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Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali

New York, NY 10019

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In your opinion how would you describe American social norms as it relates to engaging in physical activity?

2 Answers | Asked by Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali on Nov 10, 2014

Answered by Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali on Nov 12, 2014

Paul, thank you so very much for responding to my questions. I agree with you wholeheartedly that children are not getting sufficient exercise. However, I would say the same thing regarding adults. I am of the opinion that one way to facilitate change as far as engaging sedentary populations to...

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What do you think?

5 Answers | Asked by Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali on Oct 20, 2014

Answered by Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali on Oct 22, 2014

Thanks everyone for your responses. While I agree with you all. I am seeking to learn your perspective about how WE as fitness professionals think as opposed to how the CONSUMER things. I don't think there is anything wrong with wanting to use the principles of exercise in order to achieve wh...

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Would you please share your perspective?

15 Answers | Asked by Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali on Oct 13, 2014

Answered by Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali on Oct 15, 2014

Nancy, you've highlighted a very important aspect of engaging in physical activity--the behavior change aspect. Do you think that fitness professionals need to emphasis less the monetary aspect when encouraging individuals to start moving and focus on helping them change behaviors? Do you think th...

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license verification

3 Answers | Asked by Mary Robertson on Dec 06, 2013

Answered by Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali on Dec 22, 2013

Alternatively, you can visit www.acefitness.org.

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what are the common medical terms used in the fitness industry;

3 Answers | Asked by Patrick Gerenge on Dec 09, 2013

Answered by Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali on Dec 22, 2013

Patrick, do you mean medical or anatomical?

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How fast can you get your certification?

8 Answers | Asked by Thomas Kocz on Dec 19, 2013

Answered by Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali on Dec 22, 2013

Thomas, I'd be curious to know how you define fast. If you are already successful, then it would appear to me that time is not of the essence unless it is necessary at your place of employment. Many people say to me that I am completing my second masters degree "fast." I am finishing it th...

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What music would you use for my senior clients all of whom are over 70

10 Answers | Asked by Camille Williams on Dec 19, 2013

Answered by Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali on Dec 22, 2013

Hello Camille, Did you ask what type of music they enjoy? Age really doesn't say alot. There might be cultural aspects that need to be taken into consideration. A 70 year old from Africa might have different musical preferences from a 70 year old from Ireland. Best.

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What are some great books to stay up to date in the fitness field!

7 Answers | Asked by Demarques Edwards on Dec 19, 2013

Answered by Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali on Dec 22, 2013

Demarques, That would depend upon where your interest lies. Are you interested in the science, then perhaps you should take out membership from the NSCA as well as the ACSM. If you are interested in what is happening in the industry in a general way a subscription to IDEA might be a good pla...

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What should certifications be based on?

9 Answers | Asked by Chris Lutz on Aug 27, 2013

Answered by Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali on Aug 28, 2013

Hello Chris, Having read your response to your question, I understand your perspective. Here is where I stand. For me it doesn't matter whether it is a workshop, course, certification or whatever, even if it is trend, here is what I am searching for from a cognitive perspective: What is ...

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Does anyone know how to effectively treat sciatica and how to work with a client with sciatica i.e. things to avoid?

4 Answers | Asked by Joseph Geraci on Aug 25, 2013

Answered by Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali on Aug 27, 2013

Joseph, Sciatic is a general term. It is important to first find out the reason for the sciatic pain and the only one who do this is a physician. Unlicensed fitness professionals are not in a position do determine what is the best approach when iit comes to neurological conditions. Best to y...

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