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9 W.I.T.S. CECs / .9 IACET CEUs / 9 OFC CECs
This course provides a broad overview of concepts related to the design of fitness programs for youth. Topics include assessing youth fitness levels, parental permission, equipment, and advanced exercises, as well as strategies for training youth and understanding the physical and psychological differences between children and adults. This course is also a great review and preparation for those interested in taking the Youth Fitness Specialist Certification course.
Review will cover the following:
Practical One: Obtaining Parental Consent, Health History, Warming Up, and FitnessGram Assessments
Practical Two: Assessment Review, Strength Training Modalities
Practical Three: Advanced Strength Exercises, Training Scenarios, Exam Review
Youth Strength Training: Programs for Health, Fitness and Sport. 2009.
Authors: Faigenbaum and Westcott
Available from the following vendors: Human Kinetics or Amazon (new and used)
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