The Cooper Institute
 

Founded in 1970 by the "Father of Aerobics"
Kenneth H. Cooper MD, MPH

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Courses Biomechanics of Resistance Training

man with trainer lifting barBiomechanics of Resistance Training prepares you to guide your client in all areas of strength training with safety and confidence. This 2-day course is a thorough introduction to the most efficient training and teaching techniques that optimize training of the musculoskeletal structure. Learn to select, instruct and perform appropriate resistance training exercises consistent with the structure and function of the human body. Discover appropriate strengthening exercises for each area of the human body through lecture and hands-on practical sessions that address specific client needs and program progression.

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Also, check out Functional Fitness Training which includes the Functional Movement Screen (FMS) and corrective exercises. In addition to hands-on sessions for power, interval, core, and flexibility training, take your program design skills to the next level by using case studies to incorporate the corrective exercises and other functional training tools into your workouts.

*Register for FMS with Corrective Strategies or Functional Fitness Training two weeks in advance of the live courses and FMS will send you an email providing access to the Home Study course which includes, FMS philosophy, FMS screening proceedures, downloadable FMS manual, access to FMS Exam for completion after attending the live course. Also you will receive a one year membership to the FMS Pro site. - See more at: https://www.cooperinstitute.org/pub/class_list.cfm?course_id=374#sthash.5YE3LANS.dpuf
*Register for FMS with Corrective Strategies or Functional Fitness Training two weeks in advance of the live courses and FMS will send you an email providing access to the Home Study course which includes, FMS philosophy, FMS screening proceedures, downloadable FMS manual, access to FMS Exam for completion after attending the live course. Also you will receive a one year membership to the FMS Pro site. - See more at: https://www.cooperinstitute.org/pub/class_list.cfm?course_id=374#sthash.5YE3LANS.dpuf
Biomechanics Topics:

CPR Required: Yes

Recommended Prerequisites:

Basic knowledge in reference to human anatomy, including:

Are you ready? Take this short 12 question multiple choice anatomy and joint action quiz to check your knowledge of the recommended prerequisite knowledge listed above.

Contact Hours: 14

Price: $295
Have 3 or more? Contact a Program Coordinator at courses@cooperinst.org or 800/635-7050 for group discount pricing.

This is a curriculum-based testing course. Students who complete the course and pass the written test receive a Cooper Institute Certificate. Please contact a Program Coordinator at 800/635-7050 to discuss payment options and pre-shipment of course manual(s).

Continuing Education Credits:

The Cooper Institute is a pre-approved CEC provider for the following organizations.

Organization
CEC
Provider Number
American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)
14
652654
Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR)
14
TC001
National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM)
1.4
482
National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA)
1.4
I1018
Texas Education Agency (TEA)
14
501680


Course Check-In/Hours:

Day 1: (Check-in 7:30am) 8:00 am - 5:30 pm

Day 2: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Needed Items:

Please come dressed in fitness/workout attire. You will need to bring a calculator and your valid CPR card.

Class Location Dates  

Dallas, Texas

01/22/2015 - 01/23/2015 

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Dallas, Texas

06/30/2015 - 07/01/2015 

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Dallas, Texas

10/15/2015 - 10/16/2015 

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