Which of the of the health-related fitness factors is strongly related to a decreased risk of cardiovascular disease and all-cause mortality as well as a reduction in risk for morbidity and mortality for some types of cancer?
What is the difference between health-related fitness and motor fitness?
How do the health benefits differ for cardiovascular/aerobic exercise and muscular fitness?
What are different types of flexibility? Why are they important?
What are the benefits of cardiorespiratory fitness? What are the phases of cardiorespiratory training?
What is the difference between balance & dynamic balance? What are some of the parameters for designing a balance training program?
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NASM-Certified Personal Trainer
Chapter 11 Plyometric (Reactive) Training Concepts
Define plyometric (reactive) training and describe its uses.
Discuss the importance of plyometric training.
Design a plyometric training program for clients at various levels of fitness.
Perform and instruct various plyometric training exercises.
Chapter 12 Speed, Agility, and Quickness Training
Define and describe speed, agility, and quickness training and its purpose.
Discuss the importance of speed, agility, and quickness training for a variety of populations.
Design a speed, agility, and quickness training program for clients at any level of training.
Perform, describe, and instruct various speed, agility, and quickness training exercises.
Chapter 13 Resistance Training Concepts
Describe the stages of the general adaptation syndrome.
Define and describe the principle of adaptation and specificity.
Define stability, muscular endurance, muscular hypertrophy, strength, and power.
List and define the various stages of strength and training systems.
Chapter 10 Balance Training Concepts
Define balance and describe its role in performance and injury risk.
Discuss the importance of balance training.
Design a progressive balance training program for clients in any level of training.
Understand and incorporate the principles of selected research outcomes when designing a balance training program.
Perform, describe, and instruct various balance training exercises.
Chapter 14 Integrated Program Design and the Optimum Performance Training™ (OPT™) Model
Define and describe the acute training variables within the Optimum Performance Training (OPT™) model.
Describe the phases within the OPT model.
Design programs for each phase of training.
Chapter 7 Flexibility Training Concepts
Explain the effects of muscle imbalances on the human movement system (kinetic chain).
Provide a scientific rationale for the use of an integrated flexibility training program.
Differentiate between the various types of flexibility techniques.
Perform and instruct appropriate flexibility techniques for given situations.
Chapter 8 Cardiorespiratory Fitness Training
Define and describe the components associated with cardiorespiratory training.
Describe how various physiologic systems respond and adapt to cardiorespiratory training.
Describe the health-related benefits associated with cardiorespiratory fitness.
Describe current guidelines and recommendations for prescribing safe and effective cardiorespiratory exercise to apparently healthy individuals.
Describe how to design and implement cardiorespiratory training programs to a variety of clients using an individualized approach.
Instruct clients on how to perform safe and effective cardiorespiratory exercise.
Chapter 9 Core Training Concepts
Understand the importance of the core musculature.
Differentiate between the stabilization system and the movement system.
Discuss the importance of core training.
Design a core training program for clients at any level of training.
Perform, describe, and instruct various core training exercises.