Happy Thanksgiving!!

The Medical Exercise Training Institute wishes you and your family a Happy Thanksgiving. We give thanks for the many blessings we have received including your support. Have a great day giving thanks and enjoying the turkey and dressing. All the best for the holiday season.

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Thanks!!

 

Thanks for all the birthday well-wishes!! I am very thankful for another year. Just a few thoughts to share my love with those important people in my life.

Thank you Vera Martin-Jones - my beautiful and fantastic wife; to my great parents - Cornell and Lila Jones; two fantastic brothers - Cornell Jones and David Jones and to all the students that have been part of my journey.

I am thankful for 61 years and I hope I can be a better man, a kinder individual, and a more positive person. Thanks again for your kind words and well wishes.

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Advanced Medical Exercise Specialist Virtual Workshop - Day 1

The Advanced MES Virtual workshop starts in a few days - October 20 - 23, 2022. The first day of the AMES will go deep into a number of areas. These areas require a much greater understanding for a medical exercise professional than a personal trainer.


As a medical exercise professional taking a medical history is not as simple as having the client complete a PARQ. Taking and understanding vital signs is a must to determine if the client is appropriate for exercise that day and possibly beyond. FOMs or functional outcome measures are essential in determining if the client is progressing and are understood by both medical and fitness professionals as indicators of client progress. Both manual muscle testing and goniometry are both necessary to communicate to medical professionals the status and progress of the client. These are all skills and knowledge every medical exercise professional must possess to build a strong practice.
 

None of this is designed to take the place of...

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Personal Trainer to Medical Exercise Professional Transition...The Mindset

 

Medical Exercise Specialists, I know making the transition from personal training to medical exercise training is challenging. But you don.t have to terminate all your personal training clients. The transition is more a mindset than establishing a new client base. In this video we discuss the MET mindset necessary to build a successful and profitable MET practice. The Advanced Medical Exercise Specialist Virtual Workshop will help you make the transition. Go to www.AMESVirtualWorkshop.com for details and to register.

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MET Assessment Series is Back......The Ankle

 

The MET Assessment Series continues Sunday, October 2nd @ 10am ET with the ANKLE. Learn to perform a medical exercise assessment of the ankle using goniometric techniques, muscle testing and some special testing procedures. This workshop is not designed to diagnose nor treat any condition. You will learn to thoroughly assess the MET client to determine if he or she is appropriate for MET and develop an effective exercise program. Go to www.METAssessmentSeries.com for registration and details.

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Advanced Medical Exercise Training Case Studies

 
We will use case studies in the AMES workshop to present advanced techniques and concepts. Our AMES first case study looks at Mrs. Jacobs. A client referred following a left total hip replacement along with congestive heart failure, hypertension and patello-femoral syndrome (PFS). The first workshop session will review how to take a thorough medical history as a MES. Here's our first case study:
 
 
 
We will teach you how to take a detailed medical history rather using just the PAR-Q. The AMES workshop will give you the ability to identify and use:
 
1. Red Flags
2. Vital Signs
3. Functional Outcome Measures
4. Muscle Testing
5. Goniometry
6. Balance and Gait
 
These components are used to determine if the client is appropriate for exercise (should be referred back to physical or occupational therapy or a physician) as well as the basis for a safe and effective MET program. These MET skills are just a few of the more than 52 reviewed in the AMES...
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The MET Assessment Series continues Sunday, September 25th @ 10am ET with the KNEE. Learn to perform a medical exercise assessment of the knee using goniometric techniques, muscle testing and some special testing procedures. This workshop is not designed to diagnose nor treat any condition. You will learn to thoroughly assess the MET client to determine if he or she is appropriate for MET and develop an effective exercise program. Go to www.METAssessmentSeries-Knee.com for registration and details.

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MET Assessment of the Hip

 

The MET Assessment Series continues Sunday, September 18th @ 10am ET with the hip. Learn to perform a medical exercise assessment of the hip using goniometric techniques, muscle testing and some special testing procedures. This workshop is not designed to diagnose nor treat any condition. You will learn to thoroughly assess the MET client to determine if he or she is appropriate for MET and develop an effective exercise program. Go to www.METAssessmentSeries.com for registration and details.

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Building a MET Practice - Susie Duttge, MES

 

The MedXPRO Network welcomes Susie Duttge, MES and owner of Fit For Life Rehab and Fitness Center of Lake Bluff, IL to our member spotlight. Susie has built a practice consisting of medical exercise training and physical therapy services. Watch the video to learn how she did it. This is a segment from our MedXPRO Network. We have other spotlights to help you build your practice. For more spotlights go to www.MedXPRONetwork.com.

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Medical Exercise Specialists......Final a Community Just for You!!

 

Medical Exercise Specialists….Join the MedXPRO Network......the only community dedicated exclusively to METI - Medical Exercise Professionals… Where everyone speaks the same language!! The Network will take you to the next level with your medical exercise training skills and practice.

 

As medical exercise training (MET) continues to grow…..a good idea may be to join a community of like-minded and well-trained MEDICAL EXERCISE PROFESSIONALS. Yes, professionals....not wannabes. 

 

Whether you just finished the MES or PRCS, have practiced a few years and want to build a strong and profitable MET practice, let the MedXPRO Network resources work for you instead of your developing them on your own. 

 

Do you ever feel like the Lone Ranger in your practice? Every other trainer says they do MET or post rehab but it’s not......you don't really know what they are doing. Other personal trainers don’t work with the clients the...

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