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: 1284113094
  • Release Date: 2016-06-23
  • Number of pages: 704
  • Author: Erin A McGill
  • Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers

Fourth edition revised was edited by: Micheal A. Clark, Brian Sutton, Scott C. Lucett.

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).

NASM Essentials of Corrective Exercise Training

  • Filename: nasm-essentials-of-corrective-exercise-training.
  • ISBN: 1284050254
  • Release Date: 2013-06-25
  • Number of pages: 438
  • Author: Micheal A. Clark
  • Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers

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: 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.

Personal Training

  • Filename: personal-training.
  • ISBN: 9781134635535
  • Release Date: 2013-01-22
  • Number of pages: 272
  • Author: James Crossley
  • Publisher: Routledge

Personal Training: Theory and Practice, Second Edition, draws together in one unique volume the personal, practical and business skills central to becoming a successful personal trainer. This accessible book introduces you to the fundamentals of applied exercise prescription and programme design, as well as advanced concepts including nutritional intervention, postural analysis and the psychology of behaviour change. Key Features - updated to reflect advances in training methodology and techniques in line with requirements for professional qualification - key points boxes, chapter summaries and a glossary of scientific and technical concepts to aid understanding - full colour illustrations and photos to support visual learning - case studies and sample exercise plans to help you put theory into practice - supported by online resources such as self-assessment tests, downloadable forms and session sheets at Personal Training: Theory and Practice is the ideal companion and handy reference for those embarking on a career in personal training as well as experienced trainers. Reviews of the first edition: 'the ideal companion to turn you from an amateur into a professional sports trainer...the only title tailored to meet the needs of UK-based personal training.' Work Out 'a gem of a book...clearly written and presented which makes it easy for both fitness professionals and lay people to understand. Definitely worth buying.' Health and Fitness

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.

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

Advanced Fitness Assessment and Exercise Prescription 7th Edition

  • Filename: advanced-fitness-assessment-and-exercise-prescription-7th-edition.
  • ISBN: 9781450466004
  • Release Date: 2014-04-23
  • Number of pages: 552
  • Author: Heyward, Vivian H.
  • Publisher: Human Kinetics

Built around physical fitness components, this text shows how to assess each fitness component and then how to design exercise programs based on that assessment. It bridges the gap between research and practice for exercise science students and fitness professionals.

Strength Training Anatomy

  • Filename: strength-training-anatomy.
  • ISBN: 9780736092265
  • Release Date: 2010
  • Number of pages: 192
  • Author: Frédéric Delavier
  • Publisher: Human Kinetics

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.

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