National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM)


COVID-19 Fitness Management course


Chapter 1: Introduction and Course Overview

The history of the pandemic and how it affected the fitness industry
How fitness moved inside with at-home workouts
The mental and physical effects of the pandemic
A fitness professional’s role in wellness

Chapter 2: Facility Management

Identify best practices to keep your facility clean and hygienic
Have an understanding of the CDC and WHO guidelines
Learn about screening practices to ensure the safety of your clients and yourself
Know what to do to prevent or respond to COVID-19 in your facility

Chapter 3: Client Management

Understand COVID-19 prevention techniques
Explain COVID-19 risk factors
Explain COVID-19 symptoms and recognize them
Discuss fitness programming strategies
Recognize conditions related to other illnesses

Chapter 4: Technology to Monitor Clients

Discuss current technology to monitor clients who have been affected by COVID-19
Explain which wearable technology is used to monitor different physiological systems
Describe current monitoring protocols for technologies discussed

Chapter 5: Prevention and Wellness Strategies

Discuss recommended nutrition strategies related to COVID-19 prevention
Describe strategies to improve mental health and wellness among post-COVID clients
Explain best practices for boosting immunity
Describe the importance of fitness and wellness and the role of fitness professionals in COVID prevention

Chapter 6: Recommended Business Practices

Explain different client acquisition practices and retention strategies
Discuss the SWOT business analysis as it relates to fitness organizations
Discuss the importance of COVID-19 screening forms and waivers
Describe methods of providing accurate client education related to COVID-19 and the fitness industry
Explain the difference between general and professional liability insurance and how it applies to coverage of fitness organizations

Learning Outcomes:

ness professionals can play a pivotal role in helping people stay healthy in more ways than one. From keeping clients motivated and engaged in their workouts to having the right mindset to meet their challenges head on, trainers are active leaders for people coming out of the effects of the pandemic.

This COVID-19 Fitness Management Guide will walk you through how to manage clients in a post-COVID world.


LLP Category:

Course - Online / Distance

Suitable For:

Fitness Instructor (EQF L3), Group Fitness Instructor (EQF L3)

Learning Type:

LLP Category 1

Learning Hours:




25 multiple choice questions
30 minute time limit
70% passing grade
Record of Completion






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