Identify the components of fitness.
Identification should include the roles of muscular strength, muscular endurance, flexibility, nutrition, and aerobic capacity in fitness and the effects of changes in each of these components on fitness.
- What is the definition of fitness pertaining to muscular endurance and physical activity?
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NASM-Certified Personal Trainer
- Review fitness assessment considerations.
- Review concepts for program design.
- Describe hydration concepts.
- Identify fitness technologies and trends.
- Describe behavior change strategies for client results.
- Describe exam taking best practices and preparation.
Chapter 4 Exercise Metabolism and Bioenergetics
- Describe the primary methods of how the body produces energy for exercise.
- Differentiate between aerobic and anaerobic metabolism.
- Distinguish which energy pathways predominate for various intensities and durations of exercise.
- Understand the interaction of carbohydrate, fat, and protein as fuels for exercise.
- State the differences in the energy use during steady state and exhaustive exercise.
- Discriminate between the energy requirements of steady state versus intermittent exercise.
- Describe basic training-induced adaptations in energy production.
Chapter 6 Fitness Assessment
- Explain the components of and rationale for an integrated fitness assessment.
- Understand how to administer a health history questionnaire and then from that be able to stratify a client’s overall risk for fitness assessment.
- Understand the importance of posture, how it relates to movement observation, and how to assess it.
- Understand how to perform a comprehensive health-related fitness assessment, obtain subjective and objective information about clients, and how to use the information collected to help design an exercise program.