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Online Certified Goniometry Specialist Certificate Program

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Certified Goniometry Specialist 

Cost: $299

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» 3 Month Program
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The National Posture Institute’s Online Certified Goniometry Specialist (CGS) Certificate Program is designed for personal trainers, group exercise instructors (Aerobic/Strength/TRX/Pilates/Yoga etc…), athletic trainers, allied medical professionals (physical therapists/chiropractors) interested in learning a detailed process to assess their clients/patients joint and muscular range of motion (ROM) using a Goniometer. The program will teach you how to analyze and assess an individual utilizing a goniometer as a measuring, evaluation, and assessment tool.  Whether you are a fitness/health professional or a college student taking an assessment or kinesiology course; learn how to perform and conduct goniometry assessments!

Certificate Objectives:

  • Teaches how goniometry assessments will allow for the design of a complimentary exercise/rehab program focusing on measuring and improving joint range of motion (ROM) and posture.
  • Learn protocols to implement a Goniometry Assessment Program into a facility or organizations current health and exercise testing program.
  • Teaches the measurement procedures and techniques of performing goniometric assessments.
  • Teaches procedures of how to explain assessment results to a client or patient.


In this Certificate Program, you will receive:

  • Full Access to the Online Certificate Program Site for three (3) months
  • 1 DVD (filmed in HD; 130 minutes), includes a detailed lecture and procedures of conducting goniometer assessments for all major joint structures
  • 1 bonus 8.5" Goniometer
  • Opportunity to take the Final Certificate Exam online
  • Exclusive lecture, instruction, and guidance by Ken Baldwin, Assistant Professor, NPI’s Executive Director, & IDEA Personal Trainer of the Year Award Recipient
  • Details on how to implement a Goniometry Assessment Program™ at your facility
  • Professional instruction to test joint range of motion to prevent musculoskeletal imbalances and injury
  • Printable handout(s) to conduct a goniometry assessment program

Format of Online Program:

  • This program is a self-paced, online distance education certificate
  • The Online Certificate program can be completed in the convenience of your own home, office, or classroom
  • You have three (3) months of unlimited individual access to complete the certificate course and pass (pass rate required: 70%) the final certificate exam to graduate
  • Online final certificate exam is automatically graded for immediate results
  • Graduates will receive a certificate via email upon successfully completing the program and passing the final certificate exam
  • Prerequisites: It is recommended that you are a current Certified Posture Specialist™, or have a personal training/fitness certification, or are a graduate/current student with a degree in exercise science, fitness, athletic training, physical therapy, or other related allied health/medical field
  • Access courses from any Web browser
  • Allows you to progress at your own pace through the online format
  • Upon graduation, all NPI Professionals™ need to establish a free account which includes professional benefits on IDEA’s FitnessConnect website verifying your NPI Certificate (more details will be found on NPI’s student course site).   

Online Program Requirements:

  • A computer with email and internet connection
  • Online students/clients should have basic computer knowledge



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