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This is what my weekend will look like next week.

Posted by on Mar. 7, 2013 at 3:36 PM
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This is what I'll be doing next weekend the 15-17th!!! WAHOO!!!!!!!!!!!!

ACSM Certified Personal TrainerSM Workshop 


1:00 pm – 5:45 pm SECTION ONE: Introduction to Exercise Science and 

Kinesiology / Human Movement 

1:00 pm – 3:30 pm Introduction to Physical Fitness Components, Principles and Safety 

Considerations, Energy Systems / Substrates and the 

Cardiovascular and Respiratory Systems 

3:30 pm – 3:45 pm BREAK 

3:45 pm– 4:45 pm Introduction to the Musculoskeletal System, Anatomical 


4:45 pm– 5:45 pm Muscle / Joint Actions, and Kinesiology Practicum 

5:45 pm– 6:45 pm DINNER 

6:45 pm – 9:30 pm SECTION TWO: Introduction to the Art and Science of 

Personal Training 

6:45 pm – 8:15 pm Benefits of and Barriers to Physical Activity. Consequences of 

Physical Inactivity, Benefits of Cardiorespiratory Health and 

Fitness. Flexibility Benefits, Muscular Strength and Endurance 

Benefits. Barriers to engaging in Physical Activity. Benefits/Barriers 

practicum Interventions to enhance exercise adherence. 

8:15 pm – 8:30 pm BREAK 

8:30 pm– 9:30 pm Health/Wellness Psychological Theories of Behavior Change, 

Teaching and Learning Styles, Active Listening Practicum, 




8:00 am – 10:45 am SECTION THREE: Introduction to Cardiorespiratory 

Assessment and Programming 

8:00 am – 9:00 am Introduction to Cardiorespiratory Programming; Programming 

Methods and Monitoring Aerobic Exercise Intensity. 9:00 am – 10:00 am ACSM Risk Factor Thresholds and Risk Stratification. 

Cardiorespiratory Assessments, Health and Fitness Pretest 


10:00 am – 10:15 am BREAK 

10:15 am – 10:45 amThree-Minute Step Test Practicum, demo with mock practicum. 

10:45 am – 12:45 pm SECTION FOUR: Body Composition Assessment and Weight 

Management Programming 

10:45 am – 11:30 am Nutritional and Dietary Guidelines and Recommendations, 

Label Reading, Eating Disorders and the Female Athlete Triad 

11:30 am – 12:45 pm Anthropometric Data and Risk Management using the Body 

Mass Index Norms. BMI Index Practicum Anthropometric and Data 

Risk Assessment for Waist / Hip Ratio and Waist Girth. JacksonPollock 9-Site, 7-Site and 3-Site Men, 3-Site Women Skinfold 

Review and Caliper Practicum 

12:45 pm – 1:45 pm LUNCH 

1:45 pm – 4:15 pm SECTION FIVE: Muscle Strength and Endurance Assessment 

and Programming 

1:45 pm – 3:00 pm Introduction to Resistance Training: Performance and Competition 

vs. Health, Resistance Training Principles, Programming, and 

ACSM Recommendations for Muscular Strength and Muscular 

Endurance Training 

3:00 pm – 3:15 pm BREAK 

3:15 pm – 4:15 pm Muscle Strength and Endurance Tests, Resistance Training / 

Kinesiology Practicum 

4:15 pm – 5:30 pm SECTION SIX: Flexibility and Range of Motion Assessment and 


4:15 pm – 5:00 pm Techniques, Guidelines and Precautions 

 ACSM Exercise Prescription for Flexibility Training 

5:00 pm – 5:30 pm Stretch review, Flexibility Sit and Reach Practicum _____________________________________________________________________ 


9:00 am – 4:00 pm SECTION SEVEN: Introduction to the ACSM Certified Personal 

TrainerSM Credential and Examination Requirements 

9:00 am – 9:30 am Registration and Introductions for One-Day Workshop Attendees 

Overview of the ACSM Personal TrainerSM Certification, 

Educational Curriculum for ACSM Certified Personal TrainerSM

Responsibilities, Qualities, Skills for the ACSM Personal TrainerSM

Scope of Practice, Professional and Public Responsibilities, 

Business management 

9:30 am – 10:45 am ACSM Risk Factor Threshold and Risk Stratification Review, Case 

Study Criteria and Case Study Practicum 

10:45 am – 11:00 am BREAK 

11:00 am – 12:15 pm Special Population Exercise Considerations; Aerobic, Resistance, 

and Flexibility Exercise Programming Review 

12:15 pm – 1:15 pm LUNCH 

1:15 pm – 2:45 pm Personal Training Program Development Practicum 

2:45 pm – 3:30 pm KSA Review ACSM Certified Personal TrainerSM Examination Study 

Resources: Using the Knowledge, Skill and Ability (KSA) 

Requirements for Exam Preparation; Practice Questions 

3:30 pm – 4:00 pm Exam Registration Information and Workshop Evaluations


" I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me." Phillipians 4:13 

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by on Mar. 7, 2013 at 3:44 PM
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by Morgan on Mar. 7, 2013 at 3:52 PM
That is awesome
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by on Mar. 7, 2013 at 4:28 PM

How cool!!! You are going to learn SO much! Have a blast!! :D


Christian, vaccinating, fun-loving, breastfeeding, cloth diapering, positive disciplining, nerdy, extended rear-facing, bookworm, creative, outdoorsy, autodidactic, friendly family.

"If you judge people, you have no time to love them." -- Mother Teresa

by Darby on Mar. 7, 2013 at 7:19 PM


by Leah on Mar. 7, 2013 at 7:39 PM

That's pretty cool!!

by on Mar. 8, 2013 at 7:30 AM
I loved my workshop weekend. Have fun
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by Bronze Member on Mar. 8, 2013 at 7:36 AM
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by Silver Member on Mar. 8, 2013 at 9:19 AM

Wow! Good luck!! 

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