2.0 ACE CEC - Client understanding recertification bundle

Get all your 2.0 ACE CEC continuing education credits that are required for your recertification – scroll down for a detailed description

  • Understanding the LGBTQ+ fitness client (0.3 ACE CECs) + Understanding clients who smoke (0.6 ACE CECs) + Understanding addiction in fitness (1.1 ACE CECs)
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$400.00

American Council on Exercise approved continuing education courses ACE CECs

Understanding the LGBTQ+ fitness client – 0.3 ACE CEC

Course description

This course was created for fitness professionals who either expect to work with or already have LGBTQ+ clients, or who simply want to know more about LGBTQ+ people. Those fitness professionals who are not LGBTQ+ may feel unfamiliar with some of the language used and may also have misconceptions about LGBTQ+ people. On the other hand, those fitness professionals who are LGBTQ+ may want to use this course as a reference in their professional lives.

The goal of this course is to give fitness professionals a good starting place for creating more welcoming and inclusive fitness environments. While this course was specifically developed focusing on issues related to working with the LGBTQ+ client, the overarching theme is that we are all different and we have to respect each other’s differences and boundaries in order to create a warm and welcoming space in fitness. By the end of the course, we will see one theme emerge: people come in all shapes, sizes, and colors, and we as fitness professionals have to understand how to work with clients who are different from us.

Course Objectives

Participants who take this course will:

  • Understand the importance of pronouns while working with LBGTQ+ clients
  • Understand misconceptions about LGBTQ+ people
  • Understand the role of trauma in the lives of LGBTQ+ people, and the roles of trauma informed care and consent

Course Content

  • Introduction
  • Glossary
  • The importance of pronouns
  • Common misconceptions about LGBTQ+ people
  • Misconceptions about LGBTQ+ inclusivity
  • Examples of LGBTQ+ inclusivity in the fitness setting
  • The role of trauma in the lives of LGBTQ+ people
  • Trauma Informed Care and Consent
  • Conclusion
  • Quiz: 20 questions

 

Understanding clients who smoke – 0.6 ACE CEC

Course description

Fitness professionals may have clients who smoke while also being physically active. It is essential to understand how to relate to these clients. Some may have no inclination to stop smoking and they might feel their privacy intruded when the issue of quitting smoking comes up. Others may welcome conversations on how to quit smoking, and fitness professionals may be key in helping those clients quit.

This course is aimed to help fitness professionals understand and facilitate the best approach to smokers who work out. In the course, we will briefly review the prevalence and reasons of smoking, and the major physiological impacts on the body, and the disease and disability smoking can cause. We will then discuss these in the context of smokers who work out and analyze how smoking may affect their sports performance.

Course Objectives

Participants who take this course will:

  • Develop and understanding of the prevalence and reasons of smoking
  • Familiarize themselves with the major physiological impacts of smoking on the body
  • Understand the best approach to smokers who work out

Course Content

  • Popularity of smoking in the population
  • Why do People Continue to Smoke?
  • Understanding Smoking
  • Why is Smoking Dangerous?
  • Quiz 1
  • The Health Effects of Smoking
  • Quiz 2
  • Understanding Smoking Advertising
  • The psychology of smoking and stopping smoking: behavior change models
  • Quiz 3
  • Working with clients who smoke
  • Understanding smokers who work out: conclusions
  • Quiz 4

 

Understanding addiction in fitness – 1.1 ACE CEC

Course description

During their careers, most fitness professionals will encounter clients who they suspect may have an addiction to fitness, food, or other related issues. Clients may show signs of excessive exercise, extreme weight loss, overtraining, food-related problems, or substance misuse. These may be hidden, or they may become apparent during fitness training sessions. Many fitness professionals, however, are unsure of how to approach and help with such addictions.

This course is aimed to offer fitness professionals an understanding of addiction related to health and fitness. The course presents the most up-to-date knowledge to help you provide the best services to your clients: not only to those clients who have fitness and health-related addictions, but also to those who struggle with establishing a healthy image about themselves. Therefore, this course has quite a broad aim, covering the sometimes-overlapping areas of addiction to exercise and substances; food and eating disorders; muscle dysmorphia; and mental health in general.

Course Objectives

Participants who take this course will have an understanding of:

  • The nature of addictions (to substances and behaviors), eating disorders, and muscle dysmorphia
  • The types and causes of addictions and food-related disorders common in fitness settings
  • Key skills to best support in an informed and ethical way those clients who may have an addiction

Course Content

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