Personal Trainer - Exercise and Fitness Specialist Course

   

SUMMER 2015

Personal Trainer - Exercise & Fitness Specialist Course Information Session

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DateSunday May 17, 2015 9:30 AM 

Location: Berliner Hall RM 0117

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For more information call: (516) 463-4803

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The Academy of Applied Personal Training Education (AAPTE) has been to providing an educational experience that merges theoretical science(s) and practical skill(s) training since 1996. We provide an educational course of study specifically designed to prepare the aspiring fitness professional for this evolving and emerging profession.

In addition to face-to-face classroom education, students participate in hands-on practical training modules in a state-of-the-art health club. This is where the theoretical and practical aspects of assessing, teaching, initiating, analyzing and progressing exercise and practiced.

AAPTE’s unique educational curriculum provides comprehensive course work introducing students to current, relevant, scientific information relating to the human body, human performance, and methods of implementing safe, effective and efficient client centered exercise programming, instruction and methods of exercise progression.

Course Content

Course Modules Include:

  • Client Assessment - Health Screening Process*(includes hands on practial)
  • Creating an Exercise Program and Methods of Progression 
  • Anatomy and Physiology of Human Performance
  • Foundations of Resistance Training Exercise Biomechanics Theory, Concepts and Application*(includes hands on practical)
  • Joint Range of Motion, Stretching and Flexibility
  • Intro to Nutritional Theory and Application
  • Intro to Medical Terminology and Conditions
  • Training Safety
  • Spinal Mechanics
  • Basic Psychology Concepts for The Personal Trainer
  • The Business and Ethics of Personal Training
  • *Hands-On Practical Students are engaged in a state-of-the-art health club. Hands on practical skills are introduced, practiced and progressed. Included are: pre-exercise screening, health and fitness assessments (body composition analysis, blood pressure, and resting heart rate measurements) and biomechanical principles and methods of analyzing and teaching resistance training exercises. hands-on training includes machines, free weights, tubing, body weight and cardiovascular equipment)

 

Course Highlights

AAPTE COURSE HIGHLIGHTS Seventy five (75) hours of classroom theory (*includes twelve (12) hours of anatomy, meeting the prerequisite for AAPTE CPT-EFS Exam eligibility) *NOTE: Those with prior coursework in anatomy or a current nationally recognized personal trainer certification are exempt from the prerequisite course.

  • Eighteen (18) hours of hands-on education taught at a state-of-the-art fitness center.
  • Topics include: pre-exercise screening, fitness assessments and resistance training exercise biomechanics.
  • Optional one-hour review session is offered before each class.
  • Three-hour course summary review.
  • Weekly session previews via email.
  • Lectures presented by subject matter experts.
  • All course materials included.
  • *Course includes a one-time, optional AAPTE CPT-EFS Certification Exam fee.
  • **Hofstra University Continuing Education – Academy of Applied Personal Training Education certificate of course work completion
  • Approved for veterans benefits.
  • Interest-free tuition payment plans available.

**CERTIFICATE OF COURSE COMPLETION (certificate is not a certification)
Upon completion of the course and meeting the attendance requirements (participant may only miss two lecture modules and one lab module), participants will receive a Certificate of Course Completion from Hofstra University Continuing Education and the Academy of Applied Personal Training Education. This course is perfect for those seeking professional knowledge and planning to sit for the AAPTE CPT- EFS Exam. Attendance at this course is not an eligibility requirement to sit for the AAPTE CPT-EFS Exam; nor does attending the Personal Trainer Course guarantee the candidate's success in completing the AAPTE CPT-EFS Exam.

*PERSONAL TRAINER-EXERCISE & FITNESS SPECIALIST CERTIFICATION EXAM: This course is not a requirement to sit for the AAPTE Certified Personal Trainer - Exercise Fitness Specialist (CPT-EFS) Exam, but is recommended for those seeking a classroom and practical skill learning experience as well as those preparing to sit for the AAPTE CPT-EFS exam leading to Nationally Accredited Certification. Participation in the personal trainer – exercise and fitness specialist course does not guarantee a candidate's success in passing the AAPTE CPT- EFS Exam. Visit www.aapte.org for exam eligibility requirements.

Course Schedule

*PRE-REQUISITE ANATOMY COURSE SUMMER 2015 6/22 & 6/24 6:30 - 9:30 PM - 6/27 9:30 - 4:45 PM  at Hofstra University, Hauser Hall RM109

Those planning to sit for the AAPTE CPT-EFS exam (FOR DETAILED EXAM INFORMATION PLEASE GO TO THE CERTIFICATION LINK) must meet the prerequisite requirement for anatomy. *Those with prior anatomy or a current nationally recognized personal trainer certification are exempt from the prerequisite Anatomy course. A transcript or proof of certification must be submitted to the AAPTE via fax @ 516 222 0004.

SUMMER 2015 All lectures listed incorporate a fifteen minute break. (course order subject to change)

LECTURE No. DATE HAUSER HALL ROOM 109          SUBJECT SCHEDULE
ONE 6/30 TUES WELCOME & INTRODUCTION 6PM-7PM
MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY - MEDICAL CONCERNS 7PM-10PM
TWO 7/2 THURS REVIEW 6PM

MEDICAL CONCERNS CONTINUED - SPINAL MECHANICS 

7PM-10PM
THREE 7/7 TUES REVIEW 6PM

CLIENT ASSESSMENT - HEALTH SCREENING

7PM-10PM
FOUR 7/9 THURS REVIEW 6PM
FOUNDATIONS OF RESISTANCE TRAINING BIOMECHANICS 7PM-10PM
FIVE 7/14 TUES REVIEW 6PM

FOUNDATIONS OF RESISTANCE TRAINING BIOMECHANICS - JOINT RANGE OF MOTION FLEXIBILITY, STRETCHING

7PM-10PM
SIX 7/16 THURS REVIEW 6PM
PHYSIOLOGY OF HUMAN PERFORMANCE 7PM-10PM
SEVEN 7/21 TUES REVIEW
EXERCISE PROGRAM DESIGN 7PM-10PM
EIGHT 7/23 THURS REVIEW 6PM

EXERCISE PROGRAM DESIGN AND PROGRESSION

7PM-10PM
NINE 7/28 TUES REVIEW 6PM
INTRODUCTION TO NUTRITION THEORY AND APPLICATION part 1 7PM-10PM
TEN 7/30 THURS NO REVIEW 6PM
BUSINESS OF PERSONAL TRAINING AND BASIC PSYCHOLOGY CONCEPTS FOR THE PERSONAL TRAINER - INDUSTRY GUEST SPEAKER  7PM-10PM 
ELEVEN 8/4 TUES REVIEW (NUTRITION part 1) 6PM
NUTRITION CONTINUED part 2 7PM-10PM
TWELVE 8/6 THUR COURSE SUMMARY REVIEW 7PM-10PM

HANDS ON TRAINING SUMMER 2015 

1. 7/19 9:30 - 11:30 BUILDING: HAUSER HALL - 11:30-12:30 LUNCH - 12:30 - 430 OPTIMUSS FITNESS

2. 7/26 9:30 - 11:30 BUILDING: CV STARR 0310 HALL - 11:30 - 12:30 LUNCH - 12:30 - 430 OPTIMUSS FITNESS

3. 8/2  9:30–4:30 OPTIMUSS FITNESS (1-HR. LUNCH BREAK TIME TBD)

OPTIMUSS FITNESS Optimuss is located at 333 Earle Ovington Blvd. Uniondale, New York 11553. It is a large building (Omni) on your left when entering from Hempstead Turnpike heading to Nassau Community College. There is a parking garage for parking. Please do not parking reserved spot. The facility is located on the lower level of the Omni Building. Please arrive 10-15 minutes prior to start time. (lab location subject to change)     

Please note that there are no make-up classes unless the AAPTE or Hofstra must cancel a class. For closures due to weather emergencies, call (516) 463-SNOW. In that event, dates and times of make-up classes will be announced.

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REGISTER FOR THE AAPTE Personal Trainer - Exercise and Fitness Specialist Course
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For questions, send email to: ce-univcollege@hofstra.edu

Certification Exam

FOR EXAM DATE LEADING TO CERTIFICATION GO TO http://aapte.org/certification-cpt-efs
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 The AAPTE Certification Exam is for those seeking Nationally Accredited Personal Training  Certification Credential.
  For more information and exam registration call:516-222-0001 or email: contactus@aapte.org