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Physiology of Resistance Training Part 1: What Every Professional Needs to Know

Physiology of Resistance Training Part 1: What Every Professional Needs to Know

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About The Course

This course is the first of a three-course ensemble about the physiology of resistance training. In Part 1. Immediate Responses, Dr. William Kraemer, one of the world's leading authorities in the field of strength fitness, delves into the practical basics about optimal resistance training variables (load, frequency, intensity, rest periods, single vs. multiple joint movements) and methods (concentric, eccentric, isometric muscle actions). Other topics consider hormone, neural, metabolic, and cardiovascular responses to resistance training in the novice to experienced athlete. The course also reviews the latest findings about overtraining, optimal exercise order, fast vs. slow velocity resistance training, and creatine supplementation. Dr. Kraemer's blend of practical experience integrated with the latest scientific information makes this a must have course for every personal trainer and allied health and fitness professional.

Features online enrollment, online exam and instant grading. Optional automatic online certificate. Paper certificate mailed within ten days of passing online exam.


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