Fitness Professional s Handbook 7th Edition

Author: Howley, Edward T.
Publisher: Human Kinetics
ISBN: 9781492523376
Release Date: 2016-10-10
Genre: Health & Fitness

Fitness Professional’s Handbook, Seventh Edition, provides current and future fitness professionals with the knowledge to screen participants, conduct standardized fitness tests, evaluate the major components of fitness, and prescribe appropriate exercise.

Health Fitness Instructor s Handbook

Author: Edward T. Howley
Publisher: Human Kinetics Publishers
ISBN: 0736042105
Release Date: 2003-01-01
Genre: Medical

Health Fitness Instructor's Handbook, Fourth Edition, provides comprehensive information on the fundamentals of fitness, exercise physiology, and biomechanics. Used in the ACSM Health Fitness Instructor Workshops since 1986, it will help you develop meaningful and safe fitness programs, and it will also help you prepare for the ACSM Health/Fitness Instructor Certification Examination.

Applied Health Fitness Psychology

Author: Anshel, Mark
Publisher: Human Kinetics
ISBN: 9781450400626
Release Date: 2014-01-13
Genre: Education

This comprehensive text explains how health fitness psychology has emerged from other parent disciplines to be addressed in numerous exercise, fitness, and health settings, allowing both current and future professionals to assist their patients or clients in adopting healthier lifestyles.

Foundations of Sport and Exercise Psychology 6E

Author: Weinberg, Robert S.
Publisher: Human Kinetics
ISBN: 9781450469814
Release Date: 2014-09-22
Genre: Education

As the leading text in sport and exercise psychology, Foundations of Sport and Exercise Psychology, Sixth Edition, provides a thorough introduction to key concepts in the field. This text offers both students and new practitioners a comprehensive view of sport and exercise psychology, drawing connections between research and practice and capturing the excitement of the world of sport and exercise.

Digital Photographer s Handbook

Author: Tom Ang
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781465456663
Release Date: 2016-07-05
Genre: Photography

Tom Ang's Digital Photographer's Handbook, 6th Edition is your ultimate guide to learning how to capture, enhance, and transform your photographs. This best-selling manual outlines key core techniques that every photographer needs to learn, building toward a series of projects you can use to practice and refine your skills so you can show off your images with confidence-every time. Whether you need guidance on how to use a flash or want to remove backgrounds from your image, "quick fix" troubleshooting tips assist you with frequently encountered issues. A buying guide reveals capabilities and limitations of all types of cameras, from phones to DSLRs, so that you can be sure you are getting the most out of your technology all the way through to the printing stage. DK's richly illustrative design and Ang's clear writing and direction blend together in this sixth edition of the best-selling Digital Photographer's Handbook to make stunning results achievable, whether you are a novice or a seasoned professional.

Psychology of Health and Fitness

Author: Barbara Brehm
Publisher: F.A. Davis
ISBN: 9780803640948
Release Date: 2014-02-19
Genre: Medical

Learn how to apply the psychology of health and fitness to your exercise programs and to solve the motivational and behavioral problems you’ll encounter every day in practice. You’ll explore the scientific principles and variables that influence behavior as you develop the confidence to design effective lifestyle interventions for disease prevention and develop individualized exercise programs that promote optimal health.

Sports Nutrition

Author: Christine A. Rosenbloom
Publisher: American Dietetic Association
ISBN: 0880914521
Release Date: 2012
Genre: Health & Fitness

The essential information that health and fitness professionals need to work with athletes of all ages and proficiency levels.

Principles and Labs for Fitness and Wellness

Author: Wener W.K. Hoeger
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781337099974
Release Date: 2016-12-05
Genre: Education

Exercise, eat right, and thrive! Emphasizing the importance of a fitness and wellness lifestyle, PRINCIPLES AND LABS FOR FITNESS AND WELLNESS, 14th Edition, challenges you to meet your personal fitness and wellness goals, and shows you how to inspire others to do the same. This includes behavior modification techniques through sensible approaches and a strong focus on the practical ways you can incorporate changes into in your daily life. By the end of the course, you will feel proficient in creating an exercise program suited to your values, making nutrition choices, crafting an active lifestyle, and overcoming barriers to personal change. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Sport Nutrition for Health Professionals

Author: Natalie Digate Muth
Publisher: F.A. Davis
ISBN: 9780803640962
Release Date: 2014-11-07
Genre: Medical

Develop the knowledge base you need to integrate the science of nutrition and the latest evidence into your scope of practice. Explore the relevance of sports nutrition to each of the major allied health professions and understand the role it plays in each. Step-by-by, you’ll learn about the scientific basis of sports nutrition and how to apply the physiology to real-life situations and interactions with clients. You’ll follow four different clients as they are evaluated by a variety of health professionals and undergo a series of assessments and self-administered tests.

Introduction to Exercise Science

Author: Terry J. Housh
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781351728515
Release Date: 2017-02-03
Genre: Sports & Recreation

The fourth edition of this book is designed to introduce students to the many areas of study and possible professions in the field of exercise science, whether in an academic setting, at a fitness or sport venue, or in an organization such as the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention. Readers who plan to pursue careers in fields such as exercise physiology, athletic training, nutrition, strength and conditioning, or exercise/sport psychology will find coverage of the major areas of study in exercise science. Each chapter was written by one or more expert in that particular field. The book as a whole offers an excellent balance of theory, research, and application.

NASM Essentials of Personal Fitness Training

Author:
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 0781782910
Release Date: 2008
Genre: Medical

Developed by the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM), this book is designed to help people prepare for the NASM Certified Personal Trainer (CPT) Certification exam or learn the basic principles of personal training using NASM's Optimum Performance Training (OPT) model. The OPT model presents NASM's protocols for building stabilization, strength, and power. More than 600 full-color illustrations and photographs demonstrate concepts and techniques. Exercise color coding maps each exercise movement to a specific phase on the OPT model. Exercise boxes demonstrate core exercises and detail the necessary preparation and movement. Other features include research notes, memory joggers, safety tips, and review questions.

Exercise for Special Populations

Author: Peggie Williamson
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9781975122584
Release Date: 2018-07-19
Genre: Medical

Publisher's Note: Products purchased from 3rd Party sellers are not guaranteed by the Publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product. This updated 2nd Edition of Williamson’s highly applied Exercise for Special Populations provides just enough background for practicing and future personal trainers, exercise physiologists, and other health and fitness professionals to develop and implement exercise programs for special populations. For each condition, the book provides a general description, anatomy and physiology variances, precautions, recommendations for exercise testing and prescription, instructions and images of various exercises, and nutritional considerations. Reflecting the latest best practices in the field, the 2nd Edition features new chapters and pedagogy and a powerful suite of online resources.

The Person

Author: Dan P. McAdams
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780470129135
Release Date: 2008-12-22
Genre: Psychology

The Person provides psychologists with an organizational scheme for personality psychology. This sets the study of the person into evolutionary and cultural context and divided personality up into three broad areas: dispositional traits, characteristic adaptations, and integrative life stories. The fifth edition has been updated to reflect advances that have occurred in the field of psychology in the past few years. It presents new findings that have been obtained with respect to the correlates of personality traits, the dynamics of motives and goals in human lives, and the meanings and manifestations of life stories. Discussions are included on the new ideas on evolution and morality as well as the role of culture in personality. Psychologists will also find a much stronger and detailed discussion of psychophysiology of extraversion, neuroticism, and the train of sensation-seeking.

Uppers Downers and All Arounders

Author: Darryl Inaba
Publisher: CNS Productions, Incorporated
ISBN: 092654439X
Release Date: 2014-08-01
Genre: Medical

The content relies on the most current data and studies as well as practical information and interviews drawn from treatment professionals and their clients. The material gives perceptive insights into the complex fields of drug abuse, compulsive behaviors, addiction, treatment, recovery, and prevention.