This course is designed to provide an understanding of postural assessment and integrated performance profile as it relates to human performance. This course will focus on identifying and correcting musculoskeletal abnormalities and performing integrate performance assessments. The student will develop appropriate techniques used to recommend exercise prescription for individuals post assessments. This course incorporates advanced sports performance assessments and exercise techniques utilizing the Optimum Performance Training Model (OPT Model) and prepares students for the Performance Enhancement Specialist examination offered by the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM-PES). (Prerequisite: SPHS501)
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