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Strength Training Past 50 Print CE Course-3rd Edition

Strength Training Past 50 Print CE Course-3rd Edition



$129.00 USD

Available As

    Print Course

    Course components are delivered as printed products:
    • Strength Training Past 50, Third Edition book
    • Study guide
    • Continuing education exam
    Strength training offers many benefits for active adults, including enhanced athletic performance; reduced risk of disease; and decreased symptoms of arthritis, diabetes, and osteoporosis. Whether you are just getting started or have been training older adults for years, the Strength Training Past 50, Third Edition, continuing education course provides access to in-depth coverage in training the 50-plus population and includes the following features:
    • 83 exercises for free weights, machines, bands, and balls
    • 30 workouts for increasing size, endurance, and strength
    • Sport-specific programs for tennis, golf, cycling, running, and more
    • Eating plans and nutrition advice for adding lean muscle and losing fat
    This continuing education course will help you safely train clients who want to stay active, healthy, and looking great.
    The study guide contains a course syllabus, chapter activities, and end-of-chapter learning activities to prepare you for the 50-question continuing education exam at the conclusion of the course.

    Skills Active / REPs pre requisites can be found here:


    A continuing education course for personal trainers, fitness coaches, strength and conditioning professionals, athletic trainers, and group exercise instructors

    Table of Contents

    Course Syllabus
    Course Materials
    Course Instructions
    Learning Objectives
    Learning with the Strength Training Past 50, Third Edition book
    Exercise Finder
    Chapter 1 Benefits of Strength Training
    Chapter 2 Assessment for Training Success
    Chapter 3 Applying Training Principles
    Chapter 4 Strength Training Equipment
    Chapter 5 Basic Exercise Techniques
    Chapter 6 Machine Exercises
    Chapter 7 Dumbbell Exercises
    Chapter 8 Alternative Equipment Exercises
    Chapter 9 Basic Training Programs
    Chapter 10 Advanced Training Programs
    Chapter 11 Sport-Specific Training Programs
    Chapter 12 Nutrition for Continuous Improvement
    About the Authors
    Exam and Evaluation
    Exam Answer Sheet
    Course Evaluation
    Certificate Information

    About the Author

    Wayne L. Westcott, PhD, CSCS, directs the exercise science program and fitness research program at Quincy College in Quincy, Massachusetts. He has been a strength training advisor for several national organizations, including the American Council on Exercise, American Senior Fitness Association, YMCA of the USA, President’s Council on Physical Fitness and Sports, International Council on Active Aging, Medical Fitness Association, and United States Navy. He has also served as an editorial advisor for publications such as Physician and Sports Medicine, American College of Sports Medicine’s Health and Fitness Journal, American College of Sports Medicine’s Certified News, Fitness Management, On-Site Fitness, American Fitness Quarterly, Club Industry, Perspective, Prevention, Men’s Health, and Shape.

    Westcott is the author of 25 fitness books, including Building Strength and Stamina, Strength Training for Seniors, Fitness Professional’s Guide to Strength Training Older Adults, Strength and Power for Young Athletes, Complete Conditioning for Golf, Youth Strength Training, and Building Strength and Stamina Navy Fitness Edition, all with Human Kinetics.

    Dr. Westcott has been honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award from the International Association of Fitness Professionals, the Healthy American Fitness Leader Award from the President’s Council on Physical Fitness and Sports, the Roberts-Gulick Award from the YMCA Association of Professional Directors, the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Governor’s Committee on Physical Fitness and Sports, the NOVA 7 Exercise Program Award from Fitness Management Magazine, the Marla Richmond Memorial Education Award from the Medical Fitness Association, and the Faculty of the Year Award from Quincy College.

    Thomas R. Baechle, EdD, CSCS,*D (R), NSCA-CPT,*D (R), is a professor and chair of the exercise science department at Creighton University. He is a cofounder and past president of the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA), and for 20 years he was the executive director of the NSCA Certification Commission.

    Baechle has received numerous awards, including the Lifetime Achievement Award from the NSCA and the Excellence in Teaching Award from Creighton University. He has more than 35 years of experience competing in and coaching weightlifting and powerlifting and presenting and teaching on these topics. Baechle has authored, coauthored, or edited 15 books, including Fitness Weight Training, Weight Training: Steps to Success, and Essentials of Strength Training and Conditioning, all published by Human Kinetics.


    Quotes for Strength Training Past 50, Third Edition by Wayne Westcott and Thomas Baechle

    “Wayne Westcott and Thomas Baechle are pioneers, leading researchers, and authorities on strength training, metabolism, and fitness. They put it all together in Strength Training Past 50, a must-read for anyone who cares about strength and health!”

    Nicholas DiNubile, MD-- Orthopedic Surgeon and Best-Selling Author, Chief Medical Officer, American Council on Exercise (ACE)

    “From basic exercise technique to advanced program design, this guide is a must-read for men and women over 50.”

    Avery D. Faigenbaum, EdD, FACSM, FNSCA-- Department of Health and Exercise Science, the College of New Jersey, Author of Youth Strength Training

    “Readers will find Dr. Westcott’s writing style easy to follow and will enjoy training past 50.”

    Peter Ronai, MS, FACSM, RCEP, CSCS,*D-- Clinical Associate Professor of Exercise Science, Department of Physical Therapy and Human Movement Science Sacred Heart University

    “Staying strong and fit after 50 is absolutely achievable—and Drs. Westcott and Baechle provide the winning game plan for doing so!”

    Ken Mannie -- Head Strength and Conditioning Coach, Michigan State University