ACSM's Certification Review by American College of Sports MedicinePublisher's Note: Products purchased from 3rd Party sellers are not guaranteed by the Publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product. With ACSM's Certification Review as your guide, you can be ready to successfully pass the exam to become a Certified Personal Trainer (CPT), Certified Exercise Physiologist (EP-C), or Certified Clinical Exercise Physiologist (CEP). As a review tool, this text will help you identify your strengths and weaknesses and then eliminate those areas of weakness with further study. Most importantly, this text will help you advance your career in fitness and exercise. Now aligned with the tenth edition of the ACSM's Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription, this text is reflective of the key changes and the only print resource for the current ACSM certification exams. ACSM's Certification Review is organized into three parts by certification level.
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Publication Date: 2018
ACSM's Resources for the Personal Trainer by American College of Sports Medicine StaffACSM's Resources for the Personal Trainer is the critical content for those seeking to gain ACSM's Certified Personal Trainer certification, and those currently practicing. This title is now fully aligned to the tenth edition of ACSM's Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription, and includes the new pre-participation guidelines, which will be critical for those in the personal trainer field. This title continues to recognize the Personal Trainer as a professional in the continuum of creating healthy lifestyles and provides the Personal Trainer with both the tools and scientific evidence to build safe and effective exercise programs for a variety of clients. ACSM's Resources for the Personal Trainer is the official preparation book for the ACSM Certified Personal TrainerSM examination. Divided into six distinctly different parts, ranging from an introduction to the profession of personal training to how to run a personal training business, ACSM's Resources for the Personal Trainer provides coverage of anatomy, exercise physiology, biomechanics, behavior modification, and nutrition as well as assessment of strength and flexibility and the development of resistance and cardiorespiratory training programs. The science- and evidence-based approach allows the Personal Trainer to transfer knowledge to their clients effectively.
Call Number: 613.71 Am353 2018
Publication Date: 2017
ACSM Certification Practice Tests by Ascencia's Personal Trainer Exam Prep TeamAscencia Test Prep's study guide, ACSM Certification Practice Tests: Personal Training Exam Review Book with over 400 Practice Test Questions for the American College of Sports Medicine CPT Test offers test takers 400 practice questions with answers and explanations for the ACSM exam. Ascencia's ACSM exam practice question book includes realistic test questions on: EXERCISE SCIENCE NUTRITION ASSESSMENT EXERCISE TECHNIQUE PROGRAM DESIGN CLIENT RELATIONS AND COACHING SAFETY AND RISK MANAGEMENT PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND RESPONSIBILITY About Ascencia Test Prep With healthcare fields such as nursing, pharmacy, emergency care, and physical therapy becoming the fastest and largest growing industries in the United States, individuals looking to enter the healthcare industry or rise in their field need high quality, reliable resources. Ascencia Test Prep's study guides and test preparation materials are developed by credentialed, industry professionals with years of experience in their respective fields. Every Ascencia book includes a comprehensive overview of the content knowledge that will be tested, along with practice questions for each section to enhance understanding. Full practice tests at the end of every book accurately reflect the exam, helping test takers determine if they are thoroughly prepared. Additionally, all Ascencia study materials offer exclusive tips from healthcare professionals to help readers thrive in their field beyond test day. Ascencia recognizes that healthcare professionals nurture bodies and spirits, and save lives. Ascencia Test Prep's mission is to help healthcare workers grow.
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Publication Date: 2017
NASM Essentials of Personal Fitness Training by Micheal Clark; Brian G. Sutton; Scott Lucett; National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) StaffPursue. Transform. Inspire.Gain the information, insight, and inspiration you need to change the world as a fitness professional. You'll also learn the foundations of exercise science, fitness assessments, nutrition, and how to grow a personal training business.Since 1987, the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) has been a global leader in providing evidence-based certification and specializations. NASM Essentials of Personal Fitness Training, Sixth Edition, continues to lead the way by providing the most comprehensive resource for aspiring personal trainers, health and fitness professionals and enthusiasts.Through NASM's proprietary Optimum Performance Training (OPTTM) model, this text will teach you a systematic approach for designing exercise programs that can help anyone reach their fitness goals.This text is a recommended resource for the NASM Certified Personal Trainer (CPT) certification. The NASM-CPT certification is accredited by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA).
Publication Date: 2017
Evidence-Based Practice in Athletic Training by Scot Raab; Deborah I. CraigAs one of the first texts of its kind, Evidence-Based Practice in Athletic Training contains essential information on the fundamentals of evidence-based practice (EBP) for students who are working toward certification in athletic training and athletic trainers who wish to stay up to date on best practices in the field. With EBP, all clinical decisions are based on available research studies, and these studies are selected and assessed according to specific criteria that yield evidence of benefit. EBP is a continuing education requirement for athletic trainers who are certified with the Board of Certification (BOC). Grounded in solid science, Evidence-Based Practice in Athletic Training explains the basics of EBP and the research design methods that are so vital to its implementation. Starting in part I, the text introduces the various levels of evidence, well-built question development using the PICO technique (patient problem or population, intervention, comparison, and outcomes), the five steps of searching for evidence, and search techniques. Part II guides readers through researching specific questions and evaluating research studies, including how to incorporate the evidence they find into their clinical practice. Part III reviews the various research types, their uses and benefits, and research ethics as a critical part of the process of EBP. Through these step-by-step chapters, readers will be able to formulate clinical questions, perform research on current studies, analyze the available data, and apply the principles in their practice in order to provide the best and most accurate care possible. In addition to in-depth information on the principles and application of EBP, Evidence-Based Practice in Athletic Training presents clinically based scenarios that allow students to apply their recently acquired knowledge to real-life situations, thus encouraging a deeper understanding of the topics presented throughout the text. These scenarios allow those who are learning EBP concepts for the first time to understand how EBP is incorporated clinically. The most efficient, systematic, and thorough resource of its kind, Evidence-Based Practice in Athletic Training encourages students and current certified athletic trainers to ask meaningful questions, gain the knowledge they need for excelling in future practice, and rise to the top of their profession. For students who want a thorough skill base in EBP and for credentialed health care professionals who seek further knowledge in the area, Evidence-Based Practice in Athletic Training will help all current and future athletic trainers provide the best care for their athletes and clients.