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Mini e-book consisting of chapters from Advanced Fitness Assessment and Exercise Prescription, Seventh Edition
Continuing education exam
Muscular Fitness Assessment and Prescription Online CE Course provides a detailed look at the assessment of muscular fitness and the design of resistance training programs. This online course covers assessment of strength and muscular endurance, encompassing sources of measurement error in testing and additional considerations. Norms for healthy populations are included as well as data for testing older adults and children. A discussion on designing resistance training programs helps readers to develop customized plans and answers common questions about resistance training. The course concludes with a continuing education exam based on the required reading.
Muscular Fitness Assessment and Prescription Online CE Course offers updated information on developing resistance training programs for novice, intermediate, and advanced weightlifters. Readers will also learn the following:
Clinical methods of isometric muscle testing with endurance norms
Tests of core stability muscles
Tips for spotting resistance exercises
Design of resistance training for older adults
Whole-body vibration training as an adjunct to resistance training
Kettlebell training for improving strength, muscle endurance, and cardiorespiratory fitness
The transcriptome signature of resistance training
The effectiveness of supplements for increasing strength
The required reading, Muscular Fitness Assessment and Prescription, is an abridged version of the comprehensive text Advanced Fitness Assessment and Exercise Prescription, Seventh Edition (Human Kinetics, 2014).
Chapter 6. Assessing Muscular Fitness
Definition of Terms
Strength and Muscular Endurance Assessment
Sources of Measurement Error in Muscular Fitness Testing
Additional Considerations for Muscular Fitness Testing