Client-Centered Exercise Prescription

Client-Centered Exercise Prescription

by John C. Griffin

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ISBN-13: 9781492584834
Publisher: Human Kinetics, Inc.
Publication date: 11/15/2018
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 496
File size: 32 MB
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Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

John C. Griffin, MSc, is an award-winning retired professor, private consultant, speaker, writer for public and private sector organizations, and coach for more than 40 years. Griffin has authored more than 100 publications, including the first two editions of Client-Centered Exercise Prescription. He also contributed chapters in the grade 12 Exercise Sciences and Healthy Active Living textbooks. Recently, he has conducted research on the functional mobility of older adults and developed a screening tool and exercise prescription algorithm. John worked with the Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology on the national certification for personal fitness trainers and is a national course conductor and examiner. Working with the National Fitness Leadership Advisory Council, John coauthored the first national standards for exercise leaders in Canada. John has received awards from NFLAC, OASES, Ontario Fitness Council, George Brown College, Province of Ontario, Australian Sport and Fitness Council, and the Mimico Lacrosse Association. He has lectured in Finland, Australia, Sweden, many American cities, and all across Canada.

Table of Contents

Part I: Foundations of Client-Centered Exercise Prescription

Chapter 1. Activity Counseling Model

Client-Centered Approach

Step 1: Establish Rapport

Step 2: Gather Information

Step 3: Establish Strategies for Change


Chapter 2. Client-Centered Motivational Strategies

Stages of Change

Client Profiling

Goal Setting

Motivation and Commitment

Motivation and Adherence


Chapter 3. Principles of Client-Centered Prescription

Exercise Design and Outcomes

Prescription Guidelines for Health, Fitness, and Performance

Components and Structural Segments of an Exercise Program

Exercise Modifications and Functional Progressions

Biomechanical Principles of Exercise


Chapter 4. Client-Centered Assessment

Health Screening and Lifestyle Appraisal

Fitness Test Item Selection

Cardiovascular Assessment

Body Composition Assessment

Musculoskeletal Assessment

Flexibility and Muscle Tightness Assessment


Chapter 5. Exercise Analysis, Design, and Demonstration

Anatomical Analysis of Exercise

Musculoskeletal Exercise Design Model

Client-Centered Exercise Demonstration Model


Part II: Client-Centered Exercise Prescription

Chapter 6. Client-Centered Cardiovascular Exercise Prescription Model

Step 1: Review Client Needs and Confirm Goals

Step 2: Select Activities and Equipment

Step 3: Select Training Method

Step 4: Set Intensity and Workload

Step 5: Set Volume

Step 6: Design Progression and Monitoring

Step 7: Design Warm-Up and Cool-Down


Chapter 7. Client-Centered Resistance Training Prescription Model

Specificity of Resistance Training

Matching Prescription to Client Needs

Resistance Training Prescription Model


Chapter 8. Client-Centered Functionally Integrated Exercise

Functionally Integrated Exercise

Muscle Balance

Mechanisms of Stretch and Flexibility

Role of Fascia

Flexibility Training Methods

Muscle Balance Prescription Model


Chapter 9. Client-Centered Weight Management Prescription Model

Nutrition Essentials

Energy Expenditure

Energy Sources and Metabolism

Energy Balance

Eating Behaviors

Integrating Activity into Lifestyle

Weight Management Prescription Model


Part III: Exercise Prescription for Injuries and Older Adults

Chapter 10. Causes and Prevention of Overuse Injuries

Team Approach to Injury Management

Causes of Soft Tissue Injuries

Understanding Soft Tissue Injuries

Overuse Injuries

Exercise Prescription for Injured Clients

Delayed-Onset Muscle Soreness


Chapter 11. Exercise Prescription for Specific Injuries

Plantar Fasciitis

Achilles Tendinitis and Tendinosis

Shin Splints

Patellofemoral Syndrome

Hamstring Strain

Low Back Pain

Rotator Cuff Tendinitis

Lateral Epicondylitis


Chapter 12. Exercise and Musculoskeletal Conditions in Older Adults




Musculoskeletal Injury


Chapter 13. Exercise Prescription for Older Adults


Benefits of Physical Activity in Older Adults

Transtheoretical Model Applied to Older Adults

Aging Effects and Exercise Training Benefits

Preexercise Screening and Assessment

Exercise Component Guidelines

Functional Exercise Design

Client-Centered Functional Exercise Prescription


Chapter 14. Functional Mobility and Aging

Early Functional Mobility Limitations

Functional Mobility Classifications

Domains of Functional Mobility

Disablement Process Model

Compensation Strategies

Functional Mobility Screening and Assessment

Functional Mobility Screening Tool

Client-Centered Functional Mobility Prescription


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