Exercise Technique Manual for Resistance Training  (4th Edition) Spiral-Bound | December 8, 2021

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Exercise Technique Manual for Resistance Training, Fourth Edition With HKPropel Online Video, explains 100 resistance training exercises with step-by-step instructions, photos, and online video demonstrations.

Created by the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA), Exercise Technique Manual for Resistance Training, Fourth Edition With HKPropel Online Video, is a practical resource for current and aspiring strength and conditioning professionals and personal trainers. With unmatched visual demonstration of a variety of free weight and machine exercises, the text is a valuable tool for those preparing for an NSCA certification exam and for others who design programs for athletes and clients of all ages and fitness levels.

This updated reference is the most comprehensive collection of resistance training technique available. The revised fourth edition contains the following:
  • An additional 30 exercises that expand the coverage to 100 total exercises, each with a step-by-step checklist that teaches safe and effective exercise technique
  • Two or more full-color photos of each resistance training exercise that distinctly show correct technique
  • Online video clips for each resistance training exercise that demonstrate proper technique in action and highlight common errors
Exercise Technique Manual for Resistance Training, Fourth Edition With HKPropel Online Video, is organized by body region, with parts I through IV covering total body, lower body, upper body, and anatomical core exercises. Part V highlights exercises using alternative modes and nontraditional implements. Every chapter contains a table that describes each exercise’s concentric action, predominant muscle groups, and muscles involved, enabling readers to understand the impact of the exercises on each body region. To reinforce fundamental techniques, the text includes guidelines related to general safety, tips for breathing and spotting, preparatory body position, and weight belt recommendations.

Exercises are explained through sequential instructions and photos to ensure that readers will learn the safest and most effective technique. Accompanying checklists identify the correct grip, stance, body position, and range of motion for each exercise. Online videos demonstrate proper technique as well as common errors so that users can recognize incorrect techniques and make appropriate adjustments.

With 100 resistance training exercises and online video demonstrations, Exercise Technique Manual for Resistance Training is the most authoritative and current resource in teaching safe and effective resistance exercise technique.

Note: A code for accessing online videos is included with all new print books.

Earn continuing education credits/units! A continuing education course and exam that uses this book is also available. It may be purchased separately or as part of a package that includes all the course materials and exam.
Publisher: Human Kinetics
Original Binding: Trade Paperback
Pages: 280 pages
ISBN-10: 149259699X
Item Weight: 2.0 lbs
Dimensions: 8.5 x 0.6 x 10.9 inches
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The National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) is the world’s leading organization in the field of sport conditioning. Drawing on the resources and expertise of the most recognized professionals in strength training and conditioning, sport science, performance research, education, and sports medicine, the NSCA is the world’s trusted source of knowledge and training guidelines for coaches and athletes. The NSCA provides the crucial link between the lab and the field.