ACSM's Resources for the Personal Trainer

Author: American College of Sports Medicine

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 1469826577

Category: Medical

Page: 592

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ACSM’s Resources for the Personal Trainer provides a broad introduction to the field of personal training, covering both basic science topics and practical application. It was originally designed to help people prepare for the ACSM Personal Training Certification Exam. It continues to serve that function, but the market for it has expanded to practitioners in the field looking for an additional resource, as well as in an academic setting where the book is a core text for personal training programs.

ACSM's Resources for the Personal Trainer

Author: American College of Sports Medicine

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 9780781790536

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 547

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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.

ACSM's Resources for the Health Fitness Specialist

Author: American College of Sports Medicine

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 145111480X

Category: Medical

Page: 512

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This valuable new resource is specifically designed for candidates for the ACSM’s Certified Health Fitness Specialist (HFS) and those personal trainers wanting to take their knowledge to the next level. It contains the latest material on health and fitness written by the entity setting the standard for scientifically based practice, The American College of Sports Medicine. The American College of sports Medicine is the largest sports medicine and exercise science organization in the world. More than 45,000 members are dedicated to advancing and integrating scientific research to provide educational and practical applications of exercise science and sports medicine.

ACSM/Nchpad Resources for the Inclusive Fitness Trainer

Author: Cary Wing

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781885377029

Category: Physical education for people with disabilities

Page: 268

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You can empower those who are challenged by physical, sensory or cognitive disabilities. The American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) in collaboration with The National Center on Health, Physical Activity and Disability (NCHPAD) has developed a specialty certification for fitness professionals. Become an ACSM/NCHPAD Certified Inclusive Fitness Trainer, and give clients the knowledge and support to lead a healthy and comfortable lifestyle. This book provides the essential techniques and guidelines to prepare for the ACSM/NCHPAD Certified Inclusive Fitness Trainer certification including: Effective and adapted methods of exercise training. Exercise precautions for people with disabilities. An understanding of current ADA policy specific to recreation facilities and standards for accessible facility design. Instruction to individuals with disabilities to begin and continue healthy lifestyles.

ACSM's Resources for the Group Exercise Instructor

Author: American College of Sports Medicine

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 9781608311965

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 262

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ACSM's Resources for the Group Exercise Instructor gives you the knowledge and the skills you need to effectively lead group exercise. You'll learn how to take advantage of group dynamics to improve health and well-being. You'll also discover how to work with clients with special needs, so that everyone can safely benefit from group exercise. Moreover, the book shows how the skills you'll gain can easily be adapted to different environments, including gyms, studios, recreational facilities, and clubs. Developed by the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), this book thoroughly prepares you to become an ACSM Certified Group Exercise Instructor. Following an introduction, which includes a profile of a group exercise instructor, the book covers such topics as leadership, class design, legal issues and responsibilities, and exercise science. The book's accompanying video demonstrates how the techniques discussed in the book are put into practice during an actual group exercise class.

ACSM's Certification Review

Author: ACSM

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 1609139542

Category: Medical

Page: 320

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ACSM’s Certification Review is the ultimate resource to help you pass the exam to become a Certified Personal Trainer (CPT), Certified Health Fitness Specialist (HFS), or Certified Clinical Exercise Specialist (CES). Highlights include: · Case studies that reinforce concepts, organized by KSA domains · Practice Exams that contain questions for each certification level · Job Task Analysis tables that provide breakdowns of all the KSAs by certification level and domain

ACSM's Resource Manual for Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription

Author: David P. Swain,ACSM,Clinton A. Brawner

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 1609139569

Category: Medical

Page: 896

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ACSM's Resource Manual for Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription was created as a complement to ACSM's Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription and elaborates on all major aspects of preventative rehabilitation and fitness programs and the major position stands of the ACSM. The 7th edition provides information necessary to address the knowledge, skills, and abilities set forth in the new edition of Guidelines, and explains the science behind the exercise testing and prescription. ACSM's Resource Manual is a comprehensive resource for those working in the fitness and clinical exercise fields, as well as those in academic training.

ACSM's Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription

Author: ACSM

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 1609136055

Category: Medical

Page: 480

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The flagship title of the certification suite from the American College of Sports Medicine, ACSM's Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription is a handbook that delivers scientifically based standards on exercise testing and prescription to the certification candidate, the professional, and the student. The 9th edition focuses on evidence-based recommendations that reflect the latest research and clinical information. This manual is an essential resource for any health/fitness and clinical exercise professional, physician, nurse, physician assistant, physical and occupational therapist, dietician, and health care administrator. This manual give succinct summaries of recommended procedures for exercise testing and exercise prescription in healthy and diseased patients.

ACSM New 2018 Certification Review

Comprehensive Study Guide & Personal Trainer Resources for the American College of Sports Medicine Certified Personal Trainer (CPT) Exam

Author: Acsm Personal Trainer Prep Team

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781628454901

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 130

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ACSM New 2018 Certification Review: Comprehensive Study Guide & Personal Trainer Resources for the American College of Sports Medicine Certified Personal Trainer (CPT) Exam Developed for test takers trying to achieve a passing score on the ACSM Personal Trainer Certification, this comprehensive study guide includes: -Quick Overview -Test-Taking Strategies -Introduction to the ACSM CPT -Initial Client Consultation and Assessment -Exercise Programming and Implementation -Exercise Leadership & Client Education -Legal & Professional Responsibilities -Practice Questions -Detailed Answer Explanations Each section of the test has a comprehensive review that goes into detail to cover all of the content likely to appear on the ACSM Personal Trainer Certification. The practice test questions are each followed by detailed answer explanations. If you miss a question, it's important that you are able to understand the nature of your mistake and how to avoid making it again in the future. The answer explanations will help you to learn from your mistakes and overcome them. Understanding the latest test-taking strategies is essential to preparing you for what you will expect on the exam. A test taker has to not only understand the material that is being covered on the test, but also must be familiar with the strategies that are necessary to properly utilize the time provided and get through the test without making any avoidable errors. Anyone planning to take the ACSM Personal Trainer Certification should take advantage of the review material, practice test questions, and test-taking strategies contained in this study guide.

ACSM Personal Trainer Study Guide

Test Prep Secrets for the ACSM CPT

Author: Trivium Test Prep

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780615830605

Category: Personal trainers

Page: 220

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Includes information on test registration as well as review of the material covered in the ACSM Personal Trainer exam.

NASM Essentials of Personal Fitness Training

Author: N.A

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 9780781782913

Category: Medical

Page: 552

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Developed by the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM), this book is designed to help people prepare for the NASM Certified Personal Trainer (CPT) Certification exam or learn the basic principles of personal training using NASM's Optimum Performance Training (OPT) model. The OPT model presents NASM's protocols for building stabilization, strength, and power. More than 600 full-color illustrations and photographs demonstrate concepts and techniques. Exercise color coding maps each exercise movement to a specific phase on the OPT model. Exercise boxes demonstrate core exercises and detail the necessary preparation and movement. Other features include research notes, memory joggers, safety tips, and review questions.

The Complete Book of Personal Training

Author: Douglas Brooks

Publisher: Human Kinetics

ISBN: 9780736000130

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 589

View: 7652

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This books is "the most comprephensive and authoritative resource for you as a personal trainer, whether you are a newcomer to the field or have a well-established business. The book is truly a complete resource - it's full of information about working with clients and designing programs, and it's a practical guide to all aspects of the personal training business. .... [It] will help you in all aspects of your profession: learn applicable information on fitness testing and assessment ; identify your clients' goals and create fitness tests specifically for them ; learn how to develop cardiovascular, strength and flexibility training programs ; properly train and help special populations ; understand the business side of personal training, including marketing yourself as a trainer, getting and retaining clients, and learning time management ; learn how to expand your business." - back cover.

Acsm's Resources for the Exercise Physiologist

A Practical Guide for the Health Fitness Professional

Author: American College of Sports Medicine (Acsm)

Publisher: LWW

ISBN: 9781496329264

Category:

Page: 512

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This valuable new resource is specifically designed for candidates for the ACSM's Certified Health Fitness Specialist (HFS) and those personal trainers wanting to take their knowledge to the next level. It contains the latest material on health and fitness written by the entity setting the standard for scientifically based practice, The American College of Sports Medicine. The American College of sports Medicine is the largest sports medicine and exercise science organization in the world. More than 45,000 members are dedicated to advancing and integrating scientific research to provide educational and practical applications of exercise science and sports medicine.

ACSM's Health-Related Physical Fitness Assessment Manual

Author: American College of Sports Medicine

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 1451115687

Category: Medical

Page: 192

View: 9664

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From the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), this text provides the information necessary to develop skills for assessing an individual's health-related physical fitness. It provides a practical "how-to-do-it" approach for performing assessment skills effectively, and an understanding of the theory behind and the importance of each skill or assessment. The Fourth Edition includes updated references to ACSM's Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription, Ninth Edition, more diagrams and pictures highlighting assessment techniques, and new material on physical activity assessments, considerations for medication usage, and common measurement errors. A companion Website includes an Image Collection, a Test Generator, and PowerPoint Slides.

ACSM Certification Review Study Guide 2017-2018

ASCM Certified Personal Trainer (CPT) Resource with Practice Exam Questions

Author: Acsm Personal Trainer Exam Prep Team,Ascencia Test Prep

Publisher: Ascencia Test Prep

ISBN: 9781635301168

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 356

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Ascencia Test Prep's study guide, ACSM Certification Review Study Guide 2017-2018: ASCM Certified Personal Trainer (CPT) Resource with Practice Exam Questions is a comprehensive book offering readers a full review of the subject matter covered on the ASCM Certified Personal Trainer exam, test tips and strategies, real-world examples, and worked through practice problems. Ascencia's ASCM Certified Personal Trainer book covers: EXERCISE SCIENCE NUTRITION ASSESSMENT EXERCISE TECHNIQUE PROGRAM DESIGN CLIENT RELATIONS AND COACHING SAFETY AND RISK MANAGEMENT PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND RESPONSIBILITY Ascencia's ASCM Certified Personal Trainer study guide also includes a full ASCM Certified Personal Trainer practice test, ensuring that readers will be prepared come test day. About Ascencia Test Prep With healthcare fields such as nursing, pharmacy, emergency care, and physical therapy becoming the fastest and largest growing industries in the United States, individuals looking to enter the healthcare industry or rise in their field need high quality, reliable resources. Ascencia Test Prep's study guides and test preparation materials are developed by credentialed, industry professionals with years of experience in their respective fields. Every Ascencia book includes a comprehensive overview of the content knowledge that will be tested, along with practice questions for each section to enhance understanding. Full practice tests at the end of every book accurately reflect the exam, helping test takers determine if they are thoroughly prepared. Additionally, all Ascencia study materials offer exclusive tips from healthcare professionals to help readers thrive in their field beyond test day. Ascencia recognizes that healthcare professionals nurture bodies and spirits, and save lives. Ascencia Test Prep's mission is to help healthcare workers grow.

ACSM Fitness Book

Author: American College of Sports Medicine

Publisher: Human Kinetics

ISBN: 9780736044066

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 175

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Start where you are and go wherever your goals take you. No other guide offers a more comprehensive plan for developing a personal fitness program and sticking with it. Developed by the American College of Sports Medicine, ACSM Fitness Bookoffers the total package from one of the most respected organizations in the field. In its first two editions, the ACSM Fitness Booksold more than 100,000 copies. Now the classic has been enhanced and expanded with the tools you need to succeed. From simple, step-by-step instruction to new insights on nutrition, weight control, motivation, and overcoming setbacks, the authors provide the help you need to reach beyond your personal best. The key to making any fitness program effective is finding the right level of difficulty for your current ability and creating a plan that will take you to the next level. With a simple and scientifically proven fitness test, the ACSM Fitness Bookgives you everything you need to determine your starting point and monitor your ongoing progress. With sample programs, worksheets, and more, ACSM Fitness Booktakes the guesswork out of getting started and offers color photos of a variety of exercises that require minimal equipment and space. Whether your objective is to improve cardiovascular endurance, muscular strength, flexibility, or overall body condition, the ACSM Fitness Bookwill lay out a proven plan for reaching your goal in a way that works for you. Richly illustrated and easy to follow, it is the one book you need for the tools, and the motivation, to put your personal fitness program on track.