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Client-Centered Exercise Prescription, Third Edition With Web Resource, emphasizes a personalized approach to exercise in which unique programs meet the interests and needs of individual clients. This resource will help you to prescribe exercise and guide clients in adopting, enjoying, and maintaining active lifestyles.
Client-Centered Exercise Prescription, Third Edition, expands the role of the fitness professional from simple exercise prescription to include activity counseling, design modification, exercise demonstration, functionally integrated exercise, injury prevention, and follow-up monitoring for a variety of clients. Central to the book are seven client-centered models for each major fitness component that serve as a template of options for each decision in the prescription process: activity counseling, musculoskeletal exercise design, exercise demonstration, cardiovascular exercise prescription, resistance training prescription, muscle balance and flexibility prescription, and weight management prescription. The text explains the vital role that functionally integrated exercise plays in improving performance and maintaining musculoskeletal health and teaches how to recognize muscle imbalance and prevent complications. Fitness professionals will learn to make informed, client-centered decisions and address the following issues:
Establishing rapport and increasing adherence by prescribing exercise programs that match clients’ desires, needs, and lifestyles
Understanding clients’ unique psychological needs and using that information to keep them motivated
Monitoring clients’ needs both as they are originally presented and as they evolve over time
Applying strategies for treating and preventing overuse injuries so that clients avoid injury and frustration, thereby avoiding withdrawal from the program
Addressing the unique considerations of aging clients, including musculoskeletal conditions and functional mobility
The third edition of Client-Centered Exercise Prescription retains the client-centered approach of previous editions, offering simulated initial interviews with clients, teaching cues for demonstration, sample sessions, and sample counseling dialogue. The text also features numerous updates:
More than 40 reproducible forms included in the text and duplicated in printable format in the web resource that can be shared with clients
Applied exercise prescription worksheets that facilitate the flow from the prescription models to the prescription card
Three new chapters on exercise prescription for aging adults that offer specific exercise recommendations for this growing demographic
Expanded sections on applied nutrition, reliable field tests, safety and referrals, and a unique biomechanical approach to exercise modifications and functional progressions
Five new case studies and other updated case studies that allow you to grasp how the material may be used in practice
Theory to Application sidebars, numerous photos, and chapter summaries that will engage you and help you find the most relevant information
Using reliable field tests, practical nutrition guidelines, and applied exercise physiology concepts, this text will help both professionals and students better serve their current and future clients. Candidates preparing for certification exams, including the Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology Certified Personal Trainer (CSEP-CPT) exam, will find comprehensive treatment of the theory and applications covering the competencies required before entering the field. Practical examples, applied models, and scientific knowledge also make the text accessible to undergraduate students in fitness, exercise science, and health promotion programs.
Part I: Foundations of Client-Centered Exercise Prescription
Chapter 9. Client-Centered Weight Management Prescription Model
Energy Sources and Metabolism
Integrating Activity into Lifestyle
Weight Management Prescription Model
Part III: Exercise Prescription for Injuries and Older Adults
Chapter 10. Causes and Prevention of Overuse Injuries
Team Approach to Injury Management
Causes of Soft Tissue Injuries
Understanding Soft Tissue Injuries
Exercise Prescription for Injured Clients
Delayed-Onset Muscle Soreness
Chapter 11. Exercise Prescription for Specific Injuries
Achilles Tendinitis and Tendinosis
Low Back Pain
Rotator Cuff Tendinitis
Chapter 12. Exercise and Musculoskeletal Conditions in Older Adults
Chapter 13. Exercise Prescription for Older Adults
Benefits of Physical Activity in Older Adults
Transtheoretical Model Applied to Older Adults
Aging Effects and Exercise Training Benefits
Preexercise Screening and Assessment
Exercise Component Guidelines
Functional Exercise Design
Client-Centered Functional Exercise Prescription
Chapter 14. Functional Mobility and Aging
Early Functional Mobility Limitations
Functional Mobility Classifications
Domains of Functional Mobility
Disablement Process Model
Functional Mobility Screening and Assessment
Functional Mobility Screening Tool
Client-Centered Functional Mobility Prescription
About the Author
A reference for health and fitness instructors, program directors, clinical kinesiologists, personal trainers, and strength and conditioning specialists; a resource for those preparing for personal training certifications; a text for undergraduate-level courses in fitness, personal training, and active aging.
John C. Griffin, MSc, is an award-winning retired professor, private consultant, speaker, writer for public and private sector organizations, and coach for more than 40 years. Griffin has authored more than 100 publications, including the first two editions of Client-Centered Exercise Prescription. He also contributed chapters in the grade 12 Exercise Sciences and Healthy Active Living textbooks. Recently, he has conducted research on the functional mobility of older adults and developed a screening tool and exercise prescription algorithm. John worked with the Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology on the national certification for personal fitness trainers and is a national course conductor and examiner. Working with the National Fitness Leadership Advisory Council, John coauthored the first national standards for exercise leaders in Canada. John has received awards from NFLAC, OASES, Ontario Fitness Council, George Brown College, Province of Ontario, Australian Sport and Fitness Council, and the Mimico Lacrosse Association. He has lectured in Finland, Australia, Sweden, many American cities, and all across Canada.
Supplementary Instructional Materials
The web resource contains more than 40 reproducible worksheets, forms, and checklists as well as sample interviews and exercise programs to assist in working with clients. All materials are available free with the purchase of the book at www.HumanKinetics.com/ClientCenteredExercisePrescription.
The web resource is also available for purchase separately • ISBN 978-1-4504-9751-0