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Muscular Performance Self-Therapy Specialist

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$399.00

Level

Advanced / 40 Plus Hours to complete.

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Materials

Some course content includes:

✓ 260 Page Book
✓ Muscular Performance Self-Therapy CD
✓ Certification Outline & Instructions

Information

Trigger points are hyper-irritable spots in skeletal muscle that are associated with palpable nodules in taut bands of muscle fibers. Doctors who specialize in pain treatment suggest that these are the cause for about seventy-five percent of chronic pain cases. This self-care course will teach you techniques to manage your trigger point muscular pain.

On completion of this course, you will have total comprehension of anatomy, muscles and fascia, a thorough understanding of trigger points and how and where they refer pain and information on injury prevention and multiple kinds of chronic pain disorders that can be improved by self-care.

Objectives

✓ Students will be able to identify the areas of the body that may be restraining function.
✓ Students will have knowledge of self-myofascial release techniques to restore and renew the areas (tissues) of the body that are limiting function.
✓ Students will be able to find and self-treat trigger points in the muscles throughout the body with the help of many illustrations.
✓ Students will be able to create their own complete self-myofascial release program.
✓ Students will learn appropriate stretches to aide in the successful deactivation of trigger points.

Exam Facts

✓ Online true/false & multiple/choice final exam
✓ Take as many times as needed
✓ NO retest fees
✓ Online exam instructions are included in the package

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 in the GMP Fitness Courses we do recommend a few things.
• Knowledge of English and arithmetic.
• High school diploma, GED or International equivalent
• Basic understanding of nutrition & a healthy diet.
• A background with fitness equipment and exercises.
• Current certification in CPR.

CEC's/CEU's

WE MAKE IT EASY FOR YOU TO GET YOUR CECS/CEUS
If you do not see your certification company in 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.  The same applies for all certification companies below where you see call or email.

You get a GREAT COURSE, a NEW CREDENTIAL and VALUABLE CECS/CEUS.
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 valuable education to expand your training. The continuing education hours or CEC/CEU point value is different for each association.

Approved CEC’s/CEU’s

✓ American Council on Exercise—ACE—call or email**
✓ American College on Sports Medicine—ACSM—30+
✓ Aquatic Exercise Association—AEA—call or email**
✓ America Fitness Professionals Association—AFAA—call or email**
✓ America Fitness Professionals Association—AFPA—call or email**
✓ British Columbia Recreation and Parks Association—BCRPA—30
✓ The Cooper Institute—CI—30+
✓ International Fitness Professionals Association—IFPA—30+
✓ International Tennis Performance Association—ITPA*—30+
✓ International Sports Sciences Association—ISSA—30+
✓ National Academy of Sports Medicine—NASM—call or email**
✓ National Association of Sports Nutrition—NASN—30+
✓ National Council on Strength and Fitness—NCSF—8
✓ National Council For Certified Personal Trainers—NCCPT—1.9
✓ National Exercise Trainers Association—NETA—30+
✓ National Exercise & Sports Trainers Association—NESTA*
✓ National Federation of Professional Trainers—NFPT—2
✓ National Strength Professionals Association—NSPA—30+
✓ Professional Fitness Instructor Training—PFIT—30+
✓ World Instructor Training Schools—WITS—30+

*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: At this time, GMP Fitness is not on the list of pre-approved providers. You are still free to utilize this course for CECs/CEUs. You would just need to petition the course for CEC/CEU credit and we are more than happy to assist you with this! 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.

*Note: The International Tennis Performance Association (ITPA)—ITPA members can earn continuing credits for their certifications through GMP Fitness.

RESTORE & MAINTAIN NATURAL EASE OF MOVEMENT

The goals of your comprehensive self-care strategy should be to reduce discomfort and stiffness, restore function, increase range of motion and improve strength, posture and balance. The Muscular Performance Self-Therapy Specialist will help you achieve these goals. You will be stronger and your joints will move smoothly.

INCREASE MOBILITY AND BOOST PERFORMANCE WITH AN IMPROVEMENT ON BIOMCHANICS

You can help to expedite the recovery process and return your soft tissue and muscles to a healthy, flexible state with a brief treatment of muscle maintenance (also known as self-myofascial release). The Muscular Performance Self-Therapy Specialist is for Professionals, Self Care Enthusiasts, Athletes and anyone who wants solutions to keep their musculoskeletal health.

THE MUSCULAR PERFORMANCE SELF-THERAPY SPECIALIST WILL HELP YOU EXPAND YOUR MARKETABILITY AND ELEVATE YOUR BUSINESS

Key Topic Areas

✓ Students will be able to identify the areas of the body that may be restraining function.
✓ Gain a thorough understanding of the myofascial anatomy, muscles and fascia.
✓ Learn what trigger points are and how they refer pain.
✓ Explore basic and more advanced trigger point self-care.
✓ Learn basic self-massage tips for myofascial trigger points.
✓ Understand what makes trigger points difficult.
✓ Gain knowledge on deep muscle self-care.
✓ Master stretching after self-care.
✓ Master stretching for injury prevention.
✓ Know who you refer your clients to find good therapy for trigger points.
✓ Explore why trigger points may explain many severe and strange aches and pains.
✓ Learn medical factors that perpetuate pain.
✓ Develop complete self-myofascial release programs.
✓ Examine solutions to repetitive overuse injuries for office workers, dentists and dental hygienists, factory workers, musicians, artisans, skilled laborers, etc.

Includes Self-Care Activity Labs

✓ Self-Care Injury Prevention—Stretching Exercises
✓ Self-Care Stretching—Once Trigger Points Have Been Deactivated
✓ Self-Care Bodywork—With Foam Roller Exercises
✓ Self-Care Bodywork—With The Tiger Tail
✓ Self-Care Bodywork—With The Backnobber

RELIEVE MUSCLE AND JOIN PAINS AND IMPROVE FLEXIBILITY AND RANGE OF MOTION 

The goals of your comprehensive self-care strategy should be to reduce discomfort and stiffness, restore function, increase range of motion and improve strength, posture and balance. The Muscular Performance Self-Therapy course will help you to begin to achieve these goals and keep the tissues that surround the muscles (myofascia) and the connective tissue healthy and mobile.

FOR ALL LEVELS OF GENERAL HEALTH AND ATHLETIC CLIENTS

For Professionals and Self Care Enthusiasts this course will help you understand the fascia and how to use specific stretches to keep you healthy, so you can improve your fitness and eliminate dysfunction.

SELF-CARE TO ACCELERATE THE RECOVERY PROCESS, GET YOUR BODY BACK TO 100% MORE QUICKLY AND MAKE SURE LONGEVITY IN YOUR SPORT

And for Athletes this course will ensure your longevity in your sport and will help your body get back to 100% more quickly, so you feel better and you are ready for the next practice or game. Upon completion of this course, all students will have a thorough understanding of the myofascial anatomy, the various types of musculoskeletal ailments that can be improved by self-myofascial release and how to adhere to a regular routine of self-myofascial release.

ADVANCE THE PERFORMANCE AND TRAINING RESULTS THAT CLIENTS GET IN YOUR SESSIONS … WITH THE MUSCULAR PERFORMANCE SELF-THERAPY SPECIALIST

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