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JrFit Youth Fitness Course

JrFit™ Youth Fitness home study continuing education course provides advanced training for experienced, certified health and fitness professionals who wish to safely and successfully work with youth. In this course, compelling reasons and comprehensive information are presented for reversing the pervasive problem of youth inactivity and the growing epidemic of childhood obesity. This course offers a highly effective plan for enabling young people to increase their health and fitness through well-researched, safe, effective and enjoyable programs of physical conditioning, sport-specific training and nutrition. These practical recommendations include guidelines for sensible strength training and healthy eating for ages 7 to 18.

CEC NAFC: 2.00   

Price: $307.00

Product Detail

  • Demonstrate how to guide youth in developing a functional musculoskeletal system.
  • Develop and implement safe and effective program prescriptions; correct training techniques and form; and injury prevention for youth.
  • Select appropriate equipment and develop exercises for entire body essential movements; including flexibility, coordination, balance, stamina, strength, speed and agility.
  • Conduct sports specific training/activities; including power, jumping, striking and endurance.
  • Identify with what motivates youth and discover how to create an age friendly environment.
  • Identify with what motivates youth and create an age friendly environment.
  • Summarize dietary needs for muscle development, weight gain or loss, strength, endurance and sports specific nutrition.

This CEC course includes:

  • Youth Strength Training (248 pages) by Faigenbaum and Westcott
  • Athletic Fitness for Kids (184 pages) by Scott Lancaster and Radu Teodorescu
  • FUEL for YOUNG ATHLETES (192 pages) by Ann Litt
  • 120-page workbook
  • 100 question multiple-choice test

Instructions for completing the online examination and obtaining CECs/CEUs are also included. Course materials are sent via USPS Priority Mail.