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NASM Essentials of Personal Fitness Training (Hardcover)

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This textbook is aimed at those who want to become National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) Certified Personal Trainers. It outlines career paths in sport, health, and fitness; disciplines of functional biomechanics; the human movement system in fitness; client-based nutrition sciences; integrated training concepts; the professional fitness environment; client acquisition and consultations; and the Optimum Performance Training model. This edition has new trainer and memory tips, reviews, metaphors, cautions, and boxes. It also includes common industry challenges like client soft skills, business development and sales exposure, accurate assessment and program design, and performing technically sound exercises, as well as a chapter on exercise execution, an updated chapter on behavior change, and more focus on the career relevance of the material in each chapter. Annotation ©2016 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (
Number of Pages: 811.0
Genre: Sports + Recreation
Sub-Genre: Coaching / General
Series Title: National Academy of Sports Medicine
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
Language: English
Street Date: May 9, 2016
TCIN: 51214697
UPC: 9781284113099
Item Number (DPCI): 248-17-8561

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