NASM Essentials of Corrective Exercise Training

Author: Micheal Clark
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9780781768023
Release Date: 2010-09-21
Genre: Medical

NASM Essentials of Corrective Exercise Training introduces the health and fitness professional to NASM's proprietary Corrective Exercise Continuum, a system of training that uses corrective exercise strategies to help improve muscle imbalances and movement efficiency to decrease the risk of injury. This textbook includes several new chapters that were not included in NASM's previous corrective exercise materials, including the rationale for corrective exercise training, assessments of health risk, static postural assessments, range of motion assessments, and strength assessments (manual muscle testing) as well as corrective exercise strategies for the cervical spine, elbow, and wrist. There are more than 100 corrective exercise techniques in the categories of self-myofascial release, static stretching, neuromuscular stretching, isolated strength training, positional isometrics, and integrated dynamic movements included in the text. These, along with corrective exercise strategies for common movement impairments seen in each segment of the body, make this text the premier resource for learning and applying NASM's systematic approach to corrective exercise training.

NASM Essentials of Personal Fitness Training

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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.

NASM s Essentials of Sports Performance Training

Author: Micheal Clark
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9780781768030
Release Date: 2010
Genre: Medical

This First Edition, based on the National Academy of Sports Medicine™ (NASM) proprietary Optimum Performance Training (OPT™) model, teaches future sports performance coaches and other trainers how to strategically design strength and conditioning programs to train athletes safely and effectively. Readers will learn NASM's systematic approach to program design with sports performance program guidelines and variables; protocols for building stabilization, strength, and power programs; innovative approaches to speed, agility and quickness drills, and more! This is the main study tool for NASM's Performance Enhancement Specialist (PES).

Introduction to Exercise Physiology

Author: Tommy Boone
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
ISBN: 9781449617097
Release Date: 2013-02-25
Genre: Health & Fitness

Introduction to Exercise Physiology, identifies the key scientific content that is critically important to the successful practice of exercise physiology. This text focuses on the profession of exercise physiology by introducing students to the scientific basis for the practice of exercise physiology to prevent or control mind-body diseases, promote health and well-being, and enhance athlete performance. The goal of this text is to embrace a new paradigm of exercise physiology as a comprehensive healthcare profession and not as a one-course experience. Introduction to Exercise Physiology is endorsed by The American Society of Exercise Physiologists (ASEP) a national non-profit professional organization committed to the advancement of exercise physiologists. The text emphasizes sound scientific content that will help exercise physiologists design appropriate exercise prescription that focuses on the public health challenges of a sedentary lifestyle. Students will learn the necessary physiologic, electrocardiographic, biomechanic, and anatomic concepts pertinent to prepare for and pass the ASEP Board Certification exam. In addition, the text enables students to understand the ethics of sports nutrition and athletic performance, by examining exercise metabolism, fuel utilization, and cardiovascular functions and adaptations from a non-performance enhancing supplement perspective. Specific physiologic calculations are presented to teach students how to monitor exercise intensity, as well as to improve the safety and credibility of client-specific test protocols, health and fitness training programs, and athletic competitions. To support the “exercise as medicine” approach of the text it is organized into seven major areas: Part I Scientific Aspects of Exercise Physiology Part II Training the Cardiorespiratory and Muscular Systems Part III Training and Performance Part IV Exercise Is Medicine Part V Exercise Biomechanics Part VI Anatomy of Sports and Exercise Part VII The Profession of Exercise Physiology

Diagnosis and Treatment of Movement Impairment Syndromes E Book

Author: Shirley Sahrmann
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323266352
Release Date: 2013-09-27
Genre: Medical

Authored by an acknowledged expert on muscle and movement imbalances, this well-illustrated book presents a classification system of mechanical pain syndrome that is designed to direct the exercise prescription and the correction of faulty movement patterns. The diagnostic categories, associated muscle and movement imbalances, recommendations for treatment, examination, exercise principles, specific corrective exercises, and modification of functional activities for case management are described in detail. This book is designed to give practitioners an organized and structured method of analyzing the mechanical cause of movement impairment syndrome, the contributing factors, and a strategy for management. * Provides the tools for the physical therapist to identify movement imbalances, establish the relevant diagnosis, develop the corrective exercise prescription and carefully instruct the patient about how to carry out the exercise program. * Authored by the acknowledged expert on movement system imbalances. * Covers both the evaluation process and therapeutic treatment. * Detailed descriptions of exercises for the student or practitioner. * Includes handouts to be photocopied and given to the patient for future reference.

Low Back Pain

Author: James M. Cox
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9781451180459
Release Date: 2012-01-18
Genre: Medical

The Seventh Edition of this textbook is built upon the peer-reviewed literature and research studies in the diagnosis and treatment of low back and radicular pain, focusing on the nonsurgical chiropractic adjusting methods. This text is the culmination of twelve years of updated research and development of spinal manipulation. From spinal stenosis to rehabilitation of low back pain patients to the latest treatise on fibromyalgia, you’ll find it all in Low Back Pain, Seventh Edition.

Movement

Author: Gray Cook
Publisher: Lotus Pub.
ISBN: 1905367333
Release Date: 2011
Genre: Human beings

Movement is a vivid discovery, a fundamental and explicit teaching in which the return to basics takes on a whole new meaning. In it, author Gray Cook crosses the lines between rehabilitation, conditioning and fitness, providing a clear model and a common language under which fitness and rehabilitation professionals can work together.

Corrective Exercise A Practical Approach

Author: Kesh Patel
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781134660452
Release Date: 2014-05-01
Genre: Sports & Recreation

Corrective and functional exercise is a rapidly advancing field. Exercise is an essential factor in all injury recovery, conditioning and performance, and if used correctly can play a preventative role in injury management. In the injured athlete, gym user or armchair athlete, corrective exercise can help to restore range of motion, re-build strength, endurance and power, re-establish neuromuscular control and balance, and provide positive progress for a specific sport or a healthier lifestyle. Written by an experienced specialist in the field of rehabilitative and performance exercise, this book provides an essential practical guide to corrective and functional exercise for every sports therapist and fitness trainer, particularly those taking diplomas or NVQs at level 3. Packed with photos and illustrations, and full of accessible step-by-step explanations of the latest rehabilitative methods, every corrective and functional technique is covered in detail, from initial consultation to whole body exercises.

Clinical Exercise Specialist Manual

Author: Richard Thomas Cotton
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 1890720003
Release Date: 1999-01-01
Genre: Medical

...details the clinical exercise specialist's job and scope of practice including designing, implementing, and managing exercise programs of individuals following medical treatment & as specified by the appropriate health-care professional.

Kinesiology

Author: Joseph E. Muscolino
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323399357
Release Date: 2016-08-21
Genre: Medical

Learn how to apply kinesiology concepts and treat dysfunction with Muscolino’s Kinesiology: The Skeletal System and Muscle Function, 3rd Edition! With more than 1,200 full-color illustrations, this highly visual text offers a vividly illustrated look at the skeletal system and how muscles function as movers, antagonists, and stabilizers in the body. Part One covers the fundamentals of structure and motion, including essential terminology that is used in kinesiology. Part Two covers the skeletal system including the makeup of skeletal and fascial tissues. Part Three contains a detailed study of the joints of the body. And lastly, Part Four examines how muscles function. This new edition also boasts an all-new chapter on biomechanics, more than 100 online video clips, and an interactive muscle program. If you want a thorough understanding of muscle function and how to apply that knowledge on the job, then there’s no better guide than Muscolino! Coverage of strengthening exercises and stretching emphasizes the purposes and benefits of stretching and how to perform various stretching techniques. The most up-to-date information on posture and the gait cycle features high-quality art. Comprehensive chapter on muscle action and attachments includes illustrations of all of the muscles of the human body organized by function. Clinical applications throughout the book are directly related to kinesiology concepts and challenge you to apply what you’ve learned to clinical practice. Complete atlas of bones, bony landmarks, and joints includes more than 100 full-color photographs of every bone in the human body, giving you comprehensive coverage of bones not found in other kinesiology books. Clear, simple explanations of kinesiology concepts cover muscle contraction(s), coordination of muscles with movement, core stabilization, posture, exercise, reflexes, and how the nervous system controls and directs the muscular system. Approximately 1,200 four-color illustrations help you visualize important concepts. A wide variety of user resources include a comprehensive glossary of terms from the book, radiographs, answers to the review questions at the end of each chapter in the book, an interactive muscle program, and videos featuring joint actions and palpation techniques. NEW! A new chapter on biomechanics helps you understand how the body moves under normal circumstances and what may impair its movement in pathology. NEW! Improved illustrations in The Skeletal Muscles of the Human Body offer a vivid muscle atlas within the text. NEW! Expanded resources on Evolve companion site include a new collection of video clips and an interactive muscle program which help you identify the necessary skills for professional success.

Advanced Analysis of Motor Development

Author: Kathleen Haywood
Publisher: Human Kinetics Publishers
ISBN: 0736073930
Release Date: 2012
Genre: Health & Fitness

"Advanced Analysis of Motor Development" teaches readers to critically analyze research methods and results as they deepen their understanding of developmental phenomena. The text introduces the main models and theories that have influenced the field and offers in-depth examination of key studies.

Exercise Physiology

Author: William D. McArdle
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9780781797818
Release Date: 2010
Genre: Medical

Thoroughly updated with all the most recent findings, this Seventh Edition guides you to the latest understanding of nutrition, energy transfer, and exercise training and their relationship to human performance. This new edition continues to provide excellent coverage of exercise physiology, uniting the topics of energy expenditure and capacity, molecular biology, physical conditioning, sports nutrition, body composition, weight control, and more. The updated full-color art program adds visual appeal and improves understanding of key topics. A companion website includes over 30 animations of key exercise physiology concepts; the full text online; a quiz bank; references; appendices; information about microscope technologies; a timeline of notable events in genetics; a list of Nobel Prizes in research related to cell and molecular biology; the scientific contributions of thirteen outstanding female scientists; an image bank; a Brownstone test generator; PowerPoint(R) lecture outlines; and image-only PowerPoint(R) slides.

Nasm Afaa Principles of Group Fitness Instruction

Author: National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM)
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
ISBN: 1284402800
Release Date: 2017-10-03
Genre: Health & Fitness

"Since 1983, AFAA has pioneered and set the fundamental movement standards in the fitness industry. With more than 350,000 certifications issued in 73 countries, AFAA-trained instructors have motivated millions of people toward healthier and happier lives. Through this course, you will acquire the knowledge and practical skills needed to inspire positive life changes as a group fitness instructor. Whether your clients are interested in dance, resistance training, yoga, mat pilates, indoor cycling or cardio, you'll be prepared with the foundation needed to lead any group with confidence. This textbook includes all the latest science on human movement and exercise, plus over 30 years of insights straight from the experts. The easy-to-read format supports a multi-layered learning experience with a focus on real-life application" --

The Physiotherapist s Pocketbook E Book

Author: Karen Kenyon
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780702039591
Release Date: 2009-02-19
Genre: Medical

The Physiotherapist’s Pocket Book is an exceptionally comprehensive, handy reference that is ideal for clinicians in their daily practice and students on core clinical placements – musculoskeletal, neurology, respiratory. The second edition of this extremely popular book has been updated and expanded to make it even more invaluable during clinical practice. It is designed to be a useful aide memoir during assessment and treatment planning with instant access to key facts and figures. A to Z list of pathologies Contraindications to treatment Pharmacology section with over 150 drugs described Biochemical and haematological values Common abbreviations New sections on neuromusculoskeletal anatomy and pathology Additional material on drugs, special tests and assessment tools Now includes diagnostic imaging, ECGs, nerve courses and interfaces, trigger points and joint complexes Over 90 illustrations