Running Injury Prevention Specialist

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As a Running Injury Specialist Certification will learn the causes of common running injuries and how to develop workouts with training techniques that encompass strength, balance, flexibility and endurance.

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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.

✓ 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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Running Injury Prevention Specialist

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Downloadable Components
✓ Course Book
✓ Running Injury Questionnaire
✓ Running Injury-Free Handouts
✓ Running Plans & Programs
✓ Running Workouts & Charts
✓ Trainer & Client Charts
✓ Resource Articles & Videos

Online Components
✓ 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

And More
✓ 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 info@gmpfitness.com (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

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.
✓ 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
→ 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.
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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 info@gmpfitness.com or call 888-467-3488.

Running Injury Prevention Specialist Testimonials

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Running Injury Prevention Specialist Study Material Course Options

 Home Study Course Materials - Optional purchase. The Running Injury Prevention Specialist CD Includes: - Running Injury Prevention Specialist Manual (PDF on CD - can be printed) - Running Injury Prevention Specialist Abridged Workbook (PDF on CD - can be printed) - Running Injury Prevention Specialist Questionnaire (PDF on the CD - can be printed)

✓ Printed Course Workbook - Optional purchase. The 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.


Running Injury Prevention Specialist Objectives

✓ Learn about the causes of the most common running injuries. ✓ Gain insight on common beginner running mistakes. ✓ Discover why spasms can stop you in your tracks. ✓ Learn the trigger points that affect runners. ✓ Learn how to correct muscle imbalances. ✓ Understand how to get to the source of repeated running injuries. ✓ Learn self-care techniques to prevent and eliminate spasms. ✓ Find the answer on choosing the right running surface. ✓ Learn how to gain the edge for optimum running performance. ✓ Understand muscles and the source of pain. ✓ Discover the training palette of an elite runner. ✓ Respect the importance of heart rate monitoring. ✓ Discover why foot care can enhance performance and efficiency. ✓ Apply the key workouts and four phases of fast runners. ✓ Understand “time to rest” body indicators. ✓ Gain insight on tips for your first race. ✓ Amplify knowledge about proper body alignment. ✓ Develop a preventive running exercise program. ✓ Understand the importance of cross training. ✓ Help clients avoid injury with essential stretches. ✓ Provide appropriate instructional cues for proper exercise techniques. ✓ Gain knowledge on how to create a beginner running program.

Running Injury Prevention Awesome information on injury prevention. I look forward to using the tools in my classes. I will apply the content by informing my classes of information learned as well as planning my training sessions based on information learned. Absolutely love the format! It allows me to work my full time career, part time job, and raise 3 kids!  Gary D Lang, NASM Certified Professional  Great information on running, I loved it. I gained knowledge on proper form for running. I've already been using the techniques in the book to help some of my clients.  Laura Galloway, WITS Certified Professional I love this course. I know lots of runners and think that the information in this course is very informational in order to keep them running (pain-free/injury-free/or at least not to get as injured). It's definitely worth a read as it's very well thought out, organized, and researched.  Stephanie Brinker, ACE Certified Professional

Running Injury Prevention Specialist Online Course ✓ Online Course - no waiting for material to be shipped to you. You get instant access. Dive in and start learning right away. ✓ Online education is the quickest, easiest, most convenient and cost-effective way to achieve your education requirements. ✓ Online education allows you to complete the course anytime and anywhere you want – you just need internet access.

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.

  • 5

    As a runner I have learned a lot more information that will help me prevent injuries and continue to push my distances and speed. Helped me understand better ways to train my customers that are runners and also help first timers start out in running as cross training options to lifting. The format r ...Read More

  • 5

    I gained specific information in using running as an energy system development medium outlining the base necessities when putting together a program. We have many clients interested in running and this course work will allow me to better serve them and aid in injury prevention as well as performance ...Read More

  • 5

    I have gained a better understanding how to take better care of myself and my clients, especially dealing with recovery, proper running gear, and stretching of certain muscles. I will apply this content by adding in proper workouts that will aid in a better understanding of cross training for runner ...Read More

  • 5

    Better understanding of human anatomy in regards to running training and injury prevention as well as body self care. Primarily to help myself and others keep healthy to be able to continue running long term.

  • 5

    More in-depth knowledge of causes of injury and new ideas for treatment. treatment suggestions for clients that are having issues.

  • 5

    I have gained more insight into how to improve my client's running programs and training as well as how to help them avoid running injuries. I will implement much of the stretches and mobility drills I learned.

  • 5

    A strong base on running progression and avoiding injury. I will use this information to train clients interested in either beginning running or improving their running.

  • 5

    This was a good refresher course for creating running programs and training runners. I learned a few new moves for flexibility and agility. I often work with runners and will use this information to ensure safe and effective training plans.

  • 5

    Knowledge about running. To my clients.

  • 5

    More detailed ideas about how to help with common injuries. as a personal trainer, running coach, and a Girls on the Run coach, the verbiage and review will be useful when coaching.