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 offers a vast creation to the sector of non-public education, masking either easy technological know-how subject matters and sensible program. 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 trying to find an extra source, in addition to in an instructional surroundings the place the booklet is a center textual content for private education courses

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Profit status (14). ” It is not uncommon for patients in cardiovascular rehabilitation or physical therapy programs to exercise next to healthy community members. Using the same space and equipment saves on overhead, space, and staffing needs. , working with former hospital patients) may require that a Personal Trainer has higher qualifications than usual. Corporate More than 50% of business profits are spent annually on employees’ and dependents’ health care (12). Because employers typically pay a significant portion of the nation’s health care bill, about 40% in 2006, compared with 18% in 1965, businesses and industries are naturally concerned about today’s rising medical costs and what they can do to decrease this liability (10).

Also internships, practicum’s, or student cooperative work experiences (typically unpaid opportunities to work under the direct supervision of an experienced fitness professional) may or may not be part of these different types of programs. 5. A trainer and a client have reached a goal. Chapter 1 Importance of the Field and Profession of Personal Training 13 sport science, personal trainer, fitness specialist, and others. Currently, the CAAHEP accredits academic programs for personal fitness trainer (certificate and associate degrees), exercise science (bachelor’s degree), and clinical exercise physiology and applied exercise physiology graduate programs.

The pretraining assessment, screening and goal discovery phase with a client provides the foundation for the exercise prescription.

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