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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

    Please note: This component of the specialist program is backordered until after Mar. 31. It will automatically ship separately once it is available.


    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.


    The American Council on Exercise reserves the right to discontinue the sale and/or support of any continuing education course at any time, in order to cancel, correct, or update content based on current industry standards, guidelines, and/or technological advances. Notification will be given 6 months prior to expiration to allow for course completion and no refund will be given for expiring courses.