Course Syllabus

CCPFT – Course Syllabus

MODULE 1.1: THEORY & PRACTICE OF FITNESS

UNIT 1: PERSONAL TRAINING

  • Definition of Personal Training
  • History of Personal Training and Fitness
  • Scope of Personal Training
  • Importance of Professional Knowledge and its Delivery
  • Importance of Continuing Education
  • Code of Conduct and “Officer Like Qualities”

UNIT 2: FITNESS ASSESSMENT

  • 16 Types of Fitness Goals
  • 8 Training Technologies
  • Methods of Fitness Assessment
  • Interviewing the Client
  • Building Rapport with Client
  • Motivation and other Exercise Psychology Tools

UNIT 3: EXERCISE PRESCRIPTION

  • Principles of Periodization
  • Principles of Exercise Training
  • Formats of Exercise – Anaerobic-Aerobic Continuum
  • Fitness for Adults with no Medical or Physical Condition –
    • Muscle Strength
    • Muscle Mass
    • Muscle Endurance
    • Body Fat Loss
    • Flexibility
    • Aerobic Endurance
  • Fitness for Special Populations
    • Children aged 6 to 15
    • Senior Citizens above age 60
    • Clients with following medical conditions
      • Arthritis
      • Asthma
      • Coronary Heart Diseases
      • Diabetes
      • Hypertension
      • Pre-Natal & Post-Natal
      • Renal Conditions
      • Spinal & Back Conditions
    • Fitness for Sports
      • Cricket
      • Racquet Sports
      • Track & Field
        • Sprints
        • Middle Distance
        • Long Distance
        • Throws
        • Jumps

MODULE 1.2A: PRINCIPLES OF ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY Zarana – insert pics – files 09A & 09b AP

UNIT 1: METABOLISM

  • Training Effect
  • Homeostasis
  • Metabolism
  • Energy Metabolism (Processes)

UNIT 2: ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY

  • Cells
    • Golgi
    • Mitochondria
  • Tissues
    • Connective Tissue
    • Muscle Tissue
    • Nervous Tissue
  • Body Systems
    • Respiratory System
    • Circulatory System
    • Musculoskeletal System
    • Digestive System
    • Nervous System
    • Endocrine System
  • List of Reference Books

MODULE 1.2B: PRINCIPLES OF EXERCISE KINESIOLOGY & BIOMECHANICS

UNIT 1: KINESIOLOGY

  • Principles of Kinesiology
  • Biomechanics – Study of Movement
  • Biomechanics – Specializations
  • Allometry
  • Kinesiology of Exercise
  • Muscle Actions

UNIT 2: BIOMECHANICS

  • Key Concepts
  • Components of Force
  • Newton’s Laws
  • Classes of Levers

MODULE 1.3: PRINCIPLES OF DIET MANAGEMENT & PERFORMANCE NUTRITION

UNIT 1: Nutrition Perspectives

  • What is GOOD NUTRITION

UNIT 2: Nutrition Physiology

  • Cells and Body
  • What is Food?
  • How Digestion Works?
  • Energy Production or Transfer
  • ATP
  • Glycolytic Pathway
  • Oxidative Pathway
  • Pathways from Carbs, Fat, Proteins
  • Calorie & Energy Balance
  • Need for Energy – Metabolic Components
  • Vitamins, Minerals and Energy Balance

UNIT 3: Science of Nutrition

  • Macronutrients
  • Micronutrients
  • Fluid Balance
  • Special Needs

UNIT 4: Approach to Nutrition Counselling

  • Client Goals
  • Calorie Math
  • Limiting Factors
  • Hands-On Portions Guidelines
  • General Guidelines for “Leanness”
  • Advanced Techniques
  • References
  • Tables

MODULE 1.4: THEORY & PRACTICE OF STRENGTH TRAINING

Section 1A

UNIT 1: Nature & Scope of Strength

UNIT 2:  Origin of Strength Training

UNIT 3:  Fundamental Principles of Strength Training

UNIT 4:  Types of Strength

UNIT 5: How to improve the Strength Curve

UNIT 6: Principles of Training

UNIT 7: Weight Training Technologies

UNIT 8:  Weight Training Basics

UNIT 9: Weider Principles

UNIT 10: Popular Systems of Training

Section 1B

Module 2.01: AST -1 practical training supported by nearly 500 exercise videos 

CCPFT MODULE 2: PRACTICAL TRAINING WORKSHOPS (duration in Days)

  • Module 2:01: “AST 1” Advanced Strength Training – Level 1 (5)
  • Module 2:02: “FST” Functional Strength Training (1)
  • Module 2:03: “FRoM” Functional Range of Motion (1)
  • Module 2:04: “PLY” Plyometrics for Agility & Power (1)
  • Module 2:05: “Kridasan” Sports Yoga (1)
  • Module 2:06: “Ira” Water Fitness & Conditioning (1)
  • Module 2:07: “ManTra” Exercise & Fitness Psychology (1/2)
  • Module 2:08: “HarTrain” Body Suspension Training (1)
  • Module 2:09: “AET” Aerobic Endurance Techniques (1/2)
  • Module 2:10: “PIL-Mb” Pilates on Mat – Basics (1)
  • Module 2.11” “FAT” Fitness Assessment Tests (1)

MODULE 3 – FACPR+AED First Aid & CPR with AED

  • Module 3.01: Emergency First Aid & CPR with AED
  • Module 3.02: Common Sports & Exercise Injuries