A survey course that examines the roles and responsibilities of a personal trainer/fitness counselor. This course is designed to prepare the student for the role of the fitness trainer and for successful completion of an International Personal Trainer Certification. This course includes both theoretical information and practical application of knowledge and skills used by the trainer. Topics include exercise science, components of fitness, fitness assessments, leadership skills and business aspects of personal training. Case studies and projects will be used to apply concepts to the practical environment.