Functional Anatomy Certificate

Earn up to 7 CECs/CEUs from ACE, ACSM, NASM, NFPT, NCCPT, WITS and more!

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$169

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Description

No bones about it—knowledge of anatomy is essential for fitness professionals, but understanding how to apply that knowledge will help you more effectively and confidently help your clients. Gain a deeper understanding of anatomy and movement so you can guide your clients better mobility, stability and alignment.

Highlights:

  • Dive into the basics of anatomy with props that help you visually conceptualize the muscles and their movement, as well as direct practical uses for your clients
  • Gain a deeper understanding of how the muscles of the body work together, so you can create stability and mobility for functional movement
  • Learn simple assessments and corrective exercises to enhance your training sessions
  • Explore anatomy to learn how to rebalance and target muscles more effectively and open your eyes to new possibilities when it comes to designing programs

The Functional Anatomy Certificate program includes:

  • Five engaging and interactive video courses (a $320 value!)
  • Up to 7 CECs/CEUs from ACE, ACSM, NASM, NFPT, NCCPT, WITS and more!

Available Course Credits

AASFP
0.70
ACE
0.70
ACSM
7.00
ACTION
0.70
AEA
1.00
AFAA
7.00
AFPA
7.00
CHEK
7.00
CI
7.00
FAI
7.00
IFPA
7.00
ISFTA
1.00
ISSA
7.00
ISTA
0.70
NAFC
0.60
NASM
0.70
NCEP
3.00
NCSF
4.00
NESTA
0.70
NETA
7.00
NFPT
1.25
NSCA
1.30
NSPA
7.00
PAI
7.00
PTAG
7.00
PTIA
7.00
REPS NZ
5.25
REPs UAE
7.00
W.I.T.S.
7.00

Learning Objectives

  1. Understand and explore the origin and insertion of specific muscle attachments.
  2. Describe the anatomy, structure and function of the hip, spine, feet, knees and abdominals. 
  3. Create exercises that effectively contract isolated muscles for re-training motor patterns and targeting muscles.
  4. Identify muscles that contribute to "light and tight" areas in your body.
  5. Differentiate between right and left side strength in spine.
  6. Explain movements for individual spine muscles.
  7. Describe movements of individual abdominal muscles.
  8. Differentiate between right- and left-side strength in the abdominals.
  9. Explain the ground-up chain of movement through the body.
  10. Detail a pre-activation exercise sequence for the feet and ankles.
  11. Outline a strategy to enhance neural connectivity to the feet.
  12. Guide clients to feel their muscles during exercises.

Course Content

Back to Basics With Anatomy
Module(Required)
Anatomy: Reconnect With Your Spine Muscles
Module(Required)
Cue Movement and Exercise With Hip Anatomy, by NFPT
Module(Required)
Cue Movement and Exercise With Abdominal Anatomy, by NFPT
Module(Required)
Rescue Your Knees - Look at Your Feet
Module(Required)

About the Author

Beverly Hosford, MA

Beverly Hosford, MA IDEA Author/Presenter

I'm a successful fitness entrepreneur with 15 years of experience. I'm the author of Fitness Career Freedom: Align with your path and get ahead and the founder of Andy's Online Anatomy Program. I enjoy helping fitness and wellness professionals find alignment in both their bodies and businesses. Visit www.BeverlyHosford.com to watch action-oriented, inspiring videos about career, business, anatomy and body awareness.

Stacey Lei Krauss

Stacey Lei Krauss IDEA Author/Presenter

Stacey Lei Krauss is the creator of the cardio fusion program The willPower Method®; specializing in foot-fitness since 2000. A student of transformative arts and a Reiki practitioner, she approaches her teaching through integrated sensorial practices. Stacey Lei has represented the most prominent brands in the fitness industry as a Master Trainer and Program Developer; Schwinn® Cycling, BOSU®, and Peak Pilates®, Nike® and Vibram FiveFingers®. Mindful Music Advisor for Power Music®, and recipient of the 2014 ECA Best Female Presenter Award, she now mentors aspiring instructors to provide exceptional movement experiences in their chosen discipline.