PFS Anatomy Advanced® Sports Injuries- Extrinsic & Intrinsic Risk Factors

Summer 2018
PFS Anatomy Advanced®
Sports Injuries- Extrinsic & Intrinsic Risk Factors
One day course & Exam



The proper understanding of  the Human Body  is crucial for all Fitness Professional, knowing exactly how the Human body works and what process is involved in each movement and exercise, a more deep knowledge in Human Anatomy allows your to provide Fitness Advice on exercising being orientated around the combination of bones, ligaments, tendons, joints, and muscles . Without the knowledge of the following principles, you could never achieve clarity on the reason for advising your clients to perform specific movements using a particular technique

That is why our PFS ANATOMY ADVANCED is the best option for you to deepen your knowledge of Human Anatomy, focused only on what you really need in order to be prepared for the Fitness Industry.  

This course is included in our Courses, such as PFS  PERSONAL TRAINER and PFS PILATES TEACHER  and is intended for those who want to refresh their knowledge of Anatomy and repeat the course.


After Completing this Course you will be Able to:

  • Understand and explain the structure and function of blood and its components
  • Understand and explain the functions of the skeletal system
  • Understand and explain the structure and function of the different types of muscle with examples
  • Understand and explain different types of joints 


Are you interested in the area of sports injury and its prevention? Come to the PFS Sports Injuries- Extrinsic & Intrinsic Risk Factors course to find out more!

Taking part in sport can result in injury to any part of the body. These injuries can be caused by a variety of factors that can be grouped into two categories- extrinsic or intrinsic.

During this course close look at the anatomical structures involved and the mechanisms of injury.You can also use the exercise interventions to prevent injury to your clients.You will learn about some of the most common sports injuries that people suffer from, and how to help rehabilitate them.

The course is prepared and delivered by an expert in this field, Darragh Kennedy, who is a Physical Therapist.


This course requires a recognised, valid and current Fitness Instructor or Gym Instructor qualification which is accredited and mapped at EQF Level 3 | NQF level 4* such as the PFS FITNESS GROUP INSTRUCTOR or PFS GYM INSTRUCTOR. If you didn't qualify with us, a scanned copy of your certificate will be required in response to your registration confirmation email.

Who should attend?

This course is open to everyone who wants to improve their teaching skills and general knowledge in the field, walking the path of development and reach excellence.

Please inform us during the registration process if you have any learning difficulties or disabilities so we can accommodate you appropriately.  

What you need to bring with you:

  • Bottle of water
  • Lunch and snacks
  • Notepad

Course hours that require 100% attendance: 8 hours held on one weekend day 

Additional self-study hours: 5 - 8 hours* the time burden can vary depending on individual ability and dedication. The exam date has been set apart to allow sufficient amount of time for self-study.

Examination hours: The time involved in the examination, is not included in the above hours. The examination is going to take place on the second day of the course. 

If done as an individual module, the PFS Anatomy Advanced (EQF level 3) examination will take place on the second day of the course.

The PFS Anatomy Advanced (EQF level 3) examination consists of 52 multiple choice questions given on paper. Please follow the link to take a short 5 question mock exam: PFS Anatomy Advanced Sample Questions.


Please check our Terms and Conditions for the examination procedures and repeats.


Participants must have 100% attendance and pass the exam.

Main Qualifications obtained: PFS Anatomy Advanced & Sports Injuries- Extrinsic and  Intrinsic Risk Factors



Verification service: CYQ - Central YMCA Qualifications

All our courses are accredited by REPs Ireland and EREPs recognised worldwide through ICREPs.

All PFS qualifications meet industry standards that have been developed and published by the European Health & Fitness Association (EHFA).

REPs Ireland ensures that all standards used are mapped to and meet all appropriate International standards where possible, to ensure all REPs Ireland members benefit from recognition of their status from other National REPs.

Payment rules 

  • We operate on a first come, first serve basis with no exceptions.
  • We allow only 10 places per course.
  • To secure your place on the course the payment should be made upon registration.
  • We allow 5 calendar days to receive payment before your place is given to another person that has paid.
  • After 5 calendar days have passed, and we haven't received any payment, you will need to register again if places are still available.
  • There is no way to prolong the 5 calendar days. Registrations are not accepted if you have already registered and the initial 5 days have not elapsed.
  • If we have received a late Early Bird payment (i.e. you registered for Early Bird but we haven't received payment within 5 calendar days) you will be liable for the Normal Price as outlined in our Terms & Conditions. No exceptions will be made.
  • If you have signed up at the Normal Price or Early Bird price and we haven't received the full amount from you before the start of the course, then you will be subject to Instalment payments.


Payment options 

Early Bird

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When displayed, the offer expires once there are less than 28 calendar days until the course.

Please do not contact us asking to receive this offer if it is not displayed.

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Normal Price

Payment must be made in full and received by us before the course starts. Please take into account that bank transfers may take time and we operate on a first come first serve basis with no exceptions as outlined in PAYMENT RULES.


Payment methods

Once you register, you will be guided through the payment process.

  • Bank transfer
  • Paypal


If you encounter any issues with payment and you have read our FAQ page, please reach out via the Contact section.

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