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Designing Resistance Training Programs
Designing Resistance Training Programs
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Resistance training is based on underlying principles, concepts, and definitions. Many factors need to to be considered when designing a resistance training program to successfully meet the needs and goals of a trainee. With the Designing Resistance Training Programs course you will learn how to:
  • Design scientifically sound resistance training programs
  • Modify and adapt programs to meet the needs of special populations
  • Understand how exercise prescription design works in the real world
List Price: $199.00
Designing Resistance Training Programs, is a clear, state-of-the-art course that can assist you in developing individualized training programs for both athletes and fitness enthusiasts. The course cover:
  • resistance training
  • bioenergetics
  • muscular, nervous, and cardiovascular systems adaptations
Additionally, the course looks at basic training systems and program prescriptions designed to enhance strength, power, and endurance. The course contains sections dedicated to resistance training issues and concerns for children, women, and seniors, including how to modify and adapt such programs to address the special needs and concerns for each group. This NCSF course is an essential learning tool for coaches, trainers, and students who want to improve their knowledge and success in designing resistance training programs.
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