMP Fitness Success Testimonials

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Tara Minnax Doherty

ACE Certified Professional


 ★★★★★

I have gained more knowledge on how to prevent injuries and help strengthen knees. I have clients of all ages and back grounds. I can use this material for my athletes who play soccer as well as my stay at home moms who want to stay healthy. GMP fitness is my go to for CEC’s. I can understand the material and go at my own pace. I look forward to more courses.

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Gary Duane Lang II

ACE Certified Professional


 ★★★★★

I found this be a very informative and low stress course. I worked at my own pace, which allowed me to study and read with my busy schedule. I look forward to taking more courses through this format. Thank you.

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Lori Hill Moffitt

AFPA Certified Professional


 ★★★★★

I have learned more in depth terminology about specifics of the knee and how it is meant to function. I will begin to utilize a fully comprehensible outline of strength training to all my clients. Very easy to navigate the book and study guide into one comprehensible tool to provide excellent programming to my clients.

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Knee Injury Prevention Specialist

Online Hybrid Course Format – What You Get
✓ Online hybrid is a blended course: online content with a book. You get instant access so you can dive in and start learning right away, while your physical book is being shipped to you.
✓ Course Bonus: We’ve made learning and earning your Specialist Credential and your CEC/CEU credits simple. Enroll and start learning in just a few minutes. No need to purchase the required book for the course. You get a book – an excellent guide and a great reference tool. It’s included in the price of the online course and we’re shipping it to you. Please note: there will be a shipping charge for the book that is shipped to you).
✓ Additional Online Course Book – Digital (PDF).
✓ Trainer and Client Charts (PDFs).
✓ Online lesson plan.
✓ Online final exam.
✓ Full lifetime access.
✓ Education tech support.
✓ Valuable CECs/CEUs.
✓ Instant grading and downloadable Certificate of Completion.

Related Course Options
✓ The Knee Injury Prevention Specialist CD – Optional Purchase
– Knee Injury Prevention Specialist Manual (PDF on CD – can be printed)
– Knee Injury Prevention Specialist Abridged Workbook (PDF on CD – can be printed)
– Knee Injury Prevention Specialist—Bonus Research and Resources (PDF on CD – can be printed)
– Knee Injury Prevention Trainer & Client Charts (PDFs on the CD – can be printed)

✓ Printed Expanded Course Workbook – Optional Purchase
The Expanded Course Workbook (not on the CD) is designed to help you present your results, check your understanding of the material and reinforce important topics from the course. This learning tool is full of descriptions and demonstrations of the techniques discussed in the course. It will help you retain the course information better and prepare you for the exam.

Note: You will have an opportunity to purchase these items in the secured area of the GMP Fitness Online Learning Platform after you buy the course. Shipped by FedEx or USPS. Shipping charges may apply.

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 on 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 info@gmpfitness.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.

✓ ACTION Certification—ACTION—11
✓ American Council on Exercise—ACE—0.9
✓ American College of Sports Medicine—ACSM—11
✓ Athletics and Fitness Association of America—AFAA—11
✓ American Fitness Professionals Association—AFPA—11
✓ British Columbia Recreation and Parks Association—BCRPA—11
✓ The Cooper Institute—CI—11
✓ International Fitness Professionals Association—IFPA—11
✓ International Tennis Performance Association*—ITPA—11
✓ International Sports Sciences Association—ISSA—11
✓ International Tennis Performance Association—ITPA*—7
✓ National Academy of Sports Medicine—NASM—1.1
✓National Association for Fitness Certification—NAFC—1.1
✓ National Association of Sports Nutrition—NASN—11
✓ National Council on Strength and Fitness—NCSF—4.5
✓ National Council For Certified Personal Trainers—NCCPT—1.1
✓ National Exercise Trainers Association—NETA—.1
✓ National Exercise & Sports Trainers Association—NESTA*—1.1
✓ National Federation of Professional Trainers—NFPT—2.0
✓ National Strength Professionals Association—NSPA—11
✓ Professional Fitness Instructor Training—PFIT—11
✓ American Senior Fitness Association—SFA—1.1
✓ World Instructor Training Schools—WITS—11

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 info@gmpfitness.com. We are more than happy to assist you.

*Note: 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.
*Note: The International Tennis Performance Association (ITPA)—ITPA members can earn continuing credits for their certifications through GMP Fitness.

GMP Fitness Exam Facts
✓ Online true/false and/or multiple/choice final exam.
✓ Online exam instructions.
✓ 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 test results.
✓ Instant download to your certificate of achievement.

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

Do I get continuing education credits?
You will receive CEUs/CECs credit after you pass the final exam. Each course is individually accredited and exact CEUs/CECs will vary for each certification organization. Check each course for specific CEUs/CECs for your 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?
We recommend that you complete the 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.

Professional (P) 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 couple of things for the Specialty Credential Courses.
• Knowledge of English and arithmetic.
• High school diploma or equivalency.
• Note: Continuing Education Credits (CECs/CEUs) will only be applied for certified fitness professionals or other health professionals.

Recertification Requirements
• No Re-certification Fees. Your Specialist Certificate does not expire.
• After successful completion of the final exam, you will earn the professional title of Knee Injury 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.

COMING SOON
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.

Knee Injury Prevention Specialist Optional Course Study Materials

Knee Injury Prevention Specialist CD – Optional Purchase
– Knee Injury Prevention Specialist Manual (PDF on CD – can be printed)
– Knee Injury Prevention Specialist Abridged Workbook (PDF on CD – can be printed)
– Knee Injury Prevention Specialist—Bonus Research and Resources (PDF on CD – can be printed)
– Knee Injury Prevention Trainer & Client Charts (PDFs on the CD – can be printed)

✓ Printed Course Workbook – Optional Purchase
The Expanded Course Workbook (not on the CD) is designed to help you present your results, check your understanding of the material and reinforce important topics from the course. This learning tool is full of descriptions and demonstrations of the techniques discussed in the course. It will help you retain the course information better and prepare you for the exam.

The workbook really helped understand the subject better.- Chaitra Chandrashekar, ACE-Certified Professional
I processed the course better by using the follow along workbook – Steve Lutes, ACE Certified Professional

NoteYou will have an opportunity to purchase these items in the secured area of the GMP Fitness Online Learning Platform after you buy the course. Shipped by FedEx or USPS. Shipping charges may apply.

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