NASM Essentials Of Corrective Exercise Training

NASM Essentials Of Corrective Exercise Training

by National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM)
ISBN-10:
1284050254
ISBN-13:
9781284050257
Pub. Date:
06/25/2013
Publisher:
Jones & Bartlett Learning

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Overview

NASM Essentials Of Corrective Exercise Training


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.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781284050257
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
Publication date: 06/25/2013
Pages: 440
Sales rank: 91,699
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents


Chapter1 The Rationale for Corrective Exercise Training
Chapter2 Introduction to Human Movement Science
Chapter3 An Evidence-Based Approach to Understanding Human Movement Science
Chapter4 Health Risk Appraisal
Chapter5 Static Postural Assessment
Chapter6 Movement Assessments
Chapter7 Range of Motion Assessments
Chapter8 Strength Assessments
Chapter9 Inhibitory Techniques: Self-Myofascial Release
Chapter10 Lengthening Techniques
Chapter11 Activation and Integration Techniques
Chapter12 Corrective Strategies for Foot and Ankle Impairments
Chapter13 Corrective Strategies for Knee Impairments
Chapter14 Corrective Strategies for Lumbo-Pelvic-Hip Complex Impairments
Chapter15 Corrective Strategies for Shoulder, Elbow, and Wrist Impairments
Chapter16 Corrective Strategies for Crevical Spine Impairments

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