Exercise Prescription, Program Design, and Coaching Techniques

COM HLT X 454

This course provides fundamentals and practice in formulating prescriptions along with designing safe and effective exercise programs for individual clients, all based on sound scientific practices.

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Spring
Remote Instruction
Starting at $705.00
As few as 11 weeks
4.0

What you can learn.

  • Develop exercise prescriptions after interpreting fitness testing results
  • Design exercise programs for varied populations across the life span
  • Support behavior change strategies to promote client adherence to exercise prescription

About this course:

Building on knowledge gained in other required certificate courses, this course provides students with fundamentals and practice in formulating exercise prescriptions, as well as designing safe and effective exercise programs for individual clients. Material is covered through lectures, practical application, and case studies. Topics include principles of exercise prescription; ACSM guidelines; exercise prescription for special populations; adherence to exercise, stretching, emergency procedures, and injury prevention; and teaching techniques and the dynamics of fitness instructor/client interaction. Instruction focuses on exercise prescription based on sound scientific practices.
Prerequisites
Successful completion of five required courses in Fitness Instruction Certificate.

Spring 2021 Schedule

Available Format(s):

These courses have regular meeting times and are fully online, via remote instruction. Click “See Details” below for more information.

Future Offering (Opens February 01, 2021 12:00:00 AM)
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Wednesday 6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Location: Online
Instructor: Daniel Parsons
378627
Fee:
$705.00
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Notes

Required course in Fitness Instruction Certificate.

Enrollment/class participation contingent on signing a liability waiver.

Enrollment deadline: April 7, 2021.  Internet access required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after April 14, 2021
Course Requirements
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Wed Mar 31, 2021
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online
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Wed Apr 7, 2021
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online
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Wed Apr 14, 2021
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online
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Wed Apr 21, 2021
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online
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Wed Apr 28, 2021
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online
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Wed May 5, 2021
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online
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Wed May 12, 2021
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online
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Wed May 19, 2021
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online
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Wed May 26, 2021
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online
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Wed Jun 2, 2021
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online
Lecture
Wed Jun 9, 2021
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online

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