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The NASM Certified Personal Trainer + Performance Enhancement (Vouchers Included) includes: NASM Certified Personal Trainer and Exam Preparation (Voucher Included)
NASM Performance Enhancement Specialist (PES) (Exam Included)

NASM Certified Personal Trainer + Performance Enhancement (Vouchers Included)

NASM Certified Personal Trainer + Performance Enhancement (Vouchers Included)
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Certified Personal Trainer

I.     Introduction and Resistance Training Concepts 
    A. Physical activity guidelines and recommendations as they relate to the Optimum Performance Training (OPT) Model
    B. Models of resistance training
    C. Effective exercise techniques

II.     Human Movement Assessments/Fitness Testing and Evaluation 
    A. Major muscles and their functions
    B. Subjective, objective, and performance assessments
    C. Movement and postural assessments

III.     Concepts of Integrated Training - Flexibility, Cardiorespiratory, and Core 
    A. Principles of human movement and flexibility
    B. Benefits of cardiorespiratory fitness
    C. Importance of the core
    D. Proper exercise technique
    E. Progressions and regressions
    F. General differences in the stages of training for exercises

IV.     Concepts of Integrated Training - Balance, Plyometric, and SAQ 
    A. Balance
    B. Plyometric (reactive)
    C. Speed, agility, and quickness (SAQ) training
    D. Safe and effective techniques
    E. Progressions and regressions
    F. Differences in training for these concepts in each phase of the OPT model

V.     Design of Fitness Programs and Modalities 
    A. Program design using the OPT model
    B. Acute training variables
    C. Different exercise modalities
    D. Various models of resistance training

VI.     Human Movement Science/Exercise Modalities and Technique 
    A. Structure and function of the human body
    B. Functions of anatomy and physiology during exercise
    C. Systems related to exercise
    D. Metabolism and how it is affected by exercise

VII.     Special Populations, Nutrition, and Professional Development 
    A. Program design adaptations for individuals with health impairments or physical conditions
    B. Basic concepts and guidelines to nutrition, supplementation, effective communication skills and goal setting strategies

VIII.     Certification Exam Preparation
    A. Test taking strategies
    B. Practice exam
    C. Make a self-remediation plan based on your results
    D. Review NASM’s standards of professional practice as it relates to a career as a professional fitness trainer.


Personal Enhancement Specialist

I.     Essentials of Integrated Sports Performance Training 
    A. Introduction
    B. Integrated Training Principles
    C. Stretch Shortening Cycle
    D. Utilization of the Integrated Training Continuum
    E. Training in All Planes of Motion
    F. Training for Optimum Muscle Balance
    G. Integrated Sports Performance Program Part One Program Part One
    H. Integrated Sports Performance Program Part
    I. OPT Model

II.     Basic Exercise Science 
    A. Introduction
    B. The Nervous System
    C. Sensory Receptors
    D. The Skeletal System
    E. The Muscular System
    F. Muscle Contraction
    G. Basic Exercise Science

III.     The Cardiorespiratory System 
    A. Presentations
    B. Introduction
    C. The Cardiovascular System Part 1
    D. The Cardiovascular System Part 2
    E. The Respiratory System
    F. Oxygen and Energy
    G. The Cardiorespiratory System

IV.     Hormonal Response to Exercise 
    A. Introduction
    B. Endocrine Organs
    C. Endocrine Adaptations to Exercise
    D. Hormonal Response to Exercise

V.     Human Movement Science 
    A. Introduction
    B. Planes of Motion
    C. Combined Joint Motion
    D. Muscle Action Spectrum
    E. Efficient Human Movement
    F. Functional Anatomy
    G. Sub-systems
    H. Motor Behavior
    I. Motor Learning
    J. Human Movement Science

VI.     Sports Performance Testing 
    A. Introduction
    B. Sports Performance Assessment Components
    C. Subjective Information
    D. Objective Information
    E. Static Postural Assessment
    F. Transitional Assessment
    G. Overhead Squat Assessment
    H. Single-leg Squat Assessment
    I. Dynamic Postural Assessments
    J. Performance Assessments
    K. Cardiorespiratory Assessments

VII.     Flexibility Training for Performance Enhancement 
    A. Introduction
    B. Cumulative Injury Cycle
    C. Flexibility Continuum Part 1
    D. Flexibility Continuum Part 2
    E. Flexibility Training Debate
    F. Exercise Video Library
    G. Flexibility Exercises
    H. Flexibility Training Quiz

VIII.     Cardiorespiratory Training for Performance Enhancement 
    A. Introduction
    B. Basics of Cardiorespiratory Training
    C. Karvonen Method
    D. Introduction to Training Zones
    E. Training Zones
    F. Heart Rate Training Zones
    G. The Phases of Cardio Performance Training
    H. Phase One: Base Training
    I. Phase Two: Using the Assessment to Determine Starting
    J. Cardiorespiratory Training

IX.     Core Training Concepts for Performance Enhancement 
    A. Introduction
    B. The Core
    C. Core Training
    D. Core Stabilization, Strength, and Power
    E. Core Exercises
    F. Core Training

X.     Balance Training Concepts for Performance Enhancement 
    A. Introduction
    B. Scientific Rationale for Balance Training
    C. Guidelines for Balance Training
    D. Balance Exercises
    E. Exercise Video Library
    F. Balance Exercises
    G. Balance Training

XI.     Plyometric Training Concepts for Performance Enhancement 
    A. Introduction
    B. Three Phases of Plyometric Exercise
    C. Proposed Mechanism
    D. Benefits of Plyometric
    E. Program Design
    F. Plyometric Exercises
    G. Plyometric Training

XII.     Speed, Agility, and Quickness Training for Performance Enhancement 
    A. Introduction
    B. Training for Speed of Movement
    C. Stability, Strength, and Power
    D. Muscle and Joint Elasticity
    E. Movement Technique
    F. Linear Speed File
    G. Agility
    H. Quickness
    I. Speed, Agility, & Quickness Exercises

XIII.     Integrated Resistance Training for Performance Enhancement 
    A. Introduction
    B. The SAID Principle
    C. The Principle of Overload
    D. The Principle of Variation, Individualization and Adaptation
    E. Progressive Outcomes of Resistance Training
    F. Resistance Training Systems
    G. Integrated Resistance Training Exercises

XIV.     Olympic Lifting for Performance Enhancement 
    A. Introduction
    B. Scientific Rationale
    C. Flexibility, Mobility, Stability, and Posture F
    D. Neuromuscular Control
    E. Execution Steps
    F. Compensations
    G. Olympic Lifting

XV.     Science Periodization and the OPT model 
    A. Introduction
    B. Program Design
    C. Exercise Selection
    D. Periodization and the OPT Model
    E. Stabilization
    F. Applying the OPT Model
    G. Science of Periodization and the OPT Model

XVI.     Injury Prevention and Reconditioning 
    A. Introduction
    B. Three Stages of Soft Tissue and Bone Healing
    C. Foot Injury
    D. Ankle Sprain
    E. Knee Injury
    F. Lower Back Injury
    G. Shoulder Pain
    H. Injury Prevention and Reconditioning

XVII.     Performance Nutrition 
    A. Carbohydrates
    B. Proteins and Fats
    C. Micronutrients and Energy Balance
    D. Muscle and Energy Recovery
    E. Weight and Body Composition
    F. Nutrition and Athletic Performance
    G. Performance Nutrition
    H. Ergogenic Aids
    I. Chronic Effects on Training Adaptations

XVIII.     Performance Psychology 
    A. Introduction
    B. Performance Psychology
    C. Using What's Already There
    D. Integrated Physical and Mental Training
    E. Settling-In
    F. The Winds of Progress
    G. Fine Tuning Intensity
    H. Performance Psychology

XIX.     Understanding Learning Styles, and Coaching Methodologies


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