Personal Training Quarterly
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    Personal Training Quarterly is digitally published four times a year. Look for articles and information on how you can expand your personal training career through integrating training methods and accessing tools for building your business. You must be a member of the NSCA to access the PTQ.
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  • PTQ 5.1Current Issue

    JUNE 2018  |  Vol. 5 - Issue 2

    Issue 5.2 of the PTQ contains articles on low-carbohydrate ketogenic diet, delivering an unforgettable experience, protein intake’s effect on bone and kidney health, part 3 of the steps to opening a first facility, rehabbing lateral ankle sprains, improving coaching and communication, persistent musculoskeletal pain, and movement patterns for optimal fitness.

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    Table of Contents
    04  Low-Carbohydrate Ketogenic Diet for Weight Management  by Carmine Grieco, PhD, CSCS
    10  4 Keys to Delivering an Unforgettable Experience   by Joe Drake, MS, HKC, NSCA-CPT, USAW
    14 Is a Higher Protein Intake Associated with Health Concerns? Effect on Bone and Kidneys  by Mike Nelson, PhD, CSCS, CISSN
    18 From Successful Trainer to Gym Owner – 9 Steps to Open Your First Facility: Part 3 by David Crump, NSCA-CPT
    22 Post Rehabilitation Programming – Lateral Ankle Sprains by Cameron Yuen, PT, DPT, CSCS
    28 Simplicity is Key – Strategies for Improving Your Coaching and Communication  by Daniel Flahie, MSEd, CSCS
    32 Exercise and Persistent Musculoskeletal Pain – A Review and Recommendations for Personal Trainers by Gary Stebbing, PGDip, CSCS
    36 Programing the General Population for Optimal Fitness – 10 Important Movement Patterns  by Kevin Mullins, CSCS
  • Editor
    Nick Tumminello, NSCA-CPT

    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
    Liz Kampschroeder
    Chris Kennedy, CSCS
    Andy Khamoui, PhD, 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
    John Mullen, DPT, CSCS
    Tony Poggiali, CSCS
    Mike Rickett, MS, CSCS
    Marie Spano, MS, RD, CSSD, CSCS
    Ron Snarr, MEd, CSCS
    Leonardo Vando, MD
    Josh West, MA, CSCS