CECs Fitness Australia Evidence-based exercises 7 CECs

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You must be registered as a Personal Trainer or Gym Instructor in order to attain Fitness Australia CECs.

  • This online course is recognised by the Fitness Australia and completion allows 7 CECs.
  • Self-paced study using provided exercises and trainer notes
  • Six questionnaires to obtain CECs
  • Receive immediate confirmation of completion
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Description

Personal trainers and gym instructors:

This online course is recognised by Fitness Australia and completion allows 7 CECs.

It includes all notes required to complete the questionnaires to obtain 7 continuing education credits.

Included exercises and trainer notes:

  • Beginner exercises for the neck
  • Intermediate exercises for the neck
  • Beginner Pilates for the upper back
  • Intermediate Pilates for upper back extension (equipment)
  • Beginner exercises for the scapula
  • Beginner exercises for the shoulder (elastic band)
  • Beginner exercises for the shoulder (weights)
  • Intermediate exercises for the shoulder (elastic band)
  • Intermediate exercises for the shoulder (prone weights)
  • Intermediate exercises for the shoulder (standing weights)
  • Intermediate exercises for the shoulder (overhead activities)
  • Beginner exercises for the lower back
  • Intermediate exercises for the lower back
  • Beginner yoga for the lower back
  • Intermediate Pilates for the abdominals
  • Intermediate Pilates for the abdominals (bolster)
  • Beginner exercises for the hip
  • Intermediate exercises for the gluteals (low tensor fascia latae)
  • Intermediate exercises for the gluteals (step-up box)
  • Intermediate high activation exercises for the gluteals (non-weight-bearing)
  • Intermediate high activation exercises for the gluteals (weight-bearing)
  • Advanced exercises for the gluteals

Exercises and trainer notes are provided for CEC use only. For a licence to distribute, please register to become an Evidence for Exercise® Registered Provider.

Instructions:

Once you have downloaded and studied your exercises and trainer notes please ensure you are logged in before accessing your multiple choice questionnaires.

You must complete the questionnaires in the following order to obtain your 7 CECs:

  • Beginner and intermediate exercises for the neck
  • Beginner and intermediate Pilates for the upper back
  • Beginner and intermediate exercises for the shoulder
  • Beginner and intermediate exercises for the lower back
  • Intermediate Pilates for the abdominals
  • Beginner and intermediate exercises for the hip and gluteals

When you have completed the first questionnaire you will receive immediate confirmation. You can then move to the next questionnaire. When you have completed them all you will receive a certificate of completion.

If you have any questions before, during or after this course please email us at research@evidenceforexercise.org

You must be registered as a Personal Trainer or Gym Instructor in order to attain Fitness Australia CECs.

Additional information

CEC requirements

In order to maintain your registration with Fitness Australia you must complete 20 Continuing Education Credits (CECs) every two years.

Learning objectives

Beginner and intermediate exercises for the neck

At the completion of this course the participants will be able to:

•Recall the correct technique and teaching cues for performing beginner and intermediate exercises for the neck, including observation for poor technique

•Recognise the importance of training movement and client education in preventing neck problems
•Recognise the role of the scapula in the stability of the neck and shoulder region
•Recall the typical neuromuscular factors that can be addressed with exercise to prevent neck pain
•Recognise the importance of and reasons for progressing neck exercises
•Consolidate understanding of the role of neck proprioception in upright stance and movement

Beginner and intermediate Pilates for the upper back

At the completion of this course the participants will be able to:

•Recall the correct technique and teaching cues for performing beginner and intermediate Pilates for the upper back
•Have the knowledge to provide the appropriate number of repetitions of exercises for optimal results

•Recognise the potential benefits of overhead arm exercises for different populations
•Recognise the physical effects of an increased thoracic kyphosis
•Recall the effects on the neck of shrugging the shoulders
•Acknowledge the unpredictable effects of interventions to improve cervicothoracic posture for the prevention of shoulder problems
•Consolidate understanding of the difficulties observing thoracic mobility
• Be aware of techniques for the thoracic spine particularly those that are most studied and supported
•Recognise the challenges associated with ageing for upright posture due to deficits in the somatosensory, visual, and vestibular systems
•Recall the effects of slouched posture on lumbar spine reposition sense
•Recognise the relationship between spinal stability and respiration

Beginner and intermediate exercises for the shoulder

At the completion of this course the participants will be able to:

•Recall the correct technique and teaching cues for performing beginner and intermediate exercises for the shoulder
•Recall the purpose of each of the exercises
•Consolidate understanding of the role and function of the scapula stabilisers and rotator cuff muscles as a whole and for individual muscles
•Recognise the relationship between the upper limb and cervical spine
•Recognise optimal positioning of the scapula for throwing activities
•Recall the effects of elastic band exercise training on the musculoskeletal system
•Recall the potential effects of eccentric exercises on the shoulder both positive and negative
•Recall alterations in the peripheral and central nervous system that occur in the presence of shoulder injury or instability
•Recognise the role of the cerebellum in coordinated arm movements
•Recall the theories of stretching that may result in increased flexibility
•Recall the effects of strength training on muscle fibres and strength

Beginner and intermediate exercises for the lower back

At the completion of this course the participants will be able to:

•Recall the correct technique and teaching cues for performing beginner and intermediate exercises for the lower back, including maintaining a natural lumbar curve
•Recall the purpose of each of the exercises
•Recognise the potential physical benefits of meditation and yoga
•Recall the physical elements required for balance control
•Recognise the function of the hippocampus

Intermediate Pilates for the abdominals

At the completion of this course the participants will be able to:

•Recall the correct technique and teaching cues for performing intermediate Pilates for the abdominals
•Recall the purpose of each of the exercises
•Recall how to train appropriate breathing technique
•Recognise the differences between abdominal hollowing and abdominal bracing and their potential roles and uses during exercise and daily activities
•Recognise the influence of coordinated activity on the hippocampus and the role of this area of the brain
•Recall the advantages of using a bolster during abdominal exercises
•Recognise the role of spinal reflexes and other areas of the brain during balance and postural control

Beginner and intermediate exercises for the hip and gluteals

At the completion of this course the participants will be able to:

•Recall the correct technique and teaching cues for performing beginner, intermediate and advanced for the hip and gluteals
•Recall under what circumstances exercises for the gluteals are best used and the purpose of each exercise
•Have the knowledge to provide the appropriate number of repetitions of exercises for optimal results

•Recall the various roles/functions of the gluteus maximus and gluteus medius muscles
•Recognise the affects of poor gluteal strength/function
•Recognise the difference between older and younger adults in terms of gluteal muscle function
•Recognise the differences between the various step-up box exercises in terms of concentric/eccentric muscular activity, levels of activation of the gluteal muscles and quadriceps to hamstrings ratio
•Recall the exercises that have high levels of gluteus medius activity
•Recall the difference between a bilateral and unilateral contraction of gluteus maximus
•Recognise that stepping in different directions may be controlled by the same neural circuitry within the brain and is smooth and automatic in humans
•Recall the challenges associated with measuring maximal voluntary isometric contraction for research purposes