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The AEA Certification Prep online course guides students through every topic on the exam. This self-study online course is the first component in the blended approach to preparing for certification. Students can also choose to move directly to the testing phase after completing this online course.
The AEA Certification Prep online course is a highly interactive learning tool that will guide students through every topic on the exam. This self-study online course is the first component in the blended approach to preparing for certification. After taking this course, students will be better prepared for the instructor-led practice workshop, recommended by the AEA. Students could also choose to move directly to the testing phase after completing this online course.
This online course, designed in cooperation with the AEA, is an engaging, thorough, and interactive learning experience designed to help students comprehend the material being presented. The online delivery of this course gives students the comfort and convenience of learning in their own homes or offices at their own pace. This course mirrors the material in the Aquatic Fitness Professional Manual, Sixth Edition and allows students to revisit each course unit as many times as they wish to ensure mastery of the subject.
Julie See acts as the virtual mentor and leads students through the course. The 16 units of the course cover the key components of the Aquatic Fitness Professional Certification Examination. Video and audio clips are used throughout the course, most notably in the choreography section, which features underwater photography to help students fully understand the steps of each exercise.
Students will take a pretest at the beginning of the course to diagnose areas on which they should focus as they complete the course. At the end of the course, they will take a posttest to measure their mastery of the subject. This posttest is not the actual certification examination, but it is designed specifically to prepare students for that examination. The questions are formatted to prepare students for the style of the test, and the results of this posttest will allow students to focus on areas of weakness that require additional preparation.
The AEA Certification Prep online course makes it easier than ever to fully prepare for one of the most rigorous certification exams in the aquatic exercise field. The online delivery of this learning tool saves time and money, enables interaction with the material, and enhances the learning experience. Developed in cooperation with the AEA and featuring one of the leaders in the field as a virtual mentor, this online course is the perfect way to prepare for the Aquatic Fitness Professional Certification Examination.
Unit 1. Physical Fitness
Unit 2. Exercise Anatomy
Unit 3. Movement Analysis
Unit 4. Exercise Physiology
Unit 5. The Aquatic Environment
Unit 6. The Physical Laws as Applied to the Aquatic Environment
Unit 7. Aquatic Fitness Equipment
Unit 8. Aquatic Exercise Programming and Leadership
Unit 9. Shallow-Water Exercise
Unit 10. Deep-Water Exercise
Unit 11. Special Populations
Unit 12. Emergencies, Injuries, and Instructor Health
Unit 13. Basic Nutrition and Weight Management
Unit 14. Health Risk Appraisal and Physical Screening
Unit 15. Exercise Behavior
Unit 16. Business Issues and Legal Considerations
Aquatic Exercise Association members who are preparing for the certification exam to become or recertify as an Aquatic Fitness Professional. Individuals seeking to continue their education in the area of aquatic fitness.