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ACSM's Resources for the Personal Trainer

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May 26, 2021
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  • Description
    Lippincott® Connect Featured Title
    Purchase of the new print edition of this Lippincott® Connect title includes lifetime access to the digital version of the book, plus related materials such as videos and multiple-choice Q&A and self-assessments.

    An essential resource to prepare for the ACSM Certified Personal Trainer examination, ACSM’s Resources for the Personal Trainer, 6th Edition, provides critical insights for Certified Personal Trainer candidates looking to boost their exam confidence, as well as practicing Personal Trainers who want to take their practice to the next level. This updated edition is fully aligned with the eleventh edition of ACSM’s Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription and equips readers with the latest practices in client screening, exercise program development, and working with special populations.
     
    Published by the American College of Sports Medicine, this top-selling text guides readers from an introduction to the profession and the science behind the field through the building blocks of a successful exercise program and ultimately the establishment of a successful personal training practice. Engaging case studies and study features help ensure the retention for success on the ACSM-CPT exam and provide prospective and practicing Personal Trainers with both the tools and scientific evidence to build safe and effective exercise programs for a variety of clients.  
    • NEW! Update content aligned with the 11th edition of ACSM’s Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription prepares students to confidently perform the most effective client fitness assessments and create successful resistance training programs.
    • UPDATED! Full-color photographs clarify concepts and techniques.
    • Chapter objectives keep students focused on the most vital content.
    • Case Studies provide essential practice applying concepts to realistic scenarios commonly encountered by Certified Personal Trainers.
    • Key Points and chapter summaries reinforce important chapter takeaways.
    • Supporting videos reinforce your understanding of the latest concepts and techniques.
    Lippincott® Connect features:
    • Lifetime access to the digital version of the book with the ability to highlight and take notes on key passages for a more personal, efficient study experience.
    • Carefully curated resources, such as interactive diagrams, video tutorials, organ sounds, and self-assessment, all designed to facilitate further comprehension.
    Lippincott® Connect also allows users to create Study Collections to further personalize the study experience. With Study Collections you can:
    • Pool content from books across your entire library into self-created Study Collections based on discipline, procedure, organ, concept or other topics.
    • Display related text passages, video clips and self-assessment questions from each book (if available) for efficient absorption of material.
    • Annotate and highlight key content for easy access later.
    • Navigate seamlessly between book chapters, sections, self-assessments, notes and highlights in a single view/page.
  • Specs
    Edition
    6
    ISBN/ISSN
    9781975153205
    Product Format
    HC-Printed Cover
    Pages
    656
    Series
    American College of Sports Medicine
    Edition
    6
    Publication Date
    May 26, 2021
  • Trent Hargens
    American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)
  • Table of contents
    xi
    Contents
    Preface v
    Acknowledgments viii
    Contributors ix
    Reviewers x
    PART I: Introduction to the Field and Profession of Personal Training 1
    1 Importance of the Field and Profession of Personal Training 2
    2 Career Track for Personal Trainers 31
    PART II: The Science of Personal Training 47
    3 Anatomy and Kinesiology 48
    4 Biomechanics 113
    5 Exercise Physiology 127
    6 Nutrition and Human Performance 157
    PART III: Behavior Modification 195
    7 Theories of Behavior Change 196
    8 Adherence to Exercise: Helping Your Client Stay Active 224
    9 Eliciting Positive Perceptions and Behaviors: Coaching Techniques 250
    PART IV: Initial Client Screening 265
    10 The Initial Client Consultation 266
    11 Preparticipation Physical Activity Screening Guidelines 286
    12 Client Fitness Assessments 314
    PART V: Developing the Exercise Program 363
    13 Comprehensive Program Design 364
    14 Resistance Training Programs 385
    15 Cardiorespiratory Training Programs 425
    16 Guidelines for Designing Flexibility Programs 448
    17 Personal Training Session Components 483
    18 Advanced Program Options 499
    19 Populations across the Lifespan 524
    20 Metabolic Disease and Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factors 545xii
    Contents
    PART VI: The Business of Personal Training 569
    21 Business Basics and Planning 570
    22 Legal Issues and Responsibilities 589
    Appendix A Editors from the Previous Two Editions of ACSM’s Resources for the
    Personal Trainer 609
    Appendix B Contributors from the Previous Two Editions of ACSM’s Resources for the
    Personal Trainer 610
    Index 613
  • Features
    • NEW! Update content aligned with the 11th edition of ACSM’s Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription prepares students to confidently perform the most effective client fitness assessments and create successful resistance training programs.
    • UPDATED! Full-color photographs clarify concepts and techniques.
    • Chapter objectives keep students focused on the most vital content.
    • Case Studies provide essential practice applying concepts to realistic scenarios commonly encountered by Certified Personal Trainers.
    • Key Points and chapter summaries reinforce important chapter takeaways.
    • Supporting videos reinforce your understanding of the latest concepts and techniques.
    Lippincott® Connect features:
    • Lifetime access to the digital version of the book with the ability to highlight and take notes on key passages for a more personal, efficient study experience.
    • Carefully curated resources, such as interactive diagrams, video tutorials, organ sounds, and self-assessment, all designed to facilitate further comprehension.
    Lippincott® Connect also allows users to create Study Collections to further personalize the study experience. With Study Collections you can:
    • Pool content from books across your entire library into self-created Study Collections based on discipline, procedure, organ, concept or other topics.
    • Display related text passages, video clips and self-assessment questions from each book (if available) for efficient absorption of material.
    • Annotate and highlight key content for easy access later.
    • Navigate seamlessly between book chapters, sections, self-assessments, notes and highlights in a single view/page.
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