Fitness is a by hand or using a variety of instruments, using special exercise modalities and methods to the developed muscles, increase strength, improve the shape and character cultivation for the purpose of sport. It can also enhance health, improve cardiovascular function.
106 Fitness Instruction & Outdoor Recreation Enroll at uclaextension.edu or call (310) 825-9971 or (818) 784-7006 FITNESS INSTRuCTIoN Certificate Program in Fitness Instruction & ouTDooR Join Team Elite! RECREATIoN We’ve got your back...and your abs, quads, glutes, and hamstrings! UCLA Extension’s Certificate Program in Fitness Instruction combines it all: 107 Fitness Instruction • Theoretical knowledge you’ll need Physiology Requirement 107 Outdoor Recreation to stand out in the field The Human Body: How It Functions • Practical training to hone the skills that keep you marketable (offered online and face-to-face at • Preparationfor professional certifi- UCLA and Santa Clarita) cation provides the foundation you Page 107. need to prepare for exams through or ACSM, NSCA, and ACE, among Human Anatomy and Physiology others Page 139. Our comprehensive program and one-stop shopping are why personal Required Courses trainers, coaches, fitness enthusiasts, Exercise Physiology m dietitians, nurses, psychologists, and those seeking to change careers Applied Anatomy and Biomechanics make UCLA Extension their top Introduction to Human Nutrition pick. Our sought-after graduates go on to become leaders in the (offered at UCLA and Santa Clarita) t indus ry and shape the health of Resistance Training Fundamentals generations to come! + Exercise Prescription, Program For more information or to Design, and Coaching Techniques schedule an advisement appoint- + Fitness Testing and ment call (310) 206-8456 or Health/Risk Appraisal email email@example.com. For current courses visit Page 107. uclaextension.edu/fitness. Save Time and Gas! Curriculum Overview Elective Courses Students must complete courses that total two full elective credits. Fitness Instruction Courses Now Held at The curriculum consists of seven required courses and two full Exercise and Sports Nutrition m College of the Canyons in Santa Clarita electives. Practical Training for Students living in the Santa Clarita area can now take courses in the Fitness Instructors Certificate Program in Fitness Instruction at College of the Canyons. Page 107. + Not offered this quarter. New This Quarter Don’t Take Your Clients Home With You! Sat, Oct 9 If you work with clients, then you’ve probably “taken them home with you” on at least one occasion, allowing your workplace concerns With a convenient schedule that Offered this Quarter to spill over into your personal allows you to complete the pro- The Human Body: How It Functions life—and that can lead to burn-out. gram in just one academic year, students save time with a shorter Introduction to Human Nutrition This workshop uses ritual and commute and a faster track to experiential techniques to promote Page 107. certificate graduation. self-care techniques that allow you to let go and leave your clients where they belong—at work! For certificate advisement call (310) 206-8456. Page 129. Enroll at uclaextension.edu or call (310) 825-9971 or (818) 784-7006 Fitness Instruction & Outdoor Recreation 107 Practical Training for Fitness Fitness Instruction For more information call (310) 206-8456. Discover the Joy of Sailing Instructors X 451.1 Physical Education 14 units $675 (This course meets Fall through Spring Quarter.) Bring your knowledge of anatomy and biomechanics to Human Anatomy and Physiology Enjoy the pleasures of sailing our beautiful coastal waters. life by learning the basic equation for all exercise X 400.6 Physiological Science 4 units $495 instruction, keys to effective exercise demonstration, (For general education students.) Sailing I: Practice and Theory the art of various cueing techniques, safety and preci- This course provides an introduction to the structure, sion of fitness-testing administration, and fundamentals This internationally certified course function, and integration of cells, tissues, and organs of exercise progression. Gain practical exercise instruc- of the human body. Systems considered include mus- is designed to take you from novice tion experience while you practice these skills in a safe, cular, nervous, cardiovascular, respiratory, digestive, to a proficiency level necessary supportive environment with the opportunity for feed- renal, endocrine, reproductive, sensory, and cognitive. to command a sailboat up to 25 feet back. This course trains you to be a personal fitness Instruction develops from molecular and cellular prin- in light to moderate wind and sea trainer and/or group exercise leader who works with ciples through organs and organ systems to energy mainstream populations and also addresses training metabolism and fluid compartments, considering conditions in familiar waters. special populations. Learn, practice, and receive feed- homeostasis and responses to stress, and concluding Taught by Paul J. Miller, MA, back in the execution of various exercises using a with central nervous system functions in movement, director of the California Sailing variety of equipment. Exercise genres covered include consciousness, and language. Meets physiology selectorized equipment, cable equipment, free weights, requirement in Certificate Program in Fitness Instruc- Academy Coast Guard School body weight exercises, basic powerlifting techniques, tion. Enrollment limited. Internet access required to and former U.S. Naval Academy kettlebells, plyometrics and sports conditioning, basic retrieve course materials. & sailing coach. mat Pilates and core training, popular cardio machines, Reg# V8527B walking, running, stretching/flexibility, and other small This page. equipment (medicine balls, foam rollers, Dyna Discs, UCLA: 1749 Physics & Astronomy Bldg. Wed 7-10pm, Sep 22-Dec 8, 12 mtgs gliding discs, Bosu balls, stability balls, tubing and Erik Stephen Schweitzer, MD, PhD, Associate resistance bands, etc.) Improve your form for better Research Neuroscientist, retired, Department of Psy- exercise demonstration when teaching. Participants chiatry, and Semel Institute for Neuroscience and observe and shadow trainers and fitness instructors, Human Behavior, UCLA then teach others in a supervised setting with the opportunity for feedback. Wednesday lectures cover The Human Body: Introduction to Human Nutrition Resistance Training Fundamentals concept review and test prep. Friday classes are for X 451 Physiological Science 4 units $495 X 453 Physical Education 4 units $495 practical training and concept application. Two full How It Functions m This course provides students with a background in the This course covers basic and advanced methods used elective credits in Certificate Program in Fitness Instruc- X 449 Physiological Science 4 units $575 basics of nutrition and stresses the link between nutrition to develop muscular strength, including circuit and tion. Enrollment/class participation contingent on sign- The body is a dynamic organism exhibiting a complex practices, health, disease, and exercise performance. priority training systems, training cycles, and periodiza- ing a liability waiver at first class. integration of biochemical, mechanical and physical Topics include macronutrient needs; vitamins, minerals, tion. Instruction examines the use of these methods to functions. This course provides a systems approach to Reg# V8553B and other supplements; energy balance; weight control; prescribe productive exercise programs, as well as Lectures overview the normal function of cells, nerves, hor- the effects of nutrient excesses and deficiencies on physiological, neurological, and psychological adapta- mones, muscles, respiratory system, heart and circula- UCLA: John Wooden Center performance; ergogenic aids; eating disorders; and how tions of the body to strength training. “In-the-weight- Wed 7-10pm, Oct 27-Jun 1 tion, immune system, digestion, and metabolism. For to recognize nutrition practices that may require profes- room” practical experience and proper lifting and technical requirements see page 156. Meets physiology Practical training sessions: sional referral. Practical application of this knowledge is spotting techniques are emphasized. Prerequisite: UCLA: John Wooden Center requirement in Certificate Program in Fitness Instruc- achieved through nutrition labeling and literature evalu- X 452 Applied Anatomy and Biomechanics. Required tion. This foundation provides a framework for addi- Fri 7-10pm, Oct 29-Jun 3, 52 mtgs ation. Required course in Certificate Program in Fitness course in Certificate Program in Fitness Instruction. (no mtg 11/26, 12/10, 12/15, 12/17, 12/22, tional required courses in the Certificate Program in Instruction. Enrollment limited. & Enrollment and class participation are contingent on Fitness Instruction and should be taken first. & 12/24, 12/29, 12/31, 3/16, 3/18, 3/23 & 3/25) Reg# V8988B signing a liability waiver at the first class. Internet Elisa Terry, Program Director, FITWELL Services, UCLA Reg# V8524B Santa Clarita: UCEN 314, College of the access required to retrieve course materials. & Recreation Sep 20-Dec 12 Canyons, 26455 Rockwell Canyon Rd. Reg# V8552B John Farr, MS, MA, CSCS, USAW, athletic performance Mon 7-10pm, Sep 20-Dec 6, 12 mtgs UCLA: 5264 Boelter Hall coach Elaine Yip, MS, RD, Clinical Dietitian, Morrisson Tue 7-10pm, Sep 21-Dec 7, 12 mtgs The Human Body: How It Functions Management, LAC+USC Medical Center Reg# V8528B John Farr, MS, MA, CSCS, USAW, athletic performance coach Outdoor Recreation X 449 Physiological Science 4 units $495 For more information call (310) 206-8456. UCLA: 5225 Math Sciences Meets physiology requirement in Certificate Program in Exercise and Sports Nutrition m Tue 7-10pm, Sep 21-Dec 7, 12 mtgs Fitness Instruction. This foundation provides a frame- X 404.7 Public Health 4 units $575 Sailing I: Practice and Theory Suzanne Bogert, MS, RD, Project Director, Network for work for additional required courses in the Certificate This course covers topics in sports nutrition and exer- 842 Physical Education 3 CEU $425 a Healthy California, Los Angeles Region Nutrition Program in Fitness Instruction and should be taken first. cise science. Students gain an in-depth understanding This internationally certified course is designed to take Program, County of Los Angeles For more information see above. & of the roles of carbohydrate, protein, and fat in the diets you from novice to a proficiency level necessary to Reg# V8581B Applied Anatomy and of very active people and learn what foods, fluids, and command a sailboat up to 25 feet in light to moderate Santa Clarita: UCEN 314, College of the supplements support optimal training, performance, and wind and sea conditions in familiar waters. Instruction Canyons, 26455 Rockwell Canyon Rd. Biomechanics X 452 Physiological Science 4 units $495 recovery. Students also learn how to calculate energy covers nomenclature and commands, rigging and Wed 6:30-9:30pm, Sep 22-Dec 8, 12 mtgs needs, evaluate body composition, and tackle difficult unrigging, parts of the boat, tiller and rudder effect, This course provides fitness instructors with an under- John Farr, MS, MA, CSCS, USAW, athletic performance weight and eating disorder issues. A review of the docking and undocking, rules of the road, theory of sail, standing of musculoskeletal anatomy and the application coach nutritional needs of athletes in endurance, strength, cycling, points of sail, proper sail trim, true and appar- of basic biomechanical principles to the moving body. This application allows fitness instructors to analyze a weight-class, and aesthetic sports also is included. ent wind, getting out of irons, sculling, upwind sailing, Exercise Physiology m movement and identify poor mechanics that could con- Don’t miss this chance to develop new professional using telltales, tacking, buoys, knots, signal flags, crew X 450 Physiological Science 4 units $575 tribute to injury, design exercises for particular muscle relationships, receive feedback from an expert instruc- overboard retrieval techniques, downwind sailing, jibing, This course is designed to provide the fitness instructor groups, and more safely and effectively advise on the use tor, and demonstrate your knowledge. Dietitians, fitness state and federal requirements for recreational vessels, with an in-depth exposure to the interaction of the car- of exercise equipment. Prerequisite: A basic course in instructors, athletic trainers, strength specialists, and safety at sea. Enrollment limited. For on-the-water diovascular, respiratory, endocrine, nervous, and muscu- human biology or anatomy and physiology, or consent of coaches and sports enthusiasts can benefit from the sessions, a choice of weekday or weekend formats is loskeletal systems during exercise. Instruction empha- department. Required course in Certificate Program in unique opportunity to interact and share knowledge in available once a week, totaling 19.5 hours. Attendance sizes practical application of the physiologic concepts in Fitness Instruction. Enrollment limited. Internet access this online format. Due to the large images and presen- at the classroom sessions is mandatory. Enrollment/ determining fitness levels, prescribing exercise, and required to retrieve course materials. & tation files used in this course, a high-speed Internet class participation contingent on signing a liability monitoring people for signs of overexertion and underly- connection is suggested though not required. Course- waiver at first class. Visitors not permitted. ing disease. Topics include energy metabolism; the cir- Reg# V8551B work must be submitted as Microsoft Word or Excel Reg# V9194B culatory, respiratory, neuromuscular, and endocrine UCLA: 5436 Boelter Hall attachments.For technical requirements see page 156. Westwood: 107 Extension Lindbrook Center systems; environmental considerations; principles of Mon 6:30-9:30pm, Sep 20-Dec 6, 12 mtgs Prerequisite: A basic course in human nutrition and Tue 7-10pm, Sep 28; Oct 12 & 26, 10 mtgs exercise training; and theories of obesity and weight Elizabeth A. Likes, MA, exercise physiologist exercise physiology, or consent of instructor. Full elec- (on-the-water sessions begin 10/9 at California control, exercise, age, and disease. For technical require- and educator tive credit in Certificate Program in Fitness Instruction. Sailing Academy Coast Guard School, 14025 ments see page 156. Prerequisite: Basic course in Enrollment limited; advance enrollment required. & Panay Way, Marina del Rey) human biology or anatomy and physiology or consent of Reg# V8526B No refund after Sep 29. instructor. Required course in Certificate Program in Sep 20-Dec 12 Paul J. Miller, MA, Director, California Sailing Academy Fitness Instruction. Enrollment limited. & Marge A. Morris, MEd, RD, CDE, Manager, Diabetes Coast Guard School; former U.S. Naval Academy Reg# V8525B and Medical Nutrition Therapy Center, Mercy Regional sailing coach Sep 20-Dec 12 m Online course Medical Center; registered dietitian in private practice Perry Powell, MS, MBA, Director, Western U.S., EDS & Text required; see page 160 M Course held during daytime hours
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