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Strength Training Print CE Course-2nd Edition

Strength Training Print CE Course-2nd Edition


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    This continuing education course includes a book, study guide, and exam. It offers science-based techniques, programs, and recommendations for building strength from the leading authorities in the field.


    A continuing education course for strength and conditioning professionals, personal trainers, and other fitness professionals.

    Table of Contents

    Course Syllabus
    Course Materials
    Course Instructions
    Learning Objectives
    Learning With the Strength Training Book

    Chapter 1. Muscle Anatomy 101
    Chapter 2. How Muscle Grows
    Chapter 3. Types of Muscle Training
    Chapter 4. Nutrition for Muscle Growth
    Chapter 5. Strength Assessment
    Chapter 6. Types of Strength and Power Training
    Chapter 7. Workout Schedule and Rest
    Chapter 8. Safety, Soreness, and Injury
    Chapter 9. Upper-Body Exercises
    Chapter 10. Lower-Body Exercises
    Chapter 11. Torso Exercises
    Chapter 12. Explosive Movements
    Chapter 13. Beginner Programs
    Chapter 14. Intermediate Programs
    Chapter 15. Advanced Programs
    Chapter 16. Youth Programs
    Chapter 17. Senior Programs

    Learning Activities Answer Key
    Exam and Evaluation
    Exam Answer Sheet
    Course Evaluation
    Certificate Information

    About the Author

    About the NSCA

    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.

    About the Editor

    Lee E. Brown, EdD, CSCS,*D, FNSCA, is a former president of the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) Board of Directors. In 2014, he received the NSCA's Lifetime Achievement Award for this work with the association. Dr. Brown holds a master's degree in exercise science and a doctorate in educational leadership from Florida Atlantic University. Formerly a high school physical education teacher and coach of numerous sports, he is now a professor of strength and conditioning in the department of kinesiology at California State University, Fullerton. He and his wife, Theresa, reside in Buena Park, California.