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Online Certificate in Women's Exercise Training and Wellness

Course 1: Female Anatomy and Physiology
Instructor: Jasmine Jafferali, MPH, ACE-CPT
This course is designed for students to gain an understanding of the musculoskeletal and functional anatomy of the female pelvis, including the reproductive system, the hormonal/endocrine system and key muscles of the Pelvic Pyramid™.  Emphasis is placed on joint range of motion (ROM), bone density, hip stability, mobility and the pelvic floor muscles (PFM).

Course 2: Designing Women’s Exercise Programs
Instructor: Jasmine Jafferali, MPH, ACE-CPT

This course teaches students how to establish exercise programs/prescriptions, exercise-related goals and objectives, appropriate training modifications, and program evaluation strategies.  Additional topics include specifically designing exercise programs based on ACSM guidelines implementing resistance/weight training techniques, flexibility/stretching training, and cardiovascular/aerobic/weight loss plans incorporating the use of walking, running, and commercial cardiovascular machine (treadmills, elliptical trainers, stationary/recumbent bikes, etc.) programs.

Course 3: Women’s Health and Wellness for Special Populations
Instructor:  Jasmine Jafferali, MPH, ACE-CPT
This course teaches students a more in depth look at different health considerations women face at different stages of their lives and how to appropriately adapt exercise and wellness programs to meet their needs.  Topics of interest include the “Female Athlete Triad”, pre and postpartum fitness, women with pelvic floor dysfunctions, osteoporosis, menopause, autoimmune disorders, and breast, ovary, and uterine cancers.  Students will gain an understanding of how to design exercise programs for these special populations.   

Course 4: Medically-Based Fitness Management and Administration
Instructor: Jasmine Jafferali, MPH, ACE-CPT

This course provides the health/medical and fitness professionals a solid background in understanding key terminology in medicine, health promotion, and fitness.  Topics include understanding the roles of medical and fitness professionals, developing a medically-based fitness model, key terms in healthcare administration, interacting with medical professionals, and privacy issues and authorization forms for health and fitness professionals.

About the Instructor/Program Coordinator

Jasmine Jafferali, MPH, ACE-CPT
Jasmine Jafferali, MPH has a diverse fitness background with over ten years of industry experience in campus recreation, corporate wellness, and the commercial health club setting.  She has presented on a wide range of health and fitness topics for the community, at major corporations, and at national and international conferences.  She also advocates bringing the fitness and medical community together through wellness and preventative programming.  Jasmine specializes in Women’s Health and Wellness focusing on pre and postnatal fitness and is a Master Trainer for Healthy Moms® Fitness and Resist-a-ball®.  If you have questions about the certificate program and courses, you may contact the Program Coordinator at

Contact Information:
Jasmine Jafferali, MPH, ACE-CPT
Program Coordinator
Professional Certificate in Women’s Exercise Training and Wellness
Email Address:

Registration Information

The cost for each course is $249. The cost for the entire certificate is $996.

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Registration Information

The cost for each course is $249. The cost for the entire certificate is $996.

Register Now

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