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Exercise Technique Manual for Resistance Training Online CE Course-3rd Edition

Exercise Technique Manual for Resistance Training Online CE Course-3rd Edition

$209.00 USD

Available As

    Online Course

    Course components are delivered online:
    • Exercise Technique Manual for Resistance Training, Third Edition e-book
    • Video clips
    • Study guide
    • Continuing education exam
    Learning Objectives
    At the completion of this course you will be able to do the following:
    • Understand spotting techniques for various resistance training exercises.
    • Understand and apply breathing guidelines during resistance training.
    • Understand various training exercise modes.
    • Organize resistance training exercises into categories.
    • Analyze resistance training exercise technique through video.
    • Recognize improper resistance training exercise technique.
    • Manipulate resistance training exercise technique to improve safety and effectiveness.
    • Explain proper resistance training exercise technique.
    • Determine proper grip type and grip width.
    • Describe the concentric actions that occur during resistance training.
    • Identify the predominant muscle groups, body areas, and muscles involved during resistance training.
    Exercise Technique Manual for Resistance Training, Third Edition Online CE Course is a practical resource for strength and conditioning professionals and personal trainers. With unmatched visual demonstration of a variety of free weight and machine exercises, the course is a valuable tool for professionals who design programs for athletes and clients of all ages and fitness levels.

    The course is based on content created by the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) and includes the following:
    • Coverage of 70 exercises (54 free-weight and 16 machine exercises), with step-by-step instructions and full-color photos
    • Online video for each resistance training exercise, which demonstrates proper technique and highlights common errors in technique
    • A special section on alternative modes and nontraditional implements, including kettlebell exercises
    Information is organized by body region, including total body, lower body, upper body, and core, and focuses on specific resistance training exercises that pertain to each region. Every section contains a table that describes each exercise’s concentric action, predominant muscle groups, and muscles involved, enabling professionals to understand the impact of the exercises on each body region. To reinforce fundamental techniques, the text includes guidelines related to general safety, tips for breathing and spotting, preparatory body position, and weight belt recommendations.

    The course study guide contains a course syllabus, learning objectives, learning activities, and a referenced study guide answer key. The final exam consists of 100 multiple-choice and true-or-false questions that address concepts from the course materials. Upon passing the exam, individuals may print out and submit a certificate for continuing education credits.

    Skills Active / REPs pre requisites can be found here:


    A continuing education course for personal trainers, strength and conditioning professionals, athletic trainers, and health and fitness instructors.

    Table of Contents

    Course Syllabus
    Course Materials
    Course Instructions
    How to Access the Online Video
    Learning Objectives
    Learning With the Exercise Technique Manual for Resistance Training Book
    Part I: Total Body
              Power and Explosive Exercises
    Part II; Lower Body
              Hip and Thigh (Multijoint) Exercises
              Hip and Thigh (Single-Joint) Exercises
              Calf (Single-Joint) Exercises
    Part III: Upper Body
              Chest (Multijoint) Exercises
              Chest (Single-Joint) Exercises
              Back (Multijoint) Exercises
              Shoulder (Multijoint) Exercises
              Shoulder (Single-Joint) Exercises
              Biceps (Single-Joint) Exercises
              Triceps (Single-Joint) Exercises
              Forearm (Single-Joint) Exercises
    Part IV: Core
              Core Exercises
    Part V: Alternative Modes and Nontraditional Implements
              Exercises Using Alternative Modes and Nontraditional Implements
    Learning Activities Answer Key
    Exam and Evaluation
    Exam Answer Sheet
    Course Evaluation
    Certificate Information

    About the Author

    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.