Lower Body Module

Online Muscle Activation Techniques® Lower Body Module

Start your journey towards becoming MAT® certified

Broadview University has collaborated with MAT® to deliver an online, module based pathway towards MAT® certification. This module can be done at an individual pace and culminates with a required, two-day lab at the MAT® headquarters in Colorado. The next Lower Body module starts January 7th, 2019 with the required two-day lab scheduled for the weekend of March 30-31, 2019.

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The objective of the Muscle Activation Techniques® lower body certification module is to provide an understanding of the MAT® skill-set to students who have knowledge in the health and fitness field. This Lower Body module studies the MAT® approach to assessment and correction of muscular imbalances in the human body. Students are trained on the MAT® tools used to identify restrictions in joint instability relating to muscle tightness and weakness. Students gain an understanding of the unique systematic format provided through Muscle Activation Techniques® in order for them to help their clients function with maximum efficiency and balance out the muscular system. Completing this module coursework and lab, and passing the certification exam will allow students to become MAT® Lower Body certified with the ability to use this skill-set in their careers.

WHAT WILL I LEARN in this course?

  • You will learn how to assess and address muscular imbalances within the lower body.
  • You will learn over 70 Muscle Activation Techniques® specific muscle tests and Comparative Assessments of Mobility tests.
  • You will learn two activation techniques and be expected to learn all attachment sites and bony landmarks along with the specific isometrics for the lower body.
  • You will explore the complexity of the muscular system’s role in injuries and performance enhancement.

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  • Fill out and submit the blue form on the left of the Broadview University MAT® Course information page.
  • Once we receive your information, Broadview University will connect with you via email or phone.
    • Broadview University will work with our Support Team to answer your questions and provide you with further information regarding the MAT® online modules.
  • Once you’re ready, we will point you in the right direction so you can get signed up!

Here are a few things you should know as you consider registering for these modules:

  • The next Lower Body module starts January 7th with the required two-day lab on March 30-31, 2018
  • Participants must be a licensed therapist, or must obtain undergraduate coursework in anatomy and physiology and/or hold a nationally recognized fitness certification with a minimum of two years of experience as a fitness professional. For more information about prerequisites, please click here!
  • Suggested completion time is 12 weeks.
  • All registrants are required to have successfully completed and passed the online coursework prior to attending the two-day lab.
  • Weekend certification workshops require a minimum of 10 participants. In the event of low enrollment, registrants will have the opportunity to schedule the next available two-day lab.
  • The Lower Body module course has received NASM CEU approval for 1.9 CEU’s!
  • The Lower Body Module has been approved for 10 CEU credits by the American Physical Therapy Association Colorado Chapter (COAPTA)
  • The Lower Body Module has been approved for 48 CEU credits by the Canadian Athletic Therapists Association (CATA)
  • Have questions? Call 651-332-8089 or email mstephenson@broadviewuniversity.edu and talk with an education specialist!

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