ACSM's Resources for the Personal Trainer / Edition 2

ACSM's Resources for the Personal Trainer / Edition 2

by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
     
 

This valuable resource is the official ACSM preparatory tool for the ACSM Certified Personal TrainerSM exam and provides coverage of fitness assessment, exercise prescription, and exercise leadership along with discussions of anatomy and physiology, injury prevention, psychology, emergency techniques, exercise leadership programs, and legal issues. It includes the

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This valuable resource is the official ACSM preparatory tool for the ACSM Certified Personal TrainerSM exam and provides coverage of fitness assessment, exercise prescription, and exercise leadership along with discussions of anatomy and physiology, injury prevention, psychology, emergency techniques, exercise leadership programs, and legal issues. It includes the fundamental knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) used to improve, maintain, and/or optimize health-related components of physical fitness and performance. The Second Edition is now in full color and includes information on writing appropriate exercise recommendations, leading and demonstrating safe and effective methods of exercise, and motivating individuals.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780781790536
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
07/01/2006
Series:
High-Yield™ Systems Series
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
547
Product dimensions:
8.38(w) x 10.88(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION TO THE FIELD AND PROFESSION OF PERSONAL TRAINING

Introduction to Personal Training

Career Track for Professional Personal Trainers

THE EDUCATIONAL APPROACH TO PERSONAL TRAINING

Education-Based Personal Training Programs

The Education-Based Personal Trainer-Client Relationship

Education-Based Personal Trainer Development

LEARNING THE FOUNDATIONS OF EXERCISE SCIENCE AND IMPORTANT RELATED DISCIPLINES

Exercise Physiology

Anatomy, Kinesiology, and Biomechanics

Motor Learning for the Personal Trainer

Pedagogy and the Client Learning Program

Exercise Psychology, Motivation, and Behavior Change

Nutrition

INITIAL CLIENT CONSULTATION, GOALS/OBJECTIVES, SCREENING, AND ASSESSMENTS

The Initial Client Consultation

Client and Personal Trainer Goals and Objectives

Screening and Risk Stratification

Client Health-Related Physical Fitness Assessments

DEVELOPING YOUR CLIENT'S EXERCISE PROGRAM

Client Exercise Program Design

Resistance Training Programs

Cardiorespiratory Training Programs

Guidelines for Designing Flexibility Programs

Sequencing the Personal Training Program

BUSINESS PRINCIPLES FOR PERSONAL TRAINERS

Business Basics and Planning

Legal Issues and Responsibilities

Appendix

Bibliography

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