This course is taught by Dr. Katharine Forth, who has a doctorate in motor control and conducted a postdoctoral fellowship at NASA. She is an expert in postural stability and has created award-winning balance training programs for older adults. She is also a world champion athlete.
Everyone should have access to good balance. Create new outcomes for your clients by learning balance training methods based on scientific research.
This course is approved for earning 0.3 ACE CECs, 3 FAI CEUs, 3 AFAA CEUs, 3 ACSM CECs, or 0.3 NASM CEUs.
After completing the course you can join our network of Balance Specialists and receive referrals for new clients interested in balance training. Connect with other Balance Specialists in our Facebook group.
Learn about balance anatomy and physiology and how the body adapts to changes in training and aging.
Learn about consequences of poor balance and the "fall prevention equation."
Learn how to create a balance training program for yourself or your clients.
Completing this course takes about 3 hours. You don't have to go through all of the material in one sitting; you can sign in again later and your progress will be saved. Most people complete the course in 1-7 days, but you have access to the material for up to 6 months. More questions? Visit our FAQ page.
ZIBRIO® partners with fitness professionals who share our passion about balance through our Balance Ambassadors Program. Earn commission on scale sales.
In addition to this course, ZIBRIO has created the STABILITY Home scale for consumers and the STABILITY Pro scale for professionals. These precision scales measure balance through a quick, 60-second test. .
ZIBRIO is recognized by the American Council on Exercise, the National Academy of Sports Medicine, the Athletics and Fitness Association of America, and the Functional Aging Institute as an Approved Continuing Education Provider. The American College of Sports Medicine’s Professional Education Committee certifies that ZIBRIO meets the criteria for official ACSM Approved Provider status from 2020 – December 2023. Approved Providers and their content reflect the concepts of their respective organizations and do not necessarily represent the positions or policies of ACSM.