Gaining an understanding in the basics of exercise is an important step in taking responsibility for a healthy, active lifestyle. This weekend course is designed to stand on its own (for those interested in personal education) or to be used as a per-requisite to the Fitness NB specialty courses.
Please note: Exercise Theory is not a certification. It is a pre-requisite for all FNB specialty courses
All programs are open to FNB members. The FNB membership fee is included in the ET course. This is an extra charge if the ET exam is being challenged. FNB membership must be current to continue with any specialty courses and subsequent certification.
Exercise Theory Course Membership Application Form
Course Content Includes:
- Historical Perspective
- Healthy Lifestyles
- Principles of Conditioning
- Physiology of Exercise
- The Skeletal and Muscular Systems
- Movement Mechanics
- Exercise Analysis
- Safety and Emergency Procedures
- Basic Nutrition
1. FNB electronic ET notes, sent to you as a PDF document when you pay your course registration and membership fee.
2. The mandatory companion book ” The Concise book of Muscles” (CBM) Fourth Edition, by Chris Jarmey (purchased on your own).
This book is available at Chapters or online.
Exercise Theory Exam Challenge
The Exercise Theory (ET) is a per-requisite to all of the Fitness NB specialty modules. In many cases people with training or education in this area wish to challenge the exam. The cost to challenge the Exercise Theory exam is $125.00 (includes Electronic Course Notes and HST).
FNB electronic ET notes will be sent to you as a PDF document when you pay your membership and exam fees.
Please note: This fee does not include the cost of the mandatory companion book ” The Concise book of Muscles” (CBM) Fourth Edition, Chris Jarmey.
When you are ready to challenge the exam, you will contact the Fitness NB office to arrange for an appointment to write the exam in your area.
**Payment for your FNB membership is required prior to writing the ET exam.**
Please note: If you do not successfully pass the ET Exam (80% or higher) on your first attempt, you we strongly suggests that you attend the full Exercise Theory Course instead of attempting a re-write.
The cost of your ET challenge may be deducted from your ET course fees. Re-write exam challenge cost is $60.00 (includes HST).
All arrangements to challenge an examination must be made through the Fitness NB office by contacting:
Tel: (506) 453-1094 Toll-Free: 1-888-790-1411