: The certificate program, offered by our accredited school partners, is designed to supply essential education integrating exercise science curriculum, biomechanical and exercise physiology principles, nutritional concepts, and practical training techniques into a systematic model that teaches students to progress their clients through different training levels and phases. Students will be prepared for careers working at medically-based fitness facilities, community wellness programs, personal training studios, physical therapy clinics, corporate fitness centers, YMCA’s/JCC’s, and private and commercial health clubs. In addition, the program prepares students for the National Academy of Sports Medicine™ (NASM™) Certified Personal Trainer Certification. NASM provides certificate students a Preferred Discount on the NASM Personal Training Certification Exam and study materials.
Enroll through one of our accredited university or college partners today!Instructor Description
: Ken Baldwin, M.ED., ACSM-H/FI, NPI-CPS, is the former Chair of IDEA’s National Personal Trainer Committee and Chair of the Senior Fitness Subcommittee for the Massachusetts’s Governor’s Committee on Physical Fitness and Sports. Ken is the Senior Editor and lead author for the American College of Sports Medicine - ACSM’s Resources for the Personal Trainer Manual (2nd Ed.) and textbook. He continues to serve on national committees for ACSM, AAHPERD (AAPAR), and the Medical Fitness Association (MFA). He has been honored with numerous awards including IDEA’s Personal Trainer of the Year Award, presented at the IDEA International Personal Training Summit.Certification
: Personal Trainers are health and fitness professionals who perform individualized assessments,
and design safe, effective and individualized exercise and conditioning programs. NASM
CPTs are prepared to design exercise and conditioning programs that are scientifically valid
and based on clinical evidence. They provide the guidance to help clients achieve their
personal health, fitness and performance goals via the implementation of exercise programs
and suggested lifestyle modifications. Personal Trainers do not diagnose or treat areas of
pain or disease and will always refer clients with such needs to health care professionals.
Included in this program is the following material:
NPI Physigraphe Clipart CD; V2 Pro
NPI Resistance Training DVD
NASM''s Essentials of Personal Fitness Training