Fitness Professional's Handbook 7th Edition

Author: Howley, Edward T.,Thompson, Dixie L.

Publisher: Human Kinetics

ISBN: 1492536016

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 592

View: 6448

With 24 integrated video clips, Fitness Professional’s Handbook, Seventh Edition With Web Resource (Enhanced Version), provides a dynamic experience for undergraduate fitness testing, programming, and exercise prescription. Current and future fitness professionals will find information to screen participants, conduct standardized fitness tests, evaluate the major components of fitness, and prescribe appropriate exercise. To facilitate an engaging learning experience, the enhanced version features video clips that help learners apply key techniques alongside fully updated text that uses the latest standards, guidelines, and research from authorities in the field. It will prepare learners for certification and arm them with the knowledge to work with a variety of clients and populations. Content incorporates information from the 10th edition of ACSM’s Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription and the Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans exercise and physical activity recommendations for adults, older adults, children, and those with special needs. The editors embrace the importance of communication between allied health and medical professionals with those in the fitness arena to provide learners with a foundation for prescribing exercise and delivering need- and goal-specific physical activity and fitness programs. Reflecting the same enhancements of the seventh edition print book, every chapter has been updated, allowing learners to explore the newest theories and research findings and apply them to real-world situations. The following are among the most significant changes to the seventh edition: · A web resource containing biannual industry updates and references and fillable forms provides a useful tool for students to use beyond the classroom · A new chapter, “Training for Performance,” helps professionals expand their practice to work with recreational athletes who have performance-related goals · New information, including the consequences of exercise-induced muscle damage (rhabdomyolysis), devices used to track physical activity and estimate energy expenditure (e.g., accelerometers), relative flexibility and the role of lumbopelvic rhythm in back function, the importance of progression in an exercise prescription, and the professional standard of care associated with HIIT programs reflects recent topics of interest and research · Updated statistics on CVD and CHD from the American Heart Association, adult and childhood obesity, and the prevalence of COPD, asthma, bronchitis, and emphysema ensure accurate representation of data · Chapter quizzes have been added to an updated ancillary package that also includes an instructor guide, test package, presentation package, and image bank Fitness Professional’s Handbook, Seventh Edition With Web Resource (Enhanced Version), contains a variety of learning tools to help students identify and retain key information. Objectives, key points, glossary terms, and chapter review questions guide students to important concepts, while research insight boxes and procedures for common fitness tests draw attention to commonly sought information. Case study questions and answers help learners apply the concepts to real-world scenarios. References are numbered and organized by chapter at the end of the e-book to provide direction for more in-depth research. With a comprehensive and practical approach, this enhanced e-book enables users to help individuals, communities, and groups gain the benefits of regular physical activity in a positive and safe environment. It provides background to the field, scientific fundamentals, and up-to-date recommendations to help learners better understand the role of physical activity in the quality of life and guidelines for screening, testing, supervising, and modifying activity for various populations.

Aquatic Fitness Professional Manual-6th Edition

Author: Aquatic Exercise Association

Publisher: Human Kinetics

ISBN: 1450408273

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 398

View: 2398

Written by more than 30 industry experts, Aquatic Fitness Professional Manual, Sixth Edition, is the most comprehensive and relied-upon resource for fitness professionals, personal trainers, therapists, and facility or program managers who specialize in water exercise. No longer just for seniors, aquatic fitness has emerged at the forefront of new fitness trends as a challenging reduced-impact option for group exercise, small-group fitness, and personal training for all age groups. Straightforward explanations of current concepts in exercise science, applied exercise anatomy and physiology, and updated research on deep-water exercise will assist you in creating and leading safe, effective, and enjoyable exercise programs. This all-in-one aquatic fitness reference is the definitive resource for those preparing for the AEA Aquatic Fitness Professional certification exam. Reorganized for easier study and exam preparation, the sixth edition contains essential foundational information such as the components of physical fitness, group fitness teaching techniques, and AEA Standards and Guidelines.

Methods of Group Exercise Instruction-3rd Edition

Author: Carol Kennedy-Armbruster,Mary Yoke

Publisher: Human Kinetics

ISBN: 145042189X

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 440

View: 7844

Based on industry standards and guidelines, this text highlights a variety of group exercise formats through training principles, correction and progression techniques, and safety to enhance the skills of group exercise leaders.

Biomechanics of Sport and Exercise

Author: Peter M. McGinnis

Publisher: Human Kinetics

ISBN: 0736079661

Category: Education

Page: 443

View: 543

"Biomechanics of Sport and Exercise, Third Edition With Web Resource and MaxTRAQ Educational 2D Software Access," introduces exercise biomechanics in concise terms that explain external forces and their effects, how the body generates forces to maintain position, and how forces create movement.

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

View: 4766

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.

NASM Essentials of Personal Fitness Training

Author: N.A

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 9780781782913

Category: Medical

Page: 552

View: 3633

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.

Optimal Muscle Training

Author: Ken Kinakin

Publisher: Human Kinetics

ISBN: 9780736081726

Category: Science

Page: 122

View: 1674

This essential training book presents a complete program for optimizing strength, increasing growth, and minimizing injury. And with its multiple menus, the DVD allows you to customize your experience by quickly accessing what is most relevant to your needs. Overall, the "Optimal Muscle Training" book and DVD is a powerful training package.

Aquatic Fitness Professional Manual-7th Edition

Author: Aquatic Exercise Association (AEA)

Publisher: Human Kinetics

ISBN: 1492533742

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 420

View: 3748

This is the definitive resource for individuals preparing for the AEA Aquatic Fitness Professional Certification exam and for anyone leading water exercise classes.

100 Questions and Answers about Sports Nutrition & Exercise

Author: Lilah Al-Masri,Simon Bartlett

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

ISBN: 1449631878

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 256

View: 9770

100 Questions and Answers About Sports Nutrition & Exercise provides easily accessible answers to questions that athletes, athletic trainers and coaches may have about sports nutrition. Equipped with case studies, quick tips, and testimonials, this practical guide covers topics such as: vitamins and minerals, fluids, medications and supplements, weight management, warm ups and cool downs, flexibility, and more.

Essentials of Research Methods in Health, Physical Education, Exercise Science, and Recreation

Author: Kris E. Berg,Richard Wayne Latin

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 9780781770361

Category: Medical

Page: 332

View: 5268

Explores a range of basic topics covered in research courses in exercise science, kinesiology, and physical education. This work provides the information and skills needed to write effective research proposals and theses; and understand how to conduct basic studies in health, physical education, exercise science, athletic training, and recreation.

Cognitive Psychology

A Student's Handbook

Author: Michael W. Eysenck,Mark T. Keane

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 1317695178

Category: Psychology

Page: 838

View: 1047

Rigorously researched and accessibly written, Cognitive Psychology: A Student’s Handbook is widely regarded as the leading undergraduate textbook in the field. The book is clearly organised, and offers comprehensive coverage of all the key areas of cognitive psychology. With a strong focus on considering human cognition in context, the book has been designed to help students develop a thorough understanding of the fundamentals of cognitive psychology, providing them with detailed knowledge of the very latest advances in the field. New to this edition: Thoroughly revised throughout to include the latest research and developments in the field Extended coverage of cognitive neuroscience Additional content on computational cognitive science New and updated case studies demonstrating real life applications of cognitive psychology Fully updated companion website Cognitive Psychology: A Student’s Handbook will be essential reading for all undergraduate students of psychology. Those taking courses in computer science, education, linguistics, physiology, and medicine will also find it an invaluable resource.

Fitness & Health 7th Edition

Author: Sharkey, Brian J.,Gaskill, Steven

Publisher: Human Kinetics

ISBN: 1450448283

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 456

View: 396

With an accessible and engaging style, Fitness & Health, Seventh Edition, offers students a practical resource focused on a deeper understanding of the exercise–health relationship and provides a framework for attaining health and fitness goals.

ACSM's Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription

Author: ACSM

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 1609136055

Category: Medical

Page: 480

View: 5976

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.

Psychology of Health and Fitness

Author: Barbara Brehm

Publisher: F.A. Davis

ISBN: 0803640943

Category: Medical

Page: 480

View: 2523

Learn how to apply the psychology of health and fitness to your exercise programs and to solve the motivational and behavioral problems you’ll encounter every day in practice. You’ll explore the scientific principles and variables that influence behavior as you develop the confidence to design effective lifestyle interventions for disease prevention and develop individualized exercise programs that promote optimal health.

Laboratory Manual for Exercise Physiology, 2E

Author: Haff, G. Gregory,Dumke, Charles

Publisher: Human Kinetics

ISBN: 1492536946

Category: Science

Page: 448

View: 5837

Laboratory Manual for Exercise Physiology, Second Edition, provides guided opportunities for students to translate their scientific understanding of exercise physiology into practical applications.

Foundations of Sport and Exercise Psychology 6th Edition

Author: Weinberg, Robert S.,Gould, Daniel

Publisher: Human Kinetics

ISBN: 1492502006

Category: Education

Page: 664

View: 8450

As the leading text in sport and exercise psychology, Foundations of Sport and Exercise Psychology, Sixth Edition, provides a thorough introduction to key concepts in the field. This text offers both students and new practitioners a comprehensive view of sport and exercise psychology, drawing connections between research and practice and capturing the excitement of the world of sport and exercise.

Physical Activity and Health 2nd Edition

Author: Claude Bouchard,Steven N. Blair,William Haskell

Publisher: Human Kinetics

ISBN: 1450428495

Category: Science

Page: 456

View: 8822

Written by leading scientists from the United States, Canada, Europe, and Australia, Physical Activity and Health, Second Edition, brings together the results of the most important studies on the relationship between physical activity, sedentarism, and various health outcomes.

NSCA's Essentials of Personal Training 2nd Edition

Author: Jared W. Coburn,Moh H. Malek,National Strength & Conditioning Association (U.S.)

Publisher: Human Kinetics

ISBN: 1450416225

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 679

View: 6009

NSCA's Essentials of Personal Training, Second Edition, is the authoritative text for personal trainers, health and fitness instructors, and other fitness professionals as well as the primary preparation source for those taking the NSCA-CPT exam.