Advanced Personal Training

Advanced Personal Training - Certificate

Recommended Course Sequence

Must be ACE certified or have completed the Personal Training Certificate.

Core Courses

Course Title Credits
EXER 1025 Physical Conditioning
Description
EXER 1025 This course is designed to teach students the numerous methods involved in the training of individuals and athletes in order to develop conditioning to achieve a desired effect. The course will focus on training students to become proficient in the use of plyometric exercise as well as spring mechanics, speed development, flexibility training, aerobic maintenance, and agility work. Specificity toward skills to be developed will be emphasized.

Credits: 2

Effective Dates: 08/21/2003 - 12/31/9999

Course Outline: EXER1025

2
EXER 1050 Nutrition for Health and Human Performance
Description
EXER 1050 This course will provide the student with introductory nutritional information for health, fitness and sports performance. Course content includes: classification and function of nutrients, body composition and weight management, dietary supplements and ergogenic aids, energy and metabolism, and eating disorders.

Credits: 3

Effective Dates: 08/22/2002 - 12/31/9999

Course Outline: EXER1050

3
EXER 2060 Personal Training and Exercise Leadership II
Description
EXER 2060 A lecture/laboratory covering an overview of various training methods and facilities used in one-on-one training, group training, and sports team training. Topics include client motivation, Lifestyle modification coaching, program periodization, plyometrics, rehabilitation concerns, and exercise facility design.

Credits: 2

Effective Dates: 01/17/2002 - 12/31/9999

Course Outline: EXER2060

2
EXER 2125 Applied Biomechanics and Movement Anatomy
Description
EXER 2125 An in-depth course covering the study of biomechanics and the anatomical foundations of human movement. Topics include: muscle contraction, muscle origins and insertions, muscular and skeletal actions, articulations, and human movement fundamentals. Prerequisites: BIOL2000.

Credits: 3

Effective Dates: 08/21/2003 - 12/31/9999

Course Outline: EXER2125

3
EXER 2275 Sport Marketing
Description
EXER 2275 This course is designed to give students an understanding of marketing theories and practices relative to the sports industry. Specific topics include: public relations, promotions, special events, fundraising, licensing and merchandising, market research, pricing, sales, sponsorship and consumer behavior as it applies to the marketing sport or marketing products through sport.

Credits: 3

Effective Dates: 02/16/2011 - 12/31/9999

Course Outline: EXER2275

3
EXER 2975 PRACTICUM - Exercise and Sport Science
Description
EXER 2975 PRACTICUM - Exercise and Sport Science

Credits:

Effective Dates: 08/21/2003 - 12/31/9999

Course Outline: EXER2975

1
Total Core Credits: 14

General Education Courses

Course Title Credits
ENTR 1725 Sales Techniques I
Description
ENTR 1725 This course is ideal for the new business owner especially if they have never sold before. The entire sales process is clearly defined and broken down into seven steps that lead the student through all aspects of sales. Each student learns how to sell his or her own product or service and is given ample opportunity to practice selling his or her own products and services in a safe setting. In addition to learning how to sell, the student will also learn why customers buy and the six decisions a buyer makes before the sales actually closes. The student will be exposed to many actual selling situations and will learn how to identify such things as positive buying signals, negative buying signals, when to attempt a trial close, when to close, and what type of questions to ask at the appropriate time.

Credits: 2

Effective Dates: 09/30/2010 - 12/31/9999

Course Outline: ENTR1725

2
Total General Education Credits: 2
Total Program Credits: 16