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Language: EnglishDescription: The certificate program 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. Included with the certificate program registration, you will receive complimentary access to receive the National Posture Institute’s Certified Resistance Training Professional™ (RTP™) designation. In addition, the program prepares students for the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) Certified Personal Trainer Certification. ACSM provides graduating certificate students a Preferred Discount on the ACSM Personal Training Certification Exam and study materials.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.

Start Date: upon registration

Tuition: $3,795.00

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Language: EnglishDescription: The certificate program 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.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. NASMCPTs are prepared to design exercise and conditioning programs that are scientifically validand based on clinical evidence. They provide the guidance to help clients achieve theirpersonal health, fitness and performance goals via the implementation of exercise programsand suggested lifestyle modifications. Personal Trainers do not diagnose or treat areas ofpain or disease and will always refer clients with such needs to health care professionals.

Start Date: upon registration

Tuition: $3,795.00

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Language: EnglishDescription: The Online Professional Certificate in Fitness Management was developed to establish an industry standard in fitness management education for allied health and fitness professionals, personal trainers, fitness managers, and entrepreneurs that wish to establish a successful business model and fitness operation. The certificate prepares students to implement successful business systems in the following settings: private and commercial health clubs, medically-based fitness facilities, community wellness centers, personal training studios, physical therapy clinics, YMCA’s, JCC’s, college/university centers, recreational settings, and corporate fitness centers. A unique aspect of the program is the optional field internship experience which enables students to practice fitness management concepts in a real life health and fitness setting.Instructor Description: David Flench, FACHE, FMFA, MBA, ACSM HFS, is the Program Coordinator and an instructor for the Online Certificate in Fitness Business Management. He has over 17 years experience in health and wellness, and is currently the Director of the Wellness Center, Outpatient Diabetes Center, and Community Education at Hancock Regional Hospital in Greenfield, IN. David is responsible for the strategic planning and operational oversight of this certified medical fitness center and is heavily involved with the design, construction and development of a second center. David attained his Master of Business Administration from Franklin University in Columbus, OH and his Bachelor of Science with a concentration in Exercise Science from The Ohio State University in Columbus, OH. He is on the Board of Directors for the Medical Fitness Association (MFA), serves as a Lead Facility Examiner for MFA, is a past Chairman for Florida Regional Chapter of MFA, and was the 2009 recipient of the MFA Don Schneider Distinguished Service Award. David is Board Certified in Healthcare Management and a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives (FACHE), and is a Fellow of the Medical Fitness Association (FMFA). He is certified as a Six Sigma Green Belt, by American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) as a Health Fitness Specialist, and Level 2 Exercise is Medicine certified. He is a graduate of Leadership Sarasota County, and an active member of the American College of Sports Medicine.

Start Date: upon registration

Tuition: $2,595.00

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Online 24/7 (Dates:Upon Registration)

Location : Online



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Language: EnglishDescription: The certificate program is designed to supply essential education integrating exercise science curriculum 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. Included with the either certificate program registration, you will receive complimentary access to receive the National Posture Institute’s Certified Resistance Training Professional™ (RTP™) designation. The Professional Certificate in Personal Fitness Training program is offered in partnership with the American Council on Exercise (ACE). Graduates of the Certificate Program will receive a preferred discount to take the ACE Certified Personal Trainer Certification Exam and on study materials.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.

Start Date: upon registration

Tuition: $2,795.00

Self-Paced

Online 24/7 (Dates:Upon Registration)

Location : Online



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Language: EnglishDescription: The certificate program is designed to supply essential education integrating exercise science curriculum 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. Included with the either certificate program registration, you will receive complimentary access to receive the National Posture Institute’s Certified Resistance Training Professional™ (RTP™) designation. In addition, the program prepares students for the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM)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.

Start Date: upon registration

Tuition: $2,895.00

Self-Paced

Online 24/7 (Dates:Upon Registration)

Location : Online



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