ACE Certification Prep Course

We will be offering in-person classroom courses that will review the key concepts listed below and test materials from the actual ACE exam so that anyone who wishes to sit for the test will be fully prepared to pass it. Here are the subjects that will be included in the curriculum.

Human Anatomy

Skeletal

Muscular

  • – Structure
  • – Physiology

Cardiovascular

  • – Structure
  • – Phsyiology

Nutrition

Carbohydrates

Fats

Proteins

Micronutrients and Water

Bioenergetics

Communication and Teaching Techniques

Psychological Principles

Adherence

Motivation

Basics of Behavior Change

Health Behavior Models

Professional and Legal Responsibilities

Scope of Practice

Business Strategies for Personal Trainers

  • – Corporate Entities
  • – Profit and Loss
  • – Litigation
  • – Scope of Practice
  • – Marketing

Special Exercise Programming Topics

Mind-Body Exercise

Special Populations

Exercise Implications of Common

Musculoskeletal Injuries

The ACE Integrated Fitness Training Model

Assessments

  • – Body Composition
  • – Agility Testing
  • – Strength Testing
  • – Muscular Endurance Testing
  • – Range of Motion Testing/ Postural Assessment

Functional Training

  • – Posture
  • – Movement
  • – Core
  • – Balance
  • – Flexibility

Resistance Training

  • – Programming
  • – Progressions

Cardio-Respiratory Training

  • – Programming
  • – Progressions

Hours: 30

Cost: $250

Prerequisites:

Photo ID

Proof of high school graduation or GED