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Motivating People to Be Physically Active

Motivating people to be physically active Our course of the week this week is Motivating People to be Physically-Active.

The British Association of Exercise Sciences (BASES) has endorsed this course for 8
CPD points and The Register of Exercise Professionals (REP’s) also offers three CPD points upon completion.

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Applied Health Fitness Psychology

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Our course of the week this week is Applied Health Fitness Psychology.

The British Association of Exercise Sciences (BASES) has endorsed this course for 10 bases_cpd_10-credits-logoREPS_BADGE_CPD 3_LOGOCPD points and The Register of Exercise Professionals (REP’s) also offers three CPD points upon completion.

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Evidence-Based Assessment of Concussion

Evidence-based assessment of concussionOur course of the week this week is Evidence-Based Assessment of Concussion.

The British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences (BASES) endorse this course, 2 BASES points Earn 2 BASES CPD pointsare on offer if the course is passed.  To attain your 2 BASES points you must answer 50 questions covering the 10 different articles.

Course components can be delivered online or in print.

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NSCA’s Certified Personal Trainer

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Our course of the week this week is NSCA’s Certified Personal Trainer.

The National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) and Human Kinetics have jointly developed an online course to help people study for the NSCA’s Certified Personal Trainer exam (NSCA-CPT). This online study course works in tandem with the material presented in NSCA’s Essentials of Personal Training, Second Edition, to offer a practical and efficient method of studying the content assessed on the NSCA-CPT exam.

Featuring over 120 interactive learning activities, this course offers scientific knowledge and practical application and pinpoints the information required for preparing for the exam.

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Extreme Interval Training

97814504799501Our course of the week this week is Extreme Interval Training

Extreme Interval Training Course provides a variety of high-intensity workouts, including fartlek, pyramid, ladder, sport-specific, cardio-strength, partner, push-up pyramids and core conditioning.

Helen Vanderburg shares goal-focused intervals and more than 50 dynamic exercises and drills to create extensive and intensive training formats.

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Kinetic Anatomy, Third Edition CE course

Our course of the week this week is Kinetic Anatomy, Third Edition Print CE 

Understand human anatomy for the purpose of studying movement with this continuing education course. Kinetic Anatomy, Third Edition Print CE Course guides you through the bones, joints, muscles, muscle attachments, nerves and blood vessels of the body with a full-colour illustrated text. In-depth knowledge of the anatomical structures involved with physical movement will help you to identify and correct postural problems, prevent injury, and individualise exercise programmes for your clients.

Take the course today and you will be able to identify the ligaments and tendons that attach the bones and form the major joints as well as the major muscles of the human body.

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The British Association of Exercise Sciences (BASES) endorse this course and a huge 13 BASES points are on offer upon completion. The course is also endorsed by The Register of Exercise Professionals (REP’s) for three points.

Course Objectives

  • Identify all the bones of the human body and their anatomical landmarks.
  • Identify the ligaments and tendons that attach the bones and form the major joints of the human body.
  • Identify the major muscles of the human body, their positions, and actions.
  • Describe the fundamental movements of the human body.
  • Identify the major blood vessels and nerves of the human body.
  • Communicate using the universal language of human anatomy.
  • Apply anatomy of the muscles to specific training exercises of the upper and lower body and the core.

At the conclusion of the course, you will take a continuing education exam to receive credits through participating organisations.
You will be able to retrieve your certificate of completion from the My Courses/Transcripts area of the Education Center and submit it to your certifying organisation. Instructions for retrieving this certificate will be e-mailed to you when your order is complete.

About the Author

Robert S. Behnke, HSD, is retired after 39 years of teaching anatomy, kinesiology, physical education and athletic training courses. Behnke has been honoured on several occasions for excellence in teaching – including receiving the Educator of the Year Award from the National Athletic Trainers’ Association. During his 11-year tenure as chair of the NATA Professional Education Committee, he initiated the petition to the American Medical Association that led to the national accreditation process for entry-level athletic training education programmes.

Dr. Behnke spent most of his career at Indiana State University, where he was a professor of physical education and athletic training and director of undergraduate and graduate athletic training programs. He has extensive experience as an athletic trainer both in high schools and at the university level, serving as the head athletic trainer at Illinois State University from 1966 to 1969 and the University of Illinois from 1969 to 1973. He was an athletic trainer at the 1983 World University Games and for the U.S. men’s Olympic basketball trials in 1984.

During sabbaticals in 1982 and 1989, he served as an athletic trainer for boxing, men’s field hockey, team handball, ice skating, roller hockey, gymnastics, judo, and cycling at the United States Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs. He is still in high demand as a speaker and an athletic trainer throughout the world.

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Advanced Reps, Sets and Loads for Hypertrophy and Strength

Our course of the week this week is Advanced Reps, Sets and Loads for Hypertrophy and Strength.

In it, you will discover the combinations of reps, sets and loads that are necessary for various strength training adaptations. You’ll learn to periodize a strength programme and gain command of the principles that produce results.

Take the course today and start designing strength training protocols using the most effective and efficient strength programming options.

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This continuing education exam is delivered online and tests your knowledge after viewing the webinar Advanced Reps, Sets and Loads for Hypertrophy and Strength.

The course is endorsed by The British Association of Sport and Exercise Science (BASES) for 1 point. Members of the Register of Exercise Professionals (REPS) can also earn 3 REPs points for the course.

Upon successful completion, you will be able to retrieve your certificate of completion from the My Courses/Transcripts area of the Education Center and submit it to your certifying organisation. Instructions for retrieving this certificate, as well as information on taking the exam, will be e-mailed to you when your order is complete.

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Care and Treatment of Asthma in Athletes

Care and Treatment of Asthma in Athletes Our course of the week this week is Care and Treatment of Asthma in Athletes, Version 2.0.

This course has recently been endorsed by The British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences (BASES). It can also be taken as CPD recognised by a number of other certified organisations.

We highly recommend Care and Treatment of Asthma in Athletes, Version 2.0 to anyone who is working with athletes who suffer from asthma. The course can also be ancillary material for general medicine courses in undergraduate athletic training curriculum.

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