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IHFE Fitness Certification Courses

Ihfe Academy fitness certifications are designed to help those seeking to become certified as fitness trainer with the competencies needed to design safe and effective exercise programming in their chosen field. The academy is also to provide fitness professionals with the most current, foundational knowledge, principles and technique of training, and competency testing to certify them to practice as professional certified fitness trainers.

Ihfe is for fitness enthusiasts who assess, motivate, and train general or special population clients of all ages regarding their health and fitness needs, preventive, and in collaboration with healthcare professionals.

once you’re an Ihfe certified trainer, you become part of an elite family of fitness professionals. plus you have numerous opportunities to grow you career, client base and income. exercise4fit certified trainers tend to earn 25% more than typical trainers.

Whether you are students, fitness professionals or fitness enthusiast, by choosing exercise4fit you are on your way to earning one of the most highly recognized fitness certification in the industry. As all the certifications are developed by Master in Physiotherapists and fitness experts.

with your Ihfe certifications, you will show potential employers and clients that you have the knowledge, abilities and skill set to be a successful fitness trainer.

The Personal Trainer Course

personal_traininerThe Personal Trainer certification course builds a strong foundation in fitness industry and prepares fitness experts to excel at developing and implementing exercise programs meeting clients’ health and fitness needs.
The IHFE personal fitness trainer certification prepares students, physiotherapist, fitness professionals and fitness enthusiasts to practice as a professional Personal Fitness Trainer. It also prepares you for professional interactions with the clients. This program will guide you as a trainer to teach assessment and exercises application in a manner that enhances learning while respecting safely, injury prevention and effectiveness.The Personal Trainer certification course is made up of 18 Chapters as follows:

  • Introduction to personal training
  • Human Anatomy
  • Kinesiology
  • Biomechanics
  • Exercise Physiology
  • Fitness Assessment and Evaluation
  • Goal setting/Fitness plan
  • Cardiorespiratory Training
  • Strength Training
  • Flexibility Training
  • Principles of program design
  • Nutrition
  • Injury prevention
  • Emergency Procedure
  • Special Populations
  • Leadership
  • Principles of Personal trainer Business
  • Legal Issues and Professional Responsibilities

Weight Management Specialist Course

imagesWeight Management is one of the major issues today. This is the right time to become a Weight Management Specialist and help people get back into shape.
This course highlights the essential relationship between physical activity and nutrition, and illustrates how permanent weight loss is most effectively brought about through a change in lifestyle. Learn how to assess fitness and related behaviours, readiness to change, and unique needs to help individuals safely achieve their fitness goals.Careers in health and fitness are booming and the demand for trained Weight Management Specialist currently exceeds supply. If you’re interested in increasing your fitness awareness while also gaining a marketable skill, this Weight Management specialist program is for you
The Weight management specialist Course is the scientific and comprehensive course which takes your passion, and also your career to the next level.

The weight management specialist certification course is made up of 33 chapters as follows:

  • Introduction and Components of body weight
  • Regulation of body weight
  • Concepts of underweight, overweight and obesity ; Understanding weight loss and fat loss
  • An obesity
  • Assessment Tools and Strategies
  • Causes of Weight imbalance/obesity
  • Risk Factors of Weight Imbalance
  • Dietary Habits That Increase Risk
  • Complications of Weight Imbalance
  • Obesity in Children
  • Weight Management and its benefits
  • Essential Nutrients and Healthy Eating
  • Key Components of a Lifestyle Change Program
  • Liquid Meal Replacements
  • Support Groups and Behavioural modifications
  • Changing Sedentary Habits and Exercise
  • Diet and nutrition program
  • Balancing calories and Exercise
  • Exercises Technique and Program Design
  • Herbal and Natural weight regulators
  • Nutritional Supplements and fad diets
  • Medications
  • Bariatric Surgery and Restrictive Banding Procedures
  • Weight imbalance: Excessive leanness
  • Nutrition in eating disorders:
  • Planning Diet to weight manage
  • Energy expenditure
  • Different Barriers to weight loss
  • Weight Management for Special Populations
  • Pregnant and Postpartum Women
  • Weight Management for seniors
  • Weight Management for Persons with Disabilities
  • Establishing a weight loss business

Exercise Therapy Course

Physical TherapyPhysical TherapyThe IHFE certified exercise therapy is the comprehensive health, fitness and rehabilitation programs that works with not only apparently healthy who are able to exercise independently but also people with a wide variety of special conditions to enhance quality of life, improve health-related physical fitness and performance, manage health risk, and promote lasting, healthy behaviour changesThe Exercise Therapy Programs are Injury Prevention and Rehabilitation Programs for Bone, Muscle and Soft Tissue Injuries, and Prevention and Treatment Programs for Chronic Condition, Diseases and Disorders.

The Exercise therapy certification course is made up of 14 modules as follows:

  • Introduction to Exercise Therapy
  • Exercise science
  • Programming for ROM
  • Starting Positions – Fundamental positions
  • Relaxation
  • Training for Muscular Strength
  • Training for Cardiovascular Fitness
  • Training for Flexibility
  • Balance training
  • Aquatic exercises
  • Soft Tissues Injuries, assessment and its Management
  • Posture
  • Therapeutic exercise- Target body part
  • Therapeutic exercise – Special Condition

Back Injury Prevention Specialist Course

back-painThe IHFE “Back Injury Prevention Specialist” certification prepares Physical Therapists, Students, Fitness experts, Healthcare experts to practice as a back injury prevention specialist and grow further in the field of health industry.
This programme is designed to meet the needs of the candidate and your client too. This course will guide you as a trainer to educate your clients about the right exercise programme, screen them by doing thorough assessments and also channelize the course of treatment.It will enable you to build professional interactions with your clients by respecting their health issues, dealing with safety parameters and effectively teaching them injury prevention by various means of everyday interventions, safe practices, postural guidance and subtle lifestyle modifications. The IHFE back injury prevention specialist works with apparently healthy, minimally dependent, maximally dependent and with young working population

The back Injury prevention specialist course is made up of 16 modules as follows:

  • The reason to be a “Back Injury Prevention Specialist”
  • Understanding the Anatomy and Physiology of Back
  • What is Back Injury?
  • Alarming Signs of Back Injury and Immediate management
  • What are the common causes of Back Injury?
  • What are the common risk factors of Back injury?
  • What are the underlying Pathologies known to create a back Injury?
  • Analyze yourself – As a health care provider, determine what clients are more at risk of having back injuries?
  • Examination and Assessment tests
  • Physical Examination and Diagnostic tests
  • Back Pain – Prevention and Relief
  • Back Injury Prevention – Exercise programme.
  • Posture – For a healthy back
  • Safe work Practices- For a healthy back
  • Understand the consequences of Back Injuries and basics of rehabilitation in different age groups
  • Important Safety Measures for your fellow colleagues and other workers of health care industry

Group Fitness Trainer/Aerobic Fitness Trainer Course

group fitnessgroup fitnessThe group fitness trainer certification course is design to teach those who are looking to train group fitness oriented classes. This course is designed to prepare candidates to teach safe and effective group exercise programs using various exercise techniques and modalities.The in depth group fitness trainer course includes information on exercise science, principles and techniques of exercise, program design, class structure and content, nutrition, weight management and several other important topics. The IHFA Group fitness trainer course is more than sufficient to kick start your career as a group fitness/aerobic trainer.

The Group fitness trainer course is made up of 12 modules as follows:

  • Introduction
  • Exercise Science: Kinesiology, Human Anatomy and Biomechanics, Exercise Physiology
  • Nutrition and weight management
  • Health Screening and Evaluation
  • Group Fitness Class Design /Class structure and content
  • Principles and techniques of Group exercise: Warm Up and Cool Down, Cardiorespiratory Training, Strength and endurance Training, Flexibility Training, Neuromotor and Functional training and Different Types of aerobic/group exercises:
  • Leadership Guidelines and Implementation
  • Teaching Techniques
  • Choreography, Music and Cueing
  • Injury prevention and emergency procedure
  • Special Population
  • Legal issues and professional responsibilities

Strength and conditioning specialist certification

strengthThe strength and conditioning specialist certification course has been designed for people who would like to start a career in the sport specific fitness industry.
The strength and conditioning specialist certification course presents the safe and effective Strength exercises and conditioning programs of athletic training. It is designed for fitness enthusiasts to provide in depth knowledge and skills in sport science or related area to enhance training in the specific field of sports. This program is also conduct sport specific assessment and provides knowledge regarding nutrition.
This course certification is designed for personal trainers or other allied health care providers who prepare athletes for competition, while remaining strong and free from injuries.The strength and conditioning specialist certification course is made up of 11 modules as follows:

  • Introduction to strength training and conditioning
  • Exercise Sciences: Human anatomy, Exercise Metabolism and Bioenergetics, Exercise Physiology, Biomechanics of strength training/ Sport specific Biomechanics and Endocrine response to strength training
  • Physiological Adaptation to aerobic and anaerobic Training
  • Athlete’s age and sex differences
  • Sport Psychology and performance
  • Nutrition and performance
  • Screening and Evaluation
  • Exercise Technique: Warm up and stretching, Principles of Strength training and exercise prescription, Spotting technique, Plyometric exercise, Speed technique, Agility technique, Aerobic exercise
  • Principles of exercise prescriptions
  • Injury Prevention
  • Strength Training for Target Body Parts: chest, shoulders, arms, forearms, back, abdominal and lower limbs

Women’s Health and Fitness Specialist Certification

images 222This course is designed for students to gain an understanding of anatomy and physiology of the female. This course teaches students how to establish exercise programs, appropriate training modifications, injury prevention, eating disorder and its management, and program screening strategies. Additional topics include specifically designing exercise programs based on strength training, flexibility training, and aerobic exercise plans incorporating the use of walking, running, and commercial cardiovascular machine programs.This course teaches students a more in depth look at different health considerations women face at different stages of their lives and how to appropriately adapt exercise and wellness programs to meet their needs. Students will gain an understanding of how to design exercise programs for special populations.

The Women’s Health and Fitness Specialist Certification course is made up of 13 modules as follows:

  • Introduction to Women’s Health & Fitness
  • Female Anatomy and Physiology
  • Psychological characteristics of Women
  • Eating Disorders in Women
  • Injury Prevention and Management
  • Fitness Assessments for Women
  • Exercise Guidelines and Techniques
  • Women’s health and fitness for special population
  • A teen Girl’s Fitness Training
  • Nutrition and weight management

Fitness Assessment and Exercise Prescription Certification

fitness trainerfitness trainerThe IHFE certified fitness assessment and exercise prescription certification course prepares for students, physiotherapist, fitness professionals and fitness enthusiasts to practice as a professional fitness trainer and health care professional person who has to deal with clients. It also prepares you for professional interactions with the clients.The certification program start from an exercise science of the fitness and assessment of fitness levels of the clients and ends with the legal and safety issues. We have designed this program based on clients’ need and fitness goals. This program will guide you as a trainer to teach assessment and exercises application in a manner that enhances learning while respecting safety, injury prevention and effectiveness. We also teach the exercise physiology, nutrition, exercise prescription, etc. Also teach the various assessment methods for different system and their modification for testing and measure the level of fitness and it is useful to make the plane of exercise prescription and according to that plane for management for the same.

The Fitness Assessment and Exercise Prescription Certification course is made up of 13 modules as follows:

  • An introduction to fitness assessment
  • Principles of assessment
  • Public health perspective for current recommendations
  • Effect of exercise on person and/or patients
  • Pre-participation health screening
  • Pre-Assessment screening
  • Health screening
  • Health-related physical fitness testing
  • Standard measurements
  • Body composition
  • Metabolic Rate:
  • Muscular strength and endurance/muscular fitness.
  • Flexibility fitness testing
  • Cardio respiratory fitness testing: Maximal exercise testing (ACSM guidelines), Field and sub maximal exercise tests ( ACSM guidelines )
  • Cardio-respiratory endurance test
  • Postural fitness assessment
  • Power assessment
  • Mobility assessment
  • Balance and Stability
  • Speed and Agility assessment
  • Exercise Prescription
  • Exercise Prescription for healthy population with special condition
  • Exercise prescription with specific population/ or disease persons
  • FITT Principles and Adherence
  • Behavioural Theories and Models
  • How to increase exercise adherence

Master Fitness Trainer Course

exercise for osteoporosisCompletion of Personal Trainer, Exercise Therapy and Back injury prevention Specialist courses will qualify you for the esteemed Master Fitness Trainer credential! The Master fitness trainer is a logical progression for achievement oriented any allied healthcare professional who would like to set themselves apart from the crowd and would like to take their carrier to the next level.
Master Fitness Trainer Course offers a unique opportunity to get you established as a certified Master Fitness Trainer from one of the leaders in online skill testing and certification.
This Certification has been designed to supplement your existing knowledge and boost your carrier as a Physiotherapist, occupational therapy, personal trainer or any other allied health care professionals.BEST VALUE FOR MONEY:
At just 22,000 rupees, Master Fitness Trainer certification is your best value for money option for enrolling in a Master Trainer program.

Master Fitness Trainer Certification course combines the:

  • Personal Trainer certification
  • Exercise Therapy certification
  • Back injury prevention Specialist certification

Pre and Post Natal Fitness Trainer

The IHFE Pre and Postnatal Fitness Trainer Certification course consist of the most up-to-date information pertaining to all aspects of pre and post natal fitness. The aim of this programme is for fitness instructors & personal trainers to develop the advanced skills and knowledge specific to pre and post natal exercise prescription. Using this certification, you can train learners to a professionally competent level, enabling them to design an individualized programme for pre and post natal clients as well as workout recommendations for them and find the most popular exercise regimens.
The Pre and Post Natal Fitness Trainer Certification course is made up of 12 modules as follows:

itness Trainer Certification course is made up of 12 modules as follows:

  • Introduction to Women’s Health & Fitness, Maternal health education, health promotion, screening and other interventions amongst women of reproductive age in community
  • Maternal Anatomy & Physiology
  • Prenatal Screening
  • Risk and Complications during Pregnancy
  • Antepartum Care
  • Physiology of labour and puerperium
  • Exercise Guidelines for Antepartum and Postpartum period
  • Exercises Techniques and guidelines and its practical consideration for pre and postpartum Client
  • Postpartum Care
  • Nutrition guideline for pre, post and lactating mother
  • Motherhood and Ergonomics
  • Pre and post partum training business marketing: Finding clients and promote services in community