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Diploma in Special Population

(8 x ACE + ACSM Approved Certificates)

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Diploma Overview

Are you ready to take your fitness career to the next level? Look no further than the Diploma in Special Population from the Prehab 121 Academy! Whether you're a seasoned trainee or just starting out, our comprehensive program will teach you everything you need to know to work effectively with special populations. From mastering modified exercises to understanding the unique needs of your clients, you'll be fully equipped to make a positive impact in their lives.

The demand for trainers who specialize in working with special populations is growing rapidly, and for good reason. Whether your clients have injuries or disabilities, unique health conditions, or simply want to make sure they're training in a way that's safe and effective, our programs are designed to meet their needs. With the Diploma in Special Population from the Prehab 121 Academy, you'll be able to provide customized training that truly makes a difference in people's lives.

So, are you ready to become a specialist in the ever-growing field of special population training? Contact us today to learn more about our program and how it can benefit you and your clients.

The Diploma in Special Population will develop special fitness and exercise needs, assist individuals with pre-existing conditions to remain active and live a good Quality of Life

Training special populations is one of the fastest-growing segments in the Health & Fitness Industry. This group includes those with diseases like heart disease, Obesity, Diabetes, Hypertension, Cholesterol other prevalent diseases and extends to those with Musculoskeletal Injuries and specific situations like pregnancy, postpartum, seniors, etc.

The course director is Dr Luqman Shaikh (PT). Having obtained an MSc in Sports and Exercise Science from University of Glasgow, UK.


Online - 2 Months Course

Sat & Sun

10 am to 5 pm IST

100+ hours of Live Online Classroom Lectures

Optional 5 Days Offline Practical Hands On 

Live Classes will also be recorded to be watched as per convenience 

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Diploma in
Special Population


Certificates from 

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  • Prehab & Rehab Specialist

  • Posture & Functional Corrective Exercise Specialist

  • Mat Pilates Specialist

  • Antenatal Postnatal Pilates Specialist 

  • Functional & Group Training Specialist

  • Metabolic Training Specialist

  • Weight Loss Training Specialist

  • Resistance Band Training Specialist



Rs 16,900/-

(Valid till 20th April)

Normal Fees

Rs 30,000/-

USD $300

(For International Students)

Course Syllabus

Module 1 - Anatomy, Physiology, Biomechanics & Assessment
  • Human Anatomy

  • Exercise Physiology

  • Cardiovascular Physiology

  • Exercise & Functional Biomechanics

Leg Injury
Module 2 - Injury Prevention, Rehabilitation & Resistance Training
  • Common Musculoskeletal Injuries

  • Intermediate to late stage exercise programs - Activation, Early Strengthening, Advanced Strengthening, Plyometrics, Return to Sport Exercises

  • Role of criteria based progressions

  • Injury Prevention Programs

  • Corrective Exercise Strategies - Inhibitory, Lengthening, Activation & Mobility

  • Rationale for Corrective Exercise

  • Types of resistance devices- Bands, Loops, Pull up Band, Tubes)

  • Practical Demonstration of Stretching, Postural strengthening & Strength training

Module 3 - Antenatal & Postnatal Pilates 
  • The Mat Pilates method from beginner to advanced level

  • Contraindication & precautions of prenatal exercise

  • Prenatal exercise prescription

  • First trimester | Second trimester | Third trimester - Strengthening and Stretching

  • T Zone Activation & Breathing Pattern

  • Postnatal - Evaluation & Abdominal Rehabilitation

  • Benefits of postnatal exercises for mother and child

  • Risk and Contraindications

  • C-section – Post op management & precaution

  • Postnatal evaluation & exercise prescription

  • Class Setup & Management

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Module 4 - Functional Training
  •  Introduction to Functional & Group Training

  • Equipment used in Functional Training

  • Basics of Functional Training 

  • Four basic foundation of Human Movements

  • Operating Functional Intensity 

  •  Functional workout with Body Weight & Bands, Dumbbells and KettlebellsMedicine and Stability BallsAgility ladder, Hurdles and Battle ropes

  •  Functional & Group Program Designing

Module 5 - Metabolic Conditions & Weight Loss
  • Obesity, Hypertension, Diabetes Training Guidelines

  • Understand how the Body Gains Weight - Obesity Epidemic

  • Science of Weight Loss

  • Weight Loss Coaching Principle & Exercise Guidelines

  • Optimum volume and intensity

  • Exercise recommendations


Next Batch Starts Date -  18th May 2024 onwards

Payment Options - UPI QR, Net Banking, EMI, PayLater

For more Information & Registration -

Call/ WhatsApp - +91 9765705580

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