ACSM/NCHPAD Inclusive Fitness Specialist Course

On demand

This course includes 26 individual lessons with recorded voice lecture, a short unit quiz at the end of each lesson to help with retention of the material covered, and a final 125 question comprehensive exam.

Lessons will cover a range of topics including, but not limited to, basic review of anatomy and bioenergetics, disability advocacy, initial client consultations, exercise adaptations, adaptive training protocols, and other disability specifics that are relevant to understanding proper inclusive exercise prescription and implementation.

Learning Objectives:

1.Understand the need to address issues in the field of health, exercise, and fitness as it relates to people with disabilities.

2.Become familiar with inclusive standards for fitness centers including RESNA (IF), ADA and Universal Design.

3.Develop skills necessary to accommodate people with disabilities.

4.Develop an understanding of how exercise prescription and application differs between different disability groups.