Determining age-related developmental changes in body size (i.e., height and weight) or weight relative to height (BMI) is inadequate for understanding the actual changes that occur, because the body is composed of many different tissues.
Essentials of Strength Training and Conditioning-3rd Edition
A strength and conditioning specialist must understand an athlete�s response to an injury as well as the physical healing process. Both are essential for the athlete to return to optimal performance.
Exercise Prescription eBook-2nd Edition
Lead your clients into discovering the goals they should set for themselves.
ACSM's Guide to Exercise and Cancer Survivorship
Resistance exercise training has been effective in improving muscular strength and endurance in cancer survivors, with the majority of research being in those with breast cancer, prostate cancer, and head and neck cancer.
NSCA's Guide to Program Design
For the purpose of understanding the movement being analyzed, strength and conditioning professionals should use the following four questions.
Foundations of Physical Activity and Public Health eBook
In public health, it is important to understand not only the health benefits of a certain behavior or intervention you may be promoting, but also the risks.
The Healthy Heart Book eBook
When a coronary artery is blocked completely and suddenly, causing the area of the heart muscle normally supplied by that artery to be starved of blood and oxygen, this area of heart muscle can be damaged.
Lifestyle Wellness Coaching-2nd Edition
The second core competency, establishing the coaching agreement, is defined by the ICF (2011c) as the ability to understand what is required in the specific coaching interaction and to come to agreement with the prospective and new client about the coaching process and relationship.
Kettlebell Training eBook
Once you have become familiar with a proper warm-up and the introductory kettlebell movements, it�s time to learn the classical kettlebell lifts.
Developing the Core
Lie faceup on the floor with your legs bent. Place the arms and hands across the chest. Your upper back should be slightly off the ground to maintain constant tension on the target muscles.