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.

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.

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.

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

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.

Outdoor Recreation in America

Author: Clayne R. Jensen
Publisher: Human Kinetics
ISBN: 073604213X
Release Date: 2006
Genre: Sports & Recreation

Outdoor Recreation in America is back - fully revised and updated, with significant new material based on current statistics from a number of sources, including the latest U.S. Census Bureau and the National Survey on the Environment. Now in its sixth edition, this book continues to lead the way in its comprehensive coverage of issues and challenges in this growing field. Outdoor Recreation in America, Sixth Edition, offers the big-picture view of outdoor recreation, delves into the current issues with the latest statistics, describes the roles of the various natural resource managers, discusses the trends that affect outdoor recreation, addresses economic issues, describes funding options, and provides the most comprehensive coverage available in a single text. In short, it is the book for current and future outdoor recreation professionals to use in learning about the past and present status as well as the future of outdoor recreation in America.

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.

Research Methods in Physical Activity 7th Edition

Author: Thomas, Jerry R.
Publisher: Human Kinetics
ISBN: 9781492512882
Release Date: 2015-07-07
Genre: Education

Research Methods in Physical Activity, Seventh Edition, systematically guides students through the research process, introducing methods and tools specifically for kinesiology and exercise science disciplines, including the subdisciplines of physical therapy, rehabilitation, and occupational therapy. The seventh edition leads students and novice researchers to research competency with the distinctive humor that has become a trademark of this internationally recognized text.

Aquatic Fitness Professional Manual 6th Edition

Author: Aquatic Exercise Association
Publisher: Human Kinetics
ISBN: 9781450408271
Release Date: 2010
Genre: Health & Fitness

Written by more than 30 industry experts, Aquatic Fitness Professional Manual, Sixth Edition, is the most comprehensive and relied-upon resource for fitness professionals, personal trainers, therapists, and facility or program managers who specialize in water exercise. No longer just for seniors, aquatic fitness has emerged at the forefront of new fitness trends as a challenging reduced-impact option for group exercise, small-group fitness, and personal training for all age groups. Straightforward explanations of current concepts in exercise science, applied exercise anatomy and physiology, and updated research on deep-water exercise will assist you in creating and leading safe, effective, and enjoyable exercise programs. This all-in-one aquatic fitness reference is the definitive resource for those preparing for the AEA Aquatic Fitness Professional certification exam. Reorganized for easier study and exam preparation, the sixth edition contains essential foundational information such as the components of physical fitness, group fitness teaching techniques, and AEA Standards and Guidelines.

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.

Life Span Motor Development

Author: Kathleen Haywood
Publisher: Human Kinetics
ISBN: 0736075526
Release Date: 2009
Genre: Medical

"Life Span Motor Development, Fifth Edition," is the only introductory textbook to use the model of constraints approach in discussing reasons for changes in movement throughout the life span. This fully updated edition presents the principles of motor development in an accessible manner for readers with minimal movement science background.

Coaching Youth Football 6th Edition

Author: American Youth Football
Publisher: Human Kinetics
ISBN: 9781492551034
Release Date: 2017-04-21
Genre: Sports & Recreation

Coaching Youth Football, with its field-tested information and advice, will help you run your team with confidence. You’ll find methods and tips for communicating with players, minimizing risk and preventing injuries, providing basic first aid, planning and conducting practices, teaching techniques and tactics, coaching on game day, and keeping it all fun.