FITT 223 Exercise Psychology/Lifestyle Coaching

Students will learn the basics of personal and professional leadership as well as motivational and situational techniques to use during interaction with clients to enhance positive behavioral change. Students will also learn how to apply a holistic, integrated, principled-centered approach to organizing personal lives and motivating people to be physically active. In addition, students will learn about client screening, goal setting, managing stress, physical performance, professional ethics of wellness professionals and health-related quality of life. This course will lay the foundation for students to effectively promote personal training as part of a healthy lifestyle.