Personal-Trainer Workshop to Be Offered in April

Published 01.19.2006


Pennsylvania College of Technology and the National Exercise Trainers Association, a nonprofit fitness-professional organization, are co-sponsoring a personal-trainer workshop to be held in April at the college.

The workshop, which will run from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, April 29, and from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, April 30, will take place in Bardo Gymnasium on Penn College's main campus.

An expert trainer will provide demonstrations and address exercise science, communications skills, exercise programming, health and fitness assessments, and cardiovascular and strength-training equipment, among other topics.

Included in the workshop registration are a written examination, two-year national certification and membership in NETA. The cost is $359 ($329 for those who pre-register 30 days before the workshop). Space is limited; pre-registration is recommended. The workshop is designed for those with some fitness experience.

Founded in 1977, NETA has certified more than 120,000 fitness professionals and has become recognized as a leader in the fitness industry.

To register, call toll-free 1-800-AEROBIC (237-6242) or visit online.

To learn more about the workshop, call Emily Miller, physical fitness specialist lab supervisor in the Fitness and Lifetime Sports Department at Penn College, at (570) 326-3761, ext. 7780.