Bridging the Gap between Personal Training and Physical Therapy

by Jenna Werking, CSCS, CSPS
Personal Training Quarterly April 2019
Vol 1, Issue 6

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The purpose of this article is to define the roles of personal trainers and physical therapists and to learn how their combined expertise can influence long-term physical health improvements for their clients.

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This article originally appeared in Personal Training Quarterly (PTQ)—a quarterly publication for NSCA Members designed specifically for the personal trainer. Discover easy-to-read, research-based articles that take your training knowledge further with Nutrition, Programming, and Personal Business Development columns in each quarterly, electronic issue. Read more articles from PTQ »

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 1. American Physical Therapy Association. About Physical Therapists (PTs) and Physical Therapist Assistants (PTAs). Moveforwardpt.com. Retrieved 2018 from https://www. moveforwardpt.com/AboutPTsPTAs/Default.aspx.

2. National Strength and Conditioning Association. NSCA Certified Personal Trainer (NSCA-CPT). NSCA.com. Retrieved 2018 from http://www.nsca.com/Certification /CPT/.

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Jenna Werking has obtained a Master’s degree in Exercise Physiology and is a licensed Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA). She has nearly 10 years of e ...

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