Personal Trainer Development
ACE PREP COURSE - This course is designed to give students the knowledge and understanding necessary to prepare for the American Council on Exercise (ACE) Personal Trainer Certification Exam and become effective personal trainers. Through lecture and hands-on learning, this course presents the ACE Integrated Fitness Training (ACE IFT) Model as a comprehensive system for designing individualized programs based on each client's unique health, fitness, and goals. The information covered by this course and the ACE IFT Model will help students learn how to facilitate rapport, adherence, self-efficacy and behavior change in clients, as well as design programs that help clients to improve posture, movement, flexibility, balance, core function, cardio-respiratory fitness, and muscular endurance and strength. Students are strongly encouraged to take both 10-501-153 and 20-806-262 prior to this course.