(Part of the Movement Science series)

Neuromuscular Training and Performance Certificate

Course ID
UMSAz Faculty
Rolling Basis

Program Audience: Physical Therapists, Athletic Trainers, Exercise Physiologists, Chiropractors, Kinesiologists

Program Objectives: Upon the completion of this program, students will be able to:

  • 1. Review and synthesize concepts of neuromuscular training.
  • 2. Analyze and discuss the neuromuscular training method principles in its use in enhancing performance.
  • 3. Synthesize and apply appropriate techniques for intervention and prevention of injuries during neuromuscular training.
  • 4. Examine and critique the literature on the impact of neuromuscular training on enhancing performance.
  • 5. Evaluate and interpret lab findings in the use of appropriate assessments and data collection along with clinical exercises and testing.
  • 6. Demonstrate appropriate cultural competence that leads to pa-tient centered care as it relates to the topics of this course.
  • This program is eligible for Continuing Education Units (CEU) for physical therapists in California and other states that accept the California Physical Therapy Board approval for CEU.

    NOTE: Certificate program is non-credit bearing and therefore students do not receive credits on completion of the program.
Time Place Room Date Range Instructor
 Asynchronous  Online  Online  Rolling Basis  UMSAz Faculty

Part of the Movement Science series:

Neuromuscular Training and Performance Certificate Program

Program Description:  This course and lab will examine the various techniques used in neuromuscular training and enhancing performance. Interventions and prevention of injuries during human performance will also be dis-cussed. Assessments, data collection, clinical exercise training and testing, and interpretation of results will also be addressed.


Program Audience

This program is designed for Physical Therapists, Athletic Trainers, Exercise Physiologists, Chiropractors, and Kinesiologists.


Program Delivery Type

This instructor led program is offered 100% online in an asynchronous format.

Program Presenter

Faculty members within the university community.

Program Admissions Requirements


Official transcripts of your Occupational Therapy Degree B.S or higher from an accredited college or university showing at least a 2.00 GPA.

Letter of Recommendation

One letter of recommendations from any member of the academic staff of graduating institution or employer, or current senior colleagues and consultants. 

Recommendation Form


Reading & Writing sample

Provide a writing sample from reading and answering 3 questions from an article that is linked on the application.

* International Students Only: English Language Proficiency Test is required (university offers Berlitz exam which is taken online)

An English language proficiency test is required. The IELTS and TOEFL standard of English Language levels listed below are applicable to all postgraduate courses. The table also lists the equivalents from other test providers.


  Minimum Grade


 Average 6.5 (with 6.0 or above in each component)

  TOEFL* (Internet-based)

 87 (minimum component scores of Listening 21, Reading 22, Speaking 23, Writing 21)

  TOEFL* (Paper-based)


  Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE Academic)

 59-75 (with 4 minimum component scores of 59)

  Berlitz (offered by UMSAz)

 CEFR B2 level


Program Tuition


Tuition per Course Total Number of Courses

Length of Program

Orthotics and Prosthetic Design and Human Movement Certificate

$2,385 1

16 weeks

(1 Semester)