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Certification in Applied Functional Science

Certification in Applied Functional Science® (CAFS) teaches movement professionals the skills and knowledge to approach every individual according to their unique goals and daily functional needs. Utilizing the Local to Global spectrum method, CAFS teaches students how to identify common dysfunction, create mobility and progress to stability and strength for any range of functional needs and for any population. Throughout CAFS students will learn numerous firsthand methods and variations for movement assessments and corrective strategies based on the individual client. Combining the principles of Applied Functional Science® with existing skill sets and experiences, students will learn how to take an individualized approach to program design and create truly functional programs for clients.

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