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Client-Centered Exercise Prescription 3rd Edition PDF With Web Resource

Client-Centered Exercise Prescription 3rd Edition PDF With Web Resource

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    Client-Centered Exercise Prescription, Third Edition With Web Resource, emphasizes a personalized approach to exercise in which unique programs meet the interests and needs of individual clients. This resource will help you to prescribe exercise and guide clients in adopting, enjoying, and maintaining active lifestyles.

    Client-Centered Exercise Prescription, Third Edition, expands the role of the fitness professional from simple exercise prescription to include activity counseling, design modification, exercise demonstration, functionally integrated exercise, injury prevention, and follow-up monitoring for a variety of clients. Central to the book are seven client-centered models for each major fitness component that serve as a template of options for each decision in the prescription process: activity counseling, musculoskeletal exercise design, exercise demonstration, cardiovascular exercise prescription, resistance training prescription, muscle balance and flexibility prescription, and weight management prescription. The text explains the vital role that functionally integrated exercise plays in improving performance and maintaining musculoskeletal health and teaches how to recognize muscle imbalance and prevent complications. Fitness professionals will learn to make informed, client-centered decisions and address the following issues:

    • Establishing rapport and increasing adherence by prescribing exercise programs that match clients’ desires, needs, and lifestyles

    • Understanding clients’ unique psychological needs and using that information to keep them motivated

    • Monitoring clients’ needs both as they are originally presented and as they evolve over time

    • Applying strategies for treating and preventing overuse injuries so that clients avoid injury and frustration, thereby avoiding withdrawal from the program

    • Addressing the unique considerations of aging clients, including musculoskeletal conditions and functional mobility

    The third edition of Client-Centered Exercise Prescription retains the client-centered approach of previous editions, offering simulated initial interviews with clients, teaching cues for demonstration, sample sessions, and sample counseling dialogue. The text also features numerous updates:

    • More than 40 reproducible forms included in the text and duplicated in printable format in the web resource that can be shared with clients

    • Applied exercise prescription worksheets that facilitate the flow from the prescription models to the prescription card

    • Three new chapters on exercise prescription for aging adults that offer specific exercise recommendations for this growing demographic

    • Expanded sections on applied nutrition, reliable field tests, safety and referrals, and a unique biomechanical approach to exercise modifications and functional progressions

    • Five new case studies and other updated case studies that allow you to grasp how the material may be used in practice

    • Theory to Application sidebars, numerous photos, and chapter summaries that will engage you and help you find the most relevant information

    Using reliable field tests, practical nutrition guidelines, and applied exercise physiology concepts, this text will help both professionals and students better serve their current and future clients. Candidates preparing for certification exams, including the Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology Certified Personal Trainer (CSEP-CPT) exam, will find comprehensive treatment of the theory and applications covering the competencies required before entering the field. Practical examples, applied models, and scientific knowledge also make the text accessible to undergraduate students in fitness, exercise science, and health promotion programs.

    Part I: Foundations of Client-Centered Exercise Prescription

    Chapter 1. Activity Counseling Model

    Client-Centered Approach

    Step 1: Establish Rapport

    Step 2: Gather Information

    Step 3: Establish Strategies for Change


    Chapter 2. Client-Centered Motivational Strategies

    Stages of Change

    Client Profiling

    Goal Setting

    Motivation and Commitment

    Motivation and Adherence


    Chapter 3. Principles of Client-Centered Prescription

    Exercise Design and Outcomes

    Prescription Guidelines for Health, Fitness, and Performance

    Components and Structural Segments of an Exercise Program

    Exercise Modifications and Functional Progressions

    Biomechanical Principles of Exercise


    Chapter 4. Client-Centered Assessment

    Health Screening and Lifestyle Appraisal

    Fitness Test Item Selection

    Cardiovascular Assessment

    Body Composition Assessment

    Musculoskeletal Assessment

    Flexibility and Muscle Tightness Assessment


    Chapter 5. Exercise Analysis, Design, and Demonstration

    Anatomical Analysis of Exercise

    Musculoskeletal Exercise Design Model

    Client-Centered Exercise Demonstration Model


    Part II: Client-Centered Exercise Prescription

    Chapter 6. Client-Centered Cardiovascular Exercise Prescription Model

    Step 1: Review Client Needs and Confirm Goals

    Step 2: Select Activities and Equipment

    Step 3: Select Training Method

    Step 4: Set Intensity and Workload

    Step 5: Set Volume

    Step 6: Design Progression and Monitoring

    Step 7: Design Warm-Up and Cool-Down


    Chapter 7. Client-Centered Resistance Training Prescription Model

    Specificity of Resistance Training

    Matching Prescription to Client Needs

    Resistance Training Prescription Model


    Chapter 8. Client-Centered Functionally Integrated Exercise

    Functionally Integrated Exercise

    Muscle Balance

    Mechanisms of Stretch and Flexibility

    Role of Fascia

    Flexibility Training Methods

    Muscle Balance Prescription Model


    Chapter 9. Client-Centered Weight Management Prescription Model

    Nutrition Essentials

    Energy Expenditure

    Energy Sources and Metabolism

    Energy Balance

    Eating Behaviors

    Integrating Activity into Lifestyle

    Weight Management Prescription Model


    Part III: Exercise Prescription for Injuries and Older Adults

    Chapter 10. Causes and Prevention of Overuse Injuries

    Team Approach to Injury Management

    Causes of Soft Tissue Injuries

    Understanding Soft Tissue Injuries

    Overuse Injuries

    Exercise Prescription for Injured Clients

    Delayed-Onset Muscle Soreness


    Chapter 11. Exercise Prescription for Specific Injuries

    Plantar Fasciitis

    Achilles Tendinitis and Tendinosis

    Shin Splints

    Patellofemoral Syndrome

    Hamstring Strain

    Low Back Pain

    Rotator Cuff Tendinitis

    Lateral Epicondylitis


    Chapter 12. Exercise and Musculoskeletal Conditions in Older Adults




    Musculoskeletal Injury


    Chapter 13. Exercise Prescription for Older Adults


    Benefits of Physical Activity in Older Adults

    Transtheoretical Model Applied to Older Adults

    Aging Effects and Exercise Training Benefits

    Preexercise Screening and Assessment

    Exercise Component Guidelines

    Functional Exercise Design

    Client-Centered Functional Exercise Prescription


    Chapter 14. Functional Mobility and Aging

    Early Functional Mobility Limitations

    Functional Mobility Classifications

    Domains of Functional Mobility

    Disablement Process Model

    Compensation Strategies

    Functional Mobility Screening and Assessment

    Functional Mobility Screening Tool

    Client-Centered Functional Mobility Prescription


    John C. Griffin, MSc, is an award-winning retired professor, private consultant, speaker, writer for public and private sector organizations, and coach for more than 40 years. Griffin has authored more than 100 publications, including the first two editions of Client-Centered Exercise Prescription. He also contributed chapters in the grade 12 Exercise Sciences and Healthy Active Living textbooks. Recently, he has conducted research on the functional mobility of older adults and developed a screening tool and exercise prescription algorithm. John worked with the Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology on the national certification for personal fitness trainers and is a national course conductor and examiner. Working with the National Fitness Leadership Advisory Council, John coauthored the first national standards for exercise leaders in Canada. John has received awards from NFLAC, OASES, Ontario Fitness Council, George Brown College, Province of Ontario, Australian Sport and Fitness Council, and the Mimico Lacrosse Association. He has lectured in Finland, Australia, Sweden, many American cities, and all across Canada.

    "This is among the top books on exercise prescription with a client-specific focus. It is current, well organized, and includes helpful resources that can be used in real-world settings."

    --Doody’s Book Review (5-star review)

    The web resource contains more than 40 reproducible worksheets, forms, and checklists as well as sample interviews and exercise programs to assist in working with clients. 

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