Knee Injury Prevention Specialist

Knee Injury Prevention Specialist

11 CECs/CEUs – See Below
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The Knee Injury Prevention Specialist Certification provides all the tools needed to understand how the knee works and design a conditioning prevention program to optimize knee function and performance.



🏆 Professional 🕑 11 ⚙️ Hybrid

Knee Injury Prevention Specialist

Knee flexibility and strength are crucial to avoiding and relieving knee pain. This step-by-step Specialist course prepares you to train your clients for more efficient movement.

The course provides new training techniques as a prerequisite to general knee strengthening and the surrounding musculature for rehab patients, athletes and other fitness enthusiasts.

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 more.

✓ 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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Knee Injury Prevention Specialist

GMP Big Advantage – Hybrid Course – Online content with a book. You get instant access to the online part of the course so you can dive in and start learning right away, while the required book is shipped to you. Please note: there will be a shipping charge for the book.

Downloadable Components
✓ Course Book
✓ Abridged Workbook
✓ Client Session Plan Collection
✓ Agility, Strength, Flexibility Charts
✓ Trainer & Client Charts
✓ Resource Videos & Articles

Online Components
✓ Lesson Plan Steps
✓ Final Exam and Instant Grading
✓ Certificate of Completion

Shipped Component
✓ Book – included in the price
Note: A shipping charge will apply

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

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

Related Course Options
✓ The Knee Injury Prevention Specialist CD with all ALL Course Components – Optional Purchase

✓ Downloadable or Printed Expanded Course Workbook – Optional Purchase
The Expanded Course Workbook 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.

List 20 ways to be good to your knees.
Define common sports that hurt your knees.
Review human knee anatomy knowledge.
Name common knee pain risk factors.
Recognize diagnostic knee tests.
List ligament, tendon and meniscus causes.
Describe bursitis, tendinitis and overuse injury.
Review knee pain in children and adults.
Recognize when to refer clients to physicians.
Apply suitable cues to exercise techniques.
Demonstrate stability ball and resistance band exercises.
Create exercise programs that contain safe knee exercises.

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 (or click here). The course may be pending approval.

✓ ACTION Certification—ACTION—1.1
✓ American Council on Exercise—ACE—*Approved in 2018 for 0.9 – see the note below
✓ 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

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.
✓ Online true/false and/or multiple/choice final exam.
✓ 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.

Your Reward For Excellence
→ Knee Injury Prevention 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 “Professional Knee Injury Prevention Specialist” Certificate.

What does it take to become a Professional Specialist?
You will need to complete the course and pass the final 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.

When will I receive my Continuing Education Certificate (CECs/CEUs)?
When you pass the final exam you will receive your CEC/CEU Certificate. This will be available for you to download.

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.

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. See our FAQs for more information.
Note: Continuing Education Credits (CECs/CEUs) will only be applied for certified fitness professionals or 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 or call 888-467-3488.

Knee Injury Prevention Specialist Testimonials

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The Knee Injury Prevention course is included in our Injury Prevention Specialist Bundle. GMP Fitness Credential Specialist Bundles are a combination of G Level 1 Specialist Courses and are an excellent way to acquire a package of Specialist Credential Programs at a discounted price, gain 20+ CECs/CEUS and earn Multiple Speciality Certificate Credentials - GREAT for your PORTFOLIO!!! Click here to learn how you can Become a GMP Fitness Injury Prevention Specialist »

Knee Injury Prevention Special 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. It's included in the price and we're shipping it to you. Get started online now, while you wait for the required book to be shipped to you.

Knee Injury Prevention Specialist Study Material Course Options

 Home Study Course Materials - Optional purchase.Knee Injury Prevention Workbook The Knee Injury Prevention Specialist CD Includes: - 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

Note: You can add these to your cart after you select the online course. Shipped by Fedex or USPS. Shipping charges will apply.

 Knee Injury Prevention Specialist Objectives

✓ Amplify knowledge of the anatomy of the knee and common knee pain.risk factors.Knee Injury Prevention Objectives ✓ 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.

Knee Injury Prevention Ratings 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.  Tara Minnax Doherty, 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.  Gary Duane Lang II, ACE 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.  Lori Hill Moffitt, AFPA Certified Professional

Knee Injury Prevention Specialist Online Course ✓ 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. ✓ Online hybrid education is an easy and convenient way to achieve your education requirements. Plus you get a book – an excellent guide and a great reference tool (please note that if you purchase the online hybrid course there will be a shipping charge for the book that is shipped to you).

We’ve made learning and earning your Specialist Credential and your CEC/CEU credits simple. Get Started Now! Enroll and start learning in just a few minutes.

  • 4

    Use the info when training clients. Tips on back injury prevention that can be applied to working with clients.

  • 5

    I have many clients with knee pain and I want to help them to take care of their knees. I feel more knowledgeable after taking this course to help my clients! I'm a group fitness instructor. I now have more exercises to add to my class formats and prevention and strengthening techniques that I'm inc ...Read More

  • 5

    Better understanding of the knee. Provide suggestions to students to prevent injury.

  • 5

    I've gained knowledge of different knee surgeries and rehabilitations processes. Learning about preventive and rehabilitative exercise for the knees will help improve my plan of action with clients that has knee issues and injuries.

  • 5

    Valuable information regarding the knee.

  • 5

    I will hold on to this book as my guide. I may even purchase some t hand out to my clients. I will make sure my clients understand the importance of the muscles around the knees and continue to make sure they follow my guidelines. Focus much more on the positioning of the knees when training a clien ...Read More

  • 5

    Better understanding and knowledge. Use it on current clients. good material.

  • 5

    Useful knowledge. Putting it into workouts.

  • 5

    I've learned exceptionally useful and practical information concerning knee injury prevention. I can easily use the material in this course to add to my client's exercise program design to help them combat various knee issues. I enjoyed the book presented in this course. It is an excellent read and ...Read More

  • 5

    Most importantly, i refreshed my memory of knee anatomy. Education about knee anatomy is one of the most useful things to use as a trianer...with any type of client.

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