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.

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: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 160831281X
Release Date: 2012
Genre: Medical

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, 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(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. 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).

NASM Essentials of Personal Fitness Training

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

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.

Sports Medicine Essentials Core Concepts in Athletic Training Fitness Instruction

Author: Jim Clover
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781401861858
Release Date: 2007-05-30
Genre: Health & Fitness

Sports Medicine Essentials: Core Concepts in Athletic Training, Second Edition introduces students to potential careers in the Sports Medicine field, from Fitness Instructor to Athletic Trainer. This comprehensive text surveys a broad scope of knowledge related to the Sports Medicine field, encompassing fitness assessment, conditioning, emergency preparedness, injury management, therapeutic modalities, nutrition, ethical and legal considerations and much more. To help introduce students to an array of exciting careers, it features enrichment activities that include researching the cost of sports medicine supplies, demonstrate taping techniques, and the forming of a safety committee to devise a plan to minimize risk to a team, athletes or clients. This complete resource is a fantastic introduction for any program. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

NASM Study Guide

Author: Nasm Cpt Exam Prep Team
Publisher:
ISBN: 1628454296
Release Date: 2017-05-03
Genre: Study Aids

NASM Study Guide: NASM Personal Training Book & Exam Prep for the National Academy of Sports Medicine CPT Test Developed for test takers trying to achieve a passing score on the NASM-CPT Exam, this comprehensive study guide includes: -Quick Overview -Test-Taking Strategies -Introduction -Basic and Applied Sciences and Nutritional Concepts -Assessment -Program Design -Exercise Technique and Training Instruction -Client Relations and Behavioral Coaching -Professional Development and Responsibility -Practice Questions -Detailed Answer Explanations Each section of the test has a comprehensive review that goes into detail to cover all of the content likely to appear on the NASM-CPT Exam. The practice test questions are each followed by detailed answer explanations. If you miss a question, it's important that you are able to understand the nature of your mistake and how to avoid making it again in the future. The answer explanations will help you to learn from your mistakes and overcome them. Understanding the latest test-taking strategies is essential to preparing you for what you will expect on the exam. A test taker has to not only understand the material that is being covered on the test, but also must be familiar with the strategies that are necessary to properly utilize the time provided and get through the test without making any avoidable errors. Anyone planning to take the NASM-CPT Exam should take advantage of the review material, practice test questions, and test-taking strategies contained in this study guide.

Training for Speed Agility and Quickness

Author: Lee E. Brown
Publisher: Human Kinetics
ISBN: 9780736058735
Release Date: 2005
Genre: Sports & Recreation

Training for Speed, Quickness, and Agility is a comprehensive resource for developing sport performance. With more than 200 drills for athlete development, accompanied by video-on-demand demonstrations of proper technique, this resource is an essential guide for athletes and coaches alike. It features training programs specifically tailored to 14 different sports. Original.

Orthopaedic Rehabilitation of the Athlete

Author: Bruce Reider
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9781455737437
Release Date: 2014-12-15
Genre: Medical

Prevent athletic injuries and promote optimal recovery with the evidence-based guidelines and protocols inside Orthopaedic Rehabilitation of the Athlete! Practical, expert guidance; a templated, user-friendly format make this rehab reference ideal for any practitioner working with athletes! Consult this title on your favorite e-reader, conduct rapid searches, and adjust font sizes for optimal readability. Apply targeted, evidence-based strategies for all internationally popular athletic activities, including those enjoyed by older adults. Ensure optimal care from injury prevention through follow up 2 years post injury. Make safe recommendations for non-chemical performance enhancement.

The Everything Parent s Guide to the Overweight Child

Author: Paula Ford-Martin
Publisher: Adams Media
ISBN: 1593373112
Release Date: 2005-04-01
Genre: Health & Fitness

Provides valuable insight on what causes children to become over weight and how to change thier eating habits and become more physically active.