Study the principles of strength conditioning, aerobic conditioning, and cross training. Learn fitness testing and how to determine body composition. Learn injury prevention and identification plus marketing, motivation, and designing individual fitness programs. Includes certification exam, which has a written and practical component, where you demonstrate safety techniques.
Note: Study guide recommended - Call 609-397-2139 to purchase a study guide. Senior adult and disabled retiree tuition waivers apply.
To be eligible for this course, participants must be 15 years old on or before the last session. The participant will be required to pass a pre-course test which includes treading water for 2 minutes without hands, a 300 yard swim and swimming 20 yards (freestyle or breaststroke), surface diving to 10 feet, retrieving a 10 pound object and swimming it back to the original starting point. CPR for the Professional Rescuer certification is part of this course. No previous CPR or First Aid is required. Successful exit requirements for this course are: attending all sessions, 3 water skill scenarios and achieving at least an 80% grade on the 2 written exams. Online textbook included with course fee.
Learn in-depth principles of nutrition to help sports clients with specific dietary and nutritional needs. Discuss current nutritional research, herb and vitamin supplements and body composition testing. Explore links between nutrition and athletic performance and types of diet plans. Includes written exam. Senior adult and disabled retiree tuition waivers apply.