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NSCA'S Essentials of Personal Training

NSCA'S Essentials of Personal Training - 2nd edition

ISBN13: 978-0736084154

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ISBN13: 978-0736084154
ISBN10: 0736084150
Cover type: Hardback
Edition/Copyright: 2ND 12
Publisher: Human Kinetics Publishers
Published: 2012
International: No
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NSCA'S Essentials of Personal Training - 2ND 12 edition

ISBN13: 978-0736084154

Jared W. Coburn and Moh H. Malek

ISBN13: 978-0736084154
ISBN10: 0736084150
Cover type: Hardback
Edition/Copyright: 2ND 12
Publisher: Human Kinetics Publishers

Published: 2012
International: No
Summary

Comprehensive and research based, the second edition of NSCA''s Essentials of Personal Training is the resource to rely on for personal training information and guidance. With state-of-the-art knowledge regarding applied aspects of personal training as well as clear explanations of supporting scientific evidence,NSCA's Essentials of Personal Training,Second Edition, is also the authoritative preparation text for those preparing for the National Strength and Conditioning Association's Certified Personal Trainer (NSCA-CPT) exam.

This essential reference was developed by the NSCA to present the knowledge, skills, and abilities required for personal trainers. With contributions from leading authorities in the field, the text will assist both current and future personal trainers in applying the most current research to the needs of their clients:

-A discussion on nutrition outlines the role of the personal trainer in establishing nutrition guidelines, including the application of nutrition principles for clients with metabolic concerns.

-The latest guidelines on client assessment from prominent organizations-such as the American Heart Association (AHA) and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)-keep personal trainers up to speed on the latest assessment protocols.

-New information is presented on flexibility training and cardiovascular exercise prescription as well as a discussion of research on the effectiveness of stability ball training.

-Revised information on design of resistance training programs incorporates the latest information on the application of periodization of training.

-New information addressing injuries and rehabilitation prepares personal trainers to work with clients with special concerns such as orthopedic conditions, low back pain, ankle sprains, and hip arthroscopy.

-New guidelines for determining resistanc

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