ACSM Certification Review Study Guide

  • Filename: acsm-certification-review-study-guide.
  • ISBN: 1628454059
  • Release Date: 2016-10-04
  • Number of pages:
  • Author: Certified Personal Trainer (Cpt) Team
  • Publisher: Test Prep Books



"Anyone planning to take the ACSM Personal Trainer Certification should take advantage of everything in this study guide. This comprehensive study guide includes: test-taking strategies comprehensive reviews of content helpful graphics practice test questions detailed answer explanations "

ACSM s Certification Review

  • Filename: acsm-s-certification-review.
  • ISBN: 9781609139544
  • Release Date: 2013-02-01
  • Number of pages: 320
  • Author: ACSM
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins



ACSM’s Certification Review is the ultimate resource to help you pass the exam to become a Certified Personal Trainer (CPT), Certified Health Fitness Specialist (HFS), or Certified Clinical Exercise Specialist (CES). Highlights include: · Case studies that reinforce concepts, organized by KSA domains · Practice Exams that contain questions for each certification level · Job Task Analysis tables that provide breakdowns of all the KSAs by certification level and domain

ACSM s Resources for the Personal Trainer

  • Filename: acsm-s-resources-for-the-personal-trainer.
  • ISBN: 9781469826578
  • Release Date: 2013-03-22
  • Number of pages: 592
  • Author: American College of Sports Medicine
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins



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.

Secrets of the ACSM Certified Personal Trainer Exam Study Guide

  • Filename: secrets-of-the-acsm-certified-personal-trainer-exam-study-guide.
  • ISBN: 1609710576
  • Release Date: 2014-03-31
  • Number of pages: 128
  • Author: Mometrix Media LLC
  • Publisher: Mometrix Media Llc



***Includes Practice Test Questions*** Secrets of the ACSM Certified Personal Trainer Exam helps you ace the American College of Sports Medicine Certified Personal Trainer Exam, without weeks and months of endless studying. Our comprehensive Secrets of the ACSM Certified 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 ACSM Certified Personal Trainer Exam includes: The 5 Secret Keys to ACSM Certified Personal Trainer Exam 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: ACSM Certified Personal Trainer Exam Content, ACSM Certified Personal Trainer Exam 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, and much more...

ACSM s Resource Manual for Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription

  • Filename: acsm-s-resource-manual-for-guidelines-for-exercise-testing-and-prescription.
  • ISBN: 9781609139568
  • Release Date: 2012-12-26
  • Number of pages: 896
  • Author: David P. Swain
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins



ACSM's Resource Manual for Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription was created as a complement to ACSM's Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription and elaborates on all major aspects of preventative rehabilitation and fitness programs and the major position stands of the ACSM. The 7th edition provides information necessary to address the knowledge, skills, and abilities set forth in the new edition of Guidelines, and explains the science behind the exercise testing and prescription. ACSM's Resource Manual is a comprehensive resource for those working in the fitness and clinical exercise fields, as well as those in academic training.

ACSM s Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription

  • Filename: acsm-s-guidelines-for-exercise-testing-and-prescription.
  • ISBN: 9781609136055
  • Release Date: 2013-02-01
  • Number of pages: 480
  • Author: ACSM
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins



The flagship title of the certification suite from the American College of Sports Medicine, ACSM's Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription is a handbook that delivers scientifically based standards on exercise testing and prescription to the certification candidate, the professional, and the student. The 9th edition focuses on evidence-based recommendations that reflect the latest research and clinical information. This manual is an essential resource for any health/fitness and clinical exercise professional, physician, nurse, physician assistant, physical and occupational therapist, dietician, and health care administrator. This manual give succinct summaries of recommended procedures for exercise testing and exercise prescription in healthy and diseased patients.

ACSM s Health Related Physical Fitness Assessment Manual

  • Filename: acsm-s-health-related-physical-fitness-assessment-manual.
  • ISBN: 9781451115680
  • Release Date: 2013-01-21
  • Number of pages: 192
  • Author: American College of Sports Medicine
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins



From the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), this text provides the information necessary to develop skills for assessing an individual's health-related physical fitness. It provides a practical "how-to-do-it" approach for performing assessment skills effectively, and an understanding of the theory behind and the importance of each skill or assessment. The Fourth Edition includes updated references to ACSM's Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription, Ninth Edition, more diagrams and pictures highlighting assessment techniques, and new material on physical activity assessments, considerations for medication usage, and common measurement errors. A companion Website includes an Image Collection, a Test Generator, and PowerPoint Slides.

Fitness Professional s Handbook 7th Edition

  • Filename: fitness-professional-s-handbook-7th-edition.
  • ISBN: 9781492536017
  • Release Date: 2016-09-16
  • Number of pages: 592
  • Author: Howley, Edward T.
  • Publisher: Human Kinetics



With 24 integrated video clips, Fitness Professional’s Handbook, Seventh Edition With Web Resource (Enhanced Version), provides a dynamic experience for undergraduate fitness testing, programming, and exercise prescription. Current and future fitness professionals will find information to screen participants, conduct standardized fitness tests, evaluate the major components of fitness, and prescribe appropriate exercise. To facilitate an engaging learning experience, the enhanced version features video clips that help learners apply key techniques alongside fully updated text that uses the latest standards, guidelines, and research from authorities in the field. It will prepare learners for certification and arm them with the knowledge to work with a variety of clients and populations. Content incorporates information from the 10th edition of ACSM’s Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription and the Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans exercise and physical activity recommendations for adults, older adults, children, and those with special needs. The editors embrace the importance of communication between allied health and medical professionals with those in the fitness arena to provide learners with a foundation for prescribing exercise and delivering need- and goal-specific physical activity and fitness programs. Reflecting the same enhancements of the seventh edition print book, every chapter has been updated, allowing learners to explore the newest theories and research findings and apply them to real-world situations. The following are among the most significant changes to the seventh edition: · A web resource containing biannual industry updates and references and fillable forms provides a useful tool for students to use beyond the classroom · A new chapter, “Training for Performance,” helps professionals expand their practice to work with recreational athletes who have performance-related goals · New information, including the consequences of exercise-induced muscle damage (rhabdomyolysis), devices used to track physical activity and estimate energy expenditure (e.g., accelerometers), relative flexibility and the role of lumbopelvic rhythm in back function, the importance of progression in an exercise prescription, and the professional standard of care associated with HIIT programs reflects recent topics of interest and research · Updated statistics on CVD and CHD from the American Heart Association, adult and childhood obesity, and the prevalence of COPD, asthma, bronchitis, and emphysema ensure accurate representation of data · Chapter quizzes have been added to an updated ancillary package that also includes an instructor guide, test package, presentation package, and image bank Fitness Professional’s Handbook, Seventh Edition With Web Resource (Enhanced Version), contains a variety of learning tools to help students identify and retain key information. Objectives, key points, glossary terms, and chapter review questions guide students to important concepts, while research insight boxes and procedures for common fitness tests draw attention to commonly sought information. Case study questions and answers help learners apply the concepts to real-world scenarios. References are numbered and organized by chapter at the end of the e-book to provide direction for more in-depth research. With a comprehensive and practical approach, this enhanced e-book enables users to help individuals, communities, and groups gain the benefits of regular physical activity in a positive and safe environment. It provides background to the field, scientific fundamentals, and up-to-date recommendations to help learners better understand the role of physical activity in the quality of life and guidelines for screening, testing, supervising, and modifying activity for various populations.

ACSM Personal Trainer Study Guide Test Prep Secrets for the ACSM CPT

  • Filename: acsm-personal-trainer-study-guide-test-prep-secrets-for-the-acsm-cpt.
  • ISBN: 1941759262
  • Release Date: 2013-05-01
  • Number of pages: 252
  • Author: Trivium Test Prep
  • Publisher:



With this newly revised ACSM CPT (Certified Personal Trainer) study guide, you will be prepared with our book which is designed to making studying fun and easy! You don't want to waste time and money! taking your ACSM CPT (Certified Personal Trainer) exam twice...or more. You want to accelerate your education, not miss opportunities for starting your future career! Every year, thousands of people think that they are ready for the ACSM CPT (Certified Personal Trainer), but realize too late when they get their score back that they were not ready at all. They weren't incapable, and they certainly did their best, but they simply weren't studying the right way. There are a variety of methods to prepare for the ACSM CPT (Certified Personal Trainer)....and they get a variety of results. Trivium Test Prep s Secrets to Outsmart the ACSM CPT (Certified Personal Trainer) Study Guide provides the information, secrets, and confidence needed to get you the score you need the first time around. Losing points on the ACSM CPT (Certified Personal Trainer) can cost you precious time, money, and effort that you shouldn t have to spend. What is in the book? In our ACSM CPT (Certified Personal Trainer) study guide, you get the most comprehensive review of all tested concepts. The subjects are easy to understand, and have fully-explained example questions to ensure that you master the material. Best of all, we show you how this information will be applied on the real exam; ACSM CPT (Certified Personal Trainer) practice questions are included so that you can know, without a doubt, that you are prepared. Our study guide is streamlined and concept-driven not filled with excess junk, silly attempts at humor, or confusing filler so you get better results through more effective study time. Why spend days or even weeks reading through meaningless junk, trying to sort out the helpful information from the fluff? We give you everything you need to know in a concise, comprehensive, and effective package. Why trust Trivium Test Prep? Our ACSM CPT (Certified Personal Trainer) study materials are created by industry and educational experts. Other study guides simply tell you what is on the test, not how that material is applied or, more importantly, HOW TO STUDY FOR IT. Trivium study guides are different. Our dedicated professionals know how people think and learn, and have created the ACSM CPT (Certified Personal Trainer) study guide based on what research has shown to be the fastest, easiest, and most effective way to prepare for the exam. Unlike other study guides that are stamped out in a generic fashion, our ACSM CPT (Certified Personal Trainer) study guide is specifically tailored for your exact needs. We refuse to pad a study guide as a means to convince people there is more information; this is a devious trick used to make you think you are getting more, when really it s all just wasting your time.

NSCA s Essentials of Personal Training 2nd Edition

  • Filename: nsca-s-essentials-of-personal-training-2nd-edition.
  • ISBN: 9781450416221
  • Release Date: 2012-01
  • Number of pages: 679
  • Author: Jared W. Coburn
  • Publisher: Human Kinetics



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.

ACE Personal Trainer Manual

  • Filename: ace-personal-trainer-manual.
  • ISBN: 1890720291
  • Release Date: 2010
  • Number of pages: 758
  • Author: American Council on Exercise
  • Publisher: Coaches Choice



"This all new fourth edition of ACE's best-selling textbook offers expanded coverage of a personal trainer's primary job responsibility - assessing each client's current level of health and physical fitness and then developing a safe and effective fitness program that will lead to a lifelong commitment to a more active lifestyle and better health."--Back Cover.

Acsm s Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription Certification Review Resources for the Personal Trainer

  • Filename: acsm-s-guidelines-for-exercise-testing-and-prescription-certification-review-resources-for-the-personal-trainer.
  • ISBN: 1469832402
  • Release Date: 2013-02-08
  • Number of pages: 456
  • Author:
  • Publisher:



Personal trainers are in demand! This package contains the recommended study products for the American College of Sports Medicine Certified Personal TrainerSM exam so you can prepare to get certified and practice effectively. The certification kit includes ACSM's Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription, Ninth Edition; ACSM's Certification Review, Fourth Edition; and ACSM's Resources for the Personal Trainer, Fourth Edition.

NASM Essentials of Personal Fitness Training

  • Filename: nasm-essentials-of-personal-fitness-training.
  • ISBN: 0781782910
  • Release Date: 2008
  • Number of pages: 552
  • Author:
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins



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.

Secrets of the ACE Personal Trainer Exam Study Guide

  • Filename: secrets-of-the-ace-personal-trainer-exam-study-guide.
  • ISBN: 1609710495
  • Release Date: 2014-03-31
  • Number of pages: 172
  • Author: Mometrix Media
  • Publisher: Mometrix Media LLC



***Includes Practice Test Questions*** Secrets of the ACE Personal Trainer Exam helps you ace the American Council on Exercise Certified Personal Trainer Exam, without weeks and months of endless studying. Our comprehensive Secrets of the ACE 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 ACE Personal Trainer Exam includes: The 5 Secret Keys to ACE Personal Trainer Exam 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: ACE Personal Trainer Content, ACE 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, Breathing Review, and much more...

ACSM s Resources for the Group Exercise Instructor

  • Filename: acsm-s-resources-for-the-group-exercise-instructor.
  • ISBN: 1608311961
  • Release Date: 2011-10
  • Number of pages: 262
  • Author: American College of Sports Medicine
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins



ACSM's Resources for the Group Exercise Instructor gives you the knowledge and the skills you need to effectively lead group exercise. You'll learn how to take advantage of group dynamics to improve health and well-being. You'll also discover how to work with clients with special needs, so that everyone can safely benefit from group exercise. Moreover, the book shows how the skills you'll gain can easily be adapted to different environments, including gyms, studios, recreational facilities, and clubs. Developed by the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), this book thoroughly prepares you to become an ACSM Certified Group Exercise Instructor. Following an introduction, which includes a profile of a group exercise instructor, the book covers such topics as leadership, class design, legal issues and responsibilities, and exercise science. The book's accompanying video demonstrates how the techniques discussed in the book are put into practice during an actual group exercise class.

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