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Back Injury Prevention Specialist

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11.0 CEC's / Book/ Online / Quiz


Many people suffer from back problems. Some are caused by accidents, infections, or congenital defects - however the majority of back problems are preventable. This course provides all the tools needed to understand how the back works and design a back conditioning prevention program. 

This course is provided by GMP Fitness and endorsed by AFPA.

Back Injury Prevention Specialist Objectives:

  • Amplify knowledge of the anatomy of the back and common risk factors for back pain. 
  • Learn about diagnostic tests and physicians who treat back problems. 
  • Enhance your client's workout with exercises to help prevent back injuries. 
  • Understand causes of spinal disk herniations, stenosis, osteoporosis and spinal tumors. 
  • Expand knowledge on muscle injuries and myofascial back pain. 
  • Discover how your lifestyle can hurt or help. 

Back Injury Prevention Specialist Fitness Tools Needed:

  • Stability Ball

Online Hybrid Course Facts:

  • Online content, plus you get a book. You can review all online content first as you wait for the book to be shipped to you. And then you would review the book.
  • Part of the course content can be viewed on your computer or tablet. It can also be viewed on your smart phone, but it is not recommended.
  • After you purchase the course your information will be sent to GMP. You will receive a separate email from GMP with information about signing in to the GMP website where you will be able to register and have access to the course.
  • A lesson plan is provided online.
  • Please note: there will be a shipping charge for the book that is shipped.

Bonus Course Components:

  • Trainer & Client Charts
  • Customizable Training Plans
  • Client Handouts

Back Injury Prevention Specialist Level and Hours:

  • Intermediate/Advanced / 10 Hours / AFPA CEC Award = 10.0

Back Injury Prevention Specialist Course Reviews:

  • "A great course! Working in a chiropractic office will give me many opportunities to apply what I have learned from this course." - Eric Troll 
  • "Thank you. It was much more informative than I expected. I now have a very thorough knowledge of the importance of back injury prevention techniques when planning a fitness program!” - Holly Olsen

Exam Facts: 

  • 25 question online true/false and multiple/choice final exam.
  • Passing the exam with 80% or higher.
  • NO time limit to take the exam. 

Course Hours / CECs/CEUs: 

  • 10 Hours / AFPA CEC's Award = 10.0
  • Note: Continuing Education Credits (CECs/CEUs) will only be applied for certified fitness professionals or other health professionals. This course is also approved by many other certification companies—so if you have a double certification the CECs may be able to be applied for that certification as well.

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  1. Great job 5 star rating

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    I now have a better understanding of what causes back pain and the exercises the help with back pain. Thank you.

  2. Basic Reading for Back Injury Prevention 5 star rating

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    I found this reading good information to relay back to my students age 55 and up.

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