ACE (American Council on Exercise) Group Fitness Instructor Handbook - Chapter 1

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The Professionals Guide to Creating Memorable Movement Experiences ACEFitness.org
Perry Harward
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Define Coronary Artery Disease major form of cardiovascular disease; results when the coronary arteries are narrowed or occluded, most commonly by atherosclerotic deposits of fibrous and fatty tissue, also called coronary heart disease (CHD).
Define Coronary Heart Disease (CHD) major form of cardiovascular disease; results when the coronary arteries are narrowed or occluded, most commonly by atherosclerotic deposits of fibrous and fatty tissue, also called coronary artery disease (CAD).
Define Standard of Care appropriateness of an exercise professionals actions in light of current professional standards and based on age, condition, and knowledge of the participant.
Define Scope of Practice The range and limit of responsibilities normally associated with a specific job or profession.
National Commission Certifying Agencies (NCCA) an organization created to help ensure the health, welfare, and safety of the public through the accreditation of a variety of certification programs/organizations that assess professional competence; part of the Institute for Credentialing Excellence (ICE).
Define Physical Therapist A healthcare provider specializing in treatments that help restore function, improve mobility, relieve pain, and prevent or limit permanent physical disabilities in patients of all ages suffering from medical problems, injuries, diseases, disabilities, or other health – related conditions.
Define Occupational Therapist A healthcare provider specializing in treatments that help people who suffer from mentally, physically, developmentally, or emotionally disabling conditions to develop, recover, or maintain daily living and work skills that include improving basic motor functions and reasoning abilities.
Define Athletic Trainer A healthcare professional who collaborates with physicians and specializes in providing immediate intervention when injuries occur and helping athletes and clients in the prevention, assessment, treatment, and rehabilitation of emergency, acute, and chronic medical conditions involving injury, impairment, functional limitations, and disabilities.
Define Registered Dietician A food and nutrition expert that has met the following criteria: completed a minimum of a bachelor’s degree of a US accredited university, or other college coursework approved by the Commission on Accreditation for Dietetics Education CADE; completed a CADE– accredited supervised practice program; passed a national examination; and completed continuing education requirements to maintain registration.
Define Professional Certification A voluntary process by which a non-– governmental body, such as ACE, grants a time – limited recognition and use of a credential to individuals who have demonstrated that they have met the criteria for required knowledge, skills, or competencies for safe and effective practice in a specific job role. A renewal process is associated with certification that requires the certificant to obtain continued education, or in some fields pass arecertification exam, in order to retain the credential. The credential awarded by the certifier denotes that the participant possesses particular knowledge, skills, and/or competencies to practice in the profession.
Define Certificant an individual who has a credential awarded to a certification program.
Define Knowledge-Based Certificate recognizes a relatively narrow scope of specialized knowledge used in performing duties or tasks as part of a certain profession or occupation. This certificate is generally issued after the individual passes an assessment instrument. Examples include continuing education courses – – generally on one topic with in a broader content area – – such as online courses or webinars with a quiz from ACE and other educators
Define Certificate education or training program on a specific topic for which participants receive a certificate after attendance and/or completion of the course work. Some programs also require successful demonstration of attainment of the course objectives, such as a post – course assessment of knowledge or practical demonstration. One who completes a certificate program is known as a certificate holder. Importantly, a professional certification for license is usually not granted at the completion of a certificate program. There are primary three types of certificate programs; knowledge – based, curriculum – based, and certificate of completion or participation.
Define Curriculum-Based Certificate issued after an individual completes a course or series of courses and passes and assessment instrument. The content of the assessment is limited to the course content and therefore may not be completely representative of us professional practice. Examples include more robust curriculum –-based courses, series of courses, or specialty certifications with assessments of knowledge such as ACE specialty certifications and equipment – based courses that end in assessment or practical demonstration.
Define Certificate of Completion issued after an individual attends or participates in a particular learning event. Typically there is no knowledge assessed prior to issuing this type of certificate. A certificate of attendance or participation is not a credential, because the recipients are not required to demonstrate competence according to professional or trade standards. Live workshops and classes issue certificates based on course attendance and participation are common in the health and fitness industry and include ace workshops and pre-conference workshops at conferences.
Define Certificate of Participation issued after an individual attends or participates in a particular learning event. Typically there is no knowledge assessed prior to issuing this type of certificate. A certificate of attendance or participation is not a credential, because the recipients are not required to demonstrate competence according to professional or trade standards. Live workshops and classes issue certificates based on course attendance and participation are common in the health and fitness industry and include ace workshops and pre-conference workshops at conferences.
Define Licensure The mandatory process by which a governmental agency grants a time – limited permission to an individual to engage in a given occupation after verifying that he or she has met standardized criteria and offers protection for those to meet the criteria.
Define Registration either the professional designation defined by a governmental entity and professional regulations or rules, or to a listing,or registry, of practitioners. Depending on the profession, they may or may not be educational, experiential or competency-based requirements. Registration also may give a time – limited status, thereby authorizing the individuals to practice, similar to Licensure. The United States registry of exercise professionals US are EPS, is an internationally recognized registration of exercise professionals in the United States that is maintained by the coalition for the registration of exercise professionals CREP. All currently ACE certified GFI‘s are listed on www.usreps.org.
Define Code of Ethics A written set of guidelines issued by an organization to its workers and management to help them conduct their actions in an accordance with its primary values and ethical standards
Define Body Fat A component of the body, the primary role of which is to store energy for later use.
Define Body Composition The makeup of the body in terms of relative percentage of fat – free mass and body fat.
Abbreviation ICREP Stands for The International Confederation of Registers for Exercise Professionals.
Abbreviation EFHA stands for European Health and Fitness Association standards council.
Abbreviation CREP stands for The Coalition for the Registration of Exercise Professionals.
Abbreviation ACE stands for The American Council on Exercise.
Abbreviation ACSM stands for The American College of Sports Medicine.
Abbreviation NCSF stands for National Council on Strength and Fitness
Abbreviation NETA stands for National Exercise Trainers Association
Abbreviation PMA stands for The Pilates Method Alliance
Abbreviation CI stands for The Cooper Institute
Abbreviation GFI stands for Group Fitness Instructor
Abbreviation IHRSA stands for The International Health Racket and Sportsclub Association
Abbreviation NOCA stands for The National Organization of Competency Assurance. It later changed its name to ICE.
Abbreviation ICE stands for The Institute for Credentialing Excellence
Abbreviation CEC stands for Continuing Education Credit
Abbreviation CPR stands for CardioPulmonary Resuscitation
Abbreviation AED stands for Automatic External Difibulator
Abbreviation EMS stands for Emergency Medical Services
How does group fitness continue to evolve? Innovation in exercise equipment and programming
Define innovation production or adoption, assimilation, and exploitation of a value-added novelty in economic and social spheres; renewal and enlargement of products, services, and markets; development of new methods of production; and establishment of new management systems. It is both a process and an outcome
What is the Group Fitness Instructor’s role in the allied healthcare continuum? GFIs help clients to safely exercise effectively and helping them improve health and fitness. They also foster an environment where participants can engage in social experiences that strengthen the motivation and adherence to exercise.
What is the difference between professional certification certificate and continuing education certificate? Professional Certification certificate is awarded to an individual who has demonstrated that they have met the criteria for required knowledge, skills, or competencies for safe and effective practice in a specific job role by government body for a limited time. Continuation Education Certificate is awarded an individual who attends or participates in a particular learning event. The recipients are not required to demonstrate competence according to professional or trade standards.
What is the role and scope of practice of the ACE certified Group Fitness Instructor? Ace certified Group Fitness Instructors must work within this defined scope of practice to provide effective exercise leadership for their class participants, gain and maintain support from the healthcare community and avoid the legal ramifications providing services outside their professional scope.
What is the role of the physician in the allied healthcare continuum? Physicians are the gate keepers of the Allied healthcare professions, Evaluating patients to diagnose ailments and implement treatment plans that can include Medication, surgery, rehabilitation or other actions. When elements or treatment plans fall outside their area of expertise, physicians referral to specialist For specific medical evaluations, Physical or prefer or occupational therapy, Psychological counseling, Dietary planning and/or Exercise programming.
What is the role of nutrition professionals in the allied healthcare continuum? Teach clients proper nutrition through recipes, meal plans and food preparation methods, and implementation of specialized diets.
What is the role of mental health professionals in the allied healthcare continuum? To help clients with her psychological or emotional needs
What is the role of complimentary professionals in the allied healthcare continuum? To help clients with physical adjustments as in bones with a chiropractor as with pain and balance with the acupuncturist and as with soft tissue muscles with the massage therapist.
What is the role of rehabilitation professionals in the allied healthcare continuum? Lead patients through Therapeutic exercise And teach them to do additional exercises at home to facilitate further rehabilitation.
What is the role of other types of fitness professionals in the allied healthcare continuum? To teach client how to exercise effectively
What is the role of athletic Trainer professional in the allied healthcare continuum? teach athletes exercises to prevent injury and take them through therapeutic exercise following an injury.
What is the role of advanced medical specialist in the allied healthcare continuum? To guide those suffering from injuries and chronic disease towards a healthier life by designing programs that not only help alleviate the symptoms of chronic health conditions, but prevent them from occurring altogether.
What is the role of the personal trainer professional in the allied healthcare continuum? to deliver individualized programing proven to move people to adopt sustainable, healthy behaviors and a more active way of life.
What is the role of the health coach professional in the allied healthcare continuum? To help people to adopt healthy, long-term, sustainable behaviors that can change the course of their lives. To facilitate healthy lifestyle changes for individuals and groups through physical-activity guidance, nutritional education and behavior-change coaching.
True or False Health coaches teach clients proper nutrition through recipes, meal plans, food-preparation methods, and implementation of specialized diets. False
True or False Personal trainers and group fitness instructors are considered “rehabilitation professionals.” False
True or False Alternative healthcare providers, such as chiropractors and acupuncturists, are not considered part of the allied healthcare continuum. False
True or False Physicians are the “gatekeepers” of allied healthcare. True
True or False Physicians cannot refer patients to a fitness professional without first referring to a physical therapist or athletic trainer. False
True or False Group fitness instructors are valuable members of the healthcare continuum. True
True or False Health coaches teach clients proper nutrition through recipes, meal plans, food-preparation methods, and implementation of specialized diets. False
True or False Physicians are the “gatekeepers” of allied healthcare True
True or False Physicians cannot refer patients to a fitness professional without first referring to a physical therapist or athletic trainer. False
Define match from (Certificate of Completion, Curriculum-based Certificate, Knowledge-based Certificate, Licensure, Professional Certification, Registration) The mandatory process by which a governmental agency grants a time-limited permission to an individual to engage in a given occupation after verifying that he or she has met standardized criteria and offers title protection for those who meet the criteria. Licensure
Define match from (Certificate of Completion, Curriculum-based Certificate, Knowledge-based Certificate, Licensure, Professional Certification, Registration) A voluntary process by which a non-governmental body grants a time-limited recognition and use of a credential to individuals who have demonstrated that they have met the criteria for required knowledge, skills, or competencies for safe and effective practice in a specific job role Professional Certification
Define match from (Certificate of Completion, Curriculum-based Certificate, Knowledge-based Certificate, Licensure, Professional Certification, Registration) Issued after an individual completes a course or series of courses and passes an assessment Curriculum-based Certificate
Define match from (Certificate of Completion, Curriculum-based Certificate, Knowledge-based Certificate, Licensure, Professional Certification, Registration) Recognizes a relatively narrow scope of specialized knowledge in performing duties or tasks as part of a certain profession or occupation Knowledge-based Certificate
Define match from (Certificate of Completion, Curriculum-based Certificate, Knowledge-based Certificate, Licensure, Professional Certification, Registration) Issued after an individual attends or participates in a particular learning event Certificate of Completion
Define match from (Certificate of Completion, Curriculum-based Certificate, Knowledge-based Certificate, Licensure, Professional Certification, Registration) Either the professional designation defined by a governmental entity in professional regulations or rules, or to a listing of practitioners Registration
At what point is an individual FIRST responsible for adhering to the ACE Code of Ethics? Select one: * After getting hired as an ACE Certified GFI * After registering for the exam Correct * After completion of the exam * After earning the ACE certification After registering for the exam
Mark each of the following actions as falling either inside (IN) or outside (OUT) of an ACE Certified Group Fitness Instructor’s scope of practice. Assisting participants in setting and achieving realistic fitness goals In
Mark each of the following actions as falling either inside (IN) or outside (OUT) of an ACE Certified Group Fitness Instructor’s scope of practice. Instructing class participants in how to properly manage exercise intensity using the talk test In
Mark each of the following actions as falling either inside (IN) or outside (OUT) of an ACE Certified Group Fitness Instructor’s scope of practice. Conducting pre-class assessments of participants In
Mark each of the following actions as falling either inside (IN) or outside (OUT) of an ACE Certified Group Fitness Instructor’s scope of practice. Teaching participants how to manage post-exercise soreness through the use of over-the-counter anti-inflammatory medications Out
Mark each of the following actions as falling either inside (IN) or outside (OUT) of an ACE Certified Group Fitness Instructor’s scope of practice. Educating participants about fitness- and health-related topics to facilitate long-term success In
Mark each of the following actions as falling either inside (IN) or outside (OUT) of an ACE Certified Group Fitness Instructor’s scope of practice. Responding to emergency situations when they occur In
Mark each of the following actions as falling either inside (IN) or outside (OUT) of an ACE Certified Group Fitness Instructor’s scope of practice. Helping participants in a weight-loss program to develop meal plans Out
Mark each of the following actions as falling either inside (IN) or outside (OUT) of an ACE Certified Group Fitness Instructor’s scope of practice. Treating a participant’s injury after it has been diagnosed by his or her physician Out
Define Medical Exercise Specialist or Advance Fitness Professional is a medical fitness professional who not only works with the typical client looking to improve their health and fitness level; but he or she also has the knowledge and skills to work with clients with a wide range of medical conditions.
Define Health Coach also referred to as wellness coaching, is a process that facilitates healthy, sustainable behavior change by challenging a client to listen to their inner wisdom, identify their values, and transform their goals into action
Define Personal Trainer is an individual certified to have a varying degree of knowledge of general fitness involved in exercise prescription and instruction. They motivate clients by setting goals and providing feedback and accountability to clients.
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