The Resistance Training Certificate prepares students to develop safe, effective, and efficient resistance training programs. Students evaluate biomedical, physiological, and genetic factors affecting strength and muscle tissue gain and learn proper form, technique, and spotting for resistance exercises using body weight, free weights, resistance machines, and other resistance-training disciplines.
Graduates may be employed as corporate, community, or hospital-based fitness and personal resistance program trainers.
Graduates Are Prepared To
- Develop and lead safe, effective, and efficient resistance training programs
Representative Job Titles For Graduates
- Personal Resistance Program Trainer
Graduate Starting Salary Projections
Representative Co-Op/Clinical/Intern Sites
- Certificate does not include co-op
Effective 2019-2020 academic year
Resistance Training Certificate (RSTC)
Program Prerequisite: Meet with Program Chair
|EMS 100||CPR and First Aid for the Health Care Professional||1||0||1|
|HFT 124||Resistance Training Instructor||3||2||4|
The letters G, B, and T (displayed after course titles or elective descriptions) identify types of courses required by the Ohio Department of Higher Education as part of an associate’s degree curriculum.
G = General Education course in this curriculum
B = Basic Skills course in this curriculum
T = Technical course in this curriculum
Melinda (Mindy) Piles, MEd, ACSM EP-C, CPT