Anterior Knee Pain (Online Course)

Assessment And Graded Exposure Exercise Progressions For Anterior Knee Pain

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Our online course will help you master the knee and become an expert! This online course will give you exactly what you need to know to make an immediate impact on your ability to work with knee patients.

In this course, you will learn cutting-edge assessments and rehab progressions from international sports physiotherapist Dave O'Sullivan. You will be able to progress through each stage of the rehab program to ensure you get great results and develop a reputation as the 'Go To' trainer for knee pain.

This course is accompanied by dedicated 3D anatomical views and animations created by Muscle and Motion, which provide you with an in-depth 3D anatomical view of the bones and muscles in action in each exercise, so with our comprehensive 3D animations, you will understand the anatomy of the knee better than ever!

Muscle and Motion give clients all over the world the tools they need to understand the anatomy and mechanics of movement, thus transforming them into leaders in the field of fitness!


Available Course Credits

AFAA 10.00 Expiring on December 31, 2024
ISSA 10.00 Expiring on December 31, 2024
NASM 1.00 Expiring on December 31, 2024
NCSF 2.00 Expiring on December 31, 2024

Learning Objectives

By the end of this online course, you will be able to:
  • Describe the best-practice management of knee pain, based on the latest research evidence.
  • Understand the anatomy and biomechanics of our knee (Bones, ligaments, movement, muscles).
  • Identify, assess, treat and train people suffering from AKP (Anterior knee pain).
  • Develop confidence in order to enhance the lives of your clients!

Course Procedure

  1. Enroll in the course.
  2. View the course content.
  3. Take the test. (You must score 70% to pass. If you do not pass, you may retake the test.)
  4. Print your certificate of completion.
  5. Become a knee rehabilitation specialist!

Course Content

Chapter 1. Introduction To Knee Pain And The Latest Research
Chapter 2. The Anatomy of the Knee Joint
Chapter 3. Assessments For The Personal Trainer
Chapter 4. Patient Education and Explanation Of The Rehab Program
Chapter 5 Phase 1 Rehabilitation Progressions
chapter 6. Phase 2 Rehabilitation Progressions
chapter 7. Phase 3 Rehabilitation Progressions
chapter 8. Phase 4 Rehabilitation Progressions
Course Feedback Questionnaire
Bonus: Exercise with Patients


Understand the importance of the big 3: The Soleus, The Hamstring, and The Hip’s role in Knee Pain

Why the Quadriceps are often doing too much work?
How to look at the body as a whole when designing your knee rehab programs.

In this chapter, Dave talks about the importance of muscle balance between the Vastus, Lateralis/Gastrocnemius for anterior shear forces, and Soleus/Hamstrings for posterior shear forces.

The Anatomy of The Knee Joint

Watch in 3D the Origin, Insertion, and Actions of all the muscles that connect to our knee.

The course material is accompanied by advanced 3D animations that ensure you will understand the theory and successfully put it into practice. In this chapter, we will gain a better understanding of the anatomy of the knee, and how parts of the knee work together to maintain normal function.

Assessments for The Personal Trainer

In this chapter, you will learn some simple assessments to gain clarity and confidence on where to start with your program design.

Patient Education and Explanation

In this chapter, you will learn how to explain the findings to your client for maximum buy-in and adherence to the full treatment plan, even when the pain eases.

Rehabilitation Progressions

In this chapter, we will go through some great rehab exercises and we will show you how these exercises will help your clients. We will do it step by step using 3D animations so you will understand the “why” behind each exercise and not only the “how”,
check out the 4 phases below:

Phase #1 – How to start and build a solid foundation for your patient
Phase #2 – How to get all the key muscles working together in more functional positions.
Phase #3 – How to bridge the gap from low to high-level rehab.
Phase #4 – How to build resilience and help your patient to return to high-level activities.

How to Instruct Your Patients

This bonus chapter includes all the exercises of the progressions proses we learned in this online course, but this time Dave demonstrates all exercises with a partner in order to show you how to instruct your clients, step-by-step, so you will be able to work with your patients like a movement professional once you finish this online course!


Refund Policy

We put a lot of effort so that you will feel completely safe and sure about your decision when enrolling in our online courses. Also, our reputation is on the line! With 4.9/5 star reviews on the app stores and 4.5/5 stars on TrustPilot.

Muscle and Motion give you the option to ask for a full refund, whether the course is not for you, or you cannot get what you expected out of it. So you have nothing to worry about :)

Discount Policy

For our app subscribers, as long as your subscription is active, you get 30% Off the regular price to enroll in this course.
Contact us at with your username to the app that you subscribed to, and ask for the 30% discount code for this online course.

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