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AAS - Exercise Science and Personal Training

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    [description] => The Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Exercise Science and Personal Training program is designed to prepare students with the knowledge and experience required to be eligible for the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) Health and Fitness Specialist Certification, ACSM personal trainer certification, the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) personal trainer certification, the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) personal trainer certification and the American Council on Exercise (ACE) personal trainer certification. The curriculum is designed to strengthen students' educational background in fitness and nutrition potentially increasing their marketability in these fields. This degree may also meet the needs of individuals with existing degrees in such fields as Exercise Physiology, Nutrition, Athletic Training and other health related disciplines. Registered dietitians, clinical exercise physiologists, personal trainers, exercise specialists, strength and conditioning specialists, coaches, athletes and others interested in acquiring knowledge in exercise, nutrition and health may also find this program appropriate.
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    [first_term_semester] => Spring
    [first_term_year] => 2014
    [gba] => December 10, 2013
    [gpa] => 2.0
    [ic] => Exercise Science, Health and Physical Education, Recreation and Wellness (32)
    [id] => 67495
    [init_col] => Glendale Community College
    [last_updated] => 10/08/2013
    [major] => 3059
    [occ_area] => Human Services
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    [title] => Strength and Personal Training
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Description:
The Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Exercise Science and Personal Training program is designed to prepare students with the knowledge and experience required to be eligible for the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) Health and Fitness Specialist Certification, ACSM personal trainer certification, the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) personal trainer certification, the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) personal trainer certification and the American Council on Exercise (ACE) personal trainer certification. The curriculum is designed to strengthen students' educational background in fitness and nutrition potentially increasing their marketability in these fields. This degree may also meet the needs of individuals with existing degrees in such fields as Exercise Physiology, Nutrition, Athletic Training and other health related disciplines. Registered dietitians, clinical exercise physiologists, personal trainers, exercise specialists, strength and conditioning specialists, coaches, athletes and others interested in acquiring knowledge in exercise, nutrition and health may also find this program appropriate.
Major Code: 3059
Award: AAS
First Term: 4142
Total Credits: 64-72
Last Updated: Jan 9th, 2014
Prerequisites:
None
Required Courses: 36-39
EXS101 Introduction to Exercise Science, Kinesiology, and Physical Education 3
EXS112 Professional Applications of Fitness Principles 3
EXS125 Introduction to Exercise Physiology 3
EXS130 Strength Fitness-Physiological Principles and Training Techniques 3
EXS132 Cardiovascular Fitness: Physiological Principles and Training Techniques 3
EXS145 Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription 3
EXS214 Instructional Competency: Flexibility and Mind-Body Exercises 2
EXS216 Instructional Competency: Muscular Strength and Conditioning 2
EXS218 Instructional Competency: Cardiorespiratory Exercises and Activities 2
 
EXS239 Practical Applications of Personal Training Skills and Techniques Internship (3) OR
EXS239AA Practical Applications of Personal Training Skills and Techniques Internship (1) AND
EXS239AB Practical Applications of Personal Training Skills and Techniques Internship (2) 3
 
FON100 Introductory Nutrition (3) OR
FON105 Nutrition Principles for Fitness Professionals (3) OR
FON241 Principles of Human Nutrition (3) 3
 
FON210 Sports Nutrition and Supplements for Physical Activity 3
FON247 Weight Management Theory 3
 
HES154 First Aid/Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (3) OR
BLS Health Care Provider and First Aid Certification 0-3
Restricted Electives: 6 Credits
Choose a total of six (6) credits from EXS, FON, HES, SPM, and/or WED courses except courses used to satisfy Required Courses area.
 
EXS+++++ Any EXS Exercise Science courses
FON+++++ Any FON Food and Nutrition courses
HES+++++ Any HES Health Science courses
SPM+++++ Any SPM Sports Management
WED+++++ Any WED Wellness Education courses
Free Electives: None
General Education: 22-27 Credits
General Education Core: 12-17 Credits
First-Year Composition: 6 Credits
ENG101 First-Year Composition (3) OR
ENG107 First-Year Composition for ESL (3) AND
ENG102 First-Year Composition (3) OR
ENG108 First-Year Composition for ESL (3) 6
Critical Reading: 0-3 Credits
CRE101 College Critical Reading (3) OR
Equivalent as indicated by assessment 0-3
Oral Communication: 3 Credits
COM225 Public Speaking 3
Mathematics: 3-5 Credits
Any approved general education course from the Mathematics area except MAT102.
The following courses are recommended:
MAT120 Intermediate Algebra (5) OR
MAT121 Intermediate Algebra (4) OR
MAT122 Intermediate Algebra (3) 3-5
General Education Distributed: 10 Credits
Humanities and Fine Arts: 3 Credits
Any approved general education course from the Humanities and Fine Arts area.
Social and Behavioral Sciences: 3 Credits
HES100 Healthful Living (3) OR
PSY101 Introduction to Psychology (3) 3
Natural Sciences: 4 Credits
BIO160 Introduction to Human Anatomy and Physiology (4) OR
BIO156 Introductory Biology for Allied Health (4) OR
BIO181 General Biology (Majors) I (4) 4
Program Competencies:
  1. Compare and contrast the disciplines, professions and research areas that are encompassed by the fields of exercise science/kinesiology, exercise and wellness, and physical education. (EXS101)
  2. Assess and interpret body composition using skin fold and girth measurement techniques, and recommend ideal weight according to body fat percentage. (EXS112)
  3. Describe the functions of bone, muscle, nerves, ligaments, and tendons in the body. (EXS125)
  4. Demonstrate proper lifting techniques using weight machines and free weights. (EXS130)
  5. Describe the physiological mechanisms underlying improvement in aerobic capacity. (EXS132)
  6. Perform exercise tests, including pretest evaluation, physical fitness testing, and clinical exercise testing. (EXS145)
  7. Demonstrate the proper technique for a variety of generally safe and effective exercises to enhance range-of-motion (ROM) in the general population. (EXS214)
  8. Demonstrate the proper technique for a variety of generally safe and effective exercises to enhance muscular strength, power, and endurance in the general population. (EXS216)
  9. Develop programs that will enhance cardiorespiratory fitness and help to prevent musculoskeletal injuries. (EXS218)
  10. Demonstrate proper protocol for guiding clients in determining their individual fitness goals and assessing the goals to ensure that they are safe and effective in maintaining or increasing the clientÂ’s fitness status. (EXS239, EXS239AA, EXS239AB)
  11. Apply current nutrition guidelines to maintain optimal health and nutritional status for specific stages of the lifecycle and/or for specific lifestyle factors. (FON100, FON105, FON241)
  12. List guidelines for maintaining water and electrolyte balance. (FON210)
  13. Differentiate between anabolic, catabolic, and energy producing supplements. (FON210)
  14. Identify and explain genetic, physiological, psychological, metabolic, and environmental influences on body weight. (FON247)
  15. Demonstrate techniques for treating various wounds, injuries, shock, poisoning, burns, sudden illness, and emergency rescue. (HES154)