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NASM Corrective Exercise Specialist (CES) (Exam Included)

The NASM Corrective Exercise Specialization (CES) takes your personal training skills to the next level! Muscle imbalances lead to poor movement. Poor movement leads to injuries. As a Corrective Exercise Specialist, you could help prevent those injuries. This course provides you with cutting-edge, scientifically valid education, as well as the assessments, techniques and corrective exercise strategies to put it into practice. Complement your formal education or expand your career and clientele by helping post-rehab and injured clients recover and remain active with the NASM Corrective Exercise Specialist.

With the NASM-CES, you’ll learn the skills and knowledge to help clients at any fitness level address muscular imbalances and faulty movements.

6 Months / 60 Course Hrs
Open Enrollment

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NASM Corrective Exercise Specialist (CES) (Exam Included)

Learning Method

Instructor-led Self-Paced: Study at your own schedule

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NASM Corrective Exercise Specialist (CES) (Exam Included) Details + Objective

Course Code: GES158

You Will Learn
  • Learn NASM’s innovative and exclusive corrective exercise continuum and the opportunity to earn the NASM Corrective Exercise Specialist (CES) Advanced Specialization.
  • Train in movement assessments, inhibitory techniques, muscle activation techniques, and common musculoskeletal impairments
  • Learn how to help prevent injuries and get clients back on track and living healthy, productive lives
  • Earn the preferred injury prevention and recovery credential of collegiate and professional sports teams
How the course is taught
  • Self-paced, online course
  • 6 months to complete
  • Open enrollment, begin anytime
  • 60 course hours
How you will benefit
  • Prepare yourself for a career as a personal trainer, athletic trainer, chiropractor, physical therapist, licensed massage therapist, or sports professional
  • Work toward receiving your NASM Corrective Exercise Specialist (CES) certification
  • Complement your formal education or expand your career and clientele by helping post-rehab and injured clients recover and remain active 
  • Understand the exclusive processes needed to correct movement dysfunction through the use of inhibitory, lengthening, activation and integration techniques
NASM Corrective Exercise Specialist (CES) (Exam Included) Outline
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Module I

Understand the rationale for corrective exercise. Learn about human movement science, human movement impairments, and health risk appraisals.

Module II

Learn about static postural assessments and movement assessments.

Module III

Explore activation/integration techniques, inhibitory techniques, and lengthening techniques.

Module IV

Dive into foot and ankle impairments, knee impairments, and lumbo-pelvic-hip complex impairments.

Module V

Study shoulder, elbow, and wrist impairments.

Module VI

Complete the course by learning about cervical spine impairments and studying case studies that respond to the course material.

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NASM Corrective Exercise Specialist (CES) (Exam Included) Requirements / Prerequisites

CES candidates must have one of the following:

  • A current NASM-CPT certification or
  • A current health and fitness certification accredited by NCCA, NBFE or DETC or
  • REPs Level 3 or higher credential (candidates outside of the US only) or
  • 4-year collegiate degree or
  • Be a current Licensed or Certified Massage Therapist

This program can be taken on a Mac or a PC. On a PC, it is compatible with Windows 7 and later operating systems and the current versions of Firefox, Chrome, or IE 11 and later browsers.

On a Mac, the program is compatible with Mac OS X 10.10 and later operating systems and the current versions of Firefox, Chrome, or Safari 8 or later browsers.

We recommend that you use Chrome and Firefox in place of other web browsers.

Adobe Flash Player is required for this program.

You will receive the following textbook:

  • NASM Essentials of Corrective Exercise Training 1st Edition

You’ll also receive access to practice exams and study materials, to help you prepare for your exam.

 

NASM Corrective Exercise Specialist (CES) (Exam Included) Frequently Asked Questions
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Can I register for programs if I am an international student?

Yes, because ed2go programs are online you never have to actually travel to the school. Most schools offer telephone or online registration.

How long does it take to complete a program?

All of our programs are self-paced and open enrollment, so you can start them when you want and finish them at your own pace. When you register, you’ll receive six (6) months to complete the program.

What if I don't have enough time to complete my program within the time frame provided?

The time allotted to complete your program has been calculated based on the number of hours for each program, so don't worry too much about not completing in time. If, after a concerted effort, you are still unable to complete, your Student Advisor will help you work out a suitable completion date. Please note that a fee may be charged for an extension.

Do I have to buy additional materials?

No.

Can I get financial assistance?

ed2go courses are non-credit courses, so they do not qualify for federal aid. In some states, vocational rehab or workforce development boards will pay for qualified students to take our courses. Additionally, some students may qualify for financial assistance when they enroll, if they meet certain requirements.

What happens when I complete the program? 

Upon successful completion of the program, you will be awarded a certificate of completion.

Am I guaranteed a job?

ed2go programs will provide you with the skills you need to obtain an entry-level position in most cases. We don’t provide direct job placement services, but our facilitators and career counselors will help you build your resume and are available to give advice on finding your first job. Facilitators will also be available to use as a professional reference upon completion of the program. Potential students should always do research on the job market in their area before registering.

Who will be my instructor?

There is no facilitator for this program. NASM does offer students support through access to email and phone.

What software or hardware do I need in order to take online programs and what are the system requirements?

In order to take our online programs, you must have access to a computer and the Internet. You can access the program contents from any Web-enabled computer. You don’t have to use the same computer to log-in to the program every time. We recommend that you have a word-processing program (Microsoft Word is the best) and the latest version of Internet Explorer.

Can I use a Mac?

Yes.

How can I get more information about this program?

If you have questions that are not answered on our website, please feel free to contact us via LIVE chat (click the button above). If you are visiting us during non-business hours, please feel free to send us a question using the “Contact Us” form to the right. You may also call us at 1-877-221-5151. We will answer your questions promptly.

When can I start the program?

Our programs are all open enrollment. You can register and start the program as soon as you are ready. Please note: Once the program curriculum is accessed online or through submission of a material shipment confirmation, refunds cannot be issued.

Does this program prepare for a certification?

Yes, this program prepares you for the Corrective Exercise Specialist (CES) exam.

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