The United States Sports Academy is offering a new certification program in bodybuilding. The six-course program is designed to meet the needs of bodybuilding enthusiasts, coaches, personal trainers and fitness center personnel. The following courses provide students with a strong foundation of the skills and training essentials for successful bodybuilding and personal fitness. The cost of each course is $150.

CED 320 Applied Sports Performance

Designed to cover the complete spectrum of training intensity.

CES 514 Men’s Bodybuilding

A study of modern coaching trends in men’s bodybuilding. Training methods used for building muscle, strength and endurance are examined. Nutritional information regarding workout and training practices is also included.

CES 515 Women’s Resistance Training

This course is a study of principles and techniques used in resistance training. While its main focus is on training techniques specific to women, many of the concepts and ideas apply to training in general. Students will learn how and why resistance training can be incorporated into a general fitness program and, how the body reacts to such training. Information on nutrition and supplements is also included.

CER 525 Sports Strength and Conditioning

A study of the fundamental principles of training and nutrition in sport and exercise. An overview of the anatomical and physiological systems that are affected by conditioning, training, and fitness programs is presented.

CED 556 Sports and Fitness Nutrition

This course covers the principles of sound nutrition as they relate to the athlete as well as to the average individual in our society. In addition, the course covers the physiological aspects of how nutrition affects the body in terms of overall optimal health.

CED 558 Ergogenic Aids and Sports Performance

A study of research and research findings on the physiological and psychological effects of ergogenic aids on sports performance.

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