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Personal and Group Exercise Training (PHED 2211)

Total Credits: 3
Lecture Credits: 2
Lab Credits: 1

Description: This course prepares students for the National Personal Trainer and Group Exercise Certifications. You will gain knowledge and skills in exercise science, nutrition and assessment for physical activity, as well as exercise program design. You must also take PHED 2210 to complete the certification. Must be taken A-F.

Topical Outline:
1. Exercise Anatomy, Physiology and Kinesiology
2. Fitness Assessment
3. Exercise Program Design
4. Injury Prevention and Care
5. Special Populations
6. Scope of Practice

Learning Outcomes:
1. Understand how to achieve and maintain physical fitness
2. Understand scope of practice
3. Demonstrate the ability to perform exercise correctly and safely
4. Design safe and effective exercise programs

Prerequisites:  PHED 1123 or PHED 1180 and PHED 1100; or Instructor Approval