Performance Enhancement Specialist
Do you want to work with athletes or sports-oriented recreationists to improve their performance?
You train all your life, you are attached to a certain sport, and you have always wanted to become a Performance Enhancement Specialist? Maybe you are already a personal trainer and want to expand your business and include young athletes (elementary school, high school, college) in your work?
Athletes have high expectations, both from themselves and from their coaches. They are looking for the best experts who can help them achieve top sports results.
To meet these expectations, sign up for an online Fitness Training Specialist course and master:
- An exercise technique that is interesting and dynamic and that improves performance and helps prevent injuries.
- Scientifically proven approaches used by almost every professional sports team.
- How to adapt the training program to athletes at all levels of training.
- Master the science behind human movement and sports performance.
- Gain additional expertise with knowledge of sports psychology, nutrition and ergogenic agents.
What do you gain by completing this course?
Did you know that NASM Certified Personal Trainers who specialize in Fitness Training Specialists earn on average 40% more than other personal trainers without this specialization.
Enroll in an online course in Fitness Training Specialist, and earn a world-renowned certificate from the Natonal Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM), an organization that has more than 35 years of experience and leadership in the fitness industry. (www.nasm.org).
How does an online course work?
The advantage of the online course is that you can listen wherever you want and when you want, at a time that suits you.
You have one yearto access the course content.
Education includes: an interactive book with infographics and short videos, a database of exercises, knowledge tests, exam preparation questions, and a final test.
The training isin English, with a transcript below each video presentation (also in English) that makes it much easier to understand.
The exam is in the form of a test in which you recognize the correct answers.
Chapter 1: Integrated Training Essentials
The student will be able to identify the principles of integrated training and explain the components, scientific rationale, and evidence.
Chapter 2: Science of Human Movement
Identify key biomechanical terminology and topics, and explain functional anatomy as it relates to integrated sports performance training.
Chapter 3: Testing in Sports Performance
Describe the components and function of an integrated sports performance assessment, and identify methods for determining athlete readiness to perform.
Chapter 4: Flexibility Training Concepts
Explain the scientific rationale for the use of an integrated flexibility-training program.
Chapter 5: Metabolic Energy System Training
Differentiate between aerobic and anaerobic energy systems and describe the importance of the role of the metabolic energy system training in improving sports performance.
Chapter 6: Core Training Concept
Explain the importance of the core musculature and its relationship to performance enhancement.
Chapter 7: Balance Training Concepts
Describe the role of balance training in improving sports performance and injury prevention.
Chapter 8: Plyometric Training Concepts
Describe plyometric techniques and their purpose in performance enhancement and injury prevention.
Chapter 9: Speed, Agility, and Quickness Training
Understand speed, agility, and quickness (SAQ) techniques and their purpose in performance enhancement and injury prevention.
Chapter 10: Resistance Training Concepts
Describe the role of resistance training in improving sports performance and identify the stages of the General Adaptation Syndrome.
Chapter 12: The Science of Periodization of the OPT™ Model
Identify the acute training variables within the Optimum Performance Training® (OPT™) model.
Chapter 12: Olympic Lifting for Performance Enhancement
Explain the rationale for the use of the Olympic lifts in improving performance.
Chapter 13: Injury Prevention for the Athlete
Identify strategies for injury prevention and common injuries related to physical activity.
Chapter 14: Performance Nutrition
Explain the limits of nutritional advice under the scope of practice, and describe pre- and post-exercise nutrition strategies.
Chapter 15: Ergogenic Aids
Identify common substances used to enhance performance, ergogenic foods, and analyze ethical and legal issues related to the use of ergogenic aids.
Chapter 16: Psychology in Sports Performance
Explain performance psychology and its role in achieving athletic excellence.
After the completion of the course, you will take an online final exam from the comfort of your own home, or wherever you prefer to take tests. The test is 100, multiple-choice questions. You are allowed to go back and reference the course while taking the exam. The exam is timed and cannot exceed 90 minutes. To pass, you need a score of 70% or higher and you have up to 3 attempts to pass.
Frequently asked Questions
The Performance Enhancement Specialist (NASM-PES) course is worth 1.9 CEU credits.
You need to know English. The course is in English, with a transcript below each video presentation (also in English) that makes it much easier to understand. It will not be a problem for you to follow the lectures if you have studied this language before.
You can start online course whenever you want. You determine the time when you will attend classes depending on your free time. You can access the content from your phone, tablet or desktop, wherever you are.
You will have 1 year from the day of enrollment to access the course content. You will get access to the exam separately from the content and you will also have one year from the day of enrollment to take your final exam. Also, you will have a total of 3 attempts to pass the exam.
The final exam is administered online. It is all multiple-choice questions and can be taken on your personal computer or mobile device, upon completion of the course content. It consists of 100 multiple-choice questions and 90 minutes for completion. You must score a 70% or higher to pass, and you will have 3 attempts.
Don’t worry! You’ll have 3 attempts within one year to pass the final exam. If you do not pass the first time, you can pause, go over the areas you were not sure about again, and then try again. You can also buy additional tests at a price of 149 euros.
When you successfully pass the exam, the certificate will be immediately available to you in electronic form on your NASM account.
The NASM-PES certificate does not expire and does not need to be renewed.
The price of education is 699 euros, with the option of paying in three monthly installments.
The training includes the NASM digital book, presentations, video presentations, examples of completed trainings, knowledge tests, exam preparation questions, as well as the NCCA accredited exam.
After completing the training, you will receive an internationally recognized certificate!
PERFORMANCE ENHANCMENT SPECIALIST
81.700 RSD (699€)
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