- College/University: North Hennepin Community College
- Award: Certificate
- Credits: 30
- Delivery: Face-to-face where some online courses may be available or required.
- Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Certified
About this Program
All across the country, people are struggling with their weight. They're struggling with obstacles that have kept them from eating better, moving more and making their health a priority. They're struggling to adopt the lifestyles they need to fend off preventable disease, live longer and spend less on health care. They are are living a vicious cycle of temporary change fueled by quick-fix solutions, and as a result many of their achievements are short lived. This certificate program is designed to produce professionals who can help people end that vicious cycle. Professionals who have the behavior change, physical activity and nutrition coaching skills they need to empower people to positive , long term healthy change. Students will examine and able to identify initial health and wellness needs and wants of individuals regardless of age, gender and race. Upon completing this program students will be able to relate principles and theories of exercise science in order to formulate specific health interventions (physical and mental) to produce desired outcomes of an individual.
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