Helping others to look and feel their best begins with proper nutrition and adequate exercise. Stratford's Fitness and Nutrition course can help you learn advanced concepts in both of these areas.
This course offers a well balanced combination of nutrition, wellness, and physical fitness training. Written by professesionals in the field, the course curriculum could help you make improvements in your own life, or help you work toward pursuing a fitness and nutrition career helping others.
According to the U.S. Department of Labor, the median annual salary for recreation workers is $23,870. The number of jobs is projected to increase by 10% through 2024, which is faster than average.*
A fitness and nutrition salary can vary depending on the place of employment, educational attainment, and the specific duties performed.
Fitness and Wellness: Concepts in Fitness Lifestyle, Health and Quality of Life
Guidelines for Physical Activity
Assessment of Physical Fitness
Muscular Strength and Endurance
Evaluating Fitness Activities
Fitness and Wellness: Concepts in Wellness Nutrition for Wellness
Nutrition Standards and Guidelines
A Healthy Lifestyle Approach
Safety of Exercise Participation
Special Considerations for Women
Exercise and Aging
An Introduction to Nutrition Nutrients and nourishment
Nutrition guidelines and assessment
Digestion and absorption
Proteins and amino acids
Further Concepts of Nutrition Alcohol
Energy balance and weight management
Water and major minerals
Advanced Concepts of Nutrition Sports nutrition
Diet and health
Maternal and infant nutrition
Nutrition from childhood through adulthood
Food safety and technology
World view of nutrition
This educational program is an introductory course designed to help students gain knowledge necessary for the vocational application of this subject. Completion of this program does not fulfill the legal requirements of particular state licenses or certifications, which may require additional training or apprenticeships.
We take great pride in providing you with the most up-to-date textbooks and equipment. One or more of the above-mentioned subjects may, therefore, change if updating becomes necessary during the course of your studies. The order in which the course material is presented may vary.
*Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2016-17 Edition