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Assessments for Sport and Athletic Performance Ebook With CE Exam

Assessments for Sport and Athletic Performance Ebook With CE Exam

$94.95 CAD


Product Format
    The package components are delivered online:
    • Assessments for Sport and Athletic Performance ebook
    • Continuing education exam (accessed online)
    Assessments for Sport and Athletic Performance With CE Exam is a streamlined guide through the process of identifying appropriate tests for athletes or clients, making use of common low-cost equipment to administer the tests, interpreting data, adjusting training programs based on the results, and continually monitoring training.

    For each assessment, this text walks you through a step-by-step process and includes a script of directions to give the athlete or client being tested to ensure the tests are performed correctly. You’ll find a variety of protocols that do not require complicated equipment and can be conveniently conducted in your normal training environment. You’ll be able to assess your athletes or clients in the following areas:
    • Anthropometrics and body composition
    • Flexibility and balance
    • Agility and sprinting
    • Power
    • Muscular strength and endurance
    • Cardiorespiratory fitness
    • External and internal training load
    • Perceptual well-being and physical readiness
    In addition, each assessment is accompanied by normative data to set baseline evaluations and to monitor progress over time. As a refreshing break from the typical complex tables, the normative data are displayed in modern, simplified figures that make it easy to quickly evaluate test results.

    Upon completing the book, certified professionals can take the companion CE exam to earn continuing education credits.

    Learning Objectives
    After completing this course, you will be able to do the following:
    • Identify appropriate testing protocols for individuals or teams.
    • Explain how often to administer tests.
    • Describe how to select and use common low-cost equipment to administer tests.
    • Interpret test data and associated normative data to evaluate test results.
    • Explain how to adjust training programs based on test results.
    • Describe how to monitor a client’s or athlete’s training program.


    A continuing education course for strength and conditioning coaches, personal trainers, athletic trainers, and other certified fitness professionals.
    Part I. Basics of Assessment
    Chapter 1. Assessment 101: Who, Why, and How?
    Chapter 2. Assessment 201: What Equipment?
    Chapter 3. Assessment 301: Which Tests?

    Part II. Assessment Protocols
    Chapter 4. Anthropometrics and Body Composition
    Chapter 5. Flexibility and Balance
    Chapter 6. Agility and Sprinting
    Chapter 7. Power
    Chapter 8. Muscular Strength and EnduranceChapter 9. Cardiorespiratory Fitness
    Chapter 10. Monitoring Training
    David Fukuda, PhD, CSCS,*D, CISSN, is an associate professor and head of the division of kinesiology at the University of Central Florida. He was previously an assistant professor at Creighton University and a research assistant at the University of Oklahoma, where he earned his doctorate in exercise physiology. His research interests include the development of performance-based testing methodologies, the analysis of physiological profiles in athletes, and the assessment of adaptations to exercise training and nutritional interventions for various populations.

    Fukuda is certified as a strength and conditioning specialist with distinction through the National Strength and Conditioning Association and is certified as a sports nutritionist through the International Society of Sports Nutrition. He was awarded the Terry J. Housh Outstanding Young Investigator Award in 2016 by the National Strength and Conditioning Association. Fukuda is a fourth-degree black belt in judo and for the past 20 years has been involved in the sport as a competitor, instructor, coach, and referee.