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Smarter Workouts Online CE Exam

Smarter Workouts Online CE Exam

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    Online Course

    This product is delivered online:
    • Continuing education exam
    • NOTE: The text Smarter Workouts is required for successful completion of this exam but is not included in this version. Purchase this version only if you already own the text or ebook.
    Consisting of 60 multiple-choice questions, this continuing education exam is designed to be taken after reading Smarter Workouts. The exam will test your knowledge of the information presented in the book so you can prescribe simplified, results-producing workouts to your clients and pursue continuing education in the process.

    Learning Objectives
    After reading this book and successfully completing the 60-question multiple-choice exam, you will be able to do the following:
    • Explain the benefits of mobility training.
    • Create workouts by organizing the variables of exercise program design to improve mobility, core strength, and metabolic conditioning.
    • Identify different pieces of exercise equipment that can be used to design effective and efficient workouts.
    • List the foundational patterns of human movement.
    • Explain the difference between the contractile element and the elastic component of muscle.
    • Describe how fascial structures function as integrated systems to organize and control movement.
    • Demonstrate exercises that can be used to improve stability, mobility, dynamic balance, coordination, and strength.
    • Identify the anatomical components of the core region of the human body.
    • Describe the differences between linear and undulating periodization.
    • Identify effective strategies for recovering from a challenging workout.
    • Demonstrate effective strategies for exercising specific muscles.

    Audience

    A continuing education course for strength and conditioning coaches, personal trainers, athletic trainers, and other certified fitness professionals.

    Table of Contents

    Smarter Workouts Table of Contents

    Exercise Finder
    Acknowledgments
    Foreword
    Preface
    Introduction

    Part I. The Science and Why It Matters
    Chapter 1. How Exercise Changes Your Body
    Chapter 2. Movement and Intensity in Practice

    Part II. Exercises and Workouts
    Chapter 3. Mobility Training
    Chapter 4. Core Strengthening
    Chapter 5. Metabolic Conditioning

    Part III. Get Fit and Stay Fit
    Chapter 6. Designing Your Exercise Program
    Chapter 7. Lifetime Programming

    References
    About the Author
    Exam and Evaluation
    Exam Answer Sheet
    Exam
    Course Evaluation
    Certificate Information

    Author

    Pete McCall is the owner and president of PMc Fitness Solutions. He is certified as a personal trainer through the American Council on Exercise (ACE) and the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) and also holds a CSCS (Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist) certification from the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA).

    For more than 15 years, McCall has been teaching and writing workshops and courses designed to meet continuing education requirements for certified fitness professionals. He has presented at conferences around the world and is one of only a handful of fitness professionals who have assisted in writing personal training textbooks for both NASM and ACE. He also contributed to the development of ACE’s Integrated Fitness Training Model of exercise program design.

    Throughout his career, McCall has worked with leading brands and established companies in the fitness industry, including Reebok and 24 Hour Fitness, where he is also a regular contributor to their online magazine, and Core Health & Fitness (the parent company of Nautilus, StairMaster, Star Trac, and Schwinn Indoor Cycling), where he is a master trainer and education content creator. He is a spokesperson for ACE and has been featured as a fitness expert in national publications such as the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, Men’s Health, Shape, and Self.

    McCall earned his master’s degree in exercise science and health promotion from the California University of Pennsylvania.