Mode of learning : Online - Instructor Lead(LVC)
Domain / Subject : Medical/Healthcare/Pharma
Function : General
Trainer name : Ken Baldwin
Duration : 250 Hours
Difficulty : Medium
Personal Fitness Trainer
The Personal Fitness Trainer Online Training Program will give you the knowledge, skills, and abilities to implement a unique, medically based fitness model for your clients. Learn everything you'll need to know to become a confident, qualified personal trainer who clients clamor to work with. The American College of Sports Medicine has approved this curriculum for continuing education credits, so you can trust that you are receiving quality training from industry professionals.
Textbooks are included. This online certificate program is offered in partnership with major colleges, universities, and other accredited education providers.
The American College of Sports Medicine’s Professional Education Committee certifies that Educational Fitness Solutions, Inc, who works with us to bring you this program, meets the criteria for official ACSM Approved Provider status from (2010 – 2013). Providership # 672784. This program is approved for 50 Continuing Education Credits through ACSM.
By completing the Certificate in Personal Fitness Training, you will:
This program is compatible with the Windows XP and later operating systems and IE 7 and later browsers.
This program can be taken from a PC or a Mac. Technical requirements include, but are not limited to, having Internet access with a 56K modem (but it's highly recommended that you have DSL or high-speed cable Internet access), 64 MB system RAM, 200 MB free hard-disk space memory or sufficient storage; reliable e-mail account access, CD-ROM/DVD capabilities, and a reliable Internet provider. Some individual modules may have additional software and/or hardware requirements.
These items will be provided by ed2go:
The items below are recommended, but they're not required. These items aren't provided by ed2go, but you'll be able to purchase these materials through a discounted bookstore, if you'd like to do so.
There are no specific prerequisites to enter this program, other than an Internet connection, an e-mail address, and basic computer knowledge. Students do need to receive CPR certification and approval by the program coordinator prior to beginning the Optional Field Internship Program.
The Personal Fitness Trainer Program is for you if you're interested in starting a career in the health and fitness industry. This program is also suitable for registered dietitians seeking CPEUs and for allied health and medical professionals seeking to broaden their careers or become full- or part-time personal trainers or fitness instructors.
All of our programs are self-paced and open enrollment, so you can start them when you want and finish them at your own pace.
Introduction to Exercise Science: Level I (Anatomy and Kinesiology)
Introduction to Exercise Science: Level II (Exercise Physiology)
Health-Risk Profiles and Fitness Assessment Techniques
Designing Exercise Prescriptions for Normal and Special Populations
Elective Program: Optional Field Internship in Personal Training
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