Brian Justin, MKin, CEP, CSCS is a full time tenured Kinesiology Instructor at the University of the Fraser Valley in Abbotsford and Chilliwack, BC. He earned his Masters and Bachelor degrees from the University of British Columbia. Brian’s areas of concentration are exercise physiology, strength and conditioning, injury management, and exercise testing and prescription. He is a Certified Exercise Physiologist (CEP) through CSEP. Brian is currently enrolled in the Essential Somatics Clinical Somatic Education Certification Program. This program brings together neuroscience and movement in the training of clients for reducing muscle tightness, chronic pain, and movement dysfunction. Brian enters his 3rd learning module in September 2017.
Additionally, Brian is an NSCA Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, CSEP-Certified Personal Trainer, CHEK Level 1 Practitioner (Corrective Holistic Exercise Kinesiologist), CHEK Holistic Lifestyle Coach Level 2, Functional Movement Screen Level 1 specialist, NASM Performance Enhancement and Corrective Exercise Specialist, and has completed Hanna Somatic Exercise Coach Level 1. He is also a course conductor and examiner for the CSEP CPT and CEP National Certifications, CFES CPT, and is also an ACE faculty member.
Brian’s clientele has ranged from post-rehabilitation to national level athletes and everything in between. Besides teaching students and training clients, he currently authors manuals and articles. He has contributed to four chapters in Human Kinetics Publisher’s book Foundations of Professional Personal Training and three chapters in the 2nd edition of this book. Brian has also contributed one chapter on Functional Fitness in the Human Kinetics Textbook Quality Health and Physical Education: Pedagogical Practices for Canadian Elementary School Teachers due out in 2017.
Brian is passionate about spreading the word on the benefits of physical activity for health, performance, and injury prevention.