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ACSM's Resources for the Personal Trainer (4th Edition) by American College of Sports Medicine

By American College of Sports Medicine

ACSM’s assets for the non-public coach presents a huge advent to the sphere of non-public education, protecting either uncomplicated technology issues and useful software. It was once initially designed to assist humans arrange for the ACSM own education Certification examination.

It maintains to serve that functionality, however the marketplace for it has increased to practitioners within the box searching for an extra source, in addition to in an educational atmosphere the place the ebook is a middle textual content for private education courses

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ACSM’s Resource Manual for Exercise Testing and Prescription. 6th ed. Baltimore: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 2009. American College of Sports Medicine and American Medical Association. ACSM & AMA Launch Exercise is Medicine Program. [Internet]. [cited 2007 Nov 5]. org/AM/Template. American College of Sports Medicine. S. cities to better health—The 2010 Report. [Internet] [cited 2010 May]. org 5. American Heart Association. Overweight in Children [Internet]. [cited 2011 Mar 29] Available from:http://www.

The average size of MFCs built in 2010 was 39,726 sq ft. Although they offer a number of clinical and wellness services not typically found in traditional clubs, personal training tops the list of reported nonmembership fee services, with The growing relationship between the fitness industry 88% of centers offering such a program in 2010. and the health care field is evidenced by the steady In addition, 79% report being owned by a hospital growth of medical fitness centers and the establishment or health system, and 72% report holding not-forof the Medical Fitness Association.

Typically, a Personal Trainer conducts an initial interview with a potential client in which basic demographic information is obtained, along with the client’s heath history. Two types of forms are used at a minimum: the health history form and the Physical Activity Readiness Questionnaire (PAR-Q) form. Examples of these and other forms are available in Chapter 11. In addition, it is appropriate during this initial interview to ask clients about their specific expectations for working with a Personal Trainer, what initial goals they may have, as well as any other lifestyle information they can share.

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