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Professional Paperwork and More—Suggestions for Protecting Yourself as a Certified Personal Trainer

by Robert C. Linkul, MS, CSCS,*D, NSCA-CPT,*D, RCPT*D, FNSCA
Personal Training Quarterly October 2015
Vol 3, Issue 2

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Every client should participate in a 20 – 30 min initial interview and consultation prior to participating in any physical activity. This process allows the personal trainer and client time to complete the strategy session form, physical activity readiness questionnaire (PAR-Q), professional liability form, and trainer-client agreement.

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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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1. American Council on Exercise. The personal trainer’s legal armor guide. 2016. Retrieved 2016 from https://www.acefitness. org/acefit/fitness-programs-article/2727/ACEFit-workout-adviceand-exercise-tips/. 
2. Coburn, J, and Malek, M. NSCA Essentials of Personal Training (2nd ed.) Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics; 2012. 
3. Cosgrove, A, and Cosgrove, R. 55 Fitness Business Strategies for Success. AlwynCosgrove.com; 2009. 
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8. Linkul, R. The importance of the initial interview: Establishing credibility quickly with a new potential client. Personal Training Quarterly 2(4): 34-35, 2015.

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Robert Linkul is the National Strength and Conditioning Associations (NSCA) 2012 Personal Trainer of the Year and is a volunteer with the NSCA as thei...

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