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.

Study Guide to Accompany Nasm Essentials of Personal Fitness Training Third Edition

Author: National Academy of Sports Medicine
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 0781778417
Release Date: 2007-05-11
Genre: Medical

Designed to accompany the new Third Edition of the National Academy of Sports Medicine's NASM Essentials of Personal Fitness Training, this study guide is suitable for coursework and for students preparing for the NASM Certified Personal Trainer certification exam. It includes matching, vocabulary, short answer, and multiple-choice exercises. Answers are also provided.

NASM Essentials of Personal Fitness Training

Author: Nasm
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
ISBN: 1284160084
Release Date: 2017-05-14
Genre: Health & Fitness

Pursue. Transform. Inspire. Gain The Information, Insight, And Inspiration You Need To Change The World As A Fitness Professional. You'll Also Learn The Foundations Of Exercise Science, Fitness Assessments, Nutrition, And How To Grow A Personal Training Business. Since 1987, The National Academy Of Sports Medicine (NASM) Has Been A Global Leader In Providing Evidence-Based Certification And Specializations. NASM Essentials Of Personal Fitness Training, Sixth Edition, Continues To Lead The Way By Providing The Most Comprehensive Resource For Aspiring Personal Trainers, Health And Fitness Professionals And Enthusiasts. Through NASM's Proprietary Optimum Performance Training (OPTTM) Model, This Text Will Teach You A Systematic Approach For Designing Exercise Programs That Can Help Anyone Reach Their Fitness Goals. Reader-Friendly Content Includes: - NEW NASM-CPT Exam Prep Content Provides Quick Check Concepts, Test Taking Best Practices, As Well As Updated Science Relevant To The Personal Trainer - Protocols For Building Stabilization, Strength, And Power Program - Exercise Techniques, Purpose, And Safety Tips - Key Definitions Bolded And Defined - Stretch Your Knowledge Boxes Emphasizing Major Concepts And Current Research - Memory Joggers Highlighting Concepts And Program Design Instructions - Chapter Summaries With Key Point Reminders - Extensive Full-Color Images And Charts - Plus You'll Get Over 100 Additional Exercises; OPT Workout Programs; One Repetition Maximum Conversion Chart; And A Muscle Origin, Insertion, And Function Guide

NASM Essentials of Personal Fitness Training

Author: Micheal Clark
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
ISBN: 1284036804
Release Date: 2013-05-29
Genre: Education

This Text Is A Recommended Resource For The NASM Certified Personal Trainer (CPT) Certification. The NASM CPT Certification Is Accredited By The National Commission For Certifying Agencies (NCCA). Since 1987, The National Academy Of Sports Medicine (NASM) Has Been A Global Leader In Providing Evidence-Based Certifications And Advanced Credentials To Health And Fitness Professionals. NASM Essentials Of Personal Fitness Training, Fourth Edition Revised, Continues To Lead The Way By Providing The Most Comprehensive Resource For Aspiring Personal Trainers And Other Health And Fitness Professionals. Based On NASM’S Proprietary Optimum Performance Training™ (OPT™) Model, You Will Learn A Systematic Approach To Program Design With Exercise Program Guidelines And Variables; Protocols For Building Stabilization, Strength, And Power Programs; Guidance On How To Build A Clientele Through Professional Development; And More! By Following The Techniques In This Book, You Will Gain The Information, Insight, And Inspiration You Need To Change The World As A Health And Fitness Professional. Key Features: • Two New Chapters: Exercise Metabolism And Bioenergetics And Introduction To Exercise Modalities. • Definitions Of Key Terms In The Margins, With Key Terms Bolded Within The Text. • Stretch Your Knowledge Boxes Emphasize Key Concepts And Findings From Current Research. • Memory Joggers Call Out Core Concepts And Program Design Instructions. • Exercise Sections Discuss The Purpose And Procedures Of Various Techniques That Can Be Used With Clients. Technique And Safety Tips Are Also Provided. • Summaries That Wrap Up Each Chapter To Remind You Of Pertinent Material. • Appendices Provide 100 Additional Exercises; OPT Workout Programs; One Repetition Maximum Conversion Charts; And Muscle Origins, Insertions, And Functions. • Extensive Full-Color Art And Photographs Illustrate Numerous Exercise Techniques And Anatomy And Physiology.

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

Author: National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM)
Publisher:
ISBN: 1284040011
Release Date: 2013-05-29
Genre:

This text is a recommended resource for the NASM Certified Personal Trainer (CPT) certification. The NASM CPT certification is accredited by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA).Since 1987, the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) has been a global leader in providing evidence-based certifications and advanced credentials to health and fitness professionals. NASM Essentials of Personal Fitness Training, Fourth Edition Revised, continues to lead the way by providing the most comprehensive resource for aspiring personal trainers and other health and fitness professionals.Based on NASM's proprietary Optimum Performance Training(tm) (OPT(tm)) model, you will learn a systematic approach to program design with exercise program guidelines and variables; protocols for building stabilization, strength, and power programs; guidance on how to build a clientele through professional development; and more! By following the techniques in this book, you will gain the information, insight, and inspiration you need to change the world as a health and fitness professional.Key Features:* Two new chapters: Exercise Metabolism and Bioenergetics and Introduction to Exercise Modalities.* Definitions of Key Terms in the margins, with key terms bolded within the text.* Stretch Your Knowledge boxes emphasize key concepts and findings from current research.* Memory Joggers call out core concepts and program design instructions.* Exercise sections discuss the purpose and procedures of various techniques that can be used with clients. Technique and Safety Tips are also provided.* Summaries that wrap up each chapter to remind you of pertinent material.* Appendices provide 100 additional exercises; OPT workout programs; one repetition maximum conversion charts; and muscle origins, insertions, and functions.* Extensive full-color art and photographs illustrate numerous exercise techniques and anatomy and physiology.

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).

Secrets of the NASM Personal Trainer Exam Study Guide

Author: Mometrix Media
Publisher: Mometrix Media LLC
ISBN: 161072190X
Release Date: 2014-03-31
Genre: Education

***Includes Practice Test Questions*** Secrets of the NASM Personal Trainer Exam helps you ace the National Academy of Sports Medicine Board of Certification Examination, without weeks and months of endless studying. Our comprehensive Secrets of the NASM Personal Trainer Exam study guide is written by our exam experts, who painstakingly researched every topic and concept that you need to know to ace your test. Our original research reveals specific weaknesses that you can exploit to increase your exam score more than you've ever imagined. Secrets of the NASM Personal Trainer Exam includes: The 5 Secret Keys to NASM Personal Trainer Test Success: Time is Your Greatest Enemy, Guessing is Not Guesswork, Practice Smarter, Not Harder, Prepare, Don't Procrastinate, Test Yourself; A comprehensive General Strategy review including: Make Predictions, Answer the Question, Benchmark, Valid Information, Avoid Fact Traps, Milk the Question, The Trap of Familiarity, Eliminate Answers, Tough Questions, Brainstorm, Read Carefully, Face Value, Prefixes, Hedge Phrases, Switchback Words, New Information, Time Management, Contextual Clues, Don't Panic, Pace Yourself, Answer Selection, Check Your Work, Beware of Directly Quoted Answers, Slang, Extreme Statements, Answer Choice Families; A comprehensive review including: NASM Personal Trainer Content, NASM Personal Trainer Testing Cost, Exercise Terminology, BMI, Males vs. Females, Respiratory Review, MET Review, Circulatory System, Course of Circulation, The Heart, Cardiovascular Conditions, Rating of Perceived Exertion Scale, Major Hormones, Nutrition Review, LDH vs. HDL, Anorexia vs. Bulimia, Axial Skeleton, Appendicular Skeleton, Muscular System, Contraction, Types of Muscle Fibers, Circuit Training, Detraining, Fluid Intake Recommendations, Periodization, Stretching Exercises, Heart Rate, Strength and Safety Guidelines, Order of Exercises, Injury Review, Exercises, and much more...

Nasm Essentials of Sports Performance Training

Author: National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM)
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
ISBN: 1284147983
Release Date: 2018
Genre: Health & Fitness

"This text teaches future sports performance coaches and other trainers how to strategically design strength and conditioning programs to train athletes safely and effectively. You will learn NASM's systematic approach to program design with sports performance program guidelines and variables; protocols for building stabilization, strength, and power programs; and innovative approaches to speed, agility and quickness drills"--Provided by publisher.

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" --

Concepts of Athletic Training

Author: Ronald P. Pfeiffer
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
ISBN: 9781284022155
Release Date: 2014-03-19
Genre: Medical

Heavily revised and updated with the latest data from the field, the Seventh Edition of Concepts of Athletic Training focuses on the care and management of sport and activity related injuries while presenting key concepts in a comprehensive, logically sequential manner that will assist future professionals in making the correct decisions when confronted with an activity-related injury or illness in their scope of practice. New to the Seventh Edition: - An extensively revised and rewritten Chapter 3, The Law of Sports Injury, includes new material on the ethics of sports-injury care and the role of the athletic trainer in risk assessment and liability - Chapter 4, Sports-Injury Prevention, provides new material on training benefits of anaerobic fitness - Chapter 7, Emergency Plan and Initial Injury Evaluation, includes an expanded section on the assessment of the injured athlete's physical exam that urges coaches to collect as much information about the injury, as well as the health history of the athlete. - Chapter 13, Injuries to the Thorax and Abdomen, contains new sections on muscle strains and cardiac defects Key Features include: - New and revised What if? scenarios encourage students to work on critical decsion-making skills, alone or in a group setting with role-playing activities - Time Out boxes provide additional information related to the text, such as NATA Athletic Helmet Removal Guidelines, how to recognize the signs of concusiion, and first aid for epilepsy - Athletic Trainers Speak Out boxes feature a different athletic trainer in every chapter who discusses an element of athlete care and injury prevention - Anatomy Reviews introduce body parts to students unfamiliar with human anatomy and acts as a refresher for those students with some anatomy background

Becoming a Personal Trainer For Dummies

Author: Melyssa St. Michael
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118054024
Release Date: 2011-03-08
Genre: Sports & Recreation

Want to turn your passion for fitness into a lucrative career? Each year, more than 5 million Americans use personal trainers to take their workouts to the next level—and this plain-English guide shows you how to get in on the action. Whether you want a part-time job at the gym or a full-time personal training business, you’ll find the practical, proven advice you need in this indispensable resource. Becoming a Personal Trainer For Dummies is for you if you want to become a certified personal trainer and start your own business—or if you’re a certified trainer looking to improve upon your existing practice. You get a thorough overview of what it takes to get certified and run a successful business, complete with expert tips that help you: Find your training niche Study for and pass certification exams Attract, keep, and motivate clients Interview, hire, and manage employees Update your training skills Expand your services This user-friendly guide offers unique coverage of personal trainer certification programs, including tips on selecting the right program and meeting the requirements. You’ll see how to develop your training identity as well as practice invaluable skills that will make you a great personal trainer. You also receive savvy guidance in: Choosing the best fitness equipment Creating a business plan, a record-keeping system, and a marketing campaign Performing fitness assessments Developing individualized exercise programs Advancing your clients to the next fitness level Managing legal issues and tax planning Offering additional services such as massage and nutrition consultation Training clients with special needs Complete with ten great starter exercises and a valuable list of professional organizations and resources, Becoming a Personal Trainer For Dummies gives you the tools you need to get the most out of this fun, fabulous career!

NASM Certified Personal Trainer Exam Prep

Author: C. P. T. Exam Prep Team
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 1545228051
Release Date: 2017-04-04
Genre: Personal trainers

A concise study guide that highlights the information required to pass the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) CPT Exam to become a certified personal trainer. The content in this study guide is presented in an easy to read format that helps to comprehend & retain the information. This study guide is organized in the following six performance domains: Domain 1: Basic and Applied Sciences and Nutritional Concepts - 17% Domain 2: Assessment - 18% Domain 3: Program Design - 21% Domain 4: Exercise Technique and Training Instruction - 22% Domain 5: Client Relations and Behavioral Coaching - 12% Domain 6: Professional Development and Responsibility - 10% * Includes quick reference pages for Areas of Focus, Formulas & Conversions that are required for exam. * Includes 50 practice questions to further enhance knowledge and to have an idea of what the actual test will look like. * Includes detailed practice question answers with explanations on how the answers were obtained. * Includes detailed descriptions of Assessments, Nervous, Muscular, & Skeletal Systems, Nutrition, Term definitions, Training Modalities & more!

Exercise for Special Populations

Author: Peggie Williamson
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9780781797795
Release Date: 2011
Genre: Medical

Focusing on the specific needs of people with a certain disease, condition, or stage of life, this book discusses the special fitness and nutritional needs of various populations. Not only are overall health, fitness, and exercise recommendations discussed, but anatomy and physiology is covered to promote understanding of changes that occur among body systems as diseases or conditions develop. This text focuses on building appropriate exercise programs, physiological changes associated with various conditions, important precautions during exercise, outcome expectations, and basic nutritional considerations for various populations who frequently seek the services of a health and fitness professional. This book will serve as a comprehensive course text for students enrolled in personal training programs and students pursuing health/fitness professional degrees.