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Exercise Physiology 101 – What Every Personal Trainer Should Know

by John Acquaviva and Michael Maina, CSCS
December 2019
Vol 6, Issue 3

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The purpose of this article is to help both personal trainers and clients with seven main concepts within exercise physiology that will improve training effectiveness and assist in explaining the body’s response to exercise.

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This article originally appeared in Personal Training Quarterly (PTQ)—a quarterly publication for NSCA Members designed specifically for the personal trainer. Discover easy-to-read, research-based articles that take your training knowledge further with Nutrition, Programming, and Personal Business Development columns in each quarterly, electronic issue. Read more articles from PTQ »

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Michael Maina is an Associate Professor in the Department of Health and Human Performance at Roanoke College in Virginia. Maina enjoys teaching and co ...

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