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Youth Fitness Guidelines and Program Design

Provider: ACE - American Council On Exercise Type: Self-Paced / Home Study Approved By: ACE 0.1 CECs , ACSM 1.0 CECs Included in Course:Online Content Online Quiz $19.95 Add To Cart

Youth Fitness Guidelines and Program Design

0.1 Customer Reviews
  • 20 Reviews
  • Working with children and teenagers requires special knowledge of leadership and instruction methods as well as guidelines for aerobic exercise, muscle strength and endurance drills. Learn in-depth strategies to building fitness programs and cues to help you better explain and demonstrate fundamental movement for children.

    You will learn:

    • To explain the benefits of youth fitness to parents and potential youth clients
    • Fitness assessments appropriate for youth
    • Youth fitness guidelines for aerobic, flexibility, muscle strength and endurance exercise
    • To design a basic exercise program for children and teenagers
    • Appropriate leadership and instruction techniques including adding variety, alternating exercise intensities, offering feedback, and enlisting parent support
    • Nutrition and hydration guidelines for children and teenagers

    Customer Reviews


    8/8/14 7:47 AM

    The reading material was well written and key points were backed up well respected sources. The author is an accomplished authority in the field of youth fitness.

    Joshua (ACE Certified Professional)

    5/23/14 1:39 PM

    Great information for those working with youth or who will begin working with youth. You'll get a general idea of how to interact with youth and how to structure programs that will suit the attention span and interests of youth.


    ACE RESPONSE: Thank you for the fantastic feedback!


    2/23/14 1:18 PM

    The material was well presented and easily understandable. The information presented was very helpful with my goal of youth fitness training.

    Karen (ACE Certified Professional)

    2/15/14 1:00 PM

    Great referencing info and 12 question quiz.

    Antoinette (ACE Certified Professional)

    12/23/13 11:21 AM

    Very helpful guide when starting out with this specialty group.

    Sheryl (ACE Certified Professional)

    2/9/13 6:30 PM

    Good suggestions for working with kids


    1/18/11 11:13 AM

    Very informative. Really satisfied by taking this course.


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