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To All Students:Certification Preparation Procedure Upon acceptance and receipt of your certification fees, and all your information needed to process you application, you are sent all the USPTA study material. It is suggested to study your material before taking your exam. All the questions arising in the exam will be from the booklets & videos provided by the USPTA. You are allowed 90 days for studying and completing your written exams. If the time expires, you will be charged an additional $100 dollars to reinstate you application. After the expiration time and reinstatement, you will have a chance to submit any written exams or schedule any practical exam within 30 days or your certification and your application will be revoked and no refund will be applied. Certification Exam You will have the opportunity to take your written test regular mail or via E-mail, or online at your convenience. Just remember that you will only be given 60 days to complete your testing from the date of receiving them by mail. The PTA keep all records for all mail sent to everyone World Wide. Laps time is considered. After the 60 days are over you will be considered late and you must pay a $100 dollars to reinstate your application for your testing to be considered. A date is found on the exam papers for your information of the due date for all exams. The score of 90% or higher is required to pass all combined exams. You will get the results within few days of submission. You must remember that the written exam is one part of the examination process for you to graduate, the other part is a practical exam that you must take with a director or/and IFBB PRO to complete the examination process. Everyone must complete all exams, the written and the practical to graduate and get certified. NO EXCEPTION. Required Ongoing Education (ROE) You will be required to attend seminars and clinics or DVD lectures home study along with written exams given by the USPTA, or you may attend State certified colleges or Universities to obtain credits related to human sciences. Written exam will be required at these seminars. You will have the Honor to meet the Best of the Best in this field, including Doctors, Lawyers, and IFBB Professional Bodybuilders and Fitness athletes. If you are not in the area and are not able to attend, you will have the opportunity to purchase our CD’s and DVD’s covering all of our events to obtain credits. Or if you are attending a college or University, you may submit your credits to USPTA to obtain credits toward your Certification. Online ongoing education is available for all students at anytime. A fee of $50.00 dollars per unit must be charged to be applied toward your certification for ROE (required ongoing education). Failure to have met 10 credits in one year time, your Certification will be revoked and you will have to return it to USPTA office. All revoked Certification will be announced on the website on the internet. PTA Internship clinic All students must obtain credit units throughout the year as required ongoing education. The Private Trainers Association has implemented a new program where the student can attend and observe any director or examiner on work site while training clients to gain the knowledge and learn proper movement, proper application, proper spotting, program application, business, communication and more… While attending the internship program the student will earn a 2 credit units for every 4 hours spent with the director or examiner. An appointment must be made with the office to facilitate the procedure and approve the internship hours. A certification of completion is issued for record keeping from the PTA office upon completion. You may choose the director for your internship clinic ROE’s. An appointment with the PTA office must be made prior to partaking any and all Internships. Time of the essence As stated above that you have 90 days from receipt of your books to complete the examination process and submit all the material to the PTA office, either by mail or e-mail. Fax will not be accepted. Written exams will not be accepted. If you send your exams by mail, make sure that you have an extra copy in case the exam is lost. The PTA is not responsible for lost exams. After 90 days are over and you have not submitted your written exams or taken your practical exam, you will be given one last chance to resubmit and reinstate your material to the PTA office . A 30 days period is applied along with a reinstatement fee of $100.00 Dollars that you must pay.A second late fee will be applied of $250.00 Dollars if exams are not submitted and failure to do so will result in a cancellation of your certification and NO REFUND or reinstatement will be applied. NO EXCEPTIONS. Please make sure you read all the material, letters and notes that is included in your program and in your exams. All rules apply to all student all World Wide. NO EXCEPTIONS. Any Questions please refer to our World Headquarters PROPTA Management 818-766-3317 www.propta.com firstname.lastname@example.org
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Common sources of naturally occurring carbohydrates include:
Fruits Vegetables Milk Nuts Grains Seeds Legumes Types of carbohydrates
There are three main types of carbohydrates:
Sugar. Sugar is the simplest form of carbohydrate and occurs naturally in some foods, including fruits, vegetables, milk and milk products. Types of sugar include fruit sugar (fructose), table sugar (sucrose) and milk sugar (lactose). Starch. Starch is a complex carbohydrate, meaning it is made of many sugar units bonded together. Starch occurs naturally in vegetables, grains, and cooked dry beans and peas. Fiber. Fiber also is a complex carbohydrate. It occurs naturally in fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and cooked dry beans and peas. ... See MoreSee Less
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Most health and nutrition experts agree that Americans should increase their consumption of fish. Fish are high in protein and are low in calories, cholesterol and saturated fat.
Some varieties also are excellent sources of omega-3 fatty acids, which have been found to decrease the risk of heart disease and stroke. Omega-3 fatty acids can promote fetal brain development during pregnancy. These benefits come from fatty fish such as salmon, lake trout, herring, sardines and albacore tuna.
Because of these health benefits, the upcoming Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2015 recommend that adults eat 8 ounces of fish a week. Americans currently eat only half that amount.
It used to be that wild-caught fish were considered healthy. Over the past several decades, however, concerns have arisen about the effects heavy metal contaminants (such as mercury), pollutants (such as polychlorinated biphenyls, PCBs), pesticides, fertilizers and even trash have on the safety of water and fish. The demand for certain types of fish and some fishing practices, such as bottom trolling, have taken their toll on the environment and the availability of fish. ... See MoreSee Less