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As a Running Injury Specialist you will learn the causes of the most common running injuries, and how enhance your client's workout with training techniques for pain free, performance running.


5.0 CEC's/AFPA Endorsed Education Provider Course By GMP Fitness

Running Injury Prevention Specialist Objectives:

  • Gain insight on common beginner running mistakes. 
  • Discover why spasms can stop you in your tracks. 
  • Learn the trigger points that affect runners. 
  • Learn self care techniques to prevent and eliminate spasms. 
  • Find the answer on choosing the right running surface. 
  • Learn how to gain the edge for optimum running performance. 
  • Understand muscles and the source of pain. 
  • Discover the training palette of an elite runner. 
  • Respect the importance of heart rate monitoring. 
  • Discover why foot care can enhance performance and efficiency. 
  • Apply the key workouts and four phases of fast runners. 
  • Understand time to rest body indicators. 
  • Gain insight on tips for your first race. 
  • Amplify knowledge about proper body alignment. 
  • Develop a preventive running exercise program. 
  • Understand the importance of cross-training. 
  • Gain insight on how to create a beginner running program.

Running Injury Prevention Specialist Level and Hours to Complete:

  • Intermediate and 6 hours to complete.

Running Injury Prevention Specialist Fitness Tools:

  • Stability Ball, Resistance Bands.

Running Injury Prevention Specialist Course Kit: 

  • Running Injury Prevention Specialist Manual  a PDF on the CD.
  • Running Injury Prevention Specialist Workbook (With Drills)  a PDF on the CD (PRINTABLE  NEW).
  • Online Exam

Qualifications to take the CE Course:

  • You must be at least 18 years of age. 
  • We also strongly recommend a personal trainer certification and a current certification in CPR.

Running Injury Prevention Specialist Online Exam Details:

  • There are 25 examquestions. A passing score is 20 questions correct.
  • Currently a PDF of your Continuing Education Certificate will be emailed to you.

Running Injury Prevention Specialist Approved CECs/CEUs:

ACE American Council on Exercise 0.70
ACSM American College of Sports Medicine 8.00
AFPA American Fitness Professionals Association 8.00
CI The Cooper Institute 8.00
ISSA International Sports Sciences Association 8.00
NAFC National Association for Fitness Certification 0.80
NASM National Academy of Sports Medicine 0.80
NESTA National Exercise & Sports Trainers Association 0.80*
NETA National Exercise Trainers Association 7.00
NSPA National Strength Professionals Association 8.00
NFPT National Federation of Professional Trainers 1.00
PFIT Professional Fitness Instructor Training 8.00
SFA American Senior Fitness Association 0.70
WITS World Instructor Training Schools 8.00

* Note: NESTA credits, however a CEU Petition Form will need to be filled out and there may be a small fee.      

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  1. Very informative! 5 star rating

    Posted by on

    Great info! I am looking forward to incorporating this into our marathon training group!

  2. Great! 5 star rating

    Posted by on

    I loved the book I received and feel I will reference it in the future. Easy to read and find information. Very helpful.

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