FMT Tactical Athlete Medical Course

Musculoskeletal injuries are one of the leading causes of non-combat related injuries within the Department of Defense.

This course is a new paradigm for decreasing Return-to-Duty timelines and increasing force readiness with each athlete and command.

FMT Tactical Athlete Medic Certification (TAMC) introduces the concept of movement therapy and performance enhancement to create simple and effective non-opiodmusculo-skeletal treatment and selfcare programs for the tactical athlete. Muskulo-skeletal injuries are one of the leading causes of non-combat related injuries within the Department of Defense. This course is a new paradigm for reducing Return-to-Duty timelines and increasing force readiness with each athlete and command.  

 

Discover why using kinesiology tape, compression flossing bands, mobility balls, exercise bands, and rollers are integral for improving mobility and stability rehabilitation programs for the tactical athlete. Basic movement assessments will be used to tackle an evidence-informed, joint by joint approach to movement and functional rehabilitation. This course is an evidence-informed rehabilitation course that redefines our understanding of the effects of elastic therapeutic taping and mobility tools on pain mitigation, injury recovery and prevention.  

 

The primary goals of this course is to help Department of Defense Medics, Corpsman, ATCs, PTs, and OTs assist tactical athletes (Servicemembers) with their selfcare programs.   This course is intended for Department of Defense health and fitness professionals with all levels of experience of rehabilitation programming and taping.  All supplies needed for the course are provided. 

 

FMT TAMC CEUs are offered through CAPCE. FMT TAMC CEUs may be offered for DC, ATC, PT, LMTs, OTs and personal trainers – depending on location.

 

Functional Movement Techniques (FMT) Certification courses are led by industry leading experts in movement assessment and therapy.  

Educational Objectives of FMT TAMC

At the conclusion of the course, attendees will be able to:

  • Discuss the role of a systematic approach to mobility, motor control
    and stability for the tactical athlete
  • Discuss movement screening techniques to identify faulty motor patterns
  • Discuss the physiological effects of kinesiology taping
  • Demonstrate functional taping and understand its role and use for the applications of rehabilitation, edema management, injury recovery and posture and dynamic movement management with the tactical athlete
  • Demonstrate and discuss the concept myofascial manipulation using foam rollers compressional band therapy
  • Demonstrate and discuss the use of elastic therapeutic bands as a mobility and stability tool

Our goal is providing United States Military Medics and Corpsman with tools to treat and/or mitigate common injuries with evidence-based, field-applicable and practical practices.

Join the Ranks of FMT Certified Movement Professionals

Functional Movement Techniques (FMT) Certification courses are led by industry leading experts in movement assessment and therapy.  CEUs may be offered for DC, ATC, PT, LMTs, OTs and personal trainers – depending on location and class type. FMT Certified professionals receive an additional 10% discount on purchases after taking a class.

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