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Author Brooks, Douglas, 1957-

Title Program design for personal trainers : bridging theory into application / Douglas Brooks.

Imprint Champaign, IL : Human Kinetics, c1998.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  613.71 B791p  1998    ---  Available
Description 328 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Note Originally published: Mammoth Lakes, Calif. : Moves International, 1997.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 315-320) and index.
Contents Ten steps to program design -- Gathering information -- Planning for overall health -- Body's energy systems -- Cardiorespiratory physiology and conditioning -- Measuring exercise intensity -- Physiological basis for muscular fitness -- Neurophysiology of flexibility -- Physiological basis for warm-up and cool-down -- Program planning -- Maintaining gains in fitness -- Interval training and fat utilization -- Periodization -- Reps, sets and loads -- Evaluating resistance training exercises -- Working with minimal equipment -- Flexibility training -- Can you work with special-need clients? -- Guiding clients toward healthy eating habits -- Rationale for responsible nutritional supplementation -- Tenth step.
Subject Physical fitness -- Planning -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Physical fitness -- Planning -- Case studies.
Personal trainers -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Patron and client -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
ISBN 0736000798

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