Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Release Date: 2008
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.
Author: National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM)
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.
Facts101 is your complete guide to NASM Essentials of Personal Fitness Training. In this book, you will learn topics such as as those in your book plus much more. With key features such as key terms, people and places, Facts101 gives you all the information you need to prepare for your next exam. Our practice tests are specific to the textbook and we have designed tools to make the most of your limited study time.
Author: Micheal Clark
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Release Date: 2010-09-21
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.
Author: Marcus Marsden
Publisher: Marcus Marsden (PublishDrive)
Release Date: 2017-05-31
Genre: Business & Economics
Frank and forward-thinking, Fit to Lead offers a dynamic new vision of leadership development that places the role of your physical body firmly alongside that of your thoughts and emotions. Written by husband-and-wife team Marcus and Sari Marsden, the book combines the principles of executive coaching and fitness training to provide you with a holistic system for transforming your leadership and producing breakthrough results for yourself and the people you lead.
Author: John Porcari
Publisher: F.A. Davis
Release Date: 2015-02-25
Learn how to apply the science of exercise physiology to your exercise programs and to solve the problems you’ll encounter every day in practice. You’ll explore the principles of movement on which exercise is based, while you develop the confidence you need to create individualized exercise programs based on current lifestyles, schedules, and abilities, and properly progress those fitness programs through the stages of the ACE IFT training model.
In this much-needed book, you’ll learn how incorporating physical activity into the classroom can improve students’ engagement, achievement, and overall wellness. Students typically spend most of the day sitting at their desks, and many don’t have recess or PE, yet research shows that regular exercise helps stimulate brain function and improve skills such as reading, critical thinking, organization, and focus. Authors Brad Johnson and Melody Jones, who have consulted with schools across the globe on fitness issues, offer a variety of games and activities you can use to integrate exercise into any class or subject area. You’ll learn how to: Create an "active classroom" with active workstations and fitness areas to keep students alert and engaged throughout the day; Gradually introduce physical activities into your everyday classroom routine; Use interactive technology to teach your students about health and fitness; Try out a variety of activities and exercises to reduce stress, help students focus, promote teamwork, build core strength and balance, and more; Make STEM classes more exciting with hands-on activities, projects, and real-world problems, all while getting your students up and moving. These activities are easy to implement and are designed to improve one’s physical and mental capabilities, as well as increase enjoyment of learning for happier, healthier, higher-achieving students.
Author: Dr. Eric C. Westman
Publisher: Goldmann Verlag
Release Date: 2011-10-12
Nach den neuesten wissenschaftlichen Erkenntnissen überarbeitet Dr. Eric Westman führt das Erbe Dr. Atkins’ fort und seine Diät ins 21. Jahrhundert. Die neue Atkins-Diät ist effektiv, einfach, flexibel und auf dem neuesten Stand der Forschung. Aber Atkins ist nicht einfach nur eine Diät, sondern auf eine dauerhafte Ernährungsumstellung ausgerichtet. Mit Erfolgsgeschichten, die Mut machen, neuen Rezepten und Ernährungsvorschlägen für 24 Wochen erhält man einen Plan für eine kohlenhydratarme Ernährung, der nachweislich Millionen geholfen hat. Nie war Low-Carb-Ernährung leichter!
Presents a visual perspective on correct alignment, posture, and movements. It offers an inside look at your workout by providing a customisable approach and combining full-color anatomical illustrations with step-by-step instructions for the most effective mat exercises ; aim: to build a stronger, more articulate body.
Author: Jan Pauls
Publisher: Stiebner Verlag GmbH
Release Date: 2015-03-11
Genre: Sports & Recreation
»Das große Buch vom Krafttraining« gilt als Referenz in der Krafttrainings-Literatur. Es versetzt Trainer, Übungsleiter und Trainierende in die Lage, eine moderne und differenzierte Trainingsplanung für die unterschiedlichsten Ziele zu erstellen, die theoretischen Hintergründe zu verstehen und das Training variabel und abwechslungsreich zu gestalten. Ein Abschnitt über die Vermeidung von Verletzungen im Training komplettiert das methodische Basiswissen und ein historischer Rückblick vermittelt das Wachsen und Werden des Widerstandstrainings von den Anfängen bis heute.