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10 training courses found
Aquatic Exercise for Rehabilitation and Training reviews literature regarding the benefits of aquatic exercise using a variety of therapeutic interventions, including the Halliwick concept; the Bad Ragaz ring method; ai chi, watsu; swim stroke training; aquatic cardiovascular training; neuromuscular training; and core, upper-quarter, and lower-quarter musculoskeletal training. Learn how to apply aquatic activities to progress individual clients and adapt these activities to individuals with various disease-specific conditions.
Developed in conjunction with the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) and the National Physical Activity Society (NPAS), the ACSM/NPAS Physical Activity in Public Health Specialist Certification Exam Preparation online programme will help you prepare for the Physical Activity in Public Health Specialist (PAPHS) certification exam. It’s also a perfect resource for public health practitioners and other health professionals looking to better understand the role of physical activity in public health.
In Advanced Reps, Sets, and Loads for Hypertrophy and Strength you will discover the combinations of reps, sets, and loads that are necessary for various strength training adaptations. You’ll learn to periodize a strength program and gain command of the principles that produce results.
Applied Health Fitness Psychology provides an understanding of the psychological factors that inhibit and promote physical activity and positive lifestyle behavior change in clients. Gain insight to psychological motivational theories and models of exerciser behavior to help your clients establish and maintain positive attitudes, emotions, and behaviors for a healthy lifestyle.
Do you have clients who want to ride their first 50- or 100-mile cycling event? Basic Training for Cycling provides the resources to successfully coach people interested in cycling for health, fitness, or competition. Learn about bikes and bike gear, rules for riding on the road, and basic cycling skills.
Maintaining balance and mobility is essential to aging successfully. Balance Training, Third Edition, has pioneered the use of balance training for three levels of ability in older adults and includes the innovative balance and mobility program developed at the Center for Successful Aging at California State University at Fullerton.
Whether you train competitive runners or those who run for personal enjoyment, the proven techniques outlined in Basic Training for Running, Second Edition will propel your clients to running success. Learn how to design programs that significantly improve performance for novice, intermediate, competitive, and elite runners.
Advanced Fitness Assessment and Exercise Prescription, Seventh Edition provides a comprehensive approach to physical fitness appraisal and exercise prescription. Including both field and laboratory assessment techniques, the programme will help personal trainers and other fitness professionals bridge the gap between research and practice by offering a clearly defined approach to designing individualized exercise programs.
The aging process affects all of the systems of the body, reducing the capacity to live independently and safely and often health, well-being, and happiness. Scientists and clinicians have often discussed the pill that contains all the ingredients that address the declines in health and function seen with aging.
In this set of recorded webinars, body composition expert Tim Lohman highlights the evolution of and breakthroughs in the field of body composition over the past 30 years. Emphasis is on the relationship of body composition to health, sport, and chronic disease as well as misconceptions and misuse of various body composition methods.