BOOK
ACSM/NCHPAD Resources for the Inclusive Fitness Trainer

 
 
 
 
You can empower those who are challenged by physical, sensory or cognitive disabilities. The American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) in collaboration with The National Center on Health, Physical Activity and Disability (NCHPAD) has developed a specialty certification for fitness professionals. Become an ACSM/NCHPAD Certified Inclusive Fitness Trainer, and give clients the knowledge and support to lead a healthy and comfortable lifestyle. This book provides the essential techniques and guidelines to prepare for the ACSM/NCHPAD Certified Inclusive Fitness Trainer certification including:

  • • Effective and adapted methods of exercise training.
  • • Exercise precautions for people with disabilities.
  • • An understanding of current ADA policy specific to recreation facilities and standards for accessible facility design.
  • • Instruction to individuals with disabilities to begin and continue healthy lifestyles.

Author: Cary Wing
Published: 2013