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NPI-Certified Posture Specialist (CPS)

HUR Specialization Certificate

For groups of 6 or more; please contact NPI at info@npionline.org for special pricing.

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For groups of 6 or more; please contact NPI at info@npionline.org for special pricing.


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The online NPI-Certified Posture Specialist™ (NPI-CPS) HUR Specialization Certificate Program focuses on facilities being able to have accessible educational programs to train and educate their health/fitness staff in assessments, exercise, and complete program design implementing NPI’s Certified Posture Specialist program using HUR equipment for their members.  The certificate program incorporates the proper use of HUR exercise equipment in video format and a special PowerPoint presentation designed for implementing a detailed fall prevention program at your facility. 

The certificate program is taught in module format and includes the complete certificate course, quizzes, and the final certificate exam required to graduate. This is a self-paced, online distance education certificate program.  Students can complete the program at their own pace with unlimited access over three (3) months.


Five Module Certificate Structure:

Module 1: Introduction to Posture and Body Alignment
Module 2: Anatomy and Kinesiology
Module 3: Posture Analysis, Assessment, and Evaluation
Module 4: Exercise Program Design
Module 5: Business Concepts, Client Education, and Management

Module 6: Fall Prevention Program & HUR Exercise Videos Library

Certificate Objectives:

The modules will describe, demonstrate, teach and analyze exercise movements and posture in an easy to follow sequential order. The modules will:

  • Learn to implement a Fall Prevention program at your facility
  • Learn to use HUR fitness equipment correctly via video presentations
  • Teach individuals how to implement the NPI posture assessment program into their organizations current health and exercise assessment program
  • Evaluate the anatomical structures of the vertebral column and other extremities using the NPI's Posture and Body Alignment Grid™
  • Review how poor posture and body alignment develop, and how this condition can increase the chances of postural dysfunction, back pain, and risk of injury
  • Teach and provide an overview of the exercise sciences such as anatomy, kinesiology, exercise physiology, and program details of performing postural assessments
  • Teach methods to correct alignment, reverse patterns, improve posture, relieve back pain and train people through cognitive methods via the NPI’s Four Points of Posture™ Program and exercise movements


Format of Online Program:

  • A self-paced, online distance education certificate program
  • The Online Certificate program can be completed in the convenience of your own home, office, or classroom
  • You have three (3) months of unlimited individual access to complete the certificate course, and quizzes
  • Online module quizzes are automatically graded for immediate results
  • Prepare you to take the Final Certificate Exam online
  • Prerequisites: It is recommended that you have a personal training/fitness certification or are a graduate/current student with a degree in exercise science, fitness, athletic training, physical therapy, or other related allied health/medical field
  • Access courses from any Web browser
  • Allows you to progress at your own pace through the online format  

Format of Examination & Certificate:

  • Receive a minimum of 70% to pass the Examination and graduate (Examination is automatically graded for immediate results)
  • Graduates will receive a Certificate via email upon successfully completing the online program and passing the Examination
  • If you fail to pass the final examination, you can retake the examination for an additional $99

Online Program Requirements:

  • A computer with email and internet connection
  • Online students/clients should have basic computer knowledge

Our Refund Policy:  Once you receive the access procedures for the course(s)/program(s) you registered for, NO refunds will be accepted.

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