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Kenneth H. Cooper MD, MPH

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Principles of Health and Fitness for Fitness Professionals

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The Principles of Health and Fitness is the manual used in the following courses:

  • Personal Training Education - Live
  • Personal Training Education - Online
Revised 11/2013 - The chapter highlights in this manual include:
  • Introduction/Overview
  • Coronary Risk Factors and Physical Fitness
  • Body Composition
  • Anatomy and Kinesiology
  • Behavior Change 
  • Medical Screening
  • Exercise Physiology
  • Physical Fitness Assessment
  • Goal Setting
  • Normative Data
  • Resistance Training and Prescription  
  • Business Aspects of Personal Training
  • Exercise and Safety
  • Cardiovascular Training and Prescription
  • Flexibility Training and Prescription
  • Nutrition
  • Case Study
  • Worksheets
  • Personal Training Forms
  • Glossary
  • Supplemental Materials