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Exercise Science

Strength and Conditioning Personal Trainer Certificate

The Strength & Conditioning Personal Trainer Certificate prepares students for employment in the fitness industry as Strength & Conditioning Personal Trainers/Coaches.  This curriculum provides students with a fundamental knowledge of human physiology and anatomy, prevention and treatment of exercise related injuries, emergency response readiness, health appraisals and assessments; application of exercise fitness principles and strength training techniques; a fundamental knowledge of nutrition, weight control, stress management and exercise physiology, and biomechanics; skills in exercise testing and fitness measures as well as writing exercise prescriptions and program designs for diverse populations. Upon completion (31 credits), students will be ready to take the national NASM Personal Trainer Certification exam ( or the ACSM Personal Trainer certification exam (

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Dale Heuser
Location: Life Sciences Building
Phone: (602) 787-7276

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