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NSCA's Essentials of Personal Training: National Strength and Conditioning Association

Coburn, J
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Book Information
Edition: 3rd
Publisher: Human Kinetics
ISBN: 1-4925-9672-8 (1492596728)
ISBN-13: 978-1-4925-9672-1 (9781492596721)
Old Edition: 0-7360-8415-0
Binding: Hardcover
Publish Date: 01/22
Weight: 5.18 Lbs.
Subject Class: EDU (Education)
Return Policy: Returns accepted up to 18 months provided no other recalls or return restrictions apply.
 
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Abstract: Developed by the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA), NSCA...s Essentials of Personal Training, Third Edition With HKPropel Access, is the definitive reference for personal training professionals and students. This comprehensive guide to personal training, with contributions from leaders in the field, provides the most accurate and reliable information and guidance for current and aspiring professionals.Updated to reflect the latest research, with clear explanations of supporting scientific evidence, this edition will give readers the knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) needed by modern personal training professionals. New content addresses the latest objectives found on the National Strength and Conditioning Association...s Certified Personal Trainer (NSCA-CPT) exam, maintaining this text...s position as the single best resource for those preparing for the NSCA-CPT exam.NSCA...s Essentials of Personal Training, Third Edition, provides guidelines for the complex process of designing safe, effective, and goal-specific resistance, aerobic, plyometric, and speed training programs for clients of all ages and fitness levels. With comprehensive coverage of various categories of unique client needs, readers will learn how to make specific modifications and adjust exercise programs for each individual client. Multiple fitness testing protocols and norms for each component of fitness.."including 10 new tests.."are all presented, along with instructions that are detailed yet easy to follow.Over 200 full-color photos and accompanying instructions clearly describe and visually show proper technique for exercises and drills, including stretching, plyometrics, and stability ball exercises. There are new sections on suspension training, manual resistance training, and common types of resistance training equipment. Plus, 27 online videos, delivered through HKPropel, demonstrate exercise technique in action, preparing readers to instruct clients through safe exercise performance. Students will also be able to complete chapter quizzes assigned by instructors through HKPropel.Study questions at the end of each chapter, written in the same style and format as those found on the NSCA-CPT exam, facilitate learning of chapter content and fully prepare candidates for exam day. Practicing professionals and aspiring professionals alike will benefit from a new appendix of advice on building a successful career as a personal trainer.
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