The Fitness Instructor's Handbook: A Complete Guide to Health and Fitness (2nd edition)

Coulson, Morcombe (2013) The Fitness Instructor's Handbook: A Complete Guide to Health and Fitness (2nd edition). Fitness Professionals, 2 . Bloomsbury Sport. ISBN 9781408178263

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Abstract

The Fitness Instructor's Handbook is the essential guide for anyone working in, or wishing to enter, the fitness industry. This new second edition has been fully updated and covers every component of the industry standards for both Level 2 and 3 qualification, and offers the perfect blend of theory and practice on every aspect of health and fitness.

Clear, concise and accessible, the content is organised with the specific needs of student and newly qualified fitness professionals in mind - it covers every aspect of the theory needed to work as a fitness instructor, and places it in a practical context.

Topics covered include:
the skeletal system
muscles and tendons
the energy system
circulation and respiration
components of fitness
safety issues
customer service
screening clients
planning and programme design
exercise evaluation.

Packed full of illustrations, case studies, revision questions and sample programmes, The Fitness Instructor's Handbook is the ideal book for both those new to the industry and experienced trainers. - See more at: http://www.bloomsbury.com/uk/the-fitness-instructors-handbook-9781408178263/#sthash.sT4sC8Go.dpuf

Item Type: Book
Subjects: Sciences > Sport Sciences
Sciences
Divisions: Faculty of Applied Sciences
Faculty of Applied Sciences > Department of Sport and Excercise Sciences
Health Sciences and Wellbeing Beacon
Health Sciences and Wellbeing Beacon > Health Improvement and Wellbeing Workstream
Depositing User: Hannah Dodd
Date Deposited: 20 Nov 2014 11:44
Last Modified: 20 Nov 2014 11:44
URI: http://sure.sunderland.ac.uk/id/eprint/5191

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