Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali

NEW YORK, NY 10019-3834

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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 27, 2013

Chris, Your question is a bit confusing to me. Is your question pertaining to education or certification. I am of the opinion that a certification or course is valueless if it does not: 1. Increase one's knowledge base. 2. If it is not evidence-based and 3. If it lacks a theore...

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Special Populations Programs and Fitness Centers

4 Answers | Asked by Lawrence with Gym Insight on May 30, 2013

Answered by Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali on Jun 01, 2013

As a clinical exercise physiologist the vast majority of my clients are "special populations" in that they have clinical conditions. The dilemma with that is that many people who are ill are looking for insurance to cover it. Many hospitals have outpatient cardiac rehab but I haven't seen ce...

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Has anybody sprained or pulled the gluteus or pirformis? If so how long did it take to heal. Also were you able to still workout

7 Answers | Asked by Bryan Jackson on Jun 01, 2013

Answered by Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali on Jun 01, 2013

That would depend upon the severity of the sprain. If it is mild it would take 3-4 days, severe it could take weeks.

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ace credits don't show up

3 Answers | Asked by Valorie Bellaci on Jun 01, 2013

Answered by Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali on Jun 01, 2013

Did you include them on the ACE portal?

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Sport Conditioning/Performance Certification?

4 Answers | Asked by Louis Davis on May 30, 2013

Answered by Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali on Jun 01, 2013

NSCA CSCS hands down!

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What do you look for in a continuing education course?

7 Answers | Asked by Robyn Caruso on May 29, 2013

Answered by Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali on May 30, 2013

Kimberly, For me continuing education is most about learning and growing. Although the organization offering the CEC as well as the cost is a factor, there are many opportunities to continue ones education where one doesn't earn any CECs. Although I enjoy the all the fitness conventions, I am...

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NASM Specialist Certifications: Options

2 Answers | Asked by Maritza Molina on May 30, 2013

Answered by Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali on May 30, 2013

Yes. Investing your money in college education. More and more employers are requesting fitness professionals who are degreed. However, if I were to chose a certification course to take, I would be sure I would get a good return on my investment. I took the Wellcoaches course (www.wellcoach...

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What exercises are good for bow-legged?

5 Answers | Asked by Supaluck Chulasewok on May 17, 2013

Answered by Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali on May 24, 2013

Bow-legged is a lay person's terminology for "genu varum." This term relates to the structural alignment of the knee. One is bow-legged" when the lateral angle of the knee exceeds 180 degrees. When the lateral angle is less than 170 it is referred to as "knock-kneed" or genu valgum. An orth...

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Are there any ACSM-certified personal trainers in NYC willing to mentor?

3 Answers | Asked by Izabela Milanov on May 18, 2013

Answered by Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali on May 24, 2013

Hello Isabela, As I travel to my clients, I am not in a position to providing a direct mentorship, however, I am open to answer any questions you have regarding becoming certified through the ACSM. Feel free to shoot me an email if I can be of assistance. Best!

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I am 18 years old and I am 100% convinced in becoming a fitness trainer...any input?

8 Answers | Asked by Prizma Vazquez on May 21, 2013

Answered by Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali on May 24, 2013

Hello Prizma, I thoroughly encourage you to earn at least a two year degree in exercise science even if it is at your local community college and progress from there. Without being presumptuous, from your name I am assuming you are a Latina. As an African American fitness professional, I urge...

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