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Client-Centered Exercise Prescription - 2nd Edition / Edition 2

Client-Centered Exercise Prescription - 2nd Edition / Edition 2

by John C. Griffin


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ISBN-13: 2900736054958
Publisher: Human Kinetics Publishers
Publication date: 01/10/2006
Edition description: REV
Pages: 352
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

About the Author

John C. Griffin, MSc, is coordinator of the fitness and lifestyle management program at George Brown College in Toronto. As a private consultant, speaker, and writer for public- and private-sector organizations, Griffin has authored more than 60 publications, including the first edition of Client-Centered Exercise Prescription. Working with the National Fitness Leadership Advisory Council (NFLAC), Griffin coauthored the first national standards for exercise leaders. After serving on the board of directors for Ontario Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences (OASES), Griffin worked with the Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology on a national certification for personal fitness trainers.

A professor, personal trainer, and coach for more than 30 years, Griffin has designed curricula for numerous courses in exercise prescription, personal training, musculoskeletal assessment and rehabilitation, biomechanics, and exercise and training techniques. He has received awards from NFLAC, OASES, the Ontario Fitness Council, George Brown College, the Province of Ontario, and the Australian Sport and Fitness Council. He has lectured in Sweden, Australia, Finland, many American cities, and all across Canada.

Table of Contents

Part I:  Foundations of Client-Centered Exercise Prescription
Chapter 1.  Activity Counseling Model
Chapter 2.  Client-Centered Motivation
Chapter 3.  Principles of Client-Centered Assessment and Prescription
Chapter 4.  Client-Centered Assessment
Chapter 5.  Exercise Analysis, Design, and Demonstration

Part II:  Client-Centered Exercise Prescription
Chapter 6.  Client-Centered Cardiovascular Exercise Prescription Model
Chapter 7.  Client-Centered Resistance Training Prescription Model
Chapter 8.  Client-Centered Muscle Balance and Flexibility Prescription Model
Chapter 9.  Client-Centered Weight Management Prescription Model

Part III:  Design Issues for Injury Recovery and Prevention
Chapter 10.  Preventing and Treating Injuries
Chapter 11.  Exercise Prescription for Specific Injuries

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"If you want to expand your rapport with clients, and link exercises with client goals, this book is a useful resource."
David Sandler
Fitness Management, May 2006

“It delivers information appropriate for the student learner, but also contains useful knowledge for even the seasoned athletic trainer or physical therapist.”
Scott H. Grindel, MD
Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise, February 1999 (Review of first edition)

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