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.

Study Guide to Accompany Nasm Essentials of Personal Fitness Training Third Edition

  • Filename: study-guide-to-accompany-nasm-essentials-of-personal-fitness-training-third-edition.
  • ISBN: 0781778417
  • Release Date: 2007-05-11
  • Number of pages: 166
  • Author: National Academy of Sports Medicine
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins



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

  • Filename: nasm-essentials-of-personal-fitness-training.
  • ISBN: 1284036804
  • Release Date: 2013-05-29
  • Number of pages: 704
  • Author: Micheal Clark
  • Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning



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

  • Filename: nasm-essentials-of-personal-fitness-training.
  • ISBN: 9781284048704
  • Release Date: 2013-06-20
  • Number of pages: 704
  • Author:
  • Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers



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 Corrective Exercise Training

  • Filename: nasm-essentials-of-corrective-exercise-training.
  • ISBN: 9780781768023
  • Release Date: 2010-09-21
  • Number of pages: 409
  • Author: Micheal Clark
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins



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

  • Filename: nasm-essentials-of-personal-fitness-training.
  • ISBN: 1284040011
  • Release Date: 2013-05-29
  • Number of pages: 704
  • Author: National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM)
  • Publisher:



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 s Essentials of Sports Performance Training

  • Filename: nasm-s-essentials-of-sports-performance-training.
  • ISBN: 9780781768030
  • Release Date: 2010
  • Number of pages: 558
  • Author: Micheal Clark
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins



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

  • Filename: secrets-of-the-nasm-personal-trainer-exam-study-guide.
  • ISBN: 161072190X
  • Release Date: 2014-03-31
  • Number of pages: 176
  • Author: Mometrix Media
  • Publisher: Mometrix Media LLC



***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...

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.

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.

Study Guide to Accompany NASM s Essentials of Corrective Exercise Training

  • Filename: study-guide-to-accompany-nasm-s-essentials-of-corrective-exercise-training.
  • ISBN: 1608317145
  • Release Date: 2010-09-29
  • Number of pages: 100
  • Author: Brian Sutton
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins



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

Concepts of Athletic Training

  • Filename: concepts-of-athletic-training.
  • ISBN: 9781284022155
  • Release Date: 2014-03-19
  • Number of pages: 416
  • Author: Ronald P. Pfeiffer
  • Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers



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

Exercise for Special Populations

  • Filename: exercise-for-special-populations.
  • ISBN: 9780781797795
  • Release Date: 2011
  • Number of pages: 440
  • Author: Peggie Williamson
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins



Focusing on the specific needs of people with a certain disease, condition, or stage of life, this book discusses the special fitness and nutritional needs of various populations. Not only are overall health, fitness, and exercise recommendations discussed, but anatomy and physiology is covered to promote understanding of changes that occur among body systems as diseases or conditions develop. This text focuses on building appropriate exercise programs, physiological changes associated with various conditions, important precautions during exercise, outcome expectations, and basic nutritional considerations for various populations who frequently seek the services of a health and fitness professional. This book will serve as a comprehensive course text for students enrolled in personal training programs and students pursuing health/fitness professional degrees.

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