Sports and Fitness Management

Sports and Fitness Management

  • Description: The Sports and Fitness Management program offers career opportunities in private and public fitness centers; entry level management positions in the health, fitness or rehabilitation centers, recreation facilities, and retail sales. Graduates of the program may transfer to a four-year institution to continue their studies in sports and fitness management or other fitness related fields. Many students choose to study on a part-time basis. Students pursuing the associate of applied science in sports and fitness management complete courses in anatomy and physiology, nutrition, math, microcomputer applications, English, psychology, exercise physiology, business law, oral communications, first aid and safety, computer applications and personal health.
     
Sports and Fitness Management Program Outcomes       
Program Measurements Used
Results
Comparison Data
Continuous Improvement
 
 
1.Graduates of the program to be prepared to take any of the following national exams:
 


 
American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) - Health, Fitness Instructor, or Certified Personal Trainer
100% passage rate
Comparison data not available
No intervention needed at this time.
Aerobics and Fitness Association of America (AFFA), Personal trainer
98% passage rate
Comparison data not available
No intervention needed at this time.
American Council on Exercise (ACE), Personal trainer
100% passage rate
Comparison data not available
No intervention needed at this time.
Cooper Institute for Aerobics Research, CI-PTr
100% passage rate
Comparison data not available
No intervention needed at this time.
National Council of Strength and Fitness (NCSF) Personal trainer
98% passage rate
Comparison data not available
No intervention needed at this time.
National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA), Personal Trainer
100% passage rate
Comparison data not available
No intervention needed at this time.
2. Develop safe and effective exercise programs for all populations utilizing technology
Rubric Analysis of Capstone Comprehensive Portfolio
90% achieved the minimum 80% benchmark or better
LCCC Benchmark level of 80%
No intervention needed at this time.
3. Value the importance of a healthy lifestyle.
Rubric Analysis of Written Journal
90% achieved the minimum 80% benchmark or better
LCCC Benchmark level of 80%
No intervention needed at this time.
Fitness Test of Capstone Course
New  program measurement -- data not yet available
Benchmark not yet established
To be determined
 4. Understand the scope of practice for fitness professionals such as personal trainers and group exercise instructors
Employer Survey
Data being compiled
LCCC Benchmark level of 80% satisfaction rating
No intervention needed at this time.
5. Observe and perform safe, ethical and legal practices in various career-related settings (e.g. cardiac rehabilitation, sports conditioning , corporate wellness, fitness and recreational centers  
 
Rubric Analysis of Capstone Comprehensive Portfolio
90% achieved the minimum 80% benchmark or better
LCCC Benchmark level of 80%
No intervention needed at this time.
Employer Survey
Data being compiled
LCCC Benchmark level of 80% satisfaction rating
No intervention needed at this time.

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