Über den Autor
James Crossley has completed a Masters in Sports Science from Loughborough University and worked within health and fitness industry for over ten years as a personal trainer, sports therapist and educator.
Introduction 1. Anatomy and Physiology 2. Exercise Prescription and Programme Design 3. Strength and Conditioning 4. Cardiovascular Training 5. Flexibility 6. Periodization 7. Posture 8. Core Strength and Stability 9. Functional Exercise 10. Sport-Specific Training 11. Nutrition 12. Weight Management 13. Special Populations 14. Science of Swiss Ball and Swiss Ball Training 15. Spotting 16. Manual Resistance 17. Lifestyle Management 18. Sales and Marketing 19. Bringing it Together
Personal Training: Theory and Practice, Second Edition, draws together in one unique volume the personal, practical and business skills central to you becoming a successful personal trainer. It is one of the most comprehensive resources available.
This accessible and attractive book introduces you to the fundamentals of applied exercise prescription and programme design, as well as advanced concepts such as nutritional intervention, postural analysis, and the psychology of behaviour change.
Thoroughly updated throughout, this second edition also includes:
-an emphasis on the core topics of key courses on personal training, ensuring a close match with your study requirements.
-information on key business skills, including professional conduct, presentation and marketing, making this one of the most comprehensive resources for personal trainers available
-a free accompanying website that contains multiple choice questions, an image bank, sample exercise sheets, sample programmes and web links.
Whether you are embarking on a career in personal training or already an experienced trainer, you will find this second edition is your ideal companion and handy reference.
James Crossley has completed a Masters in Sports Science from Loughborough University and has worked within health and fitness industry for over ten years as a personal trainer, sports therapist and educator. He currently lives in Auckland, New Zealand, where he continues his education by training in Osteopathy.
Reviews of the bestselling first edition:
"the ideal companion to turn you from an amateur into a professional sports trainer...the only title tailored to meet the needs of UK-based personal training." Work Out
"a gem of a book...clearly written and presented which makes it easy for both fitness professionals and lay people to understand. Definitely worth buying." Health and Fitness