The Fundamentals of Structural Assessment

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The Fundamentals of Structural Assessment is comprised of The Fundamentals of Structural Assessment integrated digital reference manual, The Fundamentals of Structural Assessment video, and The Fundamentals of Structural Assessment test. This module will teach you a step-by-step process for conducting postural assessments to help identify twelve common musculoskeletal imbalances.

The Fundamentals of Structural Assessment explores:

  • A step-by-step process for conducting a complete postural assessment
  • Various techniques for assessing posture (i.e. verbal, visual and hands-on)
  • Assessments for the feet, ankles, knees, lumbo-pelvic hip girdle, thoracic spine, shoulder girdle, neck and head
  • How postural misalignment can cause referred pain in other areas of the body
  • How postural misalignment can cause musculoskeletal imbalances and injuries

Available Course Credits

Fitness Australia

Learning Objectives

Upon successful completion of this module you will:

  • Know how to assess the major areas of the body
  • Have the skills to identify common musculoskeletal imbalances that cause pain and dysfunction
  • Understand how to use different techniques for conducting postural assessments
  • Comprehend how postural deviations may impair movement
  • Be able to apply postural assessment techniques with clients in real-life fitness settings

Course Procedure

  1. Watch the video entitled “The Fundamentals of Structural Assessment”.
  2. Read the digital Manual/Workbook entitled “The Fundamentals of Structural Assessment” and complete the various activities contained at the end of each section.
  3. Complete the course examination. The course examination consists of 100 multiple choice questions.

Course Content

The Fundamentals of Structural Assessment
Module 1 of The BioMechanics Method Corrective Exercise Specialist (TBMM-CES) certificate course