Functional Anatomy and Testing Course – NASM Provider # 434 – For NASM 0.5, 1.0 NFPT Credit

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About Course

This course will introduce trainers to functional muscle testing and corrective exercise techniques. Attendees will learn common dysfunction and compensation patterns which may be limiting their client’s results or even causing pain. Dynamic evaluations will be explained so that the attendees may understand and identify possible causes of injury and pain generating movements in everyday activity. General exercises will be recommended based on test results. These tests and exercises can be immediately implemented into your clients programs in any setting.

Course Overview

The objectives for this online course is to provide students with a general understanding of what plyometrics are and when they should be applied. This course will explain the chain of events that lead up to accomplishing a true plyometric movement. Our goal is to give objective and truthful information based on science and our team’s experience. This online course will guide you in the right direction and debunk the myths and misapplication associated with this type of training. Students will be introduced to the science behind plyometric training and learn the benefits of applying it. Students will watch videos to see the correct exercise form.

Course Objectives

-To provide the students with a general understanding of plyometrics.

-To educate students on the dangers of plyometrics.

-To provide the students with guidelines on progressing clients safely into plyometrics.

-Explain the energy systems associated with plyometics.

-Clear up some common misconceptions about plyometrics.

-Teach students basic plyometric warm ups and foundation exercises.

-To provide students with the basic knowledge they need before attending our live workshop on plyometrics.

Lesson Plan


  • Students will download and read the online study material.
  • Students will download and watch the videos to review exercise form.
  • Students will login to Fit and Functional web site and take a 54 question multiple choice exam.
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What Will You Learn?

  • To provide the attendees with a basic understanding of functional anatomy.
  • To provide the attendees with functional dynamic muscular evaluations and an understanding of how to perform these evaluations so that they may be better suited to recognize movement impairment syndromes in their clients.
  • To provide the attendees with knowledge of proven strength training and rehabilitation methods so that they can take corrective measures when their clients display movement insufficiencies.

Course Content

Course Description

  • Course Overview
  • Course Objectives
  • Lesson Plan

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Functional Anatomy and Testing Course Exam

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