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Fitness Professional's Handbook-6th Edition


Does my client need a physician’s consent before beginning an exercise program?
Fitness professionals will encounter individuals who are on the verge of meeting the criteria for moderate or high risk but are not quite there.
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Fitness professionals play an important role in conveying nutritional information
The public is bombarded with messages about nutrition, and it is often difficult for the layperson to distinguish good information from bad.
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Choose the correct method for body composition assessment
A widely used clinical assessment of the appropriateness of a person’s weight is the body mass index (BMI), or Quetelet index. This value is calculated by dividing the weight in kilograms by height in meters squared.
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Encourage your clients to adopt healthy weight practices
Numerous methods can be used to maintain a healthy weight or to lose weight when necessary.
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Create effective cardiac rehabilitation exercise programs
There is no question that patients with CHD have improved cardiovascular function as a result of exercising.
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Fitness Professional's Handbook-6th Edition
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Fitness Professional’s Handbook, Sixth Edition, will help readers understand the role of physical activity in quality of life and the guidelines for screening, testing, supervising, and modifying activity for various populations.

© 2012
Book   608 pages
ISBN-13: 9781450411172

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