Program Design & Essentials of Fitness Course
|Program Design & Essentials of Fitness|
This course prepares students to design goal-specific OPT™ programs, stabilization OPT™ programs, strength OPT™ programs, and cardiorespiratory training programs for each client. Students are expected to be able to implement appropriate exercise techniques and modify, progress, and regress appropriate exercises. The lab requires hands-on demonstration of the principles of flexibility training, core stability training, and neuromuscular stabilization training.
Personal fitness trainers are required to perform subjective assessments, objective assessments, and movement assessments with their clients to provide quality personal training services. This course provides students with a practical opportunity to develop and hone those skills. Students are introduced to training techniques for use in program design courses.