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The complete book of personal training

Author: Douglas Brooks
Publisher: Champaign, Il. : Human Kinetics, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

This comprehensive guide covers all the bases for new and experienced personal trainers, helping newcomers start up while advising established players on improving and expanding their options.


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Douglas Brooks
ISBN: 0736000135 9780736000130
OCLC Number: 934351408
Description: xviii, 589 p. : il. ; 29 cm
Contents: Part I: Starting, Maintaining, and Growing a Successful Personal Training BusinessChapter 1. Personal Training: Then, Now, and Into the Future Chapter 2. Breaking In: You (Yes, You!) Can Be a Personal Trainer Chapter 3. Starting and Refining Your Business Chapter 4. Getting-and Keeping-ClientsChapter 5. Expanding Your BusinessChapter 6. Managing Your TimeChapter 7. Maintaining a Service and Client FocusChapter 8. Legal and Professional Responsibilities Chapter 9. Control Your Finances-and Control Your FuturePart II: Foundations Behind Program Design That WorksChapter 10. Gathering Information (Screening)Chapter 11. Practical Fitness Testing and AssessmentChapter 12. Achieving Goal- and People-Oriented Programming Chapter 13. Periodization: A Model For Planned Results Chapter 14. Track Your Clients' ProgressChapter 15. Science Behind Accurate Exercise ProgramsChapter 16. Right Workout Environment, Right Workout EquipmentPart III. Program Design: Application That Bridges Theory to PracticeChapter 17. Gauging Exercise Intensity Chapter 18. Cardiorespiratory Conditioning ProgrammingChapter 19. Resistance Training Programming: A Balanced ApproachChapter 20. Flexibility Training: Effective Program DesignChapter 21. Fueling Your Clients: Before, During, and After Workouts Chapter 22. Guiding Clients Toward Healthy Eating HabitsPart IV. Working Safely and Effectively With Special PopulationsChapter 23. Managing Cholesterol, HDL, LDL, High Blood Pressure, and Heart Disease Chapter 24. Training the Cardiac PatientChapter 25. Diabetes Mellitus: Types 1 and 2Chapter 26. Asthma and Your ClientChapter 27. Arthritis: Osteoarthritis and RheumatoidChapter 28. Working With Older Adults Chapter 29. Training the Pregnant Client: A Special Healthy PopulationPart V: The Final EdgeChapter 30. Keep Your Personal and Professional Desire Burning Brightly Chapter 31. Bringing Personal Training Back to One on One
Responsibility: Douglas S. Brooks.


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