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.
READ MORE ABOUT THIS COURSE
Classroom
Starting at $695.00
As few as 11 weeks
4.0 Credits

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.
Suggested Prerequisites

It is advisable that you complete the following (or equivalent) since they are prerequisites for Exercise Prescription, Program Design, and Coaching Techniques.

Successful completion of five required courses in Fitness Instruction Certificate.

Spring 2019 Schedule

These courses meet in person and make use of an online presence to varying degrees.

Available
-
Wednesday 6:30PM - 9:30PM
Location: UCLA
367011
Fee:
$695.00
43 days left. Enroll by Apr 3, 2019
See Details
Notes

Required course in Fitness Instruction Certificate.

Enrollment/class participation contingent on signing a liability waiver.

Enrollment deadline: April 11, 2019.  Internet access required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after April 17, 2019
Course Requirements
Book: ACSM's Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription by American College of Sports Medicine
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Lecture
Wed Apr 3, 2019
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA
Boelter Hall 5436
Lecture
Wed Apr 10, 2019
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA
Boelter Hall 5436
Lecture
Wed Apr 17, 2019
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA
Boelter Hall 5436
Lecture
Wed Apr 24, 2019
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA
Boelter Hall 5436
Lecture
Wed May 1, 2019
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA
Boelter Hall 5436
Lecture
Wed May 8, 2019
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA
Boelter Hall 5436
Lecture
Wed May 15, 2019
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA
Boelter Hall 5436
Lecture
Wed May 22, 2019
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA
Boelter Hall 5436
Lecture
Wed May 29, 2019
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA
Boelter Hall 5436
Lecture
Wed Jun 5, 2019
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA
Boelter Hall 5436
Lecture
Wed Jun 12, 2019
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA
Boelter Hall 5436

Contact Us

Speak to a program representative. Hours: Mon-Fri, 8am-5pm.

This course applies towards the following certificates & specializations…

Keep up to date on the latest news and offerings in Health Care & Counseling-General

vector icon of building

Corporate Education

Learn how we can help your organization meet its professional development goals and corporate training needs.

Learn More

vector icon of building

Donate to UCLA Extension

Support our many efforts to reach communities in need.

Innovation Programs

Student Scholarships

Coding Boot Camp

Lifelong Learning