ACSM/NCHPAD Resources for the Inclusive Fitness Trainer

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The American College of Sports medicine, founded in 1954, is the world's largest sports
medicine and exercise science organization with more than 50,000 national, regional, and
international members and certified professionals in more than 90 countries. With professionals
representing more than 70 occupations, ACSM offers a 360-degree view of sports
medicine and exercise science. From academicians to students and from personal trainers
to physicians, the association of public health, health/fitness, clinical exercise, and health
care professionals is dedicated to helping people worldwide live longer, healthier lives
through science, education, medicine, and policy. For more information, visit
www.acsm.org, http://www.acsm.org/facebook,
and http://www.twitter.com/acsmnews.

ACSM/NCHPAD Resources for the Inclusive Fitness Trainer
 

Authored by Cary Wing
Edition: 1

You can empower those who are challenged by physical, sensory or cognitive disabilities. The American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) in collaboration with The National Center on Health, Physical Activity and Disability (NCHPAD) has developed a specialty certification for
fitness professionals.

Become an ACSM/NCHPAD Certified Inclusive Fitness Trainer, and give clients the knowledge and support to lead a healthy and comfortable
lifestyle.

This book provides the essential techniques and
guidelines to prepare for the ACSM/NCHPAD
Certified Inclusive Fitness Trainer certification
including:
* Effective and adapted methods of exercise training.
* Exercise precautions for people with disabilities.
* An understanding of current ADA policy specific
to recreation facilities and standards for accessible
facility design.
* Instruction to individuals with disabilities to begin
and continue healthy lifestyles.


Publication Date:
2013-05-02
ISBN/EAN13:
1885377029 / 9781885377029
Page Count:
268
Binding Type:
US Trade Paper
Trim Size:
8.5" x 11"
Language:
English
Color:
Full Color with Bleed
Related Categories:
Health & Fitness / Physical Impairments




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