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Manchester Community College

NCMI120M Certified Personal Training Online

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This course covers the following material:

Learn root words, prefixes, suffixes, and combining forms function to form meaning of medical terms. Recognize the basic structures of the human body and their functions as well as the anatomy of, and work done on various muscles and muscle groups.  

Recognize tests that determine overall fitness, muscle strength, and flexibility. Identify typical components of a fitness workout. Identify muscles, connective tissues, bones, and joints, and their roles in movement.  Understand the physiology of muscle contraction and the relationship between muscular fitness and overall well-being.  

Know the functions of digestive, urinary, musculoskeletal, nervous,  endocrine, circulatory, and respiratory systems. Identify the major organs and their functions within each system. Recognize the structures of the pulmonary circuit, including arteries, arterioles, veins, venules, and capillaries.

Determine target heart rate and heart rate range.  Identify information resources for developing and maintaining a healthy heart and lungs, advantages of cardio respiratory fitness, and design of cardio respiratory exercise programs.

Identify how carbohydrates, fats, proteins, fluids, vitamins and minerals fit into a healthy eating plan. Put together fitness programs based on different needs: cardio respiratory, resistance training, core exercises, flexibility and safety requirements for specific activities.  Know how to exercise an injured body.  Recognize symptoms of common injuries, benefits of lifelong exercise for people with conditions such as diabetes and asthma; suggest exercise parameters for pregnant women, older adults, children and people with lower-back pain; identify medical conditions that prohibit exercise.

Upon completion you will be prepared to sit for the NCSF Certification Exam.

On average this course is 199 hours of independent, online instruction.

For more detailed information: Certified Personal Trainer PROGRAM OUTLINE

This course is WIOA Certified.

Online Class

For more info, call us at (603) 206-8160

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