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Fitness Specialist Certificate of Achievement

The East Los Angeles Kinesiology Fitness Specialist Certificate of Achievement program will give hands on training and experience for students to be prepared for entry-level positions or higher. The student will be trained to evaluate the physiological and psychological effects of physical activities and design personalized exercise prescriptions. Program graduates will be qualified to be personal fitness trainer and/or group exercise instructor. Students in the program will learn scientific principles of exercise and physical conditioning, techniques of strength training, and methods appropriate to establishing healthy behavior. This program also prepares candidates for the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM), American Council on Exercise (ACE), and the National Strength & Conditioning Association Certified Personal Trainer (NSCA-CPT) certification exams.