Fitness Assessment & Exercise Prescription for All Ages

Course Duration: 6 Months

This course is specifically designed to enable fitness professionals to dramatically increase their knowledge of fitness assessment and exercise programming for clients of all ages.

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Fitness Assessment & Exercise Prescription for All Ages

Course Overview for the Fitness Assessment & Exercise Prescription for All Ages

This course, brought to you in partnership with the American Academy of Health and Fitness, is specifically designed to enable fitness professionals to dramatically increase their knowledge of fitness assessment and exercise programming for clients of all ages. Not only will you learn how to safely and accurately assess different levels of fitness and abilities, but you will be able to draw on a number of training methods and skills to design safe programmes to match their needs and age.

Shortly after registration with HFPA for a course from the American Academy of Health and Fitness (AAHF) you will receive an email from AAHF notifying you of a new account established for you on the AAHF website. You should follow the instructions in the email and log into that account to find your course materials and online test information. You should also expect other emails from AAHF.

Course Requirements

You must hold a personal trainer or exercise science qualification to do this course

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R3,500.00

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Why you should study this course:

  • Learn how to train all age groups from the youngest to the oldest
  • Be able to accurately assess cardio-respiratory fitness, muscular fitness, body composition, flexibility, and balance
  • Design safe and effective programmes for resistance training, weight management, body composition, flexibility, lower back care, and balance

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Course Material for Fitness Assessment & Exercise Prescription for All Ages

Electronic Format with eBook included option — The Fitness Assessment and Exercise Prescription for All Ages certificate package for this option includes the ebook version of Ann Gibson’s, Dale Wagner’s and Vivian Heyward’s 560-page book Advanced Fitness Assessment and Exercise Prescription, Eighth Edition with Online Video and an 83-page workbook. Instructions for completing the multiple-choice/true-false online test and obtaining CECs are also included.

Note: This course package is made available for immediate access and download after purchase. All materials for this electronic format course are available electronically. Nothing is mailed.

Buy your own textbook option – The Fitness Assessment and Exercise Prescription for All Ages certificate package for this option includes a workbook and instructions for online testing. The textbook for the program is Ann Gibson’s, Dale Wagner’s and Vivian Heyward’s 560-page book Advanced Fitness Assessment and Exercise Prescription, Eighth Edition (which you purchase separately in your chosen format from Amazon or another bookseller.)

Note: The workbook and test instructions for this course are made available for immediate access and download after purchase through AAHF. Nothing is mailed. (Used books may not have access to video content that is included with new books by the book publisher, but these videos are not needed to complete the program as they are only study tools and do not provide new material.)

Book title: Advanced Fitness Assessment and Exercise Prescription – 8th Edition with Online Video
ISBN-13: 978-1492561347
ISBN-10: 1492561347
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Career Opportunities for the Fitness Assessment & Exercise Prescription for All Ages

  • Dramatically increase the range of clients you can train
  • Start your own business to cater to whole families from the youngest to the oldest

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Accreditations for the Fitness Assessment & Exercise Prescription for All Ages

  • CEC Credits: 20

This course is approved for the following CECs/CEUs:

ACSM  20.0BCRPA 20.0BOC Category A 13.25
CPTN 14.0HFPA 20.0ISSA 20.0
KIPS 2.0NAFC 2.0NASM 1.9
NETA 20.0NFPT 2.0NSCA 2.0
PTAG 20.0SFA 2.0WITS 20.0
YMCA 20.0

The American Academy of Health and Fitness (BOC AP#: P3645) is approved by the Board of Certification, Inc. to provide continuing education to Certified Athletic Trainers. This program is eligible for a maximum of 13.25 Category A hours/CEUs.

The American College of Sports Medicine’s Professional Education Committee certifies that “American Academy of Health and Fitness” meets the criteria for official ACSM Approved Provider status from December 2017 – December 2020. Providership # 817430

Training Centres

The Fitness Assessment & Exercise Prescription for All Ages is offered at the following training centres:

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