Designing Resistance Training Programs Online CE Course 4E
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- Designing Resistance Training Programs, Fourth Edition, ebook
- Study guide
- Continuing education exam
- Understand the science of resistance training and how to apply it in designing effective training programs.
- Discuss general guidelines for any type of resistance training and the principles of exercise prescription.
- Develop resistance training programs for women, children, and senior populations.
- Develop individualized resistance training workouts to meet the needs of clients, athletes, and fitness participants.
Designing Resistance Training Programs, Fourth Edition CE Course provides insight into the principles of resistance training and exercise prescription and examines the various types of strength training. It covers resistance training from a physiological perspective and includes an overview of how resistance training programs interact with the other conditioning components such as aerobic, interval, and flexibility training. Advanced training techniques, manipulation of training variables in a long-term resistance training program, and ways to plan rest into long-term training without compromising fitness or performance are explored.
Based on a book by two of the world’s leading experts on strength training, Designing Resistance Training Programs, Fourth Edition CE Course presents information on the process of designing scientifically based resistance training programs, modifying and adapting programs to meet the needs of special populations, and understanding how designing programs works in the real world. The study guide contains a course syllabus and end-of-chapter learning activities to prepare students for the continuing education exam at the conclusion of the course.
A continuing education course for strength and conditioning professionals and coaches, athletic trainers, personal trainers, and health and fitness professionals.
Book Table of Contents
Chapter 1. Basic Principles of Resistance Training and Exercise Prescription
Maximal Voluntary Muscle Actions Intensity
Muscle Action Specificity
Muscle Group Specificity
Energy Source Specificity
Chapter 2. Types of Strength Training
Dynamic Constant External Resistance Training
Variable Resistance Training
Considerations for All Types of Training
Comparison of Training Types
Chapter 3. Physiological Adaptations to Resistance Training
Skeletal Muscle Fibers
Nervous System Adaptations
Body Composition Changes
Hormonal Systems in Resistance Exercise and Training
Chapter 4. Integrating Other Fitness Components
Compatibility of Exercise Programs
Basics of Cardiorespiratory Training
Stretching and Flexibility
Chapter 5. Developing the Individualized Resistance Training Workout
Acute Program Variables
Setting Program Goals
Chapter 6. Resistance Training Systems and Techniques
Exercise Order Systems
Training Techniques Applicable to Other Systems
Specialized Systems and Techniques
Chapter 7. Advanced Training Strategies
Periodization of Resistance Training
Two Training Sessions in One Day
Chapter 8. Detraining
Types of Detraining
Physiological Mechanisms of Strength Loss
Effects of Muscle Action Type
Detraining Effects on Bone
Detraining the Bulked-Up Athlete
Chapter 9. Women and Resistance Training
Physiological and Performance Differences Between Sexes
Training in Women
Women’s Hormonal Responses to Resistance Training
General Needs Analysis
Chapter 10. Children and Resistance Training
Equipment Modifications and Organizational Difficulties
Chapter 11. Resistance Training for Seniors
Hormonal Changes With Age and Resistance Training
Body Composition Changes in Seniors
Changes in Physical Performance With Age
Resistance Training Adaptations in Seniors
Developing a Resistance Training Program for Seniors