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Framework for the Lower Back: A 6-Step Plan for a Healthy Lower Back 2nd Edition

Provider: ACE - American Council On Exercise Type: Self-Paced / Home Study Approved By: ACE 0.4 CECs , ACSM 4.0 CECs Included in Course:Book Online Quiz $79.95 Add To Cart

Framework for the Lower Back: A 6-Step Plan for a Healthy Lower Back 2nd Edition

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  • In this online course based on the popular book by Dr. Nicholas DiNubile, FrameWork for the Lower Back: A 6-Step Plan for a Healthy Lower Back, 2nd Edition, you will learn why lower-back pain is a top health concern for many Americans today. Discover a step-by-step program for safely starting, maintaining and building a lifestyle and exercise routine designed to promote optimum spine function and health. You will also gain an understanding of performing pre-exercise screens and how to provide individualized exercise advice for reducing pain and fortifying the muscles, joints and bones of the lower back.

    You will learn:

    • Explain and debunk common myths about back pain
    • List frequently reported back conditions and injuries
    • Discuss factors that contribute to low-back pain
    • Explain the importance of exercise and physical activity in functional and pain-reduction programs for the back
    • Perform a self-check test that identifies weak links in the chain of wellness
    • Discuss common approaches and procedures used to treat individuals with diseases, injuries and conditions of the back
    • Explain four levels of progressive exercise specific to improving back health


    This course is included in our Orthopedic Exercise Specialty Certification.
    Learn more about how you can become a specialist. »


    Customer Reviews

    Kimberly (ACE Certified Professional)

    9/13/16 10:35 AM

    This is an excellent course and perfect compliment to the Personal Trainer Certification. The author is clear, concise and practical application flows after studying the material.


    7/24/16 4:55 PM

    Not enough information in the course.

    Devra (ACE Certified Professional)

    3/6/16 12:39 PM

    Great course

    Julia (ACE Certified Professional)

    11/27/15 3:30 AM

    The book was written 10+ years ago, so to me this isn't completely accurate with some of the research mentioned. While a number of the items are good knowledge, something that was written in the past year or two would be better.

    Daniel (ACE Certified Professional)

    11/20/14 1:24 PM

    great selection of material and excellent book! challenging but rewarding questions.


    ACE RESPONSE: Thank you for the great feedback!


    1/29/14 9:56 PM

    This was a very informative and detailed course.I would recommend this to anyone in the field.

    Susan (ACE Certified Professional)

    11/9/13 8:53 AM

    Very informative and descriptive. Excited to begin utilizing this information with my clients. Thank you!

    Jim (ACE Certified Professional)

    9/6/13 12:35 PM


    2/24/13 1:28 PM

    This author is amazing. This was the 2nd book that I've read of his and he does a great job with presenting invaluable information. Would recommend to anyone.


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