Are you preparing for a successful career as an exercise professional? EuropeActive's Foundations for Exercise Professionals provides core knowledge and industry standards to help exercise professionals serve their clients. Endorsed by EuropeActive, the continent's leading standard-setting organisation in fitness and health, this text is an authoritative guide for current and future exercise professionals and training providers in Europe. The book uses scientific foundations to cover concepts and hands-on skills that promote best practices in exercise instruction and training. The content applies to all levels of the European Qualifications Framework (EQF) and associated job titles - the only resource to do so - and matches the core information for EQF levels 3 and 4. Thus, this instructional guide ensures smooth movement and work transfers among employers, educational institutions and countries in Europe. Both aspiring and qualified exercise professionals should keep abreast of foundational information about all areas of the health and fitness sector in order to properly serve the industry and their clients.
EuropeActive's Foundations for Exercise Professionals is an ideal reference for promoting physical activity, making lifestyles healthier and guiding clients toward their fitness goals.
The European Register of Exercise Professionals uses the EuropeActive standards as its quality assurance process to ensure that exercise professionals are suitably qualified to offer safe and effective fitness programmes to their clients all across Europe. EREPS provides consumers, employers and partners in medical professions with the necessary level of confidence that registered trainers are competent and work to support its Code of Ethical Practice which defines the rights and principles of being an exercise professional.
Chapter 1. Bones and Joints; Chapter 9. Flexibility Training; Chapter 17. Building Rapport and Customer Care; Chapter 21. Resistance Exercise Using Free Weights.