Mini e-book consisting of chapters from Advanced Fitness Assessment and Exercise Prescription, Seventh Edition
Continuing education exam
Flexibility Assessment and Prescription Online CE Course provides a detailed look at flexibility appraisal and exercise prescription in healthy populations and older adults. It covers how to design a customized program to enhance a client’s or athlete’s flexibility and presents training principles and stretching methods for low back care. The course concludes with a continuing education exam based on the required reading.
Flexibility Assessment and Prescription Online CE Course advances current understanding of flexibility assessment with guidelines for creating stretching programs, including the use of stretching and active warm-up for increased flexibility. Readers will also learn the following:
Dynamic stretching and constant-tension stretching
Physiological mechanisms underlying improvements in range of motion
Whole-body vibration training as an adjunct to flexibility training
Stretching and its effect on maximal muscle performance
Comparisonn of active and passive stretching
The required reading, Flexibility Fitness Assessment and Prescription, is an abridged version of the comprehensive text Advanced Fitness Assessment and Exercise Prescription, Seventh Edition (Human Kinetics, 2014).
Chapter 10. Assessing Flexibility
Basics of Flexibility
Assessment of Flexibility
Flexibility Testing of Older Adults
Chapter 11. Designing Programs for Flexibility and Low Back Care