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2022-23 Catalog 
2022-23 Catalog
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PFT 115 - Client Consultation and Assessment

3 Credits
Introduction to client consultation and assessment procedures for personal trainers.  Includes engaging in initial interview techniques, reviewing client history and goals, and conducting fitness testing.

Course Note Intended for PFT students.

Quarters Typically Offered
Winter Day
Designed to Serve PFT students.
Active Date 20220330T15:31:30

Grading Basis Decimal Grade
Class Limit 24
Contact Hours: Lecture 33
Total Contact Hours 33
Degree Distributions:
ProfTech Course Yes
Restricted Elective Yes
Course Outline

  • The Initial Client Consultation
  • Common Assessments
  • Health History
  • Risk Factors
  • Waivers

Student Learning Outcomes
Demonstrate professional conduct and effective communication skills appropriate to the workplace.

Conduct interviews to determine client compatibility, training goals, and client health/exercise history..

Evaluate health status of clients and recognize need for referrals to health professionals.

Apply interview information and assessments to exercise programming in a way that is responsive to the client’s individual and cultural needs.

Identify and demonstrate appropriate fitness testing techniques based on the client's needs.

Identify the needs of special populations and create effective assessments.

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