Personal Training Quarterly
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  • PTQ 5.1Current Issue

    MARCH 2017  |  Vol. 5 - Issue 1

    Issue 5.1 of the PTQ contains articles on strength training for older clients, three steps of the initial consultation, low back pain and the mobility-stability continuum, exercise’s effects on anxiety and depression, steps for opening your first facility, incorporating training load monitoring, and examining cryotherapy.

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    Table of Contents
    04  Strength Training for the Older Client by Robert Linkul, MS, CSCS,*D, NSCA-CPT,*D, RCPT*D, FNSCA
    10  Back to Basics: 3 Steps of the Initial Consultation  by Joni Boyd, PhD, CSCS and Nicole Swank, MS
    14 Low Back Pain – The Mobility-Stability Continuum by Teddy Willsey, DPT, PT, CSCS, USAW
    18 The Role of Exercise in Anxiety and Depression: Background and Practical Considerations by Gary Stebbing, PGDIP, CSCS
    22 From Successful Trainer to Gym Owner – 9 Steps to Open Your First Facility – Part 2 by David Crump, NSCA-CPT
    28 Incorporating Training Load Monitoring into Fitness Programming: A Review of Practical Tools for Fitness Providers by Grayson Elmore, MAED, ATC, LAT
    32 Does Cryotherapy Work? A Look at the Evidence by AJ Mortara, EDD, Michael Lance, PhD, and Amanda Peach, MS
  • 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