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Title: NSCA's essentials of personal training / National Strength and Conditioning Association ; Roger W. Earle, Thomas R. Baechle, editors.
Main Entry: Earle, Roger W., 1967-
Baechle, Thomas R., 1943-
National Strength & Conditioning Association (U.S.)

Publisher: Human Kinetics,
Publication Date: c2004.
Publication Place: Champaign, IL :
ISBN: 0736000151 (hard)
9780736000154 (hard)

Subject: Personal trainers.
Physical education and training.
Muscle strength.
Entraمineurs personnels.
âEducation physique.
Force musculaire.
Condition physique -- Aspect physiologique.
Personal trainer.
Educaًcنao fâisica (treinamento)
Atividade fâisica.
Entraمineur personnel
Conditionnel (Logique)
âEducation physique
Exercice physique
Force musculaire

Contents: Exercise sciences. Structure and function of the muscular, nervous, skeletal systems / Muscular system -- Nervous system -- Skeletal system -- Connective tissue -- Structure and function of the cardiovascular and respiratory systems / Cardiovascular anatomy and physiology -- Respiratory anatomy and physiology -- Bioenergetics / Essential terminology -- Energy systems -- Substrate depletion and repletion -- Oxygen uptake and the aerobic and anaerobic contributions to exercise -- Biomechanics / Levers of the musculoskeletal system -- Anatomical planes of the human body -- Human strength and power -- Biomechanical factors in human strength -- Sources of resistance to muscle contraction -- Movement analysis and exercise prescription -- Resistance training adaptations / Basic adaptations to resistance training -- Acute adaptations -- Chronic adaptations -- Factors that influence adaptations to resistance training -- Overtraining -- Detraining -- Aerobic training adaptations / Basic adaptations to aerobic training -- Cardiovascular changes -- Metabolic changes -- Neurological changes -- Skeletal changes -- Respiratory changes -- Factors that influence adaptations to aerobic training -- Overtraining -- Detraining -- Nutrition in the personal training setting / Role of the personal trainer regarding nutrition -- Dietary assessment -- Energy -- Nutrients -- Weight gain -- Weight loss -- Evaluating weight loss diets -- Dietary supplements -- The "art" of making dietary recommendations -- Exercise psychology for the personal trainer / Mental health aspects of exercise -- Goal setting -- Motivation -- Methods to motivate a client -- Initial consultation and evaluation. Client consultation and health appraisal / Purpose of consultation and health appraisal -- Delivery process -- Client consultation -- Preparticipation health appraisal screening -- Evaluation of coronary risk factors, disease, and lifestyle -- Interpretation of results -- Referral process -- Medical clearance -- Fitness assessment selection and administration / Purposes of assessment -- Formative and summative evaluations -- Assessment terminology -- Factors that affect reliability and validity -- Assessment case studies -- Administration and organization of fitness assessments -- Interpretation and review of results -- Reassessment -- Fitness testing protocols and norms / Vital signs -- Body composition cardiovascular endurance -- Muscular strength -- Muscular endurance -- Flexibility -- Exercise technique. Flexibility, body-weight, and stability ball exercises / Flexibility training -- Benefits of flexibility training -- Factors affecting flexibility -- Elasticity and plasticity -- Warm-up -- Types of flexibility training -- Body-weight and stability ball exercises -- Resistance training exercise techniques / Basic exercise technique guidelines -- Spotting resistance training exercises -- Cardiovascular activity techniques / General guidelines for safe participation in cardiovascular activities -- Cardiovascular machine exercise technique -- Cardiovascular non-machine exercise technique --
Program design. Resistance training program design / General training principles -- Components of a resistance training program -- Initial consultation and fitness evaluation -- Choice -- Frequency -- Order -- Load and repetitions -- Volume : repetitions and sets -- Rest periods -- Variation -- Progression -- Aerobic endurance training program design / Specificity of aerobic endurance training -- Components of an aerobic endurance training program -- Types of aerobic training programs -- Plyometric and speed training / Plyometric mechanics and physiology -- When to use plyometric exercise -- Plyometric program design -- Safety considerations -- Speed training mechanics and physiology -- Speed training safety considerations -- Combining plyometrics and speed training with other forms of exercise -- Clients with unique needs. Clients who are pregnant, older, or preadolescent / Pregnant women -- Older adults -- Preadolescent youth -- Clients with nutritional and metabolic concerns / Overweight and obesity -- Eating disorders -- Hyperlipidemia -- Metabolic syndrome -- Diabetes mellitus -- Clients with cardiovascular and respiratory conditions / Hypertension -- Myocardial infarction, stroke, and peripheral vascular disease -- Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease -- Asthma -- Clients with orthopedic, injury, and rehabilitation concerns / Tissue healing following injury -- Injury classification -- Orthopedic concerns and the personal trainer -- Low back -- Shoulder -- Knee -- Hip -- Arthritis -- Clients with spinal cord injury, multiple sclerosis, epilepsy, and cerebral palsy / Spinal cord injury -- Multiple sclerosis -- Epilepsy -- Cerebral palsy -- Resistance training for clients who are athletes / Factors in program design -- Periodization of resistance training -- Linear and nonlinear models of periodized resistance training -- Safety and legal issues -- Facility and equipment layout and maintenance / Facility and equipment layout -- Special considerations for a home facility -- Facility and equipment maintenance -- Legal issues in personal training / The perils of litigation -- The legal system -- Anatomy of a lawsuit -- Negligence -- Strategies for minimizing legal liability associated with negligence -- Protective legal documents -- Fitness facilities and independent contractors -- Appendix A: Business management for the personal trainer -- Appendix B: Conversion chart -- Answers to study questions -- Suggested solutions for applied knowledge questions.

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