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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
  • View: 4062
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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.

Fitness Professional's Handbook-6th Edition

Fitness Professional's Handbook-6th Edition

  • Author: N.A
  • Publisher: Human Kinetics
  • ISBN: 145042399X
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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
  • View: 2098
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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: 4638
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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: 1269
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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.

Aquatic Fitness Professional Manual

Aquatic Fitness Professional Manual

  • Author: N.A
  • Publisher: Human Kinetics 1
  • ISBN: 0736089837
  • Category: HEALTH & FITNESS
  • Page: 398
  • View: 2043
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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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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: 2970
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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 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: 479
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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.