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Strength Training Print CE Course-2nd Edition

Strength Training Print CE Course-2nd Edition

$199.00 USD

Available As

    Print Course

    Course components are delivered as printed products:
    • Strength Training, Second Edition, text
    • Study guide
    • Continuing education exam
    Developed by a team of experts chosen by the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA), Strength Training, Second Edition CE Course, provides an unmatched depth of coverage on all aspects of developing strength. It addresses critical topics such as strength assessments and includes the essentials of program design, guidance on nutrition for strength development, and thorough coverage of how muscles are trained and how they grow, setting the stage for optimal results.

    The exercises in the second edition of the Strength Training book feature color photos and use nearly every piece of equipment available, allowing you to tailor workouts to each client. Whether you’re designing a new resistance training program or fine-tuning an existing regimen, Strength Training CE Course will help you ensure proper technique, safety, and progressions for proven success in increasing muscle mass, strength, power, and muscular endurance. 

    Learning Objectives
    • Understand the science and physiology of strength training and the factors that contribute to the development of strength.
    • Know the principles of strength training and effective strength training program design.
    • Use a variety of testing and assessment tools to evaluate strength and power and interpret the results to design effective training programs.
    • Understand the principles of proper nutrition and hydration for strength training.
    • Design safe and effective endurance training programs to meet specific goals for a variety of abilities and ages.
    • Be familiar with a variety of strength training programs, exercises, and training plans to maximize the development of strength.


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

    Table of Contents

    Course Syllabus
    Course Materials
    Course Instructions
    Learning Objectives
    Learning With the Strength Training Book

    Chapter 1. Muscle Anatomy 101
    Chapter 2. How Muscle Grows
    Chapter 3. Types of Muscle Training
    Chapter 4. Nutrition for Muscle Growth
    Chapter 5. Strength Assessment
    Chapter 6. Types of Strength and Power Training
    Chapter 7. Workout Schedule and Rest
    Chapter 8. Safety, Soreness, and Injury
    Chapter 9. Upper-Body Exercises
    Chapter 10. Lower-Body Exercises
    Chapter 11. Torso Exercises
    Chapter 12. Explosive Movements
    Chapter 13. Beginner Programs
    Chapter 14. Intermediate Programs
    Chapter 15. Advanced Programs
    Chapter 16. Youth Programs
    Chapter 17. Senior Programs

    Learning Activities Answer Key
    Exam and Evaluation
    Exam Answer Sheet
    Course Evaluation
    Certificate Information

    About the Author

    About the NSCA

    The National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) is the world’s leading organization in the field of sport conditioning. Drawing on the resources and expertise of the most recognized professionals in strength training and conditioning, sport science, performance research, education, and sports medicine, the NSCA is the world’s trusted source of knowledge and training guidelines for coaches and athletes. The NSCA provides the crucial link between the lab and the field.

    About the Editor

    Lee E. Brown, EdD, CSCS,*D, FNSCA, is a former president of the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) Board of Directors. In 2014, he received the NSCA's Lifetime Achievement Award for this work with the association. Dr. Brown holds a master's degree in exercise science and a doctorate in educational leadership from Florida Atlantic University. Formerly a high school physical education teacher and coach of numerous sports, he is now a professor of strength and conditioning in the department of kinesiology at California State University, Fullerton. He and his wife, Theresa, reside in Buena Park, California.