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GMP Fitness Professional Specialist Courses

Running Injury Prevention Specialist

🏆 Professional 🕑 8 Hours 💻 Online 💰 119 Points See Icon Meanings >

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Running Injury Prevention Specialist

🏆 Professional 

🕑 8 Hours

💻 Online 

💰 119 Points 

See Icon Meanings >

 REVIEWS (107)

$119 Add to Cart

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Develop comprehensive training programs that encompass strength, balance, flexibility and endurance. Identify the most common injury conditions associated with running. Enhance your clients’ workout with running training techniques. Learn self-care techniques and important training considerations for active and recuperating runners for pain-free, performance running. The Running Injury Prevention Specialist is your absolute course to understanding and helping clients to prevent injuries that occur when they run. Boost Your Business! … The Running Injury Prevention Specialist Course will help you expand your marketability to individuals who run or who want to compete in running events as well as increasing your clientele.

Running Injury Prevention Specialist Course 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.

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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Gary D Lang

NASM Certified Professional


 ★★★★★

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!

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Laura Galloway

WITS 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.

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Stephanie Brinker

ACE 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.

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Running Injury Prevention Specialist

Online Course Format – What You Get
✓ You get instant access. No waiting for material to be shipped to you. Dive in and start learning right away.
✓ 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.
✓ There is no shipping cost as this course is delivered online.

Related Course Options
✓ Course CD with ALL Printable PDF’s – Optional Purchase

✓ 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.

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—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

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 Running 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.

Running Injury Prevention Specialist Optional Course Study Materials

Running Injury Prevention Specialist CD – Optional Purchase
– Running Injury Prevention Specialist Manual (PDF on CD – can be printed)
– Running Injury Prevention Specialist—Bonus Lesson(PDF on CD – can be printed)
– Running Injury Prevention Specialist—Handout(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

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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