Dr. Scott Cheatham

Dr. Scott Cheatham
Dr. Scott Cheatham has a PhD and DPT in Physical Therapy and is a Professor of Kinesiology at CSU Dominguez Hills in Carson, California. He is owner of Sports Medicine Alliance, Inc. a sports physical therapy practice. He has also authored 120 publications on a wide range of subjects including: health, fitness, orthopedics, and sports medicine. Additionally, Dr. Scott Cheatham is a NASM CPT, CES, PES, and CNC.

Recent Posts

Workout Plans COVID-19 spotlight

Working Out After COVID: Recommendations for Post-Coronavirus Exercise

Dr. Scott Cheatham
Dr. Scott Cheatham
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The fitness professional may play a vital role in helping post-COVID-19 clients return to physical activity. COVID-19 can have a significant impact on an individual’s health resulting in possible long-term complications.
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COVID-19 spotlight

Breathing Exercises for COVID-19 - The Benefits of Deep Breathing

Dr. Scott Cheatham
Dr. Scott Cheatham
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The COVID-19 virus can have a significant impact on an individual’s health and ability to exercise. The Center for Disease Control (CDC) has noted 11 main COVID-19 symptoms: fever or chills, cough, shortness of breath or difficulty breathing, fatigue, ...
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Fitness spotlight

Can (And Should) You Exercise With COVID-19?

Dr. Scott Cheatham
Dr. Scott Cheatham
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COVID-19 has spread worldwide, causing the fifth documented pandemic in history since the 1918 flu pandemic (Liu et al., 2020). The pandemic has had a significant impact on the world, resulting in humans having to isolate themselves to prevent community ...
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Workout Plans COVID-19

How to Train Clients after COVID-19: Tips for the Fitness Professional

Dr. Scott Cheatham
Dr. Scott Cheatham
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Your client has just recovered from COVID-19 and is cleared by the medical professional to return to exercise. The client contacts you to schedule a training session.
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CES

The Regional Interdependence Model And Corrective Exercise

Dr. Scott Cheatham
Dr. Scott Cheatham
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In 2007, a group of physical therapy scholars published a scientific paper that formalized a musculoskeletal examination and treatment paradigm called the Regional Interdependence Model (RI) (Wainner et al., 2007). Let's explore further how the RI model ...
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Personal Trainer Marketing

A Handy Guide for Personal Trainer Insurance

Dr. Scott Cheatham
Dr. Scott Cheatham
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For personal trainers, having professional liability insurance can protect against legal claims made by a client if something unfortunate happens. Whether you are independent or employed, having liability insurance is a necessity.
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COVID-19

11 Steps for Disinfecting your Fitness Facility

Dr. Scott Cheatham
Dr. Scott Cheatham
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How clean is your facility? This question is one every personal trainer should ask themselves. With the onset of the COVID-19 virus and the presence of other harmful germs (bacteria, viruses, fungus), trainers need to review their disinfecting procedures ...
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