Corrective Exercise vs. Medical Exercise Training: MET 101 Tip 10


"MET 101 Ebook Tip 10," delves into the critical distinctions between medical exercise training and corrective exercise, highlighting the importance of each in the fitness industry. This video serves as an insightful guide, particularly focusing on the tenth tip or concept from the eBook on medical exercise training. This tip emphasizes the necessity of using exercise as a sole modality for managing medical conditions and the crucial role of collaboration with medical professionals.

Key points from the video include:

Corrective Exercise vs. Medical Exercise Training: Corrective exercise focuses on managing postural and muscular imbalances, while medical exercise training is designed for clients with medical conditions, utilizing exercise as the primary modality to restore function.

Importance of Medical Collaboration: For clients with a medical history, it's vital to work in conjunction with doctors, therapists, or chiropractors to ensure the exercise program addresses the client's specific needs.

Identifying and Managing Imbalances: Dr. Mike discusses the significance of muscle strength testing and the assessment of posture and muscular imbalances, recommending resources and courses by Dr. Shirley Sharman and Dr. Charan for further learning.

Educational Resources: The video mentions essential readings, including "Diagnosis and Treatment of Movement Impairment Syndromes" by Dr. Janda, and emphasizes the importance of comprehensive learning to understand and manage postural and muscular imbalances effectively.

The Role of Comprehensive Medical Interviews: Before starting any assessment or exercise activities, conducting a thorough medical interview with clients is highlighted as a critical step to understanding their health background and needs.

"MET 101 Ebook Tip 10" is a must-watch for fitness professionals and individuals interested in the nuanced areas of medical exercise training and corrective exercise. These insights provide a valuable perspective on the importance of a tailored approach to exercise, based on a client's specific medical history and needs. For those looking to deepen their understanding of medical exercise training, the video's recommendations offer a pathway to further education and expertise in this field. To complement this knowledge, viewers are encouraged to download a FREE copy of the MET 101 ebook at, offering an extensive resource for anyone looking to explore the benefits of medical exercise training comprehensively.

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