Sports are big business-profitable for athletes and individuals who prepare athletes for competition. Professional and amateur athletes at all levels -- from grade-school club teams to the National Football League -- need the assistance of expert personal trainers to excel at their sports.
Our course material is continually updated so you can be sure you're receiving the most accurate and up-to-date information available.
Bone, Joints and their Motions, Muscles and their actions
Metabolism, The Pulmonary System and Exercise, Cardiovascular Physiology, Muscle Physiology, Temperature Regulation, Exercise and the Environment, Obesity and Body Composition
Measuring Fitness: Strength, Power, Endurance, Speed, and Agility, Increasing Sports Power through Skill Development and Video, Calories used During Exercise
Principles of Training and Adaptation, Endurance Fitness, Muscle Strength, Exercises for the Chest and Shoulders, Developing the Arms, Developing the Abdominal Muscles, Exercises for the Upper, Middle, and Lower Back, Exercises for the Lower Body, Jumping and Plyometrics, Flexibility, Power and Speed, Designing Training Programs
Football, Basketball, Baseball and Softball, Swimming, Track and Field, Golf, Bodybuilding, Soccer, Weightlifting and Powerlifting
Nutrition for Health and Performance, Ergogenic Aids: Drugs and Supplements
Sports Psychology for the Personal Trainer
Prevention and Care of Athletic Injuries
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.