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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
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
✓ After successful completion of the exam, you will earn the Professional Designation of Running Injury Prevention Specialist on your certificate
✓ Your Specialist Designation does not expire and there are NO FEES to keep your Credential current
✓ Unlimited Final Exam Retakes
✓ Education Tech Support
✓ All of our online courses have Lifetime—24/7 access to complete
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.
• 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.
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 email@example.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
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
✓ 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.
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 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. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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