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The Eight Essentials of Program Design Course

by Tony Ambler-Wright, MS

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Type: Online Course

Item: C910493CEC

Description

As obesity rates and musculoskeletal impairments continue to rise, traditional fitness programming may not be suitable or effective for today's typical client. Therefore, fitness professionals must be competent in integrated program design strategies in order to minimize injury and maximize results.
By Tony Ambler-Wright, MS

Available Course Credits

AASFP
0.20
ACE
0.20
ACSM
2.00
AFAA
2.00
CHEK
2.00
CI
2.00
IFPA
2.00
ISFTA
2.00
ISSA
2.00
NASM
0.20
NCCPT
0.20
NCEP
2.00
NCSF
1.00
NESTA
0.20
NETA
2.00
NFPT
0.25
NSCA
0.30
NSPA
2.00
PTAG
2.00
PTIA
2.00
REPS NZ
1.50
REPs UAE
2.00
REPs UK
2.00
W.I.T.S.
2.00

Learning Objectives

  1. List and describe the eight essential components for effective exercise program design.
  2. Explain the power of subjective client assessment and how skipping this step can cost clients their results.
  3. Explain the importance of movement assessments and why using them is critical to client success.
  4. Define periodization and explain its role in helping clients achieve the results they want and need from their resistance training program.
  5. Implement cutting-edge warm-up techniques to better prepare clients for their training sessions.
  6. Explain the impact of Energy System Development (ESD) on client results through its effect on cardiorespiratory fitness and hormone response.

Course Content

The Eight Essentials of Program DesignVideo
The Eight Essentials of Program DesignTest

About the Author

Tony Ambler-Wright, MS

Tony Ambler-Wright, MS IDEA Author/Presenter

Tony Ambler-Wright has been a Master Instructor for the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) since 2005. He received his Master’s degree in Exercise Science and Health Promotion with an emphasis in Rehabilitation Sciences and Bachelor’s degree in Sports Management with an emphasis in Fitness and Wellness – both from California University of Pennsylvania (Cal U). He is credentialed as a Certified Personal Trainer (CPT), Corrective Exercise Specialist (CES), and Performance Enhancement Specialist (PES) through NASM; Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) through the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA); and Metabolic Technician through New Leaf Training Systems. Tony is fortunate to be able to share his passion and knowledge about health, fitness, and athletic performance with an array of aspiring and current fitness professionals as an educator for NASM and adjunct faculty in exercise science programs at both the university and community college level. He also has the opportunity to practice what he teaches. Training for over a decade and prepared with a variety of knowledge, Tony specializes in functional anatomy and biomechanics as they relate to corrective exercise and integrated fitness and sports performance programming; and works daily with clients ranging from post-rehabilitation and weight loss, to the professional athlete in Scottsdale, AZ.

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