ACSM's Resources for the Personal Trainer

ISBN-10: 0781797721
ISBN-13: 9780781797726
Edition: 3rd 2010 (Revised)
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Book details

List price: $46.00
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date: 9/29/2009
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 544
Size: 9.00" wide x 11.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 3.718
Language: English

This valuable resource is the official ACSM preparatory tool for the ACSM Certified Personal TrainerSM exam and provides coverage of program design, behavior modification, fitness assessment, exercise prescription, and exercise leadership along with discussions of anatomy and physiology, 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.

Contributors
Reviewers
Foreword
Preface
Acknowledgments
Introduction To The Field And Profession Of Personal Training
Introduction to Personal Training
Career Track for Professional Personal Trainers
The Science Of Personal Training
Anatomy and Kinesiology
Applied Biomechanics
Exercise Physiology
Nutrition and Human Performance
Behavior Modification
Bringing Coaching to Personal Training
How We Change: Behavior Change and Personal Training
Personal Trainer-Client Relationship: Partnership for Growth
Motivational Tools
Training the Whole Client: Putting It All Together
Initial Client Screening
The Initial Client Consultation
Screening and Risk Stratification
Client Fitness Assessments
Developing The Exercise Program
Program Design
Resistance Training Programs
Cardiorespiratory Training Programs
Guidelines for Designing Flexibility Programs
Sequencing the Personal Training Program
Special Populations
The Business Of Personal Training
Business Basics and Planning
Legal Issues and Responsibilities
Appendix: American College of Sports Medical Certifications
Index

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