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Exercise Technique Manual for Resistance Training Online CE Course-3rd Edition

Exercise Technique Manual for Resistance Training Online CE Course-3rd Edition

$267.95 CAD

Product Format

    Online Course

    Course components are delivered online:

    • Exercise Technique Manual for Resistance Training, Third Edition e-book
    • Video clips
    • Study guide
    • Continuing education exam

    Learning Objectives

    At the completion of this course you will be able to do the following:

    • Understand spotting techniques for various resistance training exercises.
    • Understand and apply breathing guidelines during resistance training.
    • Understand various training exercise modes.
    • Organize resistance training exercises into categories.
    • Analyze resistance training exercise technique through video.
    • Recognize improper resistance training exercise technique.
    • Manipulate resistance training exercise technique to improve safety and effectiveness.
    • Explain proper resistance training exercise technique.
    • Determine proper grip type and grip width.
    • Describe the concentric actions that occur during resistance training.
    • Identify the predominant muscle groups, body areas, and muscles involved during resistance training.

    Exercise Technique Manual for Resistance Training, Third Edition Online CE Course is a practical resource for strength and conditioning professionals and personal trainers. With unmatched visual demonstration of a variety of free weight and machine exercises, the course is a valuable tool for professionals who design programs for athletes and clients of all ages and fitness levels.

    The course is based on content created by the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) and includes the following:

    • Coverage of 70 exercises (54 free-weight and 16 machine exercises), with step-by-step instructions and full-color photos
    • Online video for each resistance training exercise, which demonstrates proper technique and highlights common errors in technique
    • A special section on alternative modes and nontraditional implements, including kettlebell exercises

    Information is organized by body region, including total body, lower body, upper body, and core, and focuses on specific resistance training exercises that pertain to each region. Every section contains a table that describes each exercise’s concentric action, predominant muscle groups, and muscles involved, enabling professionals to understand the impact of the exercises on each body region. To reinforce fundamental techniques, the text includes guidelines related to general safety, tips for breathing and spotting, preparatory body position, and weight belt recommendations.

    The course study guide contains a course syllabus, learning objectives, learning activities, and a referenced study guide answer key. The final exam consists of 100 multiple-choice and true-or-false questions that address concepts from the course materials. Upon passing the exam, individuals may print out and submit a certificate for continuing education credits.


    A continuing education course for personal trainers, strength and conditioning professionals, athletic trainers, and health and fitness instructors.

    Table of Contents

    Course Table of Contents

    Course Syllabus

    Course Materials

    Course Instructions

    How to Access the Online Video

    Learning Objectives

    Learning With the Exercise Technique Manual for Resistance Training Book


    Part I:Total Body

    Power and Explosive Exercises

    Part II:Lower Body

    Hip and Thigh (Multijoint) Exercises

    Hip and Thigh (Single-Joint) Exercises

    Calf (Single-Joint) Exercises

    Part III:Upper Body

    Chest (Multijoint) Exercises

    Chest (Single-Joint) Exercises

    Back (Multijoint) Exercises

    Shoulder (Multijoint) Exercises

    Shoulder (Single-Joint) Exercises

    Biceps (Single-Joint) Exercises

    Triceps (Single-Joint) Exercises

    Forearm (Single-Joint) Exercises

    Part IV:Core

    Core Exercises

    Part V:Alternative Modes and Nontraditional Implements

    Exercises Using Alternative Modes and Nontraditional Implements

    Learning Activities Answer Key

    Exam and Evaluation

    Exam Answer Sheet


    Course Evaluation

    Certificate Information

    Book Table of Contents


    Accessing the Online Video


    Part I. Total Body

    Power and Explosive Exercises

    1.1 Power Snatch

    1.2 Hang Power Snatch

    1.3 One-Arm Dumbbell Snatch

    1.4 Muscle Snatch

    1.5 Power Clean

    1.6 Hang Power Clean

    1.7 Dumbbell Hang Power Clean

    1.8 Push Press

    1.9 Push Jerk

    1.10 Split Jerk

    Part II. Lower Body

    Hip and Thigh (Multijoint) Exercises

    2.1 Front Squat

    2.2 Back Squat

    2.3 Romanian Deadlift (RDL)

    2.4 Deadlift

    2.5 Hip Sled (Machine)

    2.6 Seated Leg Press (Machine)

    2.7 Step-Up

    2.8 Forward Step Lunge

    2.9 Glute Ham Raise

    Hip and Thigh (Single-Joint) Exercises

    2.10 Stiff-Leg Deadlift

    2.11 Good Morning

    2.12 Leg (Knee) Extension (Machine)

    2.13 Seated Leg (Knee) Curl (Machine)

    Calf (Single-Joint) Exercises

    2.14 Seated Calf (Heel) Raise (Machine)

    2.15 Standing Calf (Heel) Raise (Machine)

    Part III. Upper Body

    Chest (Multijoint) Exercises

    3.1 Flat Barbell Bench Press

    3.2 Incline Barbell Bench Press

    3.3 Flat Dumbbell Bench Press

    3.4 Incline Dumbbell Bench Press

    3.5 Vertical Chest Press (Machine)

    Chest (Single-Joint) Exercises

    3.6 Pec Deck (Machine)

    3.7 Flat Dumbbell Fly

    3.8 Cable Crossover (Machine)

    Back (Multijoint) Exercises

    3.9 Lat Pulldown (Machine)

    3.10 Bent-Over Row

    3.11 One-Arm Dumbbell Row

    3.12 Low-Pulley Seated Row (Machine)

    3.13 Seated Row (Machine)

    3.14 Face Pull (Machine)

    Shoulder (Multijoint) Exercises

    3.15 Shoulder Press (Machine)

    3.16 Seated Barbell Shoulder Press

    3.17 Seated Dumbbell Shoulder Press

    3.18 Upright Row

    Shoulder (Single-Joint) Exercises

    3.19 Lateral Shoulder Raise

    3.20 Bent-Over Lateral Raise

    Biceps (Single-Joint) Exercises

    3.21 Barbell Biceps Curl

    3.22 Hammer Curl

    Triceps (Single-Joint) Exercises

    3.23 Lying Barbell Triceps Extension

    3.24 Triceps Pushdown (Machine)

    Forearm (Single-Joint) Exercises

    3.25 Wrist Curl

    3.26 Wrist Extension

    Part IV. Core

    Core Exercises

    4.1 Bent-Knee Sit-Up

    4.2 Abdominal Crunch

    4.3 Front Plank

    4.4 Side Plank

    4.5 Stability Ball Rollout

    4.6 Stability Ball Pike

    4.7 Stability Ball Jackknife

    4.8 Abdominal Crunch (Machine)

    4.9 Stability Ball Abdominal Crunch

    4.10 Stability Ball Reverse Back Extension

    Part V. Alternative Modes and Nontraditional Implements

    Exercises Using Alternative Modes and Nontraditional Implements

    5.1 Two-Arm Kettlebell Swing

    5.2 Single-Leg Squat

    5.3 Single-Leg Kettlebell Romanian Deadlift

    5.4 Turkish Get-Up

    5.5 One-Arm Kettlebell Clean

    5.6 One-Arm Kettlebell Press

    5.7 Kettlebell Front Squat

    5.8 Stability Ball Bridge to Curl

    5.9 Dumbbell Renegade Row

    About the Author

    The National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) is the world’s leading organization in the field of sport conditioning. Drawing on the resources and expertise of the most recognized professionals in strength training and conditioning, sport science, performance research, education, and sports medicine, the NSCA is the world’s trusted source of knowledge and training guidelines for coaches and athletes. The NSCA provides the crucial link between the lab and the field.