Are you interested in training people & helping them maintain a healthy lifestyle?

The Sport and Exercise Sciences department is offering a course for the Fall semester that helps prepare you to be a Personal Trainer. It will give you a basic understanding of physiological changes occurring during exercise training and will prepare you to attempt Personal Training certification exams. 

Principles of Personal Training provides an introduction to the principles of personal training as established by the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) and the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA). 

You will be introduced to concepts of exercise testing and prescription, and design of safe exercise programs for apparently healthy individuals medically cleared to exercise. Course presentations include techniques used in health appraisal, risk stratification, and fitness assessment. You will also be exposed to the legal and professional aspect of personal training.

You need the following pre and co-requisites in order to register for the course:  SES 330 Nutrition, SES 360 Essentials of Exercise Physiology, or SES 361 Exercise Physiology. 

For more information, please contact Dr. Tal Amasay in the Sport and Exercise Sciences department at 305-899-4893 or