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 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: 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 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 Study Guide 2017 2018

Author: Nasm Personal Fitness Training Team
Publisher: Ascencia Test Prep
ISBN: 1635301157
Release Date: 2017-02-10
Genre: Health & Fitness

Ascencia Test Prep's study guide, NASM Study Guide 2017-2018: Personal Fitness Training Prep Book and Practice Questions for the National Academy of Sports Medicine Board of Certification Exam is a comprehensive book offering readers a full review of the subject matter covered on the NASM Personal Fitness Training exam, test tips and strategies, real-world examples, and worked through practice problems. Ascencia¿s NASM Personal Fitness Training book covers:EXERCISE SCIENCE NUTRITION ASSESSMENT EXERCISE TECHNIQUE PROGRAM DESIGN CLIENT RELATIONS AND COACHING SAFETY AND RISK MANAGEMENT PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND RESPONSIBILITY Ascencia¿s NASM Personal Fitness Training study guide also includes a full NASM Personal Fitness Training practice test, ensuring that readers will be prepared come test day. About Ascencia Test PrepWith healthcare fields such as nursing, pharmacy, emergency care, and physical therapy becoming the fastest and largest growing industries in the United States, individuals looking to enter the healthcare industry or rise in their field need high quality, reliable resources. Ascencia Test Prep's study guides and test preparation materials are developed by credentialed, industry professionals with years of experience in their respective fields. Every Ascencia book includes a comprehensive overview of the content knowledge that will be tested, along with practice questions for each section to enhance understanding. Full practice tests at the end of every book accurately reflect the exam, helping test takers determine if they are thoroughly prepared. Additionally, all Ascencia study materials offer exclusive tips from healthcare professionals to help readers thrive in their field beyond test day. Ascencia recognizes that healthcare professionals nurture bodies and spirits, and save lives. Ascencia Test Prep's mission is to help healthcare workers grow.

NASM Personal Training Prep Book

Author: Nasm Personal Fitness Training Team
Publisher: Ascencia Test Prep
ISBN: 1635301432
Release Date: 2017-05-22
Genre: Health & Fitness

Ascencia Test Prep's study guide, NASM Personal Training Prep Book: 3 Full-Length NASM Practice Exams for the National Academy of Sports Medicine CPT Test offers test takers three full practice exams with answers and explanations for the NASM exam. Ascencia's NASM exam practice question book includes realistic test questions on: EXERCISE SCIENCE NUTRITION ASSESSMENT EXERCISE TECHNIQUE PROGRAM DESIGN CLIENT RELATIONS AND COACHING SAFETY AND RISK MANAGEMENT PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND RESPONSIBILITY About Ascencia Test Prep With healthcare fields such as nursing, pharmacy, emergency care, and physical therapy becoming the fastest and largest growing industries in the United States, individuals looking to enter the healthcare industry or rise in their field need high quality, reliable resources. Ascencia Test Prep's study guides and test preparation materials are developed by credentialed, industry professionals with years of experience in their respective fields. Every Ascencia book includes a comprehensive overview of the content knowledge that will be tested, along with practice questions for each section to enhance understanding. Full practice tests at the end of every book accurately reflect the exam, helping test takers determine if they are thoroughly prepared. Additionally, all Ascencia study materials offer exclusive tips from healthcare professionals to help readers thrive in their field beyond test day. Ascencia recognizes that healthcare professionals nurture bodies and spirits, and save lives. Ascencia Test Prep's mission is to help healthcare workers grow.

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" --

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!

NSCA s Essentials of Personal Training

Author: Roger W. Earle
Publisher: Human Kinetics Publishers
ISBN: 0736000151
Release Date: 2004
Genre: Sports & Recreation

[This book is a] resource for personal trainers, health and fitness instructors, exercise scientists, and other fitness professionals, as well as the primary preparation source for the NSCA-Certified Personal Trainer examination.... It is an essential reference for anyone preparing for or already working in a career as a personal trainer. -Back cover.

Exercise for Special Populations

Author: Peggie Williamson
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9781975122584
Release Date: 2018-07-19
Genre: Medical

Publisher's Note: Products purchased from 3rd Party sellers are not guaranteed by the Publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product. This updated 2nd Edition of Williamson’s highly applied Exercise for Special Populations provides just enough background for practicing and future personal trainers, exercise physiologists, and other health and fitness professionals to develop and implement exercise programs for special populations. For each condition, the book provides a general description, anatomy and physiology variances, precautions, recommendations for exercise testing and prescription, instructions and images of various exercises, and nutritional considerations. Reflecting the latest best practices in the field, the 2nd Edition features new chapters and pedagogy and a powerful suite of online resources.