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Karin Singleton

Raleigh, NC 27612-3431

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How to improve focus and concentration in adults

8 Answers | Asked by Martina Johnson on Jan 31, 2013

Answered by Karin Singleton on Jan 31, 2013

Hi Martina, on the assumption that it is a problem of a person being 'scatter-brained' and not anything more sinister, I find it helpful if I add to any physical exercise a task that requires inward direction. For example, just cuing to lift on an inhale count of 2, hold for one and exhale on ...

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In your opinion is there a difference between an assessment and an evaulation?

12 Answers | Asked by Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali on Jan 28, 2013

Answered by Karin Singleton on Jan 30, 2013

Hi Joanne, that is exactly what I meant when I said that one can choose to operate and make a distinction. By the same token, one can just as well say the I have a quality assessment of a fitness assessment (or replace with the word evaluation if you want). These are two different processes, the ...

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In your opinion is there a difference between an assessment and an evaulation?

12 Answers | Asked by Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali on Jan 28, 2013

Answered by Karin Singleton on Jan 30, 2013

Hi Joanne, not in the dictionary sense of the words where 'to assess' and so 'evaluate' are synonyms. "Evaluate or estimate the nature, ability, or quality of: "the committee must assess the relative importance of the issues". Calculate or estimate the price or value of: "the damage was asse...

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Where can I get Chalene Johnson's Cueology 101 cd? I can't find it anywhere! Thanks for responding.

1 Answer | Asked by Carla Nejad on Jan 29, 2013

Answered by Karin Singleton on Jan 29, 2013

Try this link http://www.ebay.com/itm/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=220912452691

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How can I get my fitness philosophy certified? Or Create a certification?

7 Answers | Asked by Brandy Randolph on Jan 28, 2013

Answered by Karin Singleton on Jan 29, 2013

Hi Brandy, to many of us, having a certification that is NCCA accredited has more weight. Have you looked at their processes? Here is a link http://www.credentialingexcellence.org/ncca. Good luck. Karin Singleton www.meltnc.com

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How do you begin getting experience once you have ACSM's HFS Certification?

9 Answers | Asked by Stephanie Scott on Jan 29, 2013

Answered by Karin Singleton on Jan 29, 2013

Hi Stephanie, Harris has some valid points. To add to that, I was wondering whether you are not a member of a facility yourself. You could ask a friend to be your guinea pig and do exactly what you would do with a paying client. Surely, not all of your learning can have been book learning. Thi...

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Sacrum issues

6 Answers | Asked by S Linder on Jan 29, 2013

Answered by Karin Singleton on Jan 29, 2013

Hello, I have to second Harris' recommendation. This is a site of fitness professionals, and your question is probably beyond the scope of any of our practices. This is an issue for the medical community. I wish you good luck and hope that you will get resolution of your problem Karin Sing...

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Whoops! Question was meant "How does age affect body fat percentage?"

7 Answers | Asked by Rebecca Moll on Jan 29, 2013

Answered by Karin Singleton on Jan 29, 2013

Hi Rebecca, as we get older, the allowances of what is 'ideal' go up. See this table from the military which illustrates this. http://www.apft-standards.com/malebodyfat.html). However, that does not mean that age affects it but it is more difficult to maintain a 'youthful' percent body fat as...

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I am interested in specialty certs through NASM or ACE. Is one more updated and organized then the other?

11 Answers | Asked by Wendie Holt on Jan 28, 2013

Answered by Karin Singleton on Jan 29, 2013

Hi Wendie, I hold three specialty certifications with NASM (CES, FNS and WFS), and all of them were excellent in the material provided and the organisation of the course. I have recently signed up for the Mind/Body specialty from ACE and have voiced by disappointment with it on this forum. I h...

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how does age affect BMI?

3 Answers | Asked by Rebecca Moll on Jan 29, 2013

Answered by Karin Singleton on Jan 29, 2013

Hi Rebecca, age is not a factor in the Body Mass Index (BMI) which is strictly a calculation of the relationship between height and weight. There are other tables that set a relationship between percent body fat and age (see here for an example http://www.apft-standards.com/malebodyfat.html). ...

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