After completing this course you will be able to:
- Describe 3 target groups who would benefit from sport, function, and performance training.
- Define functional training.
- Discuss how to incorporate and describe exercises in all three planes for functional fitness, balance, functional upper body challenges, and proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation (PNF) training in a functional training program.
- Explain the role of buoyant, weighted, drag, and rubberized equipment use and corresponding muscle actions in functional training. Identify equipment that can be used for functional training in the aquatic environment.
- Identify the 4 parts of a needs assessment.
- Discuss the 6 program components for class design in functional training.
- Identify and describe 14 cardiovascular exercises with variations for sport and performance enhancement.
- Describe sample programs for 5 types of functional training, and cardiovascular training exercises for nine functional training target groups.
- Describe marketing strategies for functional training for 5 target groups.
- 0.5 Action Personal Trainer Certification
- 5.0 American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)
- 0.5 American Kinesiotherapy Association (COPS-KT)
- 5.0 Aquatic Exercise Association (AEA)
- 0.5 Aquatic Therapy & Rehabilitation Institute (ATRI)
- 0.5 Internat Assoc for Continuing Education and Training (IACET)
- 5.0 International Sports Sciences Association (ISSA)
- 0.5 National Association for Fitness Certification (NAFC)
- 0.3 National Council for Certified Personal Trainers (NCCPT)
- 2.5 National Council on Strength & Fitness (NCSF)
- 0.5 National Federation of Professional Trainers (NFPT)
- 5.0 National Strength Professionals Association (NSPA)
- 5.0 World Instructor Training Schools (W.I.T.S.)
- 5.0 YMCA