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.

NASM Essentials of Personal Fitness Training

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

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.

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Author: Cram101 Textbook Reviews
Publisher: Academic Internet Pub Incorporated
ISBN: 1618308181
Release Date: 2011-07-01
Genre: Education

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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 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.

Fitness Trainer Essentials for the Personal Trainer with Student Resource Access 12 Months

Author: Tony Attridge
Publisher: Cengage AU
ISBN: 9780170356176
Release Date: 2015-10-12
Genre: Personal trainers

Beat your personal best by working the core to becoming a Fitness Trainer This Australian internationally recognised text has been designed to assist students undertaking the SIS40210 Certificate IV in Fitness qualification, studying to become personal or fitness trainers. The text contains all the core units and elective units to support a range of fitness specialisations. Fitness Trainer Essentials 3e teaches the basics of fitness and nutrition principles, covers more on functional testing and nutritional assessment and guidelines. With a shift to full colour throughout and an abundance of new and improved images, charts and diagrams, this new edition is the most comprehensive text reflecting current industry standards and practices. Fitness Trainer Essentials 3e assumes that the reader has acquired the Certificate III in Fitness qualification. Therefore the topics covered in the text by Marchese have not been repeated in this text. Additional review questions are also available to retouch on key points from a Certificate III perspective.

Integrative Healing

Author: Z Altug
Publisher: Cedar Fort, Inc.
ISBN: 9781462128990
Release Date: 2018-05-08
Genre: Health & Fitness

Swim Bike Run Eat

Author: Tom Holland
Publisher: Fair Winds Press (MA)
ISBN: 9781592336067
Release Date: 2014-06-01
Genre: Health & Fitness

It's race day and you have your running shoes, sleek suits, bikes, goggles, and watches, but if you haven't been training with the proper nutrition, you'll be left in the dust in the third mile. In this book, Tom Holland joins sports dietitian Amy Goodson

Campus Recreation

Publisher: Human Kinetics Publishers
ISBN: 073605975X
Release Date: 2008
Genre: Education

"Campus Recreation" provides insight into all facets of campus recreation, including foundational theories, programming, facilities, management issues, and professional aspects. Featuring forms and checklists to help with day-to-day responsibilities, this book will help any entry-level or preprofessional prepare for a successful career.