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September 2020 | Vol. 7 - Issue 3

Issue 7.3 of the PTQ contains articles on inter-individual response to exercise, altitude effects in endurance athletes, classifying employee and independent contractors, the post-rehabilitation process, strength training for kids, low-impact exercise for older adults, tips for getting more personal training clients, and how to use contrast training.

Table of Contents


Understanding Inter-Individual Responses to Exercise | Ronald Snarr, PhD, CSCS,*D, NSCA-CPT, TSAC-F, Gina Hogan, Jordan Brown, and Maisie Davis


The Effects of Altitude on Training and Racing Performance in Endurance Athletes | Ryan Eckert, MS, CSCS, NSCA-CPT


Employee or Independent Contractor? Guidelines for Classifying Workers | Guillermo Escalante, DSc, MBA, ATC, CSCS, CISSN, and Manuel Escalante Sr., DBA, MBA


Cross Education with the Post-Rehabilitation Process | Brianna Simmons, Jazmine Woods, and Ronald Snarr, PhD, CSCS,*D, NSCA-CPT, TSAC-F


Kids Must Strength Train—A Call to Action | Jon Kilian, PhD, CSCS, CSPS, and Justin Kilian, MEd, CSCS

24| Effect of Alternative Low-Impact Physical Activity and Exercise on Older Adults | Rachael Childers, Catherine Gallagher, Maisie Davis, and Ronald Snarr, PhD, CSCS,*D, NSCA-CPT, TSAC-F
28| Tips for Selling more Personal Training to Prospective Clients—From Personal Experience | Sam Rothschild, CSCS,*D
30| How to Utilize Contrast Training for Strength, Power, and Performance | Charley Gould, CSCS, USAW

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Assistant Editor
Britt Chandler, MS, CSCS,*D, NSCA-CPT,*D

Publications Director
Keith Cinea, MA, CSCS,*D, NSCA-CPT,*D

Managing Editor
Matthew Sandstead, NSCA-CPT,*D

Publications Coordinator
Cody Urban

Editorial Review Panel
Scott Austin, MS, CSCS 
Scott Cheatham, PhD, DPT, PT, OCS, ATC, CSCS
Kelli Clark, DPT, MS 
Daniel Fosselman 
Chris Kennedy, CSCS 
Laura Kobar, MS 
Justin Kompf, CSCS, NSCA-CPT 
Bojan Makivic, MS
Teresa Merrick, PhD, CSCS, NSCA-CPT
Nate Mosher, DPT, PT, CSCS, NSCA-CPT
Tony Poggiali, CSCS 
Mike Rickett, MS, CSCS
Ron Snarr, MEd, CSCS
Leonardo Vando, MD
Josh West, MA, CSCS
Alexis Batrakoulis, MS, CSCS, NSCA-CPT

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