Tammy Petersen is the Founder and Managing Partner for the American Academy of Health and Fitness (AAHF). She has written two books on older adult fitness and designed corresponding training programs. SrFit™ is used nationwide as the textbook for a college based course for personal trainers who wish to work with Baby Boomers and beyond. SrFit is also the basis for an advanced training home study course that qualifies for up to 22 contact hours of CEU credit with the major personal trainer certification organizations and 24 hours with the athletic training Board of Certification. Functionally Fit™, through on-line trained certified nurse aides, reaches the chronic long-term care and assisted living patient to provide daily functional strength training as an accepted and expected part of the daily care plan.
She has also co-created two other programs. JrFit™ is an advanced training home study course that focuses on youth strength training and nutrition that that qualifies for up to 22 contact hours of CEU credit with the major personal trainer certification organizations and 24 hours with the athletic training Board of Certification. Move More, Eat Better – YOU Matter!™ is a lifestyle change course for the general population that focuses on exercise/activity, diet/nutrition, stress and change.
Tammy’s educational background includes Bachelor of Science degrees in marketing and economics from Pittsburg State University, Pittsburg, Kansas. She holds a Master of Science in Education in the area of health and fitness, with an emphasis in geriatrics, from the University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas. She is an author for Personal Training on the Net. Additionally, her articles have appeared in IHRSA’s Club Business for Entrepreneurs, Personal Fitness Professional, Club Industry’s Fitness Business Pro, AFAA’s American Fitness and OnSite Fitness.
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