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Student Learning Outcomes

Discipline: Certificate: Fitness Specialist/Personal Trainer - E0808
Course Name Course Number Objectives
Administration of Fitness Programs KIN 15
  • Students will have an understanding of exercise facility management characteristics.
  • Students will understand the components of sports marketing.
Fitness Specialist Internship KIN 85
  • Student will be able to set up a workout log of their clients workouts.
  • Students will be able to develop a workout plan that will meet their clients needs.
Kinesiology KIN 24
  • Students will demonstrate understanding of cardinal planes of motion and corresponding axes of rotation.
  • Students will demonstrate understanding of the 3 classes of levers.
Nutrition for Personal Health and Wellness NF 10
  • Students completing NF 10 - Nutrition for Personal Health and Wellness will be able to analyze food labels for nutrient content and other pertinent information that will help in healthy food selection.
  • Students completing NF 10 - Nutrition for Personal Health and Wellness will be able to analyze food intake and compare to recommended goals.
  • Students completing NF 10 - Nutrition for Personal Health and Wellness will be able to evaluate fad diets and products.
  • Students completing NF 10 - Nutrition for Personal Health and Wellness will feel motivated and confident in their abilities to apply the information they learned in class to their lives.
Physiology of Exercise for Fitness KIN 38
  • Students will understand the contraindications relating to exercise testing an individual with disease.
  • Students will be able to define/explain Personal Trainer competencies.
  • Students will be able to correctly label diagram of a skeletal muscle.
  • Explain how exercising in heat impairs performance. List signals of Dehydration, Heat exhaustion and Heat stroke. Explain care and steps to prevent this type of emergency.
Techniques of Fitness Testing KIN 39
  • Students will be able to define muscular strength.
  • Recall movement prep movements to ensure core activation.
  • Students will demonstrate knowledge of the importance and purpose(s) of performing fitness testing
  • Students will demonstrate knowledge of risk factors and thresholds for stratifying level of risk for fitness testing.
  • Use a health appraisal screening tool prior to exercise.
  • Identify positive coronary risk factors associated with cardiovascular disease.
  • Evaluate and stratify the health status of potential clients.
  • Explain the purpose of performing physical assessments on clients.
  • Identify the protocols for selected fitness tests
  • Administer test protocols properly and safely.
  • Apply components of fitness and develop fitness programs based on an individual’s tests results
Techniques of Teaching Cardiovascular Exercise KIN 40
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the cardiovascular system and how it functions during exercise.
  • Student will identify various cardiovascular equipment and demonstrate an understanding of function.