: EnglishShort Description
: The certificate program is designed to supply essential education integrating exercise science curriculum and practical training techniques into a systematic model that teaches students to progress their clients through different training levels and phases. Students will be prepared for careers working at medically-based fitness facilities, community wellness programs, personal training studios, physical therapy clinics, corporate fitness centers, YMCA’s/JCC’s, and private and commercial health clubs. This course provides an introduction to the profession along with coverage of exercise physiology, biomechanics, anatomy, motor learning, and nutrition. In this course you will learn how to establish goals for clients and assess strength, flexibility, and risk as well as develop resistance, cardiorespiratory and flexibility training programs. The contributions of experts in the field are featured, showcasing their expertise in physiology, kinesiology, fitness, cardiology, pulmonary medicine, and epidemiology. The content of this course comprises both theoretical and practical physiological concepts, with related examples of exercise testing, training, and programming.Instructor Description
: This course provides students with a certified, skilled mentor to guide them through their learning experience. Mentors are available to answer any questions a learner may have including questions on course content, course material, certifications, and even industry questions. Mentors also monitor the progress of learners to ensure training retention and program advancement.Certification
: ACSM Certified Professionals make a difference around the globe every day - improving lives whether they're personalizing a workout, leading a community health initiative or making rounds in a clinic. Earning your ACSM Certification means you'll have the respect of both your fellow health fitness professionals and clients. You'll gain the credibility that you need with employers, universities and respected institutions across health-related fields. And, you'll confirm that you've achieved a level of knowledge backed by the science of ACSM's gold standard. To be eligible for the ACSM Personal Trainer Certification Exam, you must: Be at least 18 years old. Have completed high school (or the equivalent). Hold a current CPR/AED certification with a live skills check. Present a current government-issued photo ID with signature (driver's license, passport, military ID). The Certification Exam is not included in the program tuition.
Each state may have additional licensing requirements, be sure to research your states requirements for employment by visiting your states occupation board
This program does not require any additional supplemental material. The program includes electronic textbook materials.