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NSCA's Essentials of Personal Training
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This title contains state-of-the-art knowledge for all aspects of personal training! Comprehensive and research-based, the second edition of "NSCA's Essentials of Personal Training" is the resource to rely on for personal training information and guidance, containing state-of-the-art knowledge regarding applied aspects of personal training as well as clear explanations of supporting scientific evidence. This essential reference was developed by the NSCA to present the knowledge, skills and abilities required for personal trainers, focusing on the complex process of designing safe, effective and goal-specific resistance, aerobic, plyometric and speed training programmes. Featuring over 200 full colour photos with accompanying technique instructions, this resource offers readers a step-by-step approach to designing exercise programmes with special attention to the application of principles based on age, fitness level and health status. It has its publicity through UK and European fitness and health magazines including "BASES' The Sport and Exercise Scientist" and "Health & Fitness". It is featured at fitness events throughout the UK and Europe. Mailings of this title are to consumers interested in health, fitness and nutrition. It is also featured in Human Kinetics' monthly "FitNews E-Newsletter" sent to over 10,000 subscribers, and on Human Kinetics' Health & Fitness Blog.
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Table of Contents

Chapter 2. Cardiorespiratory System and Gas Exchange; Chapter 3. Bioenergetics; Chapter 4. Biomechanics; Chapter 5. Resistance Training Adaptations; Chapter 7. Nutrition in the Personal Training Setting; Chapter 8. Exercise Psychology for the Personal Trainer; Chapter 9. Client Consultation and Health Appraisal; Chapter 10. Fitness Assessment Selection and Administration.

About the Author

Jared W. Coburn, is a professor of kinesiology at California State University at Fullerton, where he has earned numerous awards for teaching and research excellence. Moh H. Malek, is an associate professor in the College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences and director of the Integrative Physiology of Exercise Laboratory at Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan.

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