Fitness Trainer (083520)
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The Fitness Specialist certificate program trains students for positions, entry-level or higher, in the growing fitness industry. The Fitness Specialist evaluates the physiological and psychological effects of physical activities and designs personalized exercise prescriptions. Program graduates will be qualified to be a strength and conditioning coach, personal fitness trainer, and/or group exercise instructor. Students in this program learn scientific principles of exercise and physical conditioning, techniques of strength training, and methods appropriate to establishing healthy behavior. This program also provides students with theory necessary to be effective in the health fitness industry (health clubs, corporate fitness, etc.). This program prepares candidates for National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM), American Council on Exercise (ACE), and the National Strength & Conditioning Association Certified Personal Trainer (NSCA-CPT) certification exams.
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