Tompkins Cortland Community College

RECR230 - Personal Training & Aerobic Leadership


Students learn the principles of exercise programs needed by effective personal trainers and group fitness instructors. They learn how to facilitate rapport, adherence, self-efficacy, and behavior change in clients, as well as how to design aerobic and anaerobic exercise programs that help clients to improve posture, movement, flexibility, balance, core function, cardio respiratory fitness, and muscular endurance strength. The practical and educational components of teaching a safe and effective group fitness class are also covered. Prerequisite: MATH 095 and RDNG 116 if required by placement testing; ENGL 100; FITN 215; prior completion or concurrent enrollment in BIOL 201. 3 Cr. (3 Lec.). Fall semester.