National Posture Institute- Georgia Tech, Atlanta, GA 2-Day Posture Analysis & Resistance Training CEC Workshop July 20-21, 2013

by National Posture Institute (NPI)

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To learn more about NPI Posture Workshops go here: National Posture Institute Posture CEC Workshop Info To learn more about becoming a Certified NPI Professional™ go here: National Posture Institute Certificate Programs To learn more about NPI go here: National Posture Institute Website NPI Facebook: National Posture Institute Facebook Office-888-240-2914 The National Posture Institute presents Posture Workshops that teach personal trainers/all group exercise instructors (Aerobic/Strength/TRX/Pilates/Yoga etc...), Athletic Trainers, and allied health/medical professionals (physical therapists/chiropractors) to assess and educate their clients/patients in all areas of posture and body alignment. Participants will learn to: • Assess and Analyze Posture • Correct Client/Patient Postural Deviations • Select/Evaluate exercise/rehab movements • Increase client/patient pool and membership retention • Implement a Posture-Based Assessment/Business Model The NPI Workshop has been approved for CECs/CEUs: National Posture Institute Approved CECs/CEUs Website • Personal Trainers: ACE (0.7 CECs), ACSM (7.0 CECs), AFAA (6.0 CEUs), Can-Fit-Pro (4.0), ISSA (7.0 CEUs), NASM (0.7 CEUs), NCSF (4.0 CECs), NPI (7.0 CECs), NSCA (0.7 CEUs), SCW (7.0 CECs) • Athletic Trainers: NATA-BOC-ATC (7.0 CECs) • Kinesiotherapists: AKTA (0.7 CEUs) • Registered Dietitians/Dietetic Technicians, Registered: ADA/CDR (7.0 CPEUs) • Physical Therapists: Florida Physical Therapy Association (8.0 CECs), Georgia Physical Therapy Board (0.7 CEUs), Illinois Physical Therapy (7.0 CEs), Maryland Board of Physical Therapy (0.7 CEUs), Texas Physical Therapy Association (7.0 CCUs), and Virginia Physical Therapy Association (7.0 CEs) to name a few The Workshop is 60% lecture and 40% interactive hands-on training. A hands-on practical approach is used for demonstrations and experiential learning in small group settings. Attendees that want to have their posture assessed and practice exercise movements should wear tank-tops, sleeveless t-shirts, or sports bras and shorts above the knee. For more information about NPI's Posture Analysis Workshop or to register for any of NPI's Certificate Programs, please contact NPI at: W-888-240-2914 Join the growing number of personal trainers (from the American Council of Exercise (ACE), American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), Aerobics and Fitness Association of America (AFAA), National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA), National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM), International Sports Sciences Association (ISSA) /group exercise instructors (TRX, Pilates, Yoga, Zumba, etc...), physical therapists (American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), athletic trainers (National Athletic Training Association (NATA), chiropractors, and others that have a successful and rewarding career as a Certified Posture Specialist or Certified Resistance Training Professional.

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National Posture Institute (NPI)

National Posture Institute (NPI) IDEA Author/Presenter

Biography-Professor Kenneth E. Baldwin Professor Ken Baldwin is a full-time Associate Professor and the Program Coordinator for the Online Master's Degree in Fitness and former Coordinator for the Fitness and Wellness Leadership Undergraduate Degree at the State University of New York’s (SUNY) Department of Fitness and Wellness since 2007. Ken has been working in an academic setting since 2000, and his first opportunity to teach and coordinate his first academic program was at San Diego State University (SDSU). He created SDSU’s Personal Trainer Certificate Program, a 6-month program that prepared individuals to become successful personal trainers. Professor Baldwin is best known for developing and implementing Purdue University’s Undergraduate Degree in Personal Fitness Training, the Nation’s first four-year degree program for students planning to pursue a career in personal training in 2004. It’s not only that this was the first four degree, but he is known for creating the current modern day academic model for undergraduate fitness/exercise science degree structure that incorporates clinical rotations, practical course work, and business classes into degrees focusing on fitness, personal training, kinesiology, sports performance/strength and conditioning, and exercise science. Ken has received national recognition from numerous media outlets for his achievements in creating this academic degree model, including Newsweek, L. A. Times, Chicago Tribune, Indianapolis Star, Athletic Business, WRTV-TV 6, MSNBC.COM, Fitness Business News, the Associated Press, IDEA Fitness Journal, Fitness Professional Online, New York Newsday, Club Industry, IHRSA, and Personal Fitness Professional for establishing both Purdue's Personal Training and SUNY's Fitness degree. NOTE: You can review national articles focusing on Purdue's Personal Trainer and SUNY's Fitness Degree programs by going to Ken’s Degree Articles Tab. Ken is also the Executive Director for The National Posture Institute (NPI), an educational and professional organization that provides certificate programs for personal trainers/group instructors and allied health/medical/fitness professionals to receive the National Posture Institute-Certified Posture Specialist and NPI’s Certified Resistance Training Professional designation. He has served in state and national leadership roles, and is the former Chair of IDEA’s National Personal Trainer Committee and Chair of the Senior Fitness Subcommittee for the Massachusetts’s Governor’s Committee on Physical Fitness and Sports. He’s served on national committees for American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) Personal Trainer and Certification Development Committee, AAHPERD, and the Medical Fitness Association (MFA). He’s been awarded Boston’s Best Personal Trainer three times and is the Recipient of the IDEA’s Personal Trainer of the Year Award. Ken is the Senior Editor, content expert, and lead author for ACSM’s Resources for the Personal Trainer Textbook (2nd Edition). Ken has been involved in the fitness, wellness, and education profession for over 20 years. With an extensive background in the fitness industry which includes operating and managing a personal training company, to training many types of populations from children to seniors and beginning exercisers to athletes, to lecturing and consulting at college/university departments, corporations, public events, national conventions (ACSM Health and Fitness Summit, Club Industry, IDEA World Conference, AAHPERD, International Council of Active Aging, Canadian Fitness Professional Conference, NCOA, World Class Conference in Moscow, Russia, International Federation on Aging, and the Medical Fitness Association, to name a few) and international conferences. In addition to his industry experience, he is actively involved in working with national organizations and colleges/universities in developing educational standards for those wishing to enter the Personal Fitness Training and Health/Fitness Profession.