Increase your understanding and professionalism by expanding your knowledge in human movement. This course contains text, photos, interactive graphics, and video to help you deepen your knowledge for the fundamentals of human movement and the unique way each person moves. Make each exercise work for your clients. Develop your ability to effectively understand and modify exercises in order to personalize an exercise movement or routine.
Author:Jack Wasserman PhD, June Chewning MA, Gary Moritz MS
Education Level:Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
- Online Interactive Course
- Online Quiz (35 multiple choice questions. Minimum passing score 75%)
- Differentiate between physical activity and exercise.
- Describe the benefits of cardiorespiratory exercise and resistance training.
- List and describe the 5 components of physical fitness.
- Explain the 6 principles of exercise training.
- List and discuss the ACSM guidelines for physical activity, cardiorespiratory, resistance, and flexibility training.
- Identify the major bones in the human skeleton, and discuss the structure of bone and how it is formed.
- Identify the major muscles in the human body, and discuss the 5 characteristics and structure of muscle, and describe 4 muscle actions.
- Identify 6 joint structures in the human body.
- Describe the 4 planes of motion and 3 axes of rotation in human movement.
- Identify and describe movement at the primary joints in the human body including the plane of movement, axis of rotation, and muscles used.
|0.4||National Association for Fitness Certification (NAFC)|
|0.3||Action Personal Trainer Certification|
|4.0||American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)|
|4.0||American Fitness Professional Association (AFPA)|
|0.4||American Kinesiotherapy Association (COPS-KT)|
|4.0||Aquatic Exercise Association (AEA)|
|0.4||Aquatic Therapy & Rehabilitation Institute (ATRI)|
|4.0||International Sports Sciences Association (ISSA)|
|0.3||National Council for Certified Personal Trainers (NCCPT)|
|2.0||National Council on Strength & Fitness (NCSF)|
|4.0||National Exercise Trainers Association (NETA)|
|0.5||National Federation of Professional Trainers (NFPT)|
|4.0||National Strength Professionals Association (NSPA)|
|4.0||Sara’s City Workout (SCW)|
|4.0||World Instructor Training Schools (W.I.T.S.)|