ISU offering classes for fitness instructors

February 15 2007

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. -- Indiana State University and the National Exercise Trainers Association (NETA), a non-profit fitness professional association, will be co-sponsoring nationally recognized group exercise workshops to train fitness professionals in March.

The two classes are being offered -- Group Exercise Certification on March 17 and Total Body Conditioning on March 18. Both classes start at 8 a.m. in the ISU Health and Human Performance building, at Fifth and Chestnut streets, in Room B-93, near the south end of the building.

Advance registration is required and there is a fee for these classes. To register, call 1-800-AEROBIC, or register online at www.netafit.org

In the Group Exercise Certification class, potential and current fitness instructors will learn basic academic and practical application of teaching group exercise.

Workshop registration includes a full-day review and demonstrations in anatomy, kinesiology, physiology, nutrition, cueing, and choreography, written exam, two-year certificate and membership.

In the Total Body Conditioning class, participants will investigate safety, efficacy, biomechanics and coaching skills for a wide variety of resistance exercises using body weight, rubberized tubing and/or hand held weights. Course material includes exercise programming that targets the core, upper and lower body musculature.

For more information about these workshops, contact NETA at 1-800-AEROBIC or by emailing neta@netafit.org .

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Contact: John Lentz, director of recreational sports, Indiana State University, (812) 237-4097 or jlentz@indstate.edu

Writer: Paula Meyer, ISU Communications & Marketing, (812) 237-3783 or pmeyer4@isugw.indstate.edu

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Indiana State University and the National Exercise Trainers Association (NETA), a non-profit fitness professional association, will be co-sponsoring nationally recognized group exercise workshops to train fitness professionals in March.

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