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Certified Personal Trainer

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American College of Sports Medicine
Certified Personal Trainer
PO Box 1440, Indianapolis
IN 46206-1440


The ACSM Certified Personal Trainer is a fitness professional involved in developing and implementing an individualized approach to exercise leadership in healthy populations and/or those individuals with medical clearance to exercise. Using a variety of teaching techniques, the ACSM Certified Personal Trainer is proficient in leading and demonstrating safe and effective methods of exercise by applying the fundamental principles of exercise science. The ACSM Certified Personal TrainerSM is proficient in writing appropriate exercise recommendations, leading and demonstrating safe and effective methods of exercise, and motivating individuals to begin and to continue with their healthy behaviors.

Certified Personal Trainer Website


Work Experience Required? No

Oral or Written Exam Required? Yes

Renewal Required? Every 3 Year(s)

Renew through Continuing Educational Units(CEU)? Yes

Renew through Re-Examination? No

This certification is accredited by NCCA.
Read more about NCCA.

This certification is related to military occupational specialties.
Read more about military occupations..

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