KTC 1: Corrective Exercise Prescription


At the end of this course professionals will be able to: 

  • Explain the theory and concepts behind open chain, isolated, foundational and corrective exercises

  • Summarize the foundational neuromuscular principles of muscle and joint interaction

  • Defend the anatomical basis for identifying compensation in stability, posture and movement

  • Design a foundational corrective exercise program

  • Demonstrate corrective exercises properly

  • Select exercises with intention and specifically for each individual participant

  • Organize programs with appropriate modifications, progressions and contraindications for exercises in all five functional movement patterns

  • Cue the participant for all recommended exercise modules

  • Classify imbalances within the human movement systems and design scientifically valid corrective exercise programs

No more random exercise selection. Design training and therapy programs with intention.

Text References and Recommended Reading:

  • Kisner, C., & Colby, L. (2007). Therapeutic exercise: Foundations and techniques (5th ed.). Philadelphia: F.A. Davis.

  • Neumann, Donald A. (2010) Kinesiology of the Musculoskeletal System: Foundations for Rehabilitation (2nd ed.). St. Louis, MO.: Mosby, Inc.

  • Myers, T. (2001). Anatomy trains: Myofascial meridians for manual and movement therapists. Edinburgh: Churchill Livingstone.


  1. Foundational Principles of Muscle and Joint Interaction

  2. Planes of Motion

  3. Principles of muscles

  4. Fascial Trains: Cardinal Lines in Exercise

  5. Fascial Trains: Helical Lines in Exercise

  6. Program Design

  7. Foundational Exercises, Progressions and Modifications


  • 130 short video chapters

  • 1-3 question quiz after most videos, 72 total questions

  • Printable text manual with space for note taking

  • 10 hours for CEU credit

  • Viewable from any device



Kinesics offers a full refund on all cancellations within a 30 day period from the time of purchase under the condition that the program has not been opened or more than 40 percent of the videos have not been unlocked. 

If you have completed more than 40 percent of the course and you feel you Kinesics courses did not enhance your professional knowledge and skill sets, allow you to increase your overall value, and obtain a competitive market advantage over other professionals in your field, we will gladly provide you a refund within 30 days with the completion of a refund survey. The intent of the survey is to help Kinesics to improve future course updates. 


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