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.

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: 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 Personal Fitness Training

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Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
ISBN: 9781284048704
Release Date: 2013-06-20
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 (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 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 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 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).

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

ACSM s Resources for the Personal Trainer

Author: American College of Sports Medicine
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9781469826578
Release Date: 2013-03-22
Genre: Medical

ACSM’s Resources for the Personal Trainer provides a broad introduction to the field of personal training, covering both basic science topics and practical application. It was originally designed to help people prepare for the ACSM Personal Training Certification Exam. It continues to serve that function, but the market for it has expanded to practitioners in the field looking for an additional resource, as well as in an academic setting where the book is a core text for personal training programs.

Study Guide to Accompany NASM s Essentials of Corrective Exercise Training

Author: Brian Sutton
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 1608317145
Release Date: 2010-09-29
Genre: Medical

Understanding Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) Anatomical Chart provides a simple visual overview of the large intestine with common areas of cramping, bloating and blockage indicated Defines and explains IBS Compares a close up view of a normal bowel and a IBS bowels Discuses: causes signs and symptoms risk factors diagnosis treatment and management techniques Made in USA Available in the following versions: 20" x 26" heavy weight paper laminated with grommets at top corners ISBN 9781608312153 20" x 26" heavy weight paper ISBN 9781608312146

NSCA s Essentials of Personal Training 2nd Edition

Author: Jared W. Coburn
Publisher: Human Kinetics
ISBN: 9781450416221
Release Date: 2012-01
Genre: Health & Fitness

NSCA's Essentials of Personal Training, Second Edition, is the authoritative text for personal trainers, health and fitness instructors, and other fitness professionals as well as the primary preparation source for those taking the NSCA-CPT exam.

Strength Training Anatomy

Author: Frédéric Delavier
Publisher: Human Kinetics
ISBN: 9780736092265
Release Date: 2010
Genre: Health & Fitness

A best-seller now features more than 600 full-color illustrations--adding 48 pages of new exercises and stretches for each of the major muscle groups--to give readers an understanding of how muscles perform while training, in a resource that combines the detail of top anatomy texts with the best of strength training advice. Original.