NASM Performance Enhancement Specialist (PES) (Exam Included) Online Certificate Course

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The Performance Enhancement Specialist course provides the most innovative evidence based science, systems, and solutions for professionals to help enhance their knowledge of delivering consistent results to their clients. The needs of today’s modern athlete and weekend warrior are continually evolving and changing. 

Through our research institute at UNC Chapel Hill, NASM is able to research the latest trends, techniques, and training styles and deliver it in a compelling fashion to provide the end practitioner practical and applicable tools for success in sports performance training. 

This Performance Enhancement course is entirely online and is completed at your own pace. When you register, you receive six (6) months to complete this program

What you will learn with our Performance Enhancement Specialist

  • Learn a total-body, integrated training program addressing flexibility, cardio-respiratory, core, balance, resistance, plyometric, speed, agility and quickness training
  • Learn how to individualize integrated training programs to keep athletes performing at the highest level
  • Learn to deliver consistent results in rehabilitation, reconditioning, and performance enhancement
  • Earn the preferred sports performance training credential of professional athletes and teams

What are the possible career paths for Performance Enhancement Specialist course?

  • Health coach
  • Wellness trainer
  • Personal coach
  • Lifestyle coach
  • Yoga instructor
  • Group fitness coach
  • Weight management trainer

Performance Enhancement Specialist - Requirements

The Performance Enhancement course is delivered 100 percent online 24/7 and takes 60 hours of study to complete.

To successfully complete this course, a student must:

  • Have access to the internet and the necessary technical skills to navigate the online learning resources
  • Have access to any mobile device with internet connectivity (laptop, desktop, tablet)
  • Be a self-directed learner
  • Possess sound language and literacy skills

Quick Course Facts

  1. Course content is structured for easy comprehension
  2. Approximately 60 hours of study is needed to complete the course
  3. Registered students gain unrestricted access to the Performance Enhancement course
  4. All course material is available online 24/7 and can be accessed using any device
  5. Study online from anywhere in your own time at your own pace
  6. All students who complete the course will be awarded with a certificate of completion

Recognition & Accreditation

All students who complete the course receive a certificate of completion with a passing score (for the online assessment) and will be issued a certificate via email.

  1. Essentials of Integrated Sports Performance Training
    1. Introduction
    2. Integrated Training Principles
    3. Stretch Shortening Cycle
    4. Utilization of the Integrated Training Continuum
    5. Training in All Planes of Motion
    6. Training for Optimum Muscle Balance
    7. Integrated Sports Performance Program Part One Program Part One
    8. Integrated Sports Performance Program Part
    9. OPT Model
  2. Basic Exercise Science
    1. Introduction
    2. The Nervous System
    3. Sensory Receptors
    4. The Skeletal System
    5. The Muscular System
    6. Muscle Contraction
    7. Basic Exercise Science
  3. The Cardiorespiratory System
    1. Presentations
    2. Introduction
    3. The Cardiovascular System Part 1
    4. The Cardiovascular System Part 2
    5. The Respiratory System
    6. Oxygen and Energy
    7. The Cardiorespiratory System
  4. Hormonal Response to Exercise
    1. Introduction
    2. Endocrine Organs
    3. Endocrine Adaptations to Exercise
    4. Hormonal Response to Exercise
  5. Human Movement Science
    1. Introduction
    2. Planes of Motion
    3. Combined Joint Motion
    4. Muscle Action Spectrum
    5. Efficient Human Movement
    6. Functional Anatomy
    7. Sub-systems
    8. Motor Behavior
    9. Motor Learning
    10. Human Movement Science
  6. Sports Performance Testing
    1. Introduction
    2. Sports Performance Assessment Components
    3. Subjective Information
    4. Objective Information
    5. Static Postural Assessment
    6. Transitional Assessment
    7. Overhead Squat Assessment
    8. Single-leg Squat Assessment
    9. Dynamic Postural Assessments
    10. Performance Assessments
    11. Cardiorespiratory Assessments
  7. Flexibility Training for Performance Enhancement
    1. Introduction
    2. Cumulative Injury Cycle
    3. Flexibility Continuum Part 1
    4. Flexibility Continuum Part 2
    5. Flexibility Training Debate
    6. Exercise Video Library
    7. Flexibility Exercises
    8. Flexibility Training Quiz
  8. Cardiorespiratory Training for Performance Enhancement
    1. Introduction
    2. Basics of Cardiorespiratory Training
    3. Karvonen Method
    4. Introduction to Training Zones
    5. Training Zones
    6. Heart Rate Training Zones
    7. The Phases of Cardio Performance Training
    8. Phase One: Base Training
    9. Phase Two: Using the Assessment to Determine Starting
    10. Cardiorespiratory Training
  9. Core Training Concepts for Performance Enhancement
    1. Introduction
    2. The Core
    3. Core Training
    4. Core Stabilization, Strength, and Power
    5. Core Exercises
    6. Core Training
  10. Balance Training Concepts for Performance Enhancement
    1. Introduction
    2. Scientific Rationale for Balance Training
    3. Guidelines for Balance Training
    4. Balance Exercises
    5. Exercise Video Library
    6. Balance Exercises
    7. Balance Training
  11. Plyometric Training Concepts for Performance Enhancement
    1. Introduction
    2. Three Phases of Plyometric Exercise
    3. Proposed Mechanism
    4. Benefits of Plyometric
    5. Program Design
    6. Plyometric Exercises
    7. Plyometric Training
  12. Speed, Agility, and Quickness Training for Performance Enhancement
    1. Introduction
    2. Training for Speed of Movement
    3. Stability, Strength, and Power
    4. Muscle and Joint Elasticity
    5. Movement Technique
    6. Linear Speed File
    7. Agility
    8. Quickness
    9. Speed, Agility, & Quickness Exercises
  13. Integrated Resistance Training for Performance Enhancement
    1. Introduction
    2. The SAID Principle
    3. The Principle of Overload
    4. The Principle of Variation, Individualization and Adaptation
    5. Progressive Outcomes of Resistance Training
    6. Resistance Training Systems
    7. Integrated Resistance Training Exercises
  14. Olympic Lifting for Performance Enhancement
    1. Introduction
    2. Scientific Rationale
    3. Flexibility, Mobility, Stability, and Posture F
    4. Neuromuscular Control
    5. Execution Steps
    6. Compensations
    7. Olympic Lifting
  15. Science Periodization and the OPT model
    1. Introduction
    2. Program Design
    3. Exercise Selection
    4. Periodization and the OPT Model
    5. Stabilization
    6. Applying the OPT Model
    7. Science of Periodization and the OPT Model
  16. Injury Prevention and Reconditioning
    1. Introduction
    2. Three Stages of Soft Tissue and Bone Healing
    3. Foot Injury
    4. Ankle Sprain
    5. Knee Injury
    6. Lower Back Injury
    7. Shoulder Pain
    8. Injury Prevention and Reconditioning
  17. Performance Nutrition
    1. Carbohydrates
    2. Proteins and Fats
    3. Micronutrients and Energy Balance
    4. Muscle and Energy Recovery
    5. Weight and Body Composition
    6. Nutrition and Athletic Performance
    7. Performance Nutrition
    8. Ergogenic Aids
    9. Chronic Effects on Training Adaptations
  18. Performance Psychology
    1. Introduction
    2. Performance Psychology
    3. Using What's Already There
    4. Integrated Physical and Mental Training
    5. Settling-In
    6. The Winds of Progress
    7. Fine Tuning Intensity
    8. Performance Psychology
  19. Understanding Learning Styles, and Coaching Methodologies

Entry requirements

Students must have basic literacy and numeracy skills.

Minimum education

Open entry. Previous schooling and academic achievements are not required for entry into this course.

Computer requirements

Students will need access to a computer and the internet.

Minimum specifications for the computer are:

Windows:

  • Microsoft Windows XP, or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Internet Explorer 8 or later, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

MAC/iOS

  • OSX/iOS 6 or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

All systems

  • Internet bandwidth of 1Mb or faster
  • Flash player or a browser with HTML5 video capabilities(Currently Internet Explorer 9, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

Students will also need access the following applications:

Adobe Acrobat Reader

1.    Can I register for programs if I am an international student?
Yes, because These programs are online you never have to actually travel to the school.  Most schools offer telephone or online registration.

2.    How long does it take to complete a program?

All of our programs are self-paced and open enrollment, so you can start them when you want and finish them at your own pace.  When you register, you’ll receive six (6) months to complete the program.  

3.    What if I don't have enough time to complete my program within the time frame provided?
The time allotted to complete your program has been calculated based on the number of hours for each program, so don't worry too much about not completing in time. If, after a concerted effort, you are still unable to complete, your Student Advisor will help you work out a suitable completion date. Please note that a fee may be charged for an extension.

4.    Do I have to buy additional materials?

No

5.    Can I get financial assistance?

These courses are non-credit courses, so they do not qualify for federal aid.  In some states, vocational rehab or workforce development boards will pay for qualified students to take our courses.  Additionally, some students may qualify for financial assistance when they enroll, if they meet certain requirements.

6.    What happens when I complete the program? 

Upon successful completion of the program, you will be awarded a certificate of completion.  

7.    Am I guaranteed a job?
These programs will provide you with the skills you need to obtain an entry-level position in most cases.  We don’t provide direct job placement services, but our facilitators and career counselors will help you build your resume and are available to give advice on finding your first job.  Facilitators will also be available to use as a professional reference upon completion of the program.  Potential students should always do research on the job market in their area before registering.

8.    Who will be my instructor?
There is no facilitator for this program. NASM does offer students support through access to email and phone.

9.    What software or hardware do I need in order to take online programs and what are the system requirements?
In order to take our online programs, you must have access to a computer and the Internet.  You can access the program contents from any Web-enabled computer.  You don’t have to use the same computer to log-in to the program every time.  We recommend that you have a word-processing program (Microsoft Word is the best) and the latest version of Internet Explorer.

10.    Can I use a Mac?
Yes 

11.    When can I start the program?

Our programs are all open enrollment.  You can register and start the program as soon as you are ready.

Please note:  Once the program curriculum is accessed online or through submission of a material shipment confirmation, refunds cannot be issued.

12.    Does this program prepare for a certification?
Yes, this program prepares you for the Performance Enhancement Specialist exam.

This is not an instructor facilitated program; however, NASM will provide support through access to email support and phone.

About this Course

Study Performance Enhancement Specialist and Get your NASM Performance Enhancement Specialization and get the opportunity to train the best

The Performance Enhancement Specialist course provides the most innovative evidence based science, systems, and solutions for professionals to help enhance their knowledge of delivering consistent results to their clients. The needs of today’s modern athlete and weekend warrior are continually evolving and changing. 

Through our research institute at UNC Chapel Hill, NASM is able to research the latest trends, techniques, and training styles and deliver it in a compelling fashion to provide the end practitioner practical and applicable tools for success in sports performance training. 

This Performance Enhancement course is entirely online and is completed at your own pace. When you register, you receive six (6) months to complete this program

What you will learn with our Performance Enhancement Specialist

  • Learn a total-body, integrated training program addressing flexibility, cardio-respiratory, core, balance, resistance, plyometric, speed, agility and quickness training
  • Learn how to individualize integrated training programs to keep athletes performing at the highest level
  • Learn to deliver consistent results in rehabilitation, reconditioning, and performance enhancement
  • Earn the preferred sports performance training credential of professional athletes and teams

What are the possible career paths for Performance Enhancement Specialist course?

  • Health coach
  • Wellness trainer
  • Personal coach
  • Lifestyle coach
  • Yoga instructor
  • Group fitness coach
  • Weight management trainer

Performance Enhancement Specialist - Requirements

The Performance Enhancement course is delivered 100 percent online 24/7 and takes 60 hours of study to complete.

To successfully complete this course, a student must:

  • Have access to the internet and the necessary technical skills to navigate the online learning resources
  • Have access to any mobile device with internet connectivity (laptop, desktop, tablet)
  • Be a self-directed learner
  • Possess sound language and literacy skills

Quick Course Facts

  1. Course content is structured for easy comprehension
  2. Approximately 60 hours of study is needed to complete the course
  3. Registered students gain unrestricted access to the Performance Enhancement course
  4. All course material is available online 24/7 and can be accessed using any device
  5. Study online from anywhere in your own time at your own pace
  6. All students who complete the course will be awarded with a certificate of completion

Recognition & Accreditation

All students who complete the course receive a certificate of completion with a passing score (for the online assessment) and will be issued a certificate via email.

  1. Essentials of Integrated Sports Performance Training
    1. Introduction
    2. Integrated Training Principles
    3. Stretch Shortening Cycle
    4. Utilization of the Integrated Training Continuum
    5. Training in All Planes of Motion
    6. Training for Optimum Muscle Balance
    7. Integrated Sports Performance Program Part One Program Part One
    8. Integrated Sports Performance Program Part
    9. OPT Model
  2. Basic Exercise Science
    1. Introduction
    2. The Nervous System
    3. Sensory Receptors
    4. The Skeletal System
    5. The Muscular System
    6. Muscle Contraction
    7. Basic Exercise Science
  3. The Cardiorespiratory System
    1. Presentations
    2. Introduction
    3. The Cardiovascular System Part 1
    4. The Cardiovascular System Part 2
    5. The Respiratory System
    6. Oxygen and Energy
    7. The Cardiorespiratory System
  4. Hormonal Response to Exercise
    1. Introduction
    2. Endocrine Organs
    3. Endocrine Adaptations to Exercise
    4. Hormonal Response to Exercise
  5. Human Movement Science
    1. Introduction
    2. Planes of Motion
    3. Combined Joint Motion
    4. Muscle Action Spectrum
    5. Efficient Human Movement
    6. Functional Anatomy
    7. Sub-systems
    8. Motor Behavior
    9. Motor Learning
    10. Human Movement Science
  6. Sports Performance Testing
    1. Introduction
    2. Sports Performance Assessment Components
    3. Subjective Information
    4. Objective Information
    5. Static Postural Assessment
    6. Transitional Assessment
    7. Overhead Squat Assessment
    8. Single-leg Squat Assessment
    9. Dynamic Postural Assessments
    10. Performance Assessments
    11. Cardiorespiratory Assessments
  7. Flexibility Training for Performance Enhancement
    1. Introduction
    2. Cumulative Injury Cycle
    3. Flexibility Continuum Part 1
    4. Flexibility Continuum Part 2
    5. Flexibility Training Debate
    6. Exercise Video Library
    7. Flexibility Exercises
    8. Flexibility Training Quiz
  8. Cardiorespiratory Training for Performance Enhancement
    1. Introduction
    2. Basics of Cardiorespiratory Training
    3. Karvonen Method
    4. Introduction to Training Zones
    5. Training Zones
    6. Heart Rate Training Zones
    7. The Phases of Cardio Performance Training
    8. Phase One: Base Training
    9. Phase Two: Using the Assessment to Determine Starting
    10. Cardiorespiratory Training
  9. Core Training Concepts for Performance Enhancement
    1. Introduction
    2. The Core
    3. Core Training
    4. Core Stabilization, Strength, and Power
    5. Core Exercises
    6. Core Training
  10. Balance Training Concepts for Performance Enhancement
    1. Introduction
    2. Scientific Rationale for Balance Training
    3. Guidelines for Balance Training
    4. Balance Exercises
    5. Exercise Video Library
    6. Balance Exercises
    7. Balance Training
  11. Plyometric Training Concepts for Performance Enhancement
    1. Introduction
    2. Three Phases of Plyometric Exercise
    3. Proposed Mechanism
    4. Benefits of Plyometric
    5. Program Design
    6. Plyometric Exercises
    7. Plyometric Training
  12. Speed, Agility, and Quickness Training for Performance Enhancement
    1. Introduction
    2. Training for Speed of Movement
    3. Stability, Strength, and Power
    4. Muscle and Joint Elasticity
    5. Movement Technique
    6. Linear Speed File
    7. Agility
    8. Quickness
    9. Speed, Agility, & Quickness Exercises
  13. Integrated Resistance Training for Performance Enhancement
    1. Introduction
    2. The SAID Principle
    3. The Principle of Overload
    4. The Principle of Variation, Individualization and Adaptation
    5. Progressive Outcomes of Resistance Training
    6. Resistance Training Systems
    7. Integrated Resistance Training Exercises
  14. Olympic Lifting for Performance Enhancement
    1. Introduction
    2. Scientific Rationale
    3. Flexibility, Mobility, Stability, and Posture F
    4. Neuromuscular Control
    5. Execution Steps
    6. Compensations
    7. Olympic Lifting
  15. Science Periodization and the OPT model
    1. Introduction
    2. Program Design
    3. Exercise Selection
    4. Periodization and the OPT Model
    5. Stabilization
    6. Applying the OPT Model
    7. Science of Periodization and the OPT Model
  16. Injury Prevention and Reconditioning
    1. Introduction
    2. Three Stages of Soft Tissue and Bone Healing
    3. Foot Injury
    4. Ankle Sprain
    5. Knee Injury
    6. Lower Back Injury
    7. Shoulder Pain
    8. Injury Prevention and Reconditioning
  17. Performance Nutrition
    1. Carbohydrates
    2. Proteins and Fats
    3. Micronutrients and Energy Balance
    4. Muscle and Energy Recovery
    5. Weight and Body Composition
    6. Nutrition and Athletic Performance
    7. Performance Nutrition
    8. Ergogenic Aids
    9. Chronic Effects on Training Adaptations
  18. Performance Psychology
    1. Introduction
    2. Performance Psychology
    3. Using What's Already There
    4. Integrated Physical and Mental Training
    5. Settling-In
    6. The Winds of Progress
    7. Fine Tuning Intensity
    8. Performance Psychology
  19. Understanding Learning Styles, and Coaching Methodologies

Entry requirements

Students must have basic literacy and numeracy skills.

Minimum education

Open entry. Previous schooling and academic achievements are not required for entry into this course.

Computer requirements

Students will need access to a computer and the internet.

Minimum specifications for the computer are:

Windows:

  • Microsoft Windows XP, or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Internet Explorer 8 or later, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

MAC/iOS

  • OSX/iOS 6 or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

All systems

  • Internet bandwidth of 1Mb or faster
  • Flash player or a browser with HTML5 video capabilities(Currently Internet Explorer 9, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

Students will also need access the following applications:

Adobe Acrobat Reader

1.    Can I register for programs if I am an international student?
Yes, because These programs are online you never have to actually travel to the school.  Most schools offer telephone or online registration.

2.    How long does it take to complete a program?

All of our programs are self-paced and open enrollment, so you can start them when you want and finish them at your own pace.  When you register, you’ll receive six (6) months to complete the program.  

3.    What if I don't have enough time to complete my program within the time frame provided?
The time allotted to complete your program has been calculated based on the number of hours for each program, so don't worry too much about not completing in time. If, after a concerted effort, you are still unable to complete, your Student Advisor will help you work out a suitable completion date. Please note that a fee may be charged for an extension.

4.    Do I have to buy additional materials?

No

5.    Can I get financial assistance?

These courses are non-credit courses, so they do not qualify for federal aid.  In some states, vocational rehab or workforce development boards will pay for qualified students to take our courses.  Additionally, some students may qualify for financial assistance when they enroll, if they meet certain requirements.

6.    What happens when I complete the program? 

Upon successful completion of the program, you will be awarded a certificate of completion.  

7.    Am I guaranteed a job?
These programs will provide you with the skills you need to obtain an entry-level position in most cases.  We don’t provide direct job placement services, but our facilitators and career counselors will help you build your resume and are available to give advice on finding your first job.  Facilitators will also be available to use as a professional reference upon completion of the program.  Potential students should always do research on the job market in their area before registering.

8.    Who will be my instructor?
There is no facilitator for this program. NASM does offer students support through access to email and phone.

9.    What software or hardware do I need in order to take online programs and what are the system requirements?
In order to take our online programs, you must have access to a computer and the Internet.  You can access the program contents from any Web-enabled computer.  You don’t have to use the same computer to log-in to the program every time.  We recommend that you have a word-processing program (Microsoft Word is the best) and the latest version of Internet Explorer.

10.    Can I use a Mac?
Yes 

11.    When can I start the program?

Our programs are all open enrollment.  You can register and start the program as soon as you are ready.

Please note:  Once the program curriculum is accessed online or through submission of a material shipment confirmation, refunds cannot be issued.

12.    Does this program prepare for a certification?
Yes, this program prepares you for the Performance Enhancement Specialist exam.

This is not an instructor facilitated program; however, NASM will provide support through access to email support and phone.

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