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Developing the Knowledge Base for the Certified Personal Trainer

January 1, 2015

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With each experience of training a new client comes an opportunity to research, consult, and learn something new. The career-driven personal trainer will learn from their mistakes, build on their successes, and utilize their knowledge base with each new client they encounter.

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Sample Lumbo-Pelvic Hip Complex Strengthening Program

June 1, 2017

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This article provides a sample six-week lumbo-pelvic hip complex strengthening program with the intended goal of improving vertical jumping ability and landing mechanics without the addition of plyometric or jumping/landing drills.

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Management of Musculoskeletal Injuries—A Review for Fitness Professionals

January 1, 2015

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Because a client’s functional abilities will change in each of the tissue healing phases, the fitness professional must understand the time it takes to heal and the science behind each phase in order to prescribe safe exercises for clients in those phases.

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Should Personal Trainers Also Be Registered Dietitians?

January 1, 2012

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Personal training clients may need to make both exercise and nutrition changes to achieve their goals. Combining the nutritional knowledge of registered dietitians and training aspects of personal trainers may be of benefit to clients.

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Considerations for Physiological Monitoring of Tactical Personnel

July 1, 2014

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Collecting data can be trial and error, but by building a solid foundation prior to data collection and putting the appropriate people and procedures in place, the tactical facilitator can minimize errors while optimizing effort, money, and time.

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Physical Employment Standards—Is “Legally Defensible” the Same as “Morally Defensible?”

April 1, 2015

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While no recruitment process will ever be perfect, it is time to address the “legal defensibility” of physical employment standards as the primary consideration in developing recruitment guidelines that are concurrently designed to increase workplace diversity.

TSAC Facilitators Exercise Science Safety Emergency Procedures Legal Issues Firefighters VO2 Max Recruiting Employment Standards Legal Actions

Implementing Fitness Testing for Law Enforcement—An Opinion Piece—Part 2

April 1, 2015

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By implementing a fitness assessment, a law enforcement agency can assess its officers and gather important data. As long as there are support mechanisms in place to assist the “at risk” officers—such as access to physical training instructors, occupational health professionals, or dietitians—the organization can ensure that its officers move towards becoming a healthier and more resilient workforce.

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Tactical Programming Considerations—Preparing for the Army Physical Fitness Test

June 22, 2015

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There are many factors to consider in the planning and implementation of any strength and conditioning program. With proper planning, tactical facilitators may be successful in preparing potential soldiers for the APFT.

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Program Design for Soldiers

March 7, 2018

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Unfortunately for many soldiers, running, pushups, and sit-ups address endurance, but do little to train mobility and strength. To meet the demands of their work and help avoid overuse injuries, a training program for soldiers should include mobility, strength, and endurance components.

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Physical Abilities Test Development—Using Physiological Data to Get a Clearer Picture

June 13, 2016

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Given their ability to discern physiological and technical aspects of a job task, TSAC-Fs may be able to collect some vital information that will assist with the underlying evidence to build the foundation of a physical abilities test.

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