Psychology and Pedagogy in Personal Training

About the Course
Course Description: 

Introducing the psychological and pedagogical background of personal training with special focus on obesity and eating disorders related to the population in an avarage gym environment. 

Introducing the most updated outcomes on brain development researches related to addictions such as eating disorders (emotional eating, protective weight gain)

Introducing the experience based learning pedagogy approach.

Learning Outcomes: 

 To be able to understand the psychology behind obesity and dealing with overweight clients

 To understand how psychology related knowledge supports sales

 To understand the neurochemical background of addiction and eating disorders, emotional eating

 To be able to recognize clients with light and manageable anxiety

 To be able to recognize clients with psychological traumatic level

 To understand the difference between motivation and inspiration

 To understand the relationship between brain development and personality

 To understand the cycle of coaching-sales-customer-care-customer satisfaction

 To be able to apply experience based learning in PT

 To understand the relationship between the right pedagogical method and sales

 To understand social pressure and cultural manipulation related to eating habits

Course Delivery
Learning Type: 
Learning Hours Awarded: 
6
Course Assessment: 
Yes
Language: 
Course Check
Assessment Details: 

Case study of an obese long term client who's weight loss pattern is not constant.

Test theory online on modern pedagogy

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