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2020-2021 Course Catalog 
2020-2021 Course Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PEH 125 - Prin Personal Training II

Credits: 3
Lecture Hours: 3
Lab Hours: 0
Practicum Hours: 0
Work Experience: 0
Course Type: Open

Throughout this course theoretical knowledge, fitness testing, and professional skills will be addressed in order for students to perform personal training with clients with limitations. This course will look specifically at clients with health challenges in cardiac, musculoskeletal/mobility, youth, older adults, obesity, diabetes issues, etc.
1. Understand the role and scope of practice for a personal trainer.

1. Identify the legal issues in personal training while working with clients with health challenges.

2. Understand the safety concerns of program implementation.

3. Define risk management as it relates to personal trainers.

2. Summarize information for assessment.

1. Develop assessment tools for personal training.

2. Explore options for assessments for clients with health challenges.

3. Demonstrate an understanding of the health care continuum.

3. Assess exercise programs for clients with special health concerns.

1. Examine the psychological impact of health challenges.

2. Evaluate motivational techniques for clients.

3. Understand lifestyle choices impacting exercise programs.

4. Evaluate communication strategies and behavior modifications for clients with health concerns.

1. Understand positive skills for working relationships with clients.

2. Examine behavior-change models and stages of behavior change.

3. Describe the psychological issues related to illness and injury.

5.Assess modification of exercise and healthy living programs with clients of various health concerns or challenges

1. Develop and understanding of the recommended training for clients with cardiovascular diseases and disorders.

2. Define the recommended training for clients with metabolic diseases and disorders.

3. Discuss the recommended training for clients with musculoskeletal disorders.

4. Analyze the recommended training for specialized population groups.

6. Examine the role and legal responsibilities of a professional.

1. Identify potential threats to a client’s health and safety.

2. Understand the guidelines for professionals in the field of personal training.

3. Develop a written policy to address safety and security of clients.

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