Advanced Medical Exercise Specialist is Coming!!


Medical Exercise Professionals will see greater usage and need over the next 20 years. As the need grows so will the need for a higher skills set and level of knowledge/understanding. The Advanced Medical Exercise Specialist Residency is the next step in your Medical Exercise Specialist education. The AMES will help you become the "MET Expert" in your community.

Here are some of the topics covered in the Advanced Medical Exercise Specialist Residency

  • Manual Muscle Testing
  • Joint Goniometry and Range of Motion Testing
  • Gait Analysis and Biomechanics of the Gait Cycle
  • Medical History Procedures and Assessment
  • Neurological Assessment Procedures
  • Vital Signs Assessment and Procedures
  • Balance Assessment and Training Sequence
  • Short- and Long-Term Goal Assessment
  • Functional Outcome Measure Selection and Assessment
  • Functional Scale Assessment Procedures and Selection
  • Practice Management Systems

Soon we will provide more details and how to register for the residency. Put your name on the...

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Medical Exercise Training.....11 Myths and Misconceptions - Part 2


Hello Medical Exercise Specialists we are back for part 2 of "11 Medical Exercise Training Myths and Misconceptions".  Yesterday we noted 6 of the 11 Myths. They are: 1) Medical Professionals Recognize Fitness Certifications; 2) Doctors Dont Know Exercise and Won’t Refer; 3) Medical Exercise Training is Basically Corrective Exercise; 4) I Don’t Need to Speak with Medical Professionals; 5) Medical Exercise Training Does the Same Thing as PT and Chiropractic; and 6) Medical Exercise Training is Best Done in a Large Fitness Facility. The myths we will review today are:

7) Insurance Carriers Won't Pay for MET Services - insurance carriers have reimbursed for MET services. But make sure you are very clear to the insurance carrier, the client and the physician and medical professionals of your credentials, title and you are offering "medical exercise training" not any form of medical treatment or therapy services;

8) I Don't Need to Market to Medical Professionals - this...

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