This course is approved for the following CECs/CEUs:

ACSM 20.0

BOC Category A 10.0

NASM 1.9

CPTN 7.0

PTAG 20.0

NSCA 1.1

YMCA 20.0

BCRPA 20.0

ISSA 20.0

SFA 20.0

NFPT 1.75

KIPS 2.0

NETA 20.0

HFPA 20.0

NAFC 2.0

The Fitness Professional’s Guide to Coaching Lifestyle Wellness

$199.00$269.00

Lifestyles have changed dramatically over the past quarter century. 

Along with these changes come exciting opportunities, including new career paths in the professional domain of health and wellness coaching. 

Centered on an evidence-based process for guiding change, this program offers a systematic approach to helping clients achieve enduring changes in their personal health and wellness behaviors through a supportive and forward-moving coaching relationship.

Pricing and Format Options For This program:

Buy your own textbook: $199

This course is approved for the following CECs/CEUs:

ACSM 20.0

BOC Category A 10.0

NASM 1.9

CPTN 7.0

PTAG 20.0

NSCA 1.1

YMCA 20.0

BCRPA 20.0

ISSA 20.0

SFA 20.0

NFPT 1.75

KIPS 2.0

NETA 20.0

HFPA 20.0

NAFC 2.0

Clear

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.

Pricing and Format Options For This program:

Electronic format with HK ebook: $266

Buy your own textbook: $199

Once you choose your format above, more information will be displayed about materials and access for that format. If you purchase a program, regardless of which format you purchase, you will receive emails with links to your workbook, test and instructions.

And, if your program includes an ebook, you will receive a separate email containing your keycode to access your ebook. In this case, the original email with access to your workbook and test will also include instructions for using your keycode to access your ebook.

If you don’t see these emails after purchase, please check your spam folder for emails from the American Academy of Health and Fitness.

This course is approved for the following CECs/CEUs:

ACSM 20.0

BOC Category A 10.0

NASM 1.9

CPTN 7.0

PTAG 20.0

NSCA 1.1

YMCA 20.0

BCRPA 20.0

ISSA 20.0

SFA 20.0

NFPT 1.75

KIPS 2.0

NETA 20.0

HFPA 20.0

NAFC 2.0

Virginia Board of Physical Therapy 10.0 (Type 1)–Please check with your state board for approval as most physical therapy boards will reciprocate approval for continuing education.

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.

The American College of Sports Medicine’s Professional Education Committee certifies that “American Academy of Health and Fitness” meets the criteria for official ACSM Approved Provider status from December 2017 – December 2020. Providership # 817430

Description

The Fitness Professional’s Guide to Coaching Lifestyle Wellness continuing education home study course is offered to you in a distant-learning format. 

Completion of this program will ensure that health, wellness, and fitness professionals who want to incorporate a coaching approach in their work have the most current and accurate map of the coaching field and its terminology. 

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.

Continue reading

Course Objectives

Upon succesfully completing this program, you will be able to:

  • Explain lifestyle wellness coaching and understand what makes coaching effective for increasing a client’s pursuit of healthy lifestyle behaviors.
  • Discuss the evolution of the coaching profession and distinguish lifestyle wellness coaching from other health, wellness and fitness roles.
  • Explain and identify appropriate interventions for the Transtheoretical Model (TTM) and the Learning Through Change (LTC) Model.
  • Describe the flow model of coaching and explain the three areas of focus during the engagement phase and the goal-pursuit phase.
  • Know how to create effective coaching relationships and identify boundaries to the coaching role.
  • Describe the importance of relationship building in the coaching relationship and explain the core components of a solid coaching relationship.
  • Identify and explain nonverbal communication, active listening, verbal and nonverbal encouragement and “summarizing” in communications with a coaching client.
  • Discuss open, closed, indirect questions, problematic, and powerful questions; and, the value of questioning in the coaching relationship.
  • Explain the roles of feedback, confrontations, self-disclosure and immediacy in the coaching relationship; along describing the effective use of instruction, information and advice in the coaching relationship.
  • Explain the value of focusing in the process of enhancing awareness and the purposes and processes for utilizing reflections of meaning and interpretations in the coaching relationship.
  • Describe the competency development model and identify the six competencies that clients need.
  • Discuss the importance of action planning, SuPeRSMART goals and goal-setting; plus, identify strategies for managing endings to promote client autonomy, self-efficacy, and the transfer of learning.
  • Explain how the changes generated in coaching for the coach and client are likely to be transformational; and explain the three spheres of the Coach Development Curriculum.

Course Features

Electronic Format

This option includes:

  • The ebook version of the 267-page Lifestyle Wellness Coaching, Third Edition by James Gavin and Madeleine McBrearty
  • 96-page workbook in PDF format
  • Online test with two free retakes

Buy your own textbook option

This option includes:

  • 96-page workbook in PDF format
  • Online test with two free retakes

You provide the 267-page Lifestyle Wellness Coaching, Third Edition by James Gavin and Madeleine McBrearty

ISBN-13: 9781492559634
ISBN-10: 1492559636

This ISBN/barcode number lets you verify that you’re getting exactly the right version or edition of a book.

Accessing Human Kinetics ebooks

Accessing Human Kinetics ebooks using your keycode is as easy as 1-2-3

  • We will provide you with a keycode/access code after you place your order.
  • You create an account on the VitalSource Bookshelf (if you don’t already have one) and redeem/enter the code.
  • After that you will access your eBook by logging into your account on the Vital Source platform and your access will never expire.

Online test

Immediate results. Two free retakes. Print your own certificate.

Table of Contents

Preface
Chapter 1. Introduction to Wellness Coaching
Chapter 2. Background and Core Ingredients of Coaching
Chapter 3. Paths of Change
Chapter 4. Coaching Models
Chapter 5. Setting the Foundation for Effective Coaching
Chapter 6. Cocreating the Coaching Relationship
Chapter 7. The Magic of Listening
Chapter 8. The Power of Questioning
Chapter 9. Direct Communication
Chapter 10. Awareness and Action
Chapter 11. Goal-focused Coaching
Chapter 12. Endings and New Beginnings

Get in touch

Got Questions?

I like the format of AAHF program materials. I found the workbook and quizzes supplied very helpful to learn the material and prepare for the test. Thank you!

Dennis Horton
NSCA (CSCS)

My AAHF program was straight forward, concise, and relative.

Jennifer Fleming
NASM

My AAHF course was comprehensive and well laid-out. It was also very succinct, easy to study for and very useful in day-to-day client programming.

Sharon Wortham
NASM, ISSA

I am very happy with each of the four home study CEC courses I have taken from AAHF and will be back for more!

Peter Ronai
NASM, ACSM, NSCA