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By American College of Sports Medicine, Nicholas Ratamess Jr. PhD CSCS*D FNSCA

Developed via the yank university of activities drugs, this article deals a finished advent to the fundamentals of power education and conditioning according to the most recent study findings. ACSM's Foundations of power education and Conditioning is divided into 4 components: Foundations, Physiological Responses and diversifications, power education and Conditioning application layout, and Assessment. The textual content specializes in functional purposes, permitting scholars to improve, enforce, and check the result of education courses which are designed to optimize power, strength, and athletic performance. Moreover, the text’s transparent, trouble-free writing variety makes it effortless to know new concepts.


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Personal trainer, health and fitness instructor, and/or exercise specialist. The NSCA offers two major certifications, the Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) and Certified Personal Trainer (NSCA-CPT). The CSCS certification is most popular and widely regarded as the “gold standard” of S&C certifications. It requires at least an undergraduate degree (or a college senior in good standing) and current CPR certification. The ACSM offers several clinical and specialty certifications.

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As previously discussed, limb lengths affect moment arm sizes and leverage can be gained or lost depending on bodily proportions. Although bodily proportions are stable in adulthood, an athlete can modify technique and/or train specifically to accommodate or compensate for genetic structural attributes. Relative proportion is an area of interest to coaches as certain anthropometric variables have been linked to sporting success. Some commonly used variables include: (a) crural index ([ratio of leg length/ thigh length] × 100); (b) brachial index ([ratio of forearm length/arm length] × 100]; (c) trunk to extremity index; (d) lower limb to trunk ratio; and (e) seated height to stature index.

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