Dr. Hugh D. Allen stated in USA Today that 30 million of today's youth in the US will die of heart disease as adults. Additional health problems have all been linked to childhood obesity and lack of fitness in today's youth. As a result, youth fitness training is one of the fastest-growing segments in the health club and fitness industry.
Our course material is continually updated so you can be sure you're receiving the most accurate and up-to-date information available.
Growth and Development, Metabolism, Cardiovascular & Pulmonary Exercise Physiology, Muscle Physiology, Temperature Regulation, Exercise in the Heat and Cold, Obesity in Children & Measuring Body Composition
Principles of Training & Adaptation, Endurance Fitness, Flexibility, Muscle Strength, Jumping and Plyometrics, Power and Speed, Assessing Fitness in Children, Structuring the Program
Helping the Child Enjoy Sports and Physical Activity, Psychology of the Champion
Nutrition for Health and Performance, Ergogenic Aids: Drugs and Supplements
Preventing Injuries, Common Injuries in Children's Sports
Enroll and you will instantly gain access to your online course materials. We will also ship you the hard copies of the textbooks so you can study on-the-go. You have 4 months to complete the course but if you need more time, you can apply for a free 2 month extension. Most students finish the course in 8 to 10 weeks, with an hour or two of studying a day.
We offer online practice quizzes throughout the course to test your comprehension. Once you complete the quizzes, you'll gain access to the online final exam.
The final exam is online, open-book and untimed. It can be taken from the comfort of your home and completed during multiple sessions. You can also change and answer, at any time, before you submit your exam. After you pass your final exam we help you plan your next move. We also provide you with a business guide and a free professional website to jump-start your fitness career.