Applied Anatomy and Biomechanics
Designed for fitness instructors, this course covers musculoskeletal anatomy and the application of basic biomechanical principles to the moving body.
What you can learn.
- Analyze a movement and identify poor mechanics that contribute to injury
- Design exercises for particular muscle groups
- Advise on the safe and effective use of exercise equipment
About this course:This course provides fitness instructors with an understanding of musculoskeletal anatomy and the application of basic biomechanical principles to the moving body. This application allows fitness instructors to analyze a movement and identify poor mechanics that could contribute to injury, design exercises for particular muscle groups, and more safely and effectively advise on the use of exercise equipment.
It is advisable that you complete the following (or equivalent) since they are prerequisites for Applied Anatomy and Biomechanics.
Fall 2019 Schedule
These courses meet in person and make use of an online presence to varying degrees.
No meeting November 11, 2019. Make-up session: October 30, 2019.
Required course in Fitness Instruction Certificate.
Enrollment limited to 25 students. Visitors not permitted. Enrollment deadline September 30, 2019. Internet access required.