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Title Advanced personal training : science to practice / edited by Paul Hough and Simon Penn
Published Abingdon, Oxon ; New York : Routledge is an imprint of the Taylor & Francis Group, an Informa Business, [2017]
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Contents 1. Introduction / Paul Hough -- 2. The components of fitness / Simon Penn and Nicola Brown -- 3. Pre-exercise health screening / Paul Draper -- 4. Lifestyle assessment and behaviour change / John Downey -- 5. Nutrition / John Downey -- 6. Fitness assessment / Simon Penn and Nicola Brown -- 7. Fundamental principles of training / Paul Hough -- 8. Training session design / Paul Hough -- 9. Long-term training programme design (periodisation) / Paul Hough -- 10. Warm-up/movement preparation / Paul Draper -- 11. Cardiorespiratory fitness training / Paul Hough -- 12. High-intensity interval training / Paul Hough -- 13. Resistance training / Paul Hough -- 14. Postural and core training / Simon Penn -- 15. Cool-down / Simon Penn -- 16 Recovery from training / Jessica Hill
Summary Effective fitness instruction and training programme design require an exercise specialist trainer to combine professional experience with strategies underpinned by scientific evidence. This is the first comprehensive fitness instruction and training programme design resource to explore the evidence-base of effective programme design, drawing on cutting-edge scientific research to identify optimum training methods and dispel some common myths around fitness training
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Personal trainers -- Handbooks, manuals, etc
Physical education and training -- Handbooks, manuals, etc
Physical fitness -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Healthy Living.
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Holism.
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Reference.
Health and Fitness.
Health and Wellbeing.
MEDICAL -- Preventive Medicine.
Personal trainers.
Physical education and training.
Physical fitness.
Genre/Form Handbooks and manuals.
Form Electronic book
Author Hough, Paul, 1974- editor, author.
Penn, Simon, editor, author.
ISBN 1315684292
1317408748
9781315684291
9781315684291
9781317408741