Recommended Grade Level: 11 - 12
This course examines the role and responsibilities of a personal trainer. Students will learn the steps to become a personal trainer, including performing fitness assessments, designing safe and effective workouts,and proper nutrition principles. Concepts of communication and motivation will be discussed, as well as exercise modifications and adaptations for special populations. Students will also examine certification requirements, business and marketing procedures, and concerns about liability and ethics. In addition,throughout the course students will be able to explorevarious exercises, equipment, and tools that can be used for successful personal training.
PLEASE NOTE: Course requirements mandate that the student be enrolled in this course for a minimum of 12 weeks. This course requires the student to complete activities over a 12-week period, and these activities are an integral part of the course. Transcripts will NOT be issued if the student does not successfully complete these activities.
If you want to enroll in a course that can be completed sooner (due to graduation or end-of-school-year deadlines), then we suggest that you enroll in another Life Skills / PE / Health course that does not specify a minimum enrollment period.