Youth sports are serious business. There is a great need of youth trainers to help them stay active and improve agility.
Our course material is continually updated so you can be sure you're
receiving the most accurate and up-to-date information available.
Apply the sports psychology principles for young clients
Incorporate the knowledge of energy and growth needs, nutritional content of food, and the food pyramid to facilitate replacement of unhealthy foods in a client's diet with nutritious foods.
Identify the causes of overtraining and injury and incorporate injury prevention into the training program.
Identify a situation when it is necessary to seek out a doctor's assistance with exercise design and/or injury needs.
Apply the principles of pediatric and adolescent growth, metabolism, muscle anatomy, biomechanics, training, and adaptation principles to create appropriate workout programs for children and teens based on fitness level and goals.
Measure the body composition of a young client and classify the results according to the youth physical development guidelines.
Develop a comprehensive exercise program that utilizes Adaptive Programming principles and techniques to address the fitness requirements of a young client.
Youth Fitness is a 273 page book that includes everything you need to earn an ISSA Youth Fitness Certification. The course material is continually updated with new information so you can be sure you're receiving the most up-to-date information available.
This online handy reference guide walks you through the course unit-by-unit, allowing you to gain a better understanding of personal trainer concepts.
The practice exam and quizzes test your understanding of the materials; so while you're reading you're preparing for the exam at the same time.
ISSA and Hyperstrike provide you with an exclusive online exercise lab with over 250 animated exercises. 3D animation and three different angles ensure that proper form and technique are a breeze!
ISSA's certification exam solidifies your proficiency as a fitness professional. Choose a paper-and-pencil exam or utilize our secure online testing portal. One No-cost Retest (if necessary).
Our online forum is where you can post client or business challenges and receive guidance from our on-staff Master Trainers and members of the ISSA family worldwide.
All ISSA members get a free website to support their personal trainer careers online. Five pages of professionally designed, easily editable, fully hosted content is included. Choose from nine designs and put your best face forward online! To learn more about this benefit, click here.
All ISSA students have access to unlimited educational support. If you have questions about the course materials, our on-staff professors can guide you through.
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