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Improve the Health of Your Community by taking a Fitness and Health Promotion program

By Jason Subscribe to RSS | March 26th 2012 | Views:

Fitness instructor, personal trainer, fitness consultant and wellness/fitness program developer - these are just some of the titles available to students who graduate from Centennial College’s Fitness and Health Promotion program. These professionals work in a field that helps to assist individuals to make healthy lifestyle choices that will reduce or prevent the occurrence of acute and chronic diseases by providing professional fitness assessments, recommendations for health and fitness exercise regimes and strategies to meet their health and wellness goals. Some places in which Fitness and Health promotion grads are employed include: their communities, corporate fitness, municipal recreation, retail fitness, hospitals and more.

Taking two years to complete, the Fitness and Health Promotion program uses practical learning in laboratory and placement settings and a comprehensive academic grounding to prepare students for the field upon graduation. In particular, courses cover topics such as anatomy and physiology, fitness assessment, leadership skills, injury management, nutrition, fitness marketing, health promotion, computer skills and cross cultural awareness. Throughout these courses there is expert faculty guidance as well as a strong focus on mental health as an essential part of a holistic approach to well being. In addition, students have the opportunity to apply what they learn in the Fitness and Health Promotion courses at the newly constructed Athletic and Wellness Center located at Progress Campus. There is also opportunity for inter-professional student liaisons between Fitness and Health Promotion students and other programs (i.e. Police Foundations, Pre-service Fire and Paramedic students) at Centennial College to assist in the attainment of their fitness assessment goals.

The final standout feature of the Fitness and Health Promotion program is an Industry Field Placement that sees students integrate and apply the knowledge and skill acquired throughout the program in a safe and challenging real world setting. Prior to each program Field Placement, students require the following: obtain an annual clear police check with vulnerable sector screening; successfully complete an annual renewal of a recognized course in CPR (health care provider level); successfully complete a recognized course in standard first aid.

Students of Fitness and Health Promotion have the opportunity to gain the skills necessary to become a certified personal trainer according to the CSEPT-PT requirements and also learn course material related to the canfitpro nutrition and wellness certification.

Applicants interested in the Fitness and Health Promotion offering must have completed at minimum an Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent, or mature status (19 years or older) In addition, they must have completed the English Grade 12 C or U (minimum grade required) or equivalent, or skills assessment; as well as one Science Grade 11 or 12, C or U (minimum grade requirement) or skills assessment (Physics, Chemistry, Biology or Exercise Science).

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