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Kinesiology Research Guide

Kinesiology (PHED) & Physical Education (PHED) Research Help

Health & Fitness Certification

Personal Training

Lone Star College Personal Trainer program prepares you to provide one on-one training, fitness methodologies, marketing, program development, legal aspects including business considerations, survey of scientific principles and research as applied to exercise and physical fitness.  This program prepares you to take the national certification exam through the American Council on Exercises (ACE), or the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM). You will also learn exercise science and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR).

American Council on Exercises (ACE) | The ACE Exam for Personal Training 

View FAQs about the exam, locate testing centers, and register for your exam.  

National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) | The NASM Exam for Personal Training 

Learn about the process, registration and exam content.  


The American Heart Association (AHA)Heartsaver CPR AED Courses

Heartsaver courses are designed for anyone with little or no medical training who needs a course completion card for job, regulatory (for example, OSHA), or other requirements. These courses can also be taken by anyone who wants to be prepared for an emergency in any setting. For many Heartsaver courses, students receive a course completion card that is valid for 2 years.

American Red Cross | CPR Classes

American Red Cross CPR classes take just a few short hours, but the skills you'll learn during the process can make all the difference to someone in need. Whether you're a medical professional who needs recertification, or you simply want to learn how to respond in the event of an emergency, our in-person, online, and best-in-class blended Simulation Learning courses make it easy to get CPR certified.