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The Fitness Professional’s Guide to Coaching Lifestyle Wellness™
Home Study Course

Electronic formatThe Fitness Professional’s Guide to Coaching Lifestyle Wellness™ certificate package with online test includes the e-book version of the 272-page Lifestyle Wellness Coaching, Second Edition by James Gavin and Madeleine Mcbrearty (accessed through Human Kinetics using Adobe Digital Editions/BlueFire Reader with instructions for downloading‡) and an 96-page workbook provided in PDF format. Instructions for completing the multiple-choice online test and obtaining CECs are also included in PDF format. Note: This course package is made available for immediate access and download after purchase. All materials for this electronic format course are available electronically. Nothing is mailed.

‡ Your Human Kinetics e-book will be in a PDF and/or ePUB format that is protected with Adobe Digital Rights Management. These e-books can be read on a variety of devices.

This course is approved for
the following CECs/CEUs:

ACE 2.3 (ACSM and the YMCA accept
AFAA 15.0
BCRPA 20.0
BOC Category A 10.00
CPTN 7.0
HFPA 2.3
ISSA 20.0
KIPS 2.0
NAFC 2.3
NASM 1.9
NASN 2.3
NETA 23.0
NFPT 1.75
PTA Global 20.0
SFA 23.0

The American Academy of Health and Fitness (BOC AP#: P3645) is approved by the Board of Certification, Inc. to provide continuing education to Certified Athletic Trainers. This program is eligible for a maximum of 10.00 Category A hours/CEUs.

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The Fitness Professional’s Guide to Coaching Lifestyle Wellness™ continuing education home study course offered to you in a distant-learning format presents a coaching approach to assisting clients in achieving personal health and wellness behavior changes. The course includes structures for coaching conversations, case studies and practical aids. It further gives communication strategies to motivate, guide, inform, and support clients in realizing personal change. The boundaries of appropriate coaching relationships are addressed, along with the skills for professional development and methodology for supporting clients in change processes related to health, wellness, and fitness.

Certified health and fitness professionals holding more than one certification may obtain CECs/CEUS for all approved certification organizations (see list above) for which they need continuing education at no additional cost.


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Return Policy

If you’re not completely satisfied with your prepaid purchase, contact AAHF at 800.957.7348 to discuss a return. The return must be within 30 days of the date of receipt of your shipment. Study materials and educational resources must be received in original condition. All return shipments must be sent via USPS Priority Mail for tracking purposes to 7205 Sampal Place, Springfield, Virginia 22152. Upon receipt of the returned materials, the American Academy of Health and Fitness (AAHF) will refund full credit, excluding shipping/handling. Credit will be applied to the appropriate credit card via PayPal. We do not accept returns on online products, e-books, videos, CD/DVD-ROMs, and DVDs.

The American Academy of Health and Fitness reserves the right to discontinue the sale and/or support of any of its continuing education courses. Notification of such will be given six months prior to discontinuance to allow for course completion and testing. No refund will be given for courses that are discontinued.

* Different professional organizations offer continuing education credits, most commonly called CECs (continuing education credits) and CEUs (continuing education units). Most CECs/CEUs require one contact hour of professional activity for one credit. Example conversions are: ACE, NSCA and NASM: 0.1 = 1.0 contact hour; ACSM, BOC, ISSA, WITS and YMCA: 1.0 = 1.0 contact hour.

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