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Running Injury Prevention Specialist
With this set-by-step course, identify the most common injuries associated with running, learn self-care techniques and important training considerations for pain-free, running. Then encourage high performance running with the effective running workouts you gain from this course.
WHO IS IT DESIGNED 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.
✓ No Final Exam Retake Fees
✓ No Time Limit on Final Exam
✓ Paper Exam Option
✓ Supplemental Resources
✓ Client Handouts & Charts
Running Injury Prevention Specialist
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.
✓ Course Book
✓ Running Injury Questionnaire
✓ Running Injury-Free Handouts
✓ Running Plans & Programs
✓ Running Workouts & Charts
✓ Trainer & Client Charts
✓ Resource Articles & Videos
✓ Lesson Plan Steps
✓ Final Exam and Instant Grading
✓ Certificate of Completion
Big Bonus: Specialist Designation
✓ Your Specialist Designation does not expire
✓ There are NO FEES to keep your Credential current
✓ No Final Exam Retake Fees
✓ Education Tech Support
✓ Lifetime—24/7 access
Related Course Options
✓ Course CD with ALL Course Components – Optional Purchase
✓ Downloadable or Printed Course Workbook – Optional Purchase
The 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.
✓ Identify common running injuries.
✓ List frequent beginner running mistakes.
✓ Explain why spasms can stop you in your tracks.
✓ Identify the trigger points that affect runners.
✓ Distinguish how to correct muscle imbalances.
✓ Practice self-care techniques to prevent and eliminate spasms.
✓ State the answer to choosing the right running surface.
✓ Review the training palette of an elite runner.
✓ Explain the importance of heart rate monitoring.
✓ Relate why foot care can enhance performance and efficiency.
✓ Describe “time to rest” body indicators
✓ Explain the importance of cross training.
✓ List tips for your first race.
✓ Apply the key workouts and four phases of fast runners.
✓ Demonstrate essential injury prevention stretches.
✓ Create a preventative and a beginner running program.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org (or click here). The course may be pending approval.
✓ ACTION Certification—ACTION—0.8
✓ American Council on Exercise—ACE—0.7
✓ American College of Sports Medicine—ACSM—8
✓ Athletics and Fitness Association of America—AFAA—8
✓ American Fitness Professionals Association—AFPA—8
✓ British Columbia Recreation and Parks Association—BCRPA—8
✓ The Cooper Institute—CI—8
✓ International Fitness Professionals Association—IFPA—8
✓ International Tennis Performance Association*—ITPA—8
✓ International Sports Sciences Association—ISSA—8
✓ National Academy of Sports Medicine—NASM—0.8
✓ National Association of Sports Nutrition—NASN—8
✓ National Council on Strength and Fitness—NCSF—4
✓ National Council For Certified Personal Trainers—NCCPT—0.8
✓ National Exercise Trainers Association—NETA—8
✓ National Exercise & Sports Trainers Association—NESTA*—8
✓ National Federation of Professional Trainers—NFPT—1.5
✓ National Strength Professionals Association—NSPA—8
✓ Professional Fitness Instructor Training—PFIT—8
✓ American Senior Fitness Association—SFA—0.8
✓ World Instructor Training Schools—WITS—8
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 exam–included in the price.
✓ NO fees to Retake the exam–included 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
→ Running 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 Running Injury Prevention Specialist” Certificate.
GREAT for your PORTFOLIO!!!
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 email@example.com or call 888-467-3488.
Running Injury Prevention Specialist Testimonials
William Ivey, CI Certified Professional
Grant McMullen, ACSM Certified Professional
Derek L. Ross, AFPA Certified Professional
Kristine, ACE Certified Professional
Kortney Ringel, ACE Certified Professional
Amy Froneman, ACE Certified Professional
Elizabeth Schepis, AFPA Certified Professional
Diana Munoz, AFPA Certified Professional
Michelle E Baldwin, AFPA Certified Professional
Matthew T. Maher, WITS Certified Professional