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2017-18 Catalog 
  
 
  Oct 20, 2017
 
2017-18 Catalog

Fitness Trainer/Instructor Certificate


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The Fitness Trainer/ Instructor certificate provides students with a cross-disciplinary foundation in the fields of exercise science, sports nutrition, wellness and first aid as applied to personal training and group fitness programming and instruction. It is an ideal path for students needing ACE exam review preparation, for those planning to pursue a bachelor’s degree in a similar area of study, or for current professionals seeking to update and enhance their knowledge and skills.

Credit Hours Required: 18

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Program Outcomes


Upon successful completion of the Fitness Trainer/Instructor Certificate program, the learner will be able to:

  1. Identify terms and functions pertaining to the systems of the body as they relate to exercise, wellness, fitness and sport. (BIO 160 or higher, PHE 152, PHE 157, PHE 251, PHE 252)
  2. Explain the basic functions of the biological, anatomical, biomechanical, and physiological mechanisms of human motor performance as it relates to exercise, wellness, fitness and sport. (BIO 160 or higher, PHE 152, PHE 153, PHE 157, PHE 251, PHE 252)
  3. Measure, identify, design and evaluate effectiveness of basic regiments of exercise across diverse populations pertaining to human motor performance as it relates to exercise, wellness and fitness. (PHE 153, PHE 251, PHE 252)

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