Postural Restoration Trained (PRT)

The Postural Restoration Institute has established a credentialing process for athletic trainers, athletic therapists, strength and conditioning coaches, exercise physiologists, and fitness professionals as a way to recognize and identify individuals with advanced training, extraordinary interest and devotion to the science of postural adaptations, asymmetrical patterns and the influence of polyarticular chains of muscles on the human body as defined by the Postural Restoration Institute. Postural Restoration Trained (PRT) is a credential available to Athletic Trainers (with Certification through the BOC), Athletic Therapists (with Certification through the CATA), Strength and Conditioning Coaches (with CSCS Certification through the NSCA or SCCC Certification through the CSCCa), Certified Special Population Specialist (with CSPS Certification through the NSCA, and completion of a Bachelor's degree or higher degree), and Exercise Physiologists (Certified Exercise Physiologists, Certified Clinical Exercise Physiologists, and Registered Clinical Exercise Physiologists with Certification through the ACSM) who have attended PRI courses, demonstrated a thorough understanding of the science through completion of the PRT Application and successfully participated in both clinical and analytical testing.

PRT Application Deadline –  October 15, 2018 (for testing on January 7-8, 2019)

PRT Summer Testing is now offered every 3 years (beginning in June 2017). The next summer testing will take place in 2020. 

Postural Restoration Trained (PRT)

Download Application

Please send two copies of your completed PRT application by mail (email is accepted for international applications only) to the address below. Applications for our January 2019 testing date must arrive on or before October 15, 2018. We are unable to accept late applications.

Postural Restoration Institute
Jennifer Platt, Director of Education and Credentialing
5255 R Street
Lincoln, NE 68504

Once received, your application will be reviewed by our Application Review Committee and you will be notified of their feedback and comments within 4-6 weeks. If you choose to complete the process after consideration of all reviewer’s feedback, a two-day practical and analytical testing process will take place at the Postural Restoration Institute in Lincoln, NE.