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Chronic Musculoskeletal Challenges and Exercise

Provider: ACE - American Council On Exercise Type: Self-Paced / Home Study Approved By: ACE 0.5 CECs , ACSM 5.00 CECs Included in Course:Online Content Online Quiz $99.95 Add To Cart

Chronic Musculoskeletal Challenges and Exercise

0.5 Customer Reviews
  • 54 Reviews
  • Chronic musculoskeletal disorders like arthritis, osteoporosis, and lower back pain can present challenges for personal trainers and their clients. And with an astounding number of Americans suffering from those conditions, it’s important to know how to maintain physical exercise without furthering injury. Discover how to design and adapt exercise programs with modifications and progressions specific to musculoskeletal ailments.


    You will learn:

    • Risk factors, symptoms and health consequences of lower back pain, osteoporosis and arthritis
    • Strategies for reducing risk of further injury and decreasing joint stress
    • To design or adapt safe and effective exercise programs for adults with chronic musculoskeletal disorders
    • Nutritional considerations related to osteoporosis


    This course is included in our Therapeutic Exercise Specialist Program.
    Learn more about how you can become a specialist. »


    Customer Reviews


    10/1/16 12:14 AM

    practical,easy to understand


    8/9/16 8:51 PM

    This section is quite informative on imperative information that can affect majority of the American population.


    ACE RESPONSE:  Briana, thank you for your review on the course Chronic Musculoskeletal Challenges and Exercise.  We are glad to hear you enjoyed this course and hope you enjoy the remainder of the Therapeutic Exercise Specialist course just as much.

    Christine (ACE Certified Professional)

    10/19/15 6:01 PM

    Highly challenging memory material, but very helpful in managing training with my clients.


    ACE RESPONSE: Thank you Christine!  We are glad you will be able to use this information with your clients.

    Michelle (ACE Certified Professional)

    8/26/15 6:27 AM

    Adly Almanzo (ACE Certified Professional)

    2/17/15 9:16 AM

    A pretty in-depth and long read, but definitely informative!


    3/12/14 2:46 PM

    Very informative


    1/31/14 6:10 PM

    BTW on the final quiz, there's a typo that appears when you click to grade the quiz: AHFS Chronic Musculosketetal Challenges & Exercise


    ACE RESPONSE: Thank you, the typo has been corrected.


    2/21/13 6:28 AM

    excellent certification

    Gina (ACE Certified Professional)

    2/10/12 10:56 AM

    very informative

    Lisa (ACE Certified Professional)

    10/16/09 11:24 AM

    Loved this course immensely, should count for more than .5 CECs. I learned alot, thank you!!!!


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