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Assessments for Sport and Athletic Performance With CE Exam

Assessments for Sport and Athletic Performance With CE Exam

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    Online Course

    The package components are as follows:
    • Assessments for Sport and Athletic Performance text
    • Continuing education exam (accessed online)
    Assessments for Sport and Athletic Performance With CE Exam is a streamlined guide through the process of identifying appropriate tests for athletes or clients, making use of common low-cost equipment to administer the tests, interpreting data, adjusting training programs based on the results, and continually monitoring training.

    For each assessment, this text walks you through a step-by-step process and includes a script of directions to give the athlete or client being tested to ensure the tests are performed correctly. You’ll find a variety of protocols that do not require complicated equipment and can be conveniently conducted in your normal training environment. You’ll be able to assess your athletes or clients in the following areas:
    • Anthropometrics and body composition
    • Flexibility and balance
    • Agility and sprinting
    • Power
    • Muscular strength and endurance
    • Cardiorespiratory fitness
    • External and internal training load
    • Perceptual well-being and physical readiness
    In addition, each assessment is accompanied by normative data to set baseline evaluations and to monitor progress over time. As a refreshing break from the typical complex tables, the normative data are displayed in modern, simplified figures that make it easy to quickly evaluate test results.

    Upon completing the book, certified professionals can take the companion CE exam to earn continuing education credits.

    Learning Objectives
    After completing this course, you will be able to do the following:
    • Identify appropriate testing protocols for individuals or teams.
    • Explain how often to administer tests.
    • Describe how to select and use common low-cost equipment to administer tests.
    • Interpret test data and associated normative data to evaluate test results.
    • Explain how to adjust training programs based on test results.
    • Describe how to monitor a client’s or athlete’s training program.

    Table of Contents

    Part I. Basics of Assessment
    Chapter 1. Assessment 101: Who, Why, and How?
    Chapter 2. Assessment 201: What Equipment?
    Chapter 3. Assessment 301: Which Tests?

    Part II. Assessment Protocols
    Chapter 4. Anthropometrics and Body Composition
    Chapter 5. Flexibility and Balance
    Chapter 6. Agility and Sprinting
    Chapter 7. Power
    Chapter 8. Muscular Strength and EnduranceChapter 9. Cardiorespiratory Fitness
    Chapter 10. Monitoring Training

    About the Author

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