By: Dr. Emily Splichal DPM MS MPH NASM-CES NASM-PES NSCA-CPT
The organized actions of the foot and ankle complex is often overlooked and misunderstood in the health-fitness industry. This adaptive lever plays a role in every upright action from human locomotion to squats and lunges. With the advancement of the fitness industry and expanding role of the fitness professional there is greater likelihood of encountering a client with foot pathology or foot compensations. To remain competitive among your colleagues and to achieve the best results with your clients, it is imperative to gain an understanding of the role the foot and ankle play in creating and modifying fitness programs. This course contains pictures and videos to help you understand biomechanics, assess foot conditions, and better understand how the foot and ankle play a role in every step you take.
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American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)
American Fitness Professional Association (AFPA)
American Kinesiotherapy Association (COPS-KT)
Aquatic Exercise Association (AEA)
Aquatic Therapy & Rehabilitation Institute (ATRI)
International Sports Sciences Association (ISSA)
National Council for Certified Personal Trainers (NCCPT)
National Council on Strength & Fitness (NCSF)
National Federation of Professional Trainers (NFPT)
National Strength Professionals Association (NSPA)
Sara's City Workout (SCW)
World Instructor Training Schools (W.I.T.S.)
Note 1. This course is approved for Continuing Education credit by AFAA and NASM as part of the Specialist Certificate Program. To receive CE credit from these organizations, you must complete the entire Specialist Certificate Program.
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