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ACSM Certified Exercise Physiologist

This online instructor-led course prepares you for the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) Certified Exercise Physiologist (CEP) certification exam.

ACSM-Certified-Exercise-Physiologist
$1,595.00 (USD)

Overview

Objective

Outline

  1. Health and Fitness Assessment
    1. Administer and interpret pre-participation health screening procedures to maximize client safety and minimize risk.
    2. Determine client's readiness to participate in a health-related physical fitness assessment and exercise program.
    3. Determine and administer physical fitness assessments for apparently healthy clients and those with controlled disease.
  2. Exercise Prescription and Implementation
    1. Determine safe and effective exercise programs to achieve desired outcomes and goals, and translate assessment results into appropriate exercise prescriptions.
    2. Implement cardiorespiratory exercise prescriptions for apparently healthy clients and those with controlled disease based on current health status, fitness goals and availability of time.
    3. Implement exercise prescriptions for flexibility, muscular strength, muscular endurance, balance, agility, and reaction time for apparently healthy clients and those with controlled disease based on current health status, fitness goals and availability of time.
  3. Exercise Counseling and Behavior Modification
    1. Optimize adoption and adherence of exercise and other healthy behaviors by applying effective communication techniques.
    2. Optimize adoption and adherence of exercise and other healthy behaviors by applying effective behavioral strategies and motivational techniques.
    3. Provide educational resources to support clients in the adoption and maintenance of healthy lifestyle behaviors.
  4. Risk Management and Professional Responsibilities
    1. Develop and disseminate risk management guidelines for a health/fitness facility to reduce member, employee, and business risk.
    2. Ensure that emergency policies and procedures are in place.
  5. Final Examination Preparation

Requirements

Prerequisites

Instructor

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Gavilan College
Community Education
5055 Santa Teresa Blvd
Gilroy, CA 95020 US
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