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Fitness Professional's Handbook-6th Edition

Fitness Professional's Handbook-6th Edition

  • Author: N.A
  • Publisher: Human Kinetics
  • ISBN: 145042399X
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  • Page: N.A
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Aquatic Fitness Professional Manual-6th Edition

Aquatic Fitness Professional Manual-6th Edition

  • Author: Aquatic Exercise Association
  • Publisher: Human Kinetics
  • ISBN: 1450408273
  • Category: Health & Fitness
  • Page: 398
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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

Methods of Group Exercise Instruction-3rd Edition

  • Author: Carol Kennedy-Armbruster,Mary Yoke
  • Publisher: Human Kinetics
  • ISBN: 145042189X
  • Category: Health & Fitness
  • Page: 440
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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.

Aquatic Fitness Professional Manual-7th Edition

Aquatic Fitness Professional Manual-7th Edition

  • Author: Aquatic Exercise Association (AEA)
  • Publisher: Human Kinetics
  • ISBN: 1492533742
  • Category: Sports & Recreation
  • Page: 420
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This is the definitive resource for individuals preparing for the AEA Aquatic Fitness Professional Certification exam and for anyone leading water exercise classes.

Fitness Professional's Handbook

Fitness Professional's Handbook

  • Author: Edward T. Howley,Dixie L. Thompson
  • Publisher: Human Kinetics
  • ISBN: 1492586056
  • Category: Health & Fitness
  • Page: 592
  • View: 978
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Fitness Professional’s Handbook, Seventh Edition With Web Resource, provides current and future fitness professionals with the knowledge to screen participants, conduct standardized fitness tests, evaluate the major components of fitness, and prescribe appropriate exercise. The fully updated text uses the latest standards, guidelines, and research from authorities in the field to prepare readers for certification and arm them with the knowledge to work with a variety of clients and populations. This full-color text 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 text embraces the importance of communication between allied health and medical professionals with those in the fitness arena to provide readers with a foundation for prescribing exercise and delivering need- and goal-specific physical activity and fitness programs. Every chapter has been updated, allowing readers 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: • An online video library containing 24 video clips help readers better apply key techniques covered in the book • 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, 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 readers apply the concepts to real-world scenarios. References are numbered and organized by chapter at the end of the book to provide direction for more in-depth research. With a comprehensive and practical approach, this text enables readers 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 readers 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

Aquatic Fitness Professional Manual-6th Edition

  • Author: Aquatic Exercise Association
  • Publisher: Human Kinetics
  • ISBN: 1450408273
  • Category: Health & Fitness
  • Page: 398
  • View: 3434
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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.

The Fitness Instructor's Handbook

The Fitness Instructor's Handbook

A Complete Guide to Health and Fitness

  • Author: Morc Coulson
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
  • ISBN: 1472939050
  • Category: Health & Fitness
  • Page: 320
  • View: 9025
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New and updated, The Fitness Instructor's Handbook, 3rd edition is the essential guide for anyone working in, or wishing to enter, the fitness industry. Including a brand new chapter on Cardiorespiratory machine exercises covering correct technique, safety points and step-by-step photos and updated references throughout, this new edition reflects the latest changes to the National Occupational Standards (levels 2 and 3). Topics covered include: The skeletal system muscles and tendons the energy system circulation and respiration components of fitness safety issues customer service screening clients planning and programme design exercise evaluation. Packed full of illustrations, case studies, revision questions and sample programmes this is the ideal book for those new to the industry as well as experienced trainers.

Fitness Professional's Handbook 7th Edition

Fitness Professional's Handbook 7th Edition

  • Author: Howley, Edward T.,Thompson, Dixie L.
  • Publisher: Human Kinetics
  • ISBN: 1492536016
  • Category: Health & Fitness
  • Page: 592
  • View: 8043
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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.

The Group Fitness Instructor's Handbook

The Group Fitness Instructor's Handbook

Creative and Practical Solutions for Designing Great Classes

  • Author: IDEA Health & Fitness
  • Publisher: IDEA Health & Fitness Association
  • ISBN: 1887781072
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Building Design and Construction Handbook, 6th Edition

Building Design and Construction Handbook, 6th Edition

  • Author: Frederick S. Merritt,Jonathan T. Ricketts
  • Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
  • ISBN: 9780071501798
  • Category: Technology & Engineering
  • Page: 1600
  • View: 4673
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A where-would-you-be-without-it handbook covering every single important step in building design and construction, now updated to include key changes in design and construction practices. Surveys materials, structures, soil mechanics and foundations, building types, hardware, insulation, acoustics, plumbing, and more--all the material that will help architects, engineers, contractors, and others work better, faster, and smarter. Includes new design specifications; the latest developments in seismic and wind design criteria; new building systems and material; updated building codes throughout; NFPA requirements; and new wood material and codes.

Health Fitness Instructor's Handbook

Health Fitness Instructor's Handbook

  • Author: Edward T. Howley
  • Publisher: Human Kinetics Publishers
  • ISBN: 9780873229586
  • Category: Condition physique - Guides, manuels, etc
  • Page: 538
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Health Fitness Instructor's Handbook is the most comprehensive and up-to-date book available for health and fitness professionals who want to learn about the latest advances in physical fitness. Respected exercise scientists Edward T. Howley and B. Don Franks have teamed up with eight contributors to provide the latest information on the following: the scientific foundations of physical activity and fitness; nutrition, body composition, and weight management; the components of fitness; exercise prescription; and exercise programming considerations. This third edition has been updated according to 1995 ACSM objectives for Health/Fitness Instructor and Exercise Leader certifications and the Surgeon General's Report on Physical Activity and Health. Plus, the book features a better organization with a heavier focus on exercise prescription; new chapters on metabolic costs of physical activity, weight management, and exercise prescription for special populations; new in-text reviews linked to learning objectives; and case studies for every chapter.

Process / Industrial Instruments and Controls Handbook, Sixth Edition

Process / Industrial Instruments and Controls Handbook, Sixth Edition

  • Author: Gregory K. McMillan,P. Hunter Vegas
  • Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
  • ISBN: 1260117987
  • Category: Technology & Engineering
  • Page: 752
  • View: 5801
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Extensive practical plant based knowledge to achieve the best automation system BACK COVER DESCRIPTION: This fully updated on-the-job reference contains all the automation and control information you need to make timely decisions, and maximize process capacity and efficiency. Featuring contributions from 50 top technical experts, Process/Industrial Instruments and Controls Handbook, Sixth Edition covers the latest technologies and advances. More importantly, the book helps you select the right instrumentation, install and maintain it correctly, and leverage it to maximize plant performance and profitability. You will get all you need to know to execute a successful automation project including time-saving tables, lists of essential best practices, and hundreds of topic-defining illustrations. Coverage includes: •Process variable measurements•Analytical measurements•Control Network communications•Safety instrumented systems•Control systems fundamentals•PID control strategies•Continuous and batch control•Improving operator performance•Improving process performance•Project management•And more

Functional Exercise Progressions

Functional Exercise Progressions

  • Author: Mary M. Yoke,Carol Kennedy
  • Publisher: Coaches Choice
  • ISBN: 9781585189984
  • Category: Health & Fitness
  • Page: 126
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An explosion of new exercise techniques and equipment hasleft many fitness professionals and their clients unsureof how to advance from one exercise and level ofintensity to the next. Functional Exercise Progressionspresents 13 sample progressions covering every majormuscle group. This large-format guide includes over 250different exercises with dozens of clear photographs anddetailed exercise descriptions. Ideal for personaltrainers, physical therapists, and anyone who wants asafe and effective path to improved strength and fitness.

ACSM's Resource Manual for Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription

ACSM's Resource Manual for Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription

  • Author: American College of Sports Medicine,Jeffrey L. Roitman,Matt Herridge
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: 9780781725255
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 732
  • View: 6347
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This complementary book to ACSM's Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription elaborates on the Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs) you need to study for any of the American College of Sports Medicine certification exams. It also serves as a valuable professional resource behind the Guidelines. New content includes updated research throughout and a reorganization of the KSAs to correspond with the sixth edition of ACSM's Guidelines. The book features both theoretical and practical physiological concepts and relates the examples to exercise testing, training and programming, thus providing a complete perspective on clinical exercise physiology and fitness.

Health Promotion and Aging

Health Promotion and Aging

Practical Applications for Health Professionals, Sixth Edition

  • Author: David Haber, PhD
  • Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
  • ISBN: 0826199186
  • Category: Social Science
  • Page: 536
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Praise for the fifth edition: I applaud Dr. Haber for addressing key concepts and issues in health promotion and aging, and making them accessible, respectful, mindful, and empowering. -Marilyn R. Gugliucci, PhD Director, Geriatrics Education and Research, University of New England Past President, AGHE David Haber has done it again! ...A must-have for students and faculty alike. -Barbara Resnick, PhD, CRNP, FAAN Substantially revised and updated, the sixth edition of this classic text continues to define healthy aging by illustrating how to prevent disease and make large-scale improvements toward health and wellness. New to this edition is current information regarding the future of Medicare, Social Security, and the Affordable Care Act, information about the Healthy People 2020 initiative supported with examples, up-to-date and comprehensive medical screening recommendations, and an extensive review of new developments in complementary and alternative medicine, geriatric mental health, community health, and public health policy. A new section on technology and aging is also included, as well as an instructor's manual. The text synthesizes current research findings with practical applications, and includes detailed and updated descriptions of the author's own programs that have been recognized by the National Council on the Aging's Best Practices in Health Promotion and Aging. New to this Edition: Up-to-date coverage of the future of Medicare, Social Security, the Affordable Care Act, and the Healthy People 2020 initiative New section on technology and aging Current developments in complementary and alternative medicine New findings regarding geriatric physical and mental health and community health Current information about exercise, nutrition and weight management Updated information on public health policy Current trends in long-term care and end-of-life-care Updated sociodemographic trends Instructor's manual

Athletic and Sport Issues in Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation - E-Book

Athletic and Sport Issues in Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation - E-Book

  • Author: David J. Magee,James E. Zachazewski,William S. Quillen,Robert C. Manske
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • ISBN: 1437715729
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 824
  • View: 3447
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Part of David J. Magee's Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation Series, Athletic and Sport Issues in Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation provides expert insight and clear rehabilitation guidelines to help you manage injuries and special medical needs unique to athletic clients. Contributions from leading physical therapists, athletic trainers, and orthopedic surgeons give you a comprehensive, clinically relevant understanding of common sports-related injuries and help you ensure the most effective therapeutic outcomes. Addresses a broad range of sports-related injuries and conditions Reinforces key concepts with highlighted content and hundreds of detailed illustrations Summarizes essential information for fast, easy reference in class or in clinical settings

Pharmacology for Rehabilitation Professionals - E-Book

Pharmacology for Rehabilitation Professionals - E-Book

  • Author: Barbara Gladson
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • ISBN: 1437707564
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 540
  • View: 3982
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Now fully revised and updated, Dr. Barbara Gladson's Pharmacology for Rehabilitation Professionals, 2nd Edition, remains your best resource for understanding how various drugs affect patients during therapeutic exercise and rehabilitation. Using case studies and engaging activities, it helps you apply essential pharmacology information directly to rehabilitation practice. New chapters, a new reader-friendly design, new artwork, and more enhance the text and bring you up to date with both basic pharmacologic principles as well as the mechanism of action and side effects of drugs commonly seen in rehabilitation practice. Helps you develop effective exercise programs by providing drug/exercise interactions from a pharmacokinetics perspective. You willl clearly see the implications for exercise for each specific condition and medication. Presents case studies in every chapter that demonstrate the effects of various drugs on the diagnosis, prognosis, and interventions in physical therapy, so you can more easily monitor patients for adverse drug effects. Features engaging activities in every chapter, ranging from patient interviews to challenging, real-life questions, helping you retain and apply what you've learned. Encourages you to use the latest research in your clinical decision making with evidence-based content incorporated throughout. Simplifies the complex topic of pharmacokinetics so that you will fully understand how it affects your individual patients and your care plans. Guides you in using the Internet for online drug information with references to specific sites, and when and how to use them to their fullest potential. Discusses lifespan considerations such as age, physical differences, and obesity, as well as the latest information on diabetes and glucose testing. A new chapter on Complementary and Alternative Medicine in Pharmacology covers popular herbal and alternative products used to promote health, as well as herbal remedies used during menopause and in the treatment of cancer, helping you recognize the impact of herbals on your patients' symptoms and response to therapy. A new chapter on Drugs Affecting the Integumentary System discusses skin disorders and their pharmacological treatment, prophylactic and debriding agents, antiseptics, and more. A new chapter on Nutrition and Pharmacology provides current information on vitamins and minerals, enteral and parenteral nutrition, and food and drug interactions -- important topics that affect rehabilitation outcomes. Updated drug information and new drugs are added throughout the text, keeping you up to date with current pharmacological information as it pertains to rehabilitation.

Practical Fitness Testing

Practical Fitness Testing

Analysis in Exercise and Sport

  • Author: Morc Coulson,David Archer
  • Publisher: A&C Black
  • ISBN: 1408110229
  • Category: Sports & Recreation
  • Page: 256
  • View: 5927
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A comprehensive and up to date guide to testing fitness, ideal for coaches, fitness industry professionals and anyone planning a training program for clients or groups.

Exercise and Fitness Training After Stroke,a handbook for evidence-based practice,1

Exercise and Fitness Training After Stroke,a handbook for evidence-based practice,1

Exercise and Fitness Training After Stroke

  • Author: Gillian Mead,Fredericke Van Wijk
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • ISBN: 0702043389
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 288
  • View: 7787
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"Evolve learning resources for students and lecturers."

ACSM's Certification Review

ACSM's Certification Review

  • Author: ACSM
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
  • ISBN: 1609139542
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 320
  • View: 8071
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ACSM’s Certification Review is the ultimate resource to help you pass the exam to become a Certified Personal Trainer (CPT), Certified Health Fitness Specialist (HFS), or Certified Clinical Exercise Specialist (CES). Highlights include: · Case studies that reinforce concepts, organized by KSA domains · Practice Exams that contain questions for each certification level · Job Task Analysis tables that provide breakdowns of all the KSAs by certification level and domain