NASM Essentials of Corrective Exercise Training

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 9/25/2010
  • Publisher: Jones & Bartlett
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This new book offers readers the knowledge and advanced skills needed to successfully work with clients suffering from musculoskeletal impairments, imbalances or post-rehabilitation concerns. The text provides applicable corrective exercise techniques and programming using the National Academy of Sports Medicine's proprietary Optimum Performance Training (OPT) model. It integrates the science and the solutions for optimal injury prevention and recovery success.

Table of Contents

Section 1 Introduction to Corrective Exercise Training Chapter 1 The Rationale for Corrective Exercise Scott C. Lucett Chapter 2 Introduction to Human Movement Science Micheal A. Clark, Scott C. Lucett Chapter 3 An Evidence-Based Approach to Understanding Human Movement Impairments Micheal A. Clark Section 2 Assessing for Human Movement Dysfunction Chapter 4 Health Risk Appraisal Scott C. Lucett Chapter 5 Static Postural Assessment Marjorie A. King Chapter 6 Movement Assessments Micheal A. Clark, Scott C. Lucett Chapter 7 Range of Motion Assessments William Prentice Chapter 8 Strength Assessments Lindsay Distefano Section 3 Corrective Exercise Techniques Chapter 9 Inhibitory Techniques: Self-Myofascial Release Russell D. Fiore Chapter 10 Lengthening Techniques Melanie McGrath Chapter 11 Activation and Integration Techniques Michael Rosenberg Section 4 Corrective Exercise Strategies Chapter 12 Corrective Strategies for Foot and Ankle Impairments Cathleen N. Brown Chapter 13 Corrective Strategies for Knee Impairments Gregory D. Myer Chapter 14 Corrective Strategies for Lumbo-Pelvic-Hip Complex Impairments Kim D. Christensen, Jeff Tucker Chapter 15 Corrective Strategies for Shoulder, Elbow and Wrist Impairments Chuck Thigpen Chapter 16 Corrective Strategies for Cervical Spine Impairments Kim D. Christensen, Jeff Tucker Appendix A Sample Corrective Exercise Program Strategies Appendix B A Guide to Common Myofascial Dysfunction Glossary

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