Rehab Fitness Specialists Workshop Group Registration/Nebraska

(PT/PTA-15 OT/COTA-13 LMT-13 DC/CA-8)

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Course Description

(PT/PTA-15 OT/COTA-13 LMT-13 DC/CA-8)

The ISFTA Rehab Fitness Specialist course is designed to teach Physical Therapists, Occupational Therapists, Massage Therapists, Chiropractors and others in the medical field how to transition a patient from a rehab setting to a post-rehab fitness program. During this live workshop, therapists will learn how to integrate various concepts of fitness and the physiological impact of dynamic movement to their treatment programs. Anatomy, physiology and kinesiology are examined in depth to provide a greater understanding of the body. It also prepares the therapist to provide a more comprehensive home exercise program that is more appropriate to higher level patients. This is an interactive course in which very little time will be spent at a desk but rather practicing techniques that can be brought back to the clinical setting for use.

As a bonus, upon completion of the course, the therapist will receive a voucher of eligibility to sit for the ISFTA Certified Personal Trainer Exam without having to attend the course at a discounted exam fee of $99.00. Those who decide to utilize the voucher and pass the exam will receive a certificate identifying them as a Certified Personal Trainer.

Note: To redeem your ISFTA Certified Personal Trainer voucher simply visit the ISFTA Store or choose “With CPT Voucher” in the drop down menu above before checkout.

Course Objectives:

Upon completion of the ISFTA Rehab Fitness Specialist course, participant will be able to:

1. Therapist will be able to explain and discuss the anatomy and physiology of exercise.

2. Therapist will be able to demonstrate several fitness-based assessments.

3. Therapist will be able to state and understand the medical implications when designing fitness programs for post-rehab clients.

4. Therapist will be able to perform techniques learned during the practical application rotations to their treatment programs.


8:00 AM-9:00 AM:
Anatomy & Physiology of Exercise.
Metabolism, Nutrition, & Corresponding Physiological Components.
9:00 AM-10:00 AM:
The Kinesiology of Fitness:
The body in motion.
10:00 AM-10:15 AM:
10:15 AM-12:00 PM:
Fitness Assessments & Goal Setting
12:00 PM-1:00 PM:
Lunch (on your own)
1:30 PM-2:00 PM:
Periodization Training & Program Design
2:00 PM-2:30 PM:
Specific Adaptations for Imposed Demands
2:30 PM-4:00 PM:
Program Modifications for
Medical Conditions & Diverse Populations
4:00 PM-5:00PM:
Tools of the Trade

CE Approvals:

PT/PTA – 15 CE Hours
OT/COTA – 13 CE Hours
LMT – 13 CE Hours
DC/CA – 8 CE Hours

Course Approvals:

Nebraska Board of Physical Therapy Practice
Nebraska Board of Occupational Therapy
Nebraska Board of Massage Therapy
NCBTMB AP # 451827-11
Nebraska Chiropractic BOARD

If you need any assistance, you can e-mail or call at 1-877-99-ISFTA.

Please E-mail Enrollees names and e-mail address to in order to be added to the class attendance sheet.


(Please Note) If you are not interested in a single payer group arrangement please contact our office @ or 1-877-99-ISFTA.
We do have other arrangements that would facilitate individual payment and still be eligible for our group rates listed above.


*All participants in ISFTA continuing education programs are entitled to an accessible, accommodating, and supportive teaching and learning environment. Students have the right to request accommodations and the responsibility to provide disability documentation that supports those requests. ISFTA has the right to establish eligibility guidelines in accordance with both law and policy regarding disability and provide those accommodations that appropriately provide equalaccess to the programs and activities it sponsors.