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Application Deadline: August 18, 2016

Personal Trainer
  • Certificate of Applied Science (CAS)

Personal Trainers are responsible for safe and effective exercise prescription in health and fitness club settings. Thorough understanding of anatomy, muscle function, exercise prescription, basic nutrition and fitness assessment provide personal  trainers with the knowledge to safely structure exercise programs for clients. Upon completion of this program, students will:

  • Learn how to motivate clients in exercise and healthy life choices;
  • Gain confidence to create safe and effective exercise programs;
  • Understand how the body works to create muscle and metabolize fat;
  • Become knowledgeable in fitness assessment techniques; and
  • Develop relationships with other fitness professionals for lifelong learning.
Advisor
Lori Elwell
BC 123-D
(406) 756-3899
lelwell@fvcc.edu
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