ACSM's Resources for the Personal Trainer / Edition 3

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by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
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ISBN-13: 9780781797726
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date: 09/29/2009
Edition description: Third
Pages: 544
Product dimensions: 8.40(w) x 11.00(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Contributors

Reviewers

Foreword

Preface

Acknowledgments

Part I: INTRODUCTION TO THE FIELD AND PROFESSION OF PERSONAL TRAINING

  • Chapter 1: Introduction to Personal Training
  • Chapter 2: Career Track for Professional Personal Trainers

Part II: THE SCIENCE OF PERSONAL TRAINING

  • Chapter 3: Anatomy and Kinesiology
  • Chapter 4: Applied Biomechanics
  • Chapter 5: Exercise Physiology
  • Chapter 6: Nutrition and Human Performance

Part III: BEHAVIOR MODIFICATION

  • Chapter 7: Bringing Coaching to Personal Training
  • Chapter 8: How We Change: Behavior Change and Personal Training
  • Chapter 9: Personal Trainer-Client Relationship: Partnership for Growth
  • Chapter 10: Motivational Tools
  • Chapter 11: Training the Whole Client: Putting It All Together

Part IV: INITIAL CLIENT SCREENING

  • Chapter 12: The Initial Client Consultation
  • Chapter 13: Screening and Risk Stratification
  • Chapter 14: Client Fitness Assessments

Part V: DEVELOPING THE EXERCISE PROGRAM

  • Chapter 15: Program Design
  • Chapter 16: Resistance Training Programs
  • Chapter 17: Cardiorespiratory Training Programs
  • Chapter 18: Guidelines for Designing Flexibility Programs
  • Chapter 19: Sequencing the Personal Training Program
  • Chapter 20: Special Populations

Part VI: THE BUSINESS OF PERSONAL TRAINING

  • Chapter 21: Business Basics and Planning
  • Chapter 22: Legal Issues and Responsibilities

Appendix: American College of Sports Medical Certifications

Index

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