Learn assessment techniques for measuring cardiovascular endurance, muscular strength, endurance, flexibility and body composition. Practice applying these test results for individual program development and goal setting.
NAFC: 0.70 NESTA: 0.70
Valid for 24 months
Assess and apply an understanding of:
Body composition assessment.
Recommended body weight ranges, as based on body fat percentage recommendations.
Cardio-respiratory endurance assessment test results.
Predicting oxygen uptake and caloric expenditures from exercise and increased heart rate.
Muscular strength and endurance.
Interpreting strength testing results.
Variables governing the development of muscular strength and muscular endurance.
A battery of muscular flexibility tests to assess overall body flexibility.
Prescriptions based on the results of flexibility testing.
Body posture evaluation techniques.
Performance tests to assess skill-related fitness.
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The National Association for Fitness Certification was established in 1992 to provide scientifically-based, standards-focused education and training for Group Fitness Instructors, Personal Trainers, and Wellness Consultants. The NAFC's combination of demanding standards, practical application of scientific principles, and affordable program pricing have defined it as the most rapidly-expanding certifying organization in the industry today.
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