This hip mobility assessment from corrective exercise specialist Justin Price is a simple activity that can help identify risk of knee pain in new and existing clients.
If the average personal trainer had a dollar for every time a new client identified a history of knee pain during their pre-exercise screening, they’d have a solidly reliable passive income stream. As many of the largest, most powerful muscles of the body cross the hip and attach to the leg, any restrictions in these muscles can affect the correct functioning of the hips. This in turn places significant stress on the knees.
This hip mobility assessment from Justin Price, creator of The Biomechanics Method, is a simple activity that can help identify risk of knee pain in new and existing clients.
Understanding how the relationship between mobility and strength can cause dysfunction is a key factor for keeping your clients injury-free and primed for optimum performance. If you’re interested in learning more about assessment for, and prescription of, corrective exercise, check out The Biomechanics Method Corrective Exercise Trainer course today!
Click here to listen to Justin Price’s chat with The Fitness Industry Podcast, in which he discusses preventing clients from falling off the fitness wagon, incorporating advanced exercise skills into your PT services, increasing your professionalism and revenue, and the importance of simplicity.
Justin Price, author of this article, is the creator of The BioMechanics Method Corrective Exercise Specialist Certification powered by Australian Fitness Network (Fitness Australia-approved). The BioMechanics Method is the fitness industry’s highest rated specialty certification with trained specialists in over 70 countries. To find out more about how to become a corrective exercise specialist in The BioMechanics Method so you can help people alleviate their pain, move better and exercise without limitations, click here.
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