Provide the professional with additional education to enhance his or her knowledge, skills and abilities.
Enhance a professional's resume for employment and/or higher compensation.
Protect the public from harm by assessing if candidates meet established levels of minimum competence.
Confirm a candidate's understanding of key concepts following the complete of a bachelor's degree.
Counseling clients through life experiences that negatively impact program adherence
Screening clients for exercise limitations to facilitate exercise program design.
Evaluating client injuries while designing rehabilitative exercise programs.
Recommending effective supplements for clients who skip meals.
Developing exercise programs for clients who have type 2 diabetes and medical clearance for exercise.
Providing guidance, motivation, and feedback to empower individuals to adhere to their exercise programs.
Implementing post-rehabilitative exercise programs for clients following their physicians recommendations.
Conducting a VO2 max test to determine a client's need for referral to his or her physician
While registering for an ACE certification exam
Once the candidate earns his or her first ACE certification
Upon receiving a printed copy of the ACE Code Of ethics with the printed ACE certification
When accepting his or her first job as an ACE-certified Personal Trainer
Earn promotions so they can advance their careers
Increase their earning potential by adding new specialties certifications to their resumes
Enhance their resumes to attract more clients
Stay current with the latest exercise science research and guidelines for fitness and health
Helping clients gain a better understanding of portion sizes and healthful foods so they can make better choices
Providing clients with recipes and shopping lists for four weeks to get them on track with healthful eating
Conducting 24-hour dietary recalls to help clients learn where they have micro-nutrient deficiencies
Educating clients about resting metabolic rate (RMR) and the need to consume fewer calories than RMR to lost weight
The personal trainer has extensive knowledge about the benefits of massage
The client gives his or her consent for the massage
The personal trainer becomes a licensed massage therapist
The massage therapist is not available and the personal trainer has some training
Each of them requires a bachelor's degree as a minimum eligibility requirement
They are all accredited by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies
All of them require CPR, AED, and first aid as eligibility requirements
As allied healthcare professions, they share the same scope of practice
The personal trainer should only recommend those supplements covered under his or her professional liability insurance.
Unless the personal trainer has other credentials such as an R.D. or M.D., he or she does not possess the qualifications to legally recommend supplements.
The personal trainer should become educated about the specific supplements before making any recommendations.
Due to potential complications from taking supplements with other medications, personal trainers should recommend only plant-based supplements.
A second NCCA-accredited personal-trainer certification
A certification covering sports nutrition and supplementation from a fitness industry organization
An additional personal-training certification from an organization that is not NCCA- accredited
An advanced fitness certification (e.g. ACE-AHFS, ACE -LWMC) that is NCCA-accredited
A. The medial epicondyle is more toward the front of the body than the lateral epicondyle.
B. The medial epicondyle is more toward the back of the body than the lateral epicondyle.
C. The medial epicondyle is more toward the midline of the body than the lateral epicondyle.
D. The medial epicondyle is more away from the midline of the body than the lateral epicondyle.
Red blood cells
White blood cells
Depression of the scapulae
Flexion at the elbow
Extension at the hip
Supination at the wrist
As people age, flexibility naturally increases due to decreased collagen levels.
Males are generally more flexible than females.
Collagen is made up of proteins that limit motion and resist stretch.
The build-up of scar tissue after injury often increases flexibility.
Rhomboid major and rhomboid minor
Pectoralis minor and serratus anterior
Levator scapulae and trapezius
Teres major and latissimus dorsi
Strong support from family and friends
Convenience of the exercise facility
Readiness to change behavior related to exercise
Connecting with a personal trainer
Past exercise program participation
Perceived time barriers
Limited access to the exercise facility
A lack of support
Being too old to exercise
A lack of time
Designing the program so the client can work out without having to think much about the exercises
Motivating the client through extrinsic motivators to enhance self-efficacy
Encouraging client ownership of the program to facilitate development of intrinsic motivation
Creating an exercise coaching style based primarily on direction rather than education
Has good self-efficacy related to exercise
Is in the contemplation stage of behavior change
Has very strong self- esteem
Is completely intrinsically motivated
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