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Back Injury Prevention Specialist

Provider: GMP Fitness, LLC Type: Self-Paced / Home Study Approved By: ACE 0.9 CECs Included in Course:Book Online Quiz CD $139 Add To Cart

Back Injury Prevention Specialist

0.9 Customer Reviews
  • 35 Reviews
  • Millions of Americans suffer from back problems each year caused by accidents, infections or congenital defects, the majority of which are preventable. Keep your clients from injuring themselves by learning back injury prevention techniques they can incorporate into their daily workouts. Develop an understanding of back anatomy and the necessary tools to design an effective back injury prevention program.


    You will learn:

    • Anatomy and causes of spinal disk herniation, stenosis, osteoporosis and spinal tumors
    • Risk factors associated with muscle injuries and myofascial back pain
    • Common diagnostic tests used by physicians and techniques to treat pain
    • Conditioning exercises that enhance your client’s workout and help prevent back injury
    • Proper modification and progressions of back injury prevention exercises
    • Lifestyle and prevention strategies to help reduce injury or low-back pain

    Customer Reviews

    Constance (ACE Certified Professional)

    1/24/17 9:35 AM

    The Back Injury Prevention Specialist course was not not only a review of what I have learned over the years, but it presented much new information I was not aware of that I can use to enhance my own wellbeing in addition to that of my clients. The study materials include a DVD, written study guide and a compact paperback book that is easy to care and quick to consult. The knowledge I have gained from this course will enhance the service I provide to ALL clients, irrespective of their individual concerns. Gina Piazza's courses are soundly designed, concise yet thorough, and cover a wide array of topics. She delivers the highest level of customer service with very quick turnaround on exams, email inquiries and telephone calls. I highly recommend GMP Fitness' courses for fitness professionals.

    Sheila (ACE Certified Professional)

    5/28/16 3:31 PM

    This was definitely a challenging and worthwhile course. Since I have had significant back issues, I wish I had taken it earlier since I would have benefited from the knowledge it provides. I highly recommend this course.

    Leslie (ACE Certified Professional)

    11/30/15 6:55 PM

    Very thorough, easy to follow. Great information

    Victoria (ACE Certified Professional)

    11/30/15 9:12 AM

    The book, accompanying workbook and manual really focus on back pain and injury. Most helpful are the easy to understand (but not dumbed down) descriptions of the difference between and among varying injuries, illnesses, syndromes and conditions that affect back pain along with suggestions for addressing them without aggravating the condition. Everything was comprehensible, explanatory and helpful for trainers to assist their clients as they live with or work through various conditions causing back pain. I highly recommend this course.

    nathan (ACE Certified Professional)

    10/26/15 2:12 PM


    Jerry (ACE Certified Professional)

    8/7/15 7:56 PM

    Gina has the best ACE CEC courses that I've ever taken.

    Cheryl (ACE Certified Professional)

    7/17/15 6:23 PM

    This course is very thorough. I have gained some new stretches and clear directions for exercises to train my clients to better back health. Most of my clients have many physical issues, so this is nice to get modified versions of the exercises so I can help them without causing further pain.


    3/17/15 7:49 AM

    "It was a great refresher course for me as I am preparing to update a back health education program for work. I have already used a lot of the information to draft an intro to back health course for my program.”

    Lisa (ACE Certified Professional)

    2/22/15 7:31 AM

    Not only was the course very helpful, and I'll be able to apply it to my clients, but the customer service was amazing. I did not get the email with my certificate because it went to my junk email account. I sent an email asking if it could be resent and Gina called me withing 10 minutes with a response to my email. She stayed on the phone with me to make sure the credits were applied to my account and resent the completion certificate. I would absolutely recommend using GMP fitness for CEC courses.

    Tara (ACE Certified Professional)

    2/5/15 1:52 PM

    “This course left me with a better understanding of the back and how injuries can be helped through core and strength exercises. I will apply my knowledge in my day to day sessions with clients. They will hopefully understand the importance of strengthening the back and core. I really enjoyed the material and how it is presented. Makes learning easy and fun.”


    1/20/15 12:51 PM

    I have gained a greater understanding of the types and causes of back and neck pain, as well as prevention of injuries. I plan on integrating the knowledge on a daily basis, in my lesson plans and classes. The course is well-organized and informative. As an ACE Professional residing in England, I am able to offer more in-depth knowledge to my clients as a result of this course.”


    ACE RESPONSE:  Thank you Heather for your feedback!  We are happy to hear you found this course informative and useful in your profession.

    Denise (ACE Certified Professional)

    9/16/14 5:22 PM

    "This course has great ideas for back injury prevention. I will definitely utilize this information to design safe exercise programs for all of my clients."

    Liz (ACE Certified Professional)

    8/23/14 9:15 AM

    Amazing insight to the spine and nerves and the various issues that need to be considered when working with a client. I will be more aware and look for signs. I will ask more questions and help to educate my clients. I loved learning about this topic and the course materials were great with the combination of the book and the workbook.

    Nancy (ACE Certified Professional)

    8/18/14 7:28 PM

    Great info! My husband had a car accident a few months back & the section on whiplash was quite helpful

    Jill (ACE Certified Professional)

    7/25/14 2:02 PM

    Great course! Very educational, easy to follow and understand. I have gained more knowledge for training my clients with back issues. What exercises would be the most effective for them within their range of motion ability making them stronger without jeopardizing their back problems.

    Suleima (ACE Certified Professional)

    6/15/14 11:10 AM

    A better understanding of the anatomy of the spine. New knowledge about diagnosis and treatment of different conditions.

    Lisa (ACE Certified Professional)

    4/29/14 1:34 PM

    It was an excellent book on back issues and how to keep from having back issues. If you have back issues it really helps explain them and what to do about them.

    John (ACE Certified Professional)

    3/27/14 1:54 PM

    This one is a great course I have found a couple new tools I can apply into my clients training.

    John (ACE Certified Professional)

    2/25/14 4:35 PM

    easy to follow and use... and good customer service.

    Kristin (ACE Certified Professional)

    2/25/14 10:11 AM

    Easy to follow course with lots of useful information. Provides knowledge about the different types of back pains from the causes to how to approach treatment, as well as the different types of treatment approaches. Back pain is very common and the information gained through this course will be beneficial for use with my clients and for my own private use.

    Ajay (ACE Certified Professional)

    2/22/14 6:25 AM

    "As I am a personal trainer from ACE,,often i get offers to train people who are suffering from back problems or want to prevent such problems.. I am looking forward to utilize the knowledge i gained from this course to help my such clients. My sincere thanks to Gina for starting such a nice course.”

    Alex (ACE Certified Professional)

    1/15/14 4:16 AM

    I found this information to be the most practical and useful for my line of work. I work with back patients and all of this information will be useful. The best program I have done in all the years I have been in this business. I also want to add that the customer service is simply amazing. I emailed a question and got a phone call within in 10 minutes. I was truly impressed. That level of service is uncommon, but very much appreciated

    Claude Alain

    8/15/13 1:28 PM

    Back injury prevention specilaist its a very great course and the book " Say goodbye to back pain" wich is including to it, it's amazing book. It will definitely help me for the futur. Thank you Gina. C.


    3/30/13 9:09 PM

    This was by far the best at home CEC training I have ever participated in. The information was informative and easy to understand. The study materials were amazing and the visual resources priceless. I corresponded with Gina after submitting my exam. She was prompt with replys, genuine and truly helpful. Her detailed and sincere emails made me respect her for reasons beyond her knowledge. Based on a few emails I think Gina is a beautiful being. I will certainly participate in future courses by this wise instructor.


    11/29/12 6:52 PM

    Very good course. It was clear and full of very informative information. Great resource for all fitness classes.


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