This book covers the essentials of personal training. Motivating and guiding others to a fit and healthy lifestyle should be the main aim of every personal trainer. "Foundations of Professional Personal Training" is the resource you need to build your fitness expertise, your assessment and communication skills, and business knowledge. The text includes the essentials of fitness theory and practical application, client assessment and screening, safety considerations and programme design. Included is a special DVD-ROM titled "Essentials of Interactive Functional Anatomy". Using a 3-D model of the human musculature, this DVD-ROM provides a vivid review of structural anatomy.
canfitpro is a division of Canadian Fitness Professionals, Inc. which was established in 1993 to provide fitness professionals with continuing education and professional support. In 1998, canfitpro launched its certification programme to provide one standardized comprehensive certification body for specialists in fitness instruction, personal training, nutrition and wellness, programme direction and club management. Known for quality and positive results, a canfitpro certification establishes a benchmark for excellence and education in the fitness industry.
Part I. Fitness Theory & Application; Chapter 1. Nutrition Concepts for Personal Trainers; Chapter 2. Bioenergetics; Chapter 3. Cardiorespiratory Concepts; Chapter 4. Skeletal Anatomy and Flexibility Concepts; Chapter 5. Muscular Concepts; Chapter 7. Injury Recognition; Part II. Screening and Assessment; Chapter 8. Pre-exercise Screening; Chapter 9. Fitness Assessment; Part III. Program Design; Chapter 10. Progam Design Concepts; Chapter 12. Modifying the Program; Part IV. The Professional Personal Trainer; Chapter 13. Psychology of Personal Training; Chapter 14. Business of Personal Training.