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Most people probably have suffered lower back pain at least once in their live before and 50% of the people who had lower back pain will have further episodes. Studies have already proven that exercise can help to prevent lower back pain. During this workshop, you will be exposed to major anatomical, physiological, and skeletal and risk factors of lower back pain. Learn how to demonstrate, explain, spot some of the most common exercises used for strength training, flexibility and cardiovascular exercise for clients with low-back pain. You will also learn how to explain the particular health concerns and contraindications for exercise for lower back pain. Design exercise programmes for clients with lower back pain.

What’s this course about?

This course covers the scope of lower back pain, provides historical perspectives and problems of the spine, the physiology and pathology, risk factors and symptoms of lumbar disk injuries, muscle strains, other acute and chronic lower back pain and sciatica. The course also reviews testing recommendations and anticipated responses as well as exercise recommendations including movement and exercise guidelines, contraindications, cardiovascular and resistance training, range of motion and how to put these all together into appropriate exercise programs. Finally, the course examines ADL precautions and injury prevention as well as how to monitor progress in your clients’ condition.

Who will benefit?

Fitness enthusiast, gym instructor, fitness instructor, personal trainer, group fitness instructor, physical education personnel and general public

What’s covered?

  • Describe the benefits of exercise for the lower back
  • Describe the major anatomical, physiological, skeletal and risk factors of lower back pain
  • Explain, demonstrate and instruct some of the most common exercises used for stability, mobility and strength training for clients with low-back pain
  • Explain the particular health concerns and contraindications for exercise for lower back pain
  • Design exercise programs for clients with lower back pain

Learning materials

TCLBP Manual



What to wear?

Sports attire

What to bring?

Stationary, clothes to change

Course duration

1 day 10am – 5pm

Class capacity

Minimum of 8 pax and maximum of 20


Exercise experience

Grading criteria



Upon completion of the workshop, you will be awarded Training Client with Lower Back Pain certificate of attendance.

CEC points

ACE 0.6 CECs

Fitness Educator

Jerrican Tan, CSCS, CES, ACE-NASM-ACSM-CPT,  co-founded FiT Malaysia in the year 2007, is a fitness educator in the region and manages FiT in Malaysia, Indonesia and Singapore. FiT offers international standard certification exam preparation courses and continuing education courses for fitness professionals in countries around Asia. Prior to his contribution to FITM,  he had solid years of experience as a personal trainer and fitness manager of an international fitness chain Jerrican is also a former Mr. Malaysia Junior Champion and Mr. Asia Junior finalist,  fitness advisor to Men’s Health Malaysia magazine and also a state body-building judge. He is also a member in the board of programme studies for educational programme under the Physical Education Faculty for Universiti Putra Malaysia and a fitness industry advisor for Universiti Sains Malaysia. Read more…

Fees & Upcoming Dates

Course Fee

RM 580

Upcoming Dates
8th February 2015 (Sunday, 2pm to 5pm)


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