Certificate in Integrative Health & Fitness Training

Department
Total Credits Completed
16

The Certificate in Integrative Health and Fitness Training program offers training and preparation for those who wish to work in the fitness industry, whether full- or part-time, in an athletic club, ski resort, or sports medicine facility. Learn to evaluate each client’s level of fitness and create an appropriate fitness and nutrition plan to meet the client’s individual fitness goals. Students will gain skills and knowledge necessary to promote their services, establish trainer-client relationships, help clients to achieve individual fitness goals, and act in accordance with relevant professional codes of ethics.

 

Highlights

Prepares students to sit the International Society of Sports Nutrition (ISSN) exam leading to the Certified Sports Nutritionist (CISSN) credential - http://www.sportsnutritionsociety.org/CISSN.html
Prepares students to sit the NASM Certified Personal Trainer (CPT) exam – CPR/AED certification also required

Learning Outcomes

Develop a diet plan for a particular person engaging in a specific sport
Examine the influence of nutrition on the anatomy and physiology of exercise
Perform, integrate, and report subjective, objective, movement, and postural assessment
Provide exercise technique and training instructions
Convey basic nutritional concepts, weight management concepts, and nutritional guidelines for enhancing athletic performance
Facilitate client goal setting strategies and procedures
Demonstrate effective communication techniques using active listening, powerful questioning and direct communication, and motivational interviewing techniques
Develop and maintain an effective coaching plan with a mock client, applying principles of wellness through therapeutic lifestyle changes
Facilitate learning and results by creating awareness, designing actions, planning, and goal setting

Current Instructors: 

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Admissions Requirements:

Minimum of a high school diploma or equivalency and recommendation for admission by the ACHS Admissions Committee.

Tuition and Fees:

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Gainful Employment Information:

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