Understanding Common Movement Dysfunctions


This course is sold off-site by Fitness Learning Systems (FLS).

Are you prepared and confident to train a client with a previous injury or one that just completed physical therapy? Do you have the skills to train post rehabilitative clients? This course will teach you about common orthopedic injuries and movement dysfunctions of the ankle, knee, hip, shoulder and spine. You will learn about common medical treatment, physical therapy intervention, and stages of rehabilitation. Understand the principles of post rehabilitation training for common neuromuscular, cardiopulmonary and special population conditions

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Author: Chris Gellert PT, MMusc & Sports Physio, MPT, CSCS, C-IASTM
Education Level: Intermediate
Prerequisites: Fitness certification or degree recommended
Course Objectives:
After completing this course you will be able to:
  1. Identify and explain common orthopedic, neuromuscular, cardiopulmonary/vascular and special population dysfunctions for the upper and lower body.
  2. Review the pathology/movement dysfunction, mechanism of injury, common symptoms, medical management, common physical therapy treatment, and post therapy training with recommendations based on evidenced based research and practical application.
  3. Identify common orthopedic movement dysfunctions, exercises that are contraindicated, and exercises that are safe for the condition identified.
  4. Design sample beginner and advanced programs for common orthopedic, neuromuscular and movement dysfunctions.
Successful completion of the quiz is necessary to receive Continuing Education Credit. This course has been approved to provide:
3.0 American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)
3.0 American Fitness Professional Association (AFPA)
0.3 Aquatic Therapy & Rehabilitation Institute (ATRI)
PEND International Sports Sciences Association (ISSA)
PEND National Council on Strength & Fitness (NCSF)
3.0 National Strength Professionals Association (NSPA)
3.0 Sara’s City Workout (SCW)
3.0 YMCA