Dr. Hugh D. Allen stated in USA Today that 30 million of today's youth in the US will die of heart disease as adults. A wide variety of additional health problems have all been linked to childhood obesity and lack of fitness in today's youth. As a result, youth fitness training is one of the fastest-growing segments in the health club and fitness industry and ISSA's Youth Fitness Certification course teaches proven techniques that will treat and prevent obesity before it causes a lifetime of health problems.
It is important to remember that children are not miniature adults. You cannot use the same personal training methods or motivational techniques on growing youth as you do with mature adults. Specific knowledge of the different anatomical, physiological, and emotional requirements of today's youth are fundamental in addressing the specific needs of kids. And ISSA's Youth Fitness Certification course helps you show kids the right way to develop a winning attitude, make them better athletes, and improve their confidence.
Not only can you change lives, you can earn a great living or substantially increase your current income by gaining a specialized certification in youth fitness. The gift of fitness is one that many parents will readily give their children, especially if they know how important fitness is to a young life.
The 284 page "Youth Fitness Trainer" course textbook is complemented by a workbook and study guide with detailed learning objectives to help you get the most out of your studies. In addition to these materials you'll also receive our 139 page "Fitness for Kids and Teens" supplemental reading guide.
Your certification course materials will also include your Home Study Section Quizzes. Once you have submitted all of your Youth Fitness Certification course quizzes, you will be sent your official Home Study final examination. You may also choose to complete your Section Quizzes online, if you would prefer. Should you choose to complete your quizzes online, once you have submitted all of them, you will be sent your official final examination.
Since 1988, the ISSA has certified and provided continuing fitness education to over 180,000 people just like you who want to help others feel better, look better and improve the quality of their lives.
We are unconditionally committed to providing expanded access to the highest quality personal training certification and continuing fitness education programs available, advancing our industry as a whole, and developing greater access to career opportunities for those who share our vision of Creating a Stronger, Healthier World.
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