Human Movement Matrix: Shoulder


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Course Description:
The shoulder is one of the most vulnerable joints in the body due to its vast range of motion and complexity. This course is developed to assist the health-fitness professional with a deeper understanding of the functional anatomy, mechanics, and assessment of the shoulder. Improve your knowledge and skills gaining a competitive edge by successfully working with clients with shoulder dysfunction within a safe and effective scope of practice.

Education Level: Intermediate to Advanced
Prerequisites: None
Successful completion of the quiz is necessary to receive Continuing Education Credit.
Approved for:
  • PEND Action Personal Trainer Certification
  • 4.0 American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)
  • 4.0 American Fitness Professional Association (AFPA)
  • PEND American Kinesiotherapy Association (COPS-KT)
  • PEND Aquatic Exercise Association (AEA)
  • PEND Aquatic Therapy & Rehabilitation Institute (ATRI)
  • 0.4 Internat Assoc for Continuing Education and Training (IACET)
  • 4.0 International Sports Sciences Association (ISSA)
  • PEND National Association for Fitness Certification (NAFC)
  • PEND National Council for Certified Personal Trainers (NCCPT)
  • 2.0 National Council on Strength & Fitness (NCSF)
  • PEND National Federation of Professional Trainers (NFPT)
  • 4.0 National Strength Professionals Association (NSPA)
  • 4.0 Sara’s City Workout (SCW)
  • 4.0 World Instructor Training Schools (W.I.T.S.)
  • 4.0 YMCA
New members register to subscribe. 5 year subscription includes future course revisions.

Course Objectives:

After completing this course you will be able to:
  1. Describe 5 aspects of anatomy of the human body including 4 types of connective tissue, properties of skeletal muscle, properties of cartilage, properties of joints, and types and properties of bone.
  2. Discuss anatomy of the shoulder including 4 joints and 12 muscles.
  3. Explain shoulder biomechanics including scapulohumeral rhythm and 6 movements of the shoulder.
  4. Identify 7 shoulder daily activity movements.
  5. Explain 4 functional assessments for the shoulder.
  6. Discuss shoulder weak links in 4 sports.
  7. Identify 5 common causes of shoulder dysfunction.
  8. Describe 12 common shoulder conditions.
System Requirements to View This Course
This course is tablet enabled and can be viewed on an iPad or Android tablet as well as a PC or MAC Computer
Online Course Access Statement
All of our online courses have 6 month full 24/7 access to complete your online program.  The experience is awesome, simple and very digestible for the novice fitness enthusiast.