Personal Trainer - Exercise Fitness Specialist Course


Fall Course 2016

Personal Trainer - Exercise & Fitness Specialist Course Information Session


Saturday, September 10, 2016 Time: 9:30am - 10:30am   Location: Hofstra University, University College Hall, Room 106

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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 comprehensive curriculum 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 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.


Course Modules Include:

  • Client Assessment - Health Screening Process*(includes hands-on practial)
  • Creating an Exercise Program & Methods of Progressing Exercise 
  • 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 & Flexibility *(includes hands-on practical)
  • Intro to Nutritional Theory & Application
  • Intro to Medical Terminology, Health & Medical Conditions
  • Spinal Mechanics - Architecture, Medical Conditions & Function
  • Basic Psychology Concepts for The Personal Trainer
  • Business & Ethics of Personal Training

*Hands-On Practical Students are engaged in a state-of-the-art gym, where 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 the use of machines, free weights, tubing, body weight and cardiovascular equipment.


REGISTER FOR THE AAPTE Personal Trainer - Exercise and Fitness Specialist Course
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Personal Trainer Course: $995.00  |  Anatomy Only $305.00 | Personal Trainer Course and Anatomy Course:  $1300.00

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NCCA Accredited Certification Exam For CPT–EFS


The AAPTE Certification Exam is for those seeking Nationally Accredited Personal Training Certification Credential. You must sit for and pass the AAPTE CPT-EFS Exam. The CPT-EFS exam is accredited by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA), the accreditation body of the Institute for Credentialing Excellence (ICE).


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