Concepts and Professional Practice
AUTHOR: Mackinnon, Laurel T. and Ritchie, Carrie B.
PUBLISHER: Human Kinetics Publishers
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A complete guide to developing strategies for physical activity programs that meet the needs of every client—from healthy athletes to people with physical, pathological, social or psychological limitations.
Exercise Management: Concepts and Professional Practiceprovides an interdisciplinary approach to developing, prescribing and delivering high-quality physical activity programs. Explore how to individualise programs to encourage more people to participate in regular physical activity and enjoy the many health benefits.
This useful reference is designed for both students and practitioners involved in developing and managing physical activity, exercise and health-related fitness programs.
Learn how to do the following:
-Overcome the challenges of encouraging people to become and remain active.
-Develop programs consistent with each person's goals and capabilities.
-Promote and maintain successful physical activity programming in diverse settings and situations.
-Develop the professional skills needed to manage exercise facilities and employees.
This user-friendly text includes case studies that clearly illustrate key concepts and terms in practical application scenarios based on real-life experiences. Plus, glossaries at the end of each chapter and at the back of the book keep key terms within easy reach and make referencing during study or lecture quick and easy.
The study questions and real-life activities included are great tools for independent study. They'll encourage you to seek further information, develop practical skills and observe professional practice with first-hand insight. You'll also find suggested readings divided between cited references and additional resources that will give you the edge when studying topics in more depth.
With Exercise Management: Concepts and Professional Practice,you'll have the knowledge and tools to ensure that the young or old, healthy or infirm develop and maintain physically active lifestyles.
PUBLICATION DATE: 10/15/2002
CATEGORY: Education, Health & Fitness, Medical