What is Corrective Exercise?
Corrective Exercise is a technique that addresses and fixes movement compensations. The goal is to improve the overall quality of movement during workouts and in everyday life.
What does a Corrective Exercise Specialist do?
A Corrective Exercise Specialist is an expert in human movement. They accurately analyze a client's movement patterns, identify overactive and underactive muscle groups and compensations.
People who hold a Corrective Exercise Specialization can work at a wide range of fitness facilities including gyms, health clubs, sports performance centers, recovery centers, healthcare offices and fitness studios
Does the NASM-CES credential expire?
Once you pass your final exam, your NASM-CES specialization certificate never expires and does not require you to renew.
Do I need a Personal Training Certification before obtaining a Corrective Exercise Specialization?
While a Personal Training Certification is suggested, it is not required to take the NASM-CES course. To participate, it is recommended you hold a CPT, accredited health or fitness certification, a 4-year college degree in a similar field, or be a current Certified Massage Therapist.
How many CEUs is the course worth and which organizations accept them?
NASM-CES is approved for Continuing Education Units (CEUs) by the following organizations:
10 CIMSPA Endorsed CPD Points
10 Learning Hours
Can I purchase just the final exam?
Unfortunately, no. The CES exam is not available for a la carte purchase.
How long will I have access to the exam?
The course exam is available for 365 days from the date of enrollment.
How is the final exam administered?
The final exam is administered online within your student portal. It consists of 100 multiple-choice questions and 90 minutes for completion.