Rancho Santa Margarita, CA (PRWEB) September 04, 2013
As summer draws to a close, many people are enjoying their last weekend walking on the beach, one more time in the kayak or a final outdoor hike for the season. To help support the goal of physical activity and fitness, Wexford University now offers continuing education and a Certificate of Advanced Achievement in Health and Performance Assessments at http://wexford.edu/continuing-education-courses-for-health-fitness-personal-training-nutrition-and-sports-coaching-professionals/.
The four-unit course introduces students to the field of fitness training and evaluation, with a focus on the benefits of regular physical activity in a positive and safe manner. The goal of the Health and Performance Assessments course is to present the foundations underlying the study of physical activity and its relevance to fitness.
-Relationships among health, fitness and performance;
-A summary of current evidence regarding fitness and health;
-A screening process for assessing potential fitness participants and recommendations;
“At Wexford University, we recognize the importance of physical fitness and wellness and are pleased to offer continuing education in Health and Performance Assessments,” said Jack Bauerle, Chancellor of Wexford University. “We also offer real-world, evidence-based courses that provide information and ideas you can actually use, rather than just theories, making an online education at Wexford that much more enjoyable, effective and valuable.”
The Health and Performance Assessment course and other courses are open to anyone and online registration is now available at http://wexford.edu/continuing-education-courses-for-health-fitness-personal-training-nutrition-and-sports-coaching-professionals/. Students who complete continuing education courses at Wexford University can also go on to apply for the university’s online degree programs in health, wellness and nutrition topics.
About Wexford University
Wexford University is dedicated to providing world-class education through cutting-edge technology, offering direct application degree programs in an accelerated format with 100 percent online learning to save time and money. Programs include an associate of arts degree in Fitness Training, bachelor’s degree in Health and Fitness, master’s degree in Nutrition and Exercise as well as master’s degree and doctorate degree in Applied Sport Psychology. Wexford University is the higher education division of NESTA (National Exercise & Sports Trainers Association). For more information, please visit http://wexford.edu/.