The AAPTE Certified Personal Trainer Resistance Training Specialist study program provides the most current, and highest quality education available. You will learn the exercise science principles and fundamentals, resistance training biomechanics, medical and sport conditions, fundamentals of nutrition, client assessment, exercise prescription, program design, and business and ethics of personal training.
The AAPTE is committed to setting high standards of excellence for our certified professionals. We offer a wide variety of course work for fitness professionals to expand their knowledge and skills to keep relevant in the industry and to keep up with industry trends and the changes in the exercise sciences.
The AAPTE Performance Enhancement Coach (PEC) course provides an interdisciplinary applied approach to performance enhancement within the context of clinical sports sciences and the AAPTE’s integrated approach of the human movement sciences.
The exercise considerations and program design for special populations short course(s) discusses the significance of exercise in both the prevention and treatment of chronic illness, advises exercise professionals in considering proper exercise prescription protocols, and provides evidence-informed guidance on devising individualized exercise programs.