According to the American Sports Data Company Inc., numerous employment opportunities are opening up in facilities for health & fitness professionals who have an expertise in Post-Rehab exercise. Nearly 1,000 hospitals in the US alone have already opened fitness facilities and hundreds more are in various stages of development.
The broad goal of this certificate program is to train students for an entry-level position in Exercise Therapy through distance education.
Please note: The information provided in this course is for general educational purposes only. The material is not a substitute for consultation with a healthcare provider regarding particular medical conditions and needs.
Our course material is continually updated so you can be sure you're receiving the most accurate and up-to-date information available.
Therapeutic Exercise, Understanding the Disabled, Fitness as Therapy, Functional Fitness, Fundamentals of Exercise Therapy, Muscles and Movement, Contraindicated Exercises
Overview of Chronic Conditions, Cardiorespiratory Conditions, Metabolic Conditions, Neurological Conditions, Orthopedic Conditions, Sensory Impairments, Other Health Conditions
Programming for Ambulation, Programming for Aquatics, Programming for Balance and Perceptual Motor Skills, Programming for Cardiovascular Fitness, Programming for Flexibility and Range of Motion, Program for Muscular Strength and Endurance, Programming for Posture
Enroll and you will instantly gain access to your online course materials. We will also ship you the hard copies of the textbooks so you can study on-the-go. You have 4 months to complete the course but if you need more time, you can apply for a free 2 month extension. Most students finish the course in 8 to 10 weeks, with an hour or two of studying a day.
We offer online practice quizzes throughout the course to test your comprehension. Once you complete the quizzes, you'll gain access to the online final exam.
The final exam is online, open-book and untimed. It can be taken from the comfort of your home and completed during multiple sessions. You can also change and answer, at any time, before you submit your exam. After you pass your final exam we help you plan your next move. We also provide you with a business guide and a free professional website to jump-start your fitness career.