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NASM Essentials of Personal Fitness Training, Sixth Edition

Author(s): National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM)
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  • ISBN-13: 9781284160086
  • Hardcover    720 pages      © 2018
Price: $88.95 US List
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Pursue. 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).

Features & Benefits

Reader-friendly content includes:

  • NEW NASM-CPT Exam Prep Content provides Quick Check Concepts, test taking best practices, as well as updated science relevant to the personal trainer
  • Protocols for building stabilization, strength, and power program
  • Exercise techniques, purpose, and safety tips
  • Key definitions bolded and defined
  • Stretch Your Knowledge boxes emphasizing major concepts and current research
  • Memory Joggers highlighting concepts and program design instructions
  • Chapter Summaries with key point reminders
  • Extensive full-color images and charts
  • Plus you'll get over 100 additional exercises; OPT workout programs; one repetition maximum conversion chart; and a muscle origin, insertion, and function guide

National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM)

For more than 20 years, the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) has set the standard in certification, continuing education, solutions and tools for health and fitness, sports performance and sports medicine professionals. NASM has pioneered evidence-based health and fitness solutions that optimize physical performance and allow individuals to achieve a variety of fitness activity goals.

Today, NASM serves thousands worldwide and positively impacts the lives of millions of people the world over. As the world’s foremost resource for health and fitness information, the organization continues to elevate its industry best practices by providing outstanding programs and quality certification courses for its members.

The following instructor resources are available to qualified instructors for download

ISBN-13: 9781284160086

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