MAT Trunk & Spine Refresher:

Module Details

Review how to assess, address, and correct muscular imbalances within the trunk and spine region. Review specific range of motion assessments in order to determine which muscle tests to perform on an individual client basis. Participants will review the revolutionary techniques to activating muscles that are not contracting efficiently and likely causing the client discomfort and muscle tightness.

Module Requirements

The Trunk and Spine Refresher Module is a review module. Participants must be a current MAT Certified Trunk and Spine Specialist or hold a higher MAT certification along with the Specialist Trunk and Spine Certification. The course allows 12 weeks to complete and all online coursework must be completed within the 12 week time frame. This is a self-paced course and includes video lectures, reading assignments, and quizzes.

What You Will Review

This module allows students to review the material they learned in their Specialist Trunk and Spine Certification. This course content will review all aspects of the MAT Specialist Trunk and Spine CAMs, AMC&S Tests, DFAMATs, and PICs:

Applications and Assessments of Trunk & Spine Muscle Function
33 Active Muscle Contract and Sustain Tests
33 Digital Force Application to Muscle Attachment Tissues
11 Comparative Assessment of Mobilities
33 Positional Isometric Contraction

Certification Exam

There is no certification exam required for this module.

Notable Benefits

The Refresher module provides a convenient, fully online curriculum, that allows for participants to enhance their learning and retention with access to step-by-step video instruction provided through our exclusive education partner, Broadview College. The Refresher module gives practitioners the ability to review the material they learned previously and does not require travel. Participants receive access to the MAT Specialist Trunk and Spine eBook manual and have the option to purchase the physical manual if they prefer.


12 Weeks To Complete
Fully Online Curriculum
On Demand Videos
On Your Own Time