Personal Training

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2008-05-27
  • Publisher: Learning Matters

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This is a key text for all those on sport science courses. It covers all the essential areas for a study of personal training including fitness testing, nutrition, psychology, training principles, health and fitness, training in different contexts and business issues. Students therefore gain all the required multi-disciplinary knowledge with an understanding of how to apply this in practice. Throughout the text, theoretical explanation is supported by case studies, practical and reflective exercises and guidance on further study.

Author Biography

Mark Ansell is a Lecturer in Personal Training and Sport Science at City and Islington College, London.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgementsp. vi
Forewordp. vii
Foundationsp. 1
Personal trainingp. 3
Programming essentialsp. 6
Adaptations to physiologyp. 28
Nutritionp. 41
Motivational psychologyp. 54
Practicep. 67
Session planning and recordingp. 69
Exercise libraryp. 84
Fitness testingp. 109
Advanced training techniquesp. 125
Contextsp. 149
Home trainingp. 151
Health fitness trainerp. 160
Business sensep. 169
Referencesp. 180
Indexp. 182
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