CPT Assessments

How to Perform an Overhead Squat Assessment (OHSA)

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine |
As a CPT, in order to develop a solid program for clients, you must first take them through a complete assessment battery. The information you collect from initial consulations, flexibility, strength, performance, postural and cardiovascular testing of ...
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online personal training Assessments

How to Do An Online Overhead Squat Assessment (Osa) in 6 steps

Pete McCall
Pete McCall |
My career as a personal trainer began back when the years started with a one, 1998, to be exact. At that time, I never imagined that our cell phones would allow us to carry mini-computers in our pockets - let alone ones with high definition cameras - but ...
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A Six-Step Guide to Effective Movement Assessments

Kyle Stull
Kyle Stull |
As the saying goes, “if you are not assessing, you’re guessing.” Assessments provide personal trainers with an array of valuable information about each client. This information includes objective data, such as heart rate and blood pressure, along with ...
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CPT Assessments

The Comprehensive Guide to Correctly Coaching Exercises

Justin Kompf
Justin Kompf |
One of the requirements for a coach to be “good” is their ability to relay information to a client so that they can correctly and comfortably execute strength training movements. The inability to do this contributes to incorrect form, which in turn ...
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CES Assessments

Correcting Upper Crossed Syndrome

Ken Miller
Ken Miller |
If you’re like the millions of people who use electronic tools such as a cell phone, tablet, laptop or desk computer, you’ve probably spent hours upon hours looking at the screen with your head jutted forward - as is common with a forward head posture. ...
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Fitness Assessments

Kinetic Chain Assessments Streamlined

Geoff Lecovin |
Corrective exercise - as an exercise discipline - uses a systematic process that involves identifying neuromusculoskeletal dysfunction, developing a plan of action and integrating a corrective strategy. This process requires knowledge and application of ...
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CES Fitness Assessments

Hip Shift: Fix Compensations With The Overhead Squat Assessment

Stacey Penney
Stacey Penney |
The overhead squat assessment is not limited to just lateral and frontal views. Taking a posterior view can add another dimension to identifying and addressing kinetic chain dysfunction. One of the more surprising observations is an asymmetrical weight ...
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