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Faculty of Applied Health & Community Studies

Fundamentals of Fitness Leadership

Use exercise and lifestyle coaching to improve health and performance.

Learning Outcomes

The successful completion of this program will enable the graduate to:

  • Assess the basic fitness needs of clients through standard manual and/or mechanized fitness testing protocols.
  • Apply fundamentals of physiology, anatomy, bio-mechanics and nutrition in promoting a safe training environment and healthy lifestyle.
  • Apply effective communication and leadership skills in all client/ trainer relationships.
  • Teach correct techniques in executing all exercise, training and fitness instruction programs in a variety of environments.
  • Identify basic successful business concepts and operational issues in supporting a small owner-managed business.
  • Report on health related conditions suspected of limiting the healthy engagement of clients into normalized fitness programs.
  • Create physical fitness programs for general and specific groups with diverse age, health and fitness levels.