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Developing the Core Online CE Course With Print Book

Developing the Core Online CE Course With Print Book

$194.95 CAD


Product Format
    This package includes the following:
    • Developing the Core book
    • Online study guide
    • Online continuing education exam
    Developing the Core Online CE Course is an invaluable resource for professionals seeking to help clients and athletes strengthen the midsection and maximize athletic performance.

    Based on the Developing the Core book from the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA)—a book that includes contributions from 17 of the top names in sport training, conditioning, and science—this course includes more than 50 of the most effective core development exercises for strength and stability. Science-based assessment tools help in evaluating an athlete and understanding individual needs, then expert advice guides learners through building personalized core programs. In addition, this course offers ready-to-use sport-specific programs for baseball and softball, basketball, football, golf, ice hockey, soccer, swimming, tennis, track and field, volleyball, and wrestling.

    The study guide offers learning activities, along with an answer key, to prepare you for the course exam.

    Once you complete the course and pass the exam, you can print a certificate for continuing education credits.

    Learning Objectives
    After completing this course, you will be able to do the following:
    • Describe core anatomy and biomechanics and how the core musculature influences an athlete’s ability to create efficient movement.
    • Use a variety of testing and assessment tools to evaluate a person’s core strength and stability.
    • Identify how the training principles of overload and progression are key factors to consider in prescribing core exercises.
    • Implement guidelines for developing core strength and stability in designing effective sport training programs.
    • Describe a variety of exercises and drills to develop core strength and stability in order to improve athletic performance.
    • Design safe training programs for core development to meet specific goals for a variety of sports and activities.


    A course for strength and conditioning professionals, personal trainers, athletic trainers, fitness instructors, and other certified professionals.
    Part I: Essentials of Core Development
    Chapter 1. Core Anatomy and Biomechanics
    Chapter 2. Core Assessment
    Chapter 3. Core Muscle Activity During Exercise
    Chapter 4. Core Development Exercises and Drills
    Chapter 5. Core Programming

    Part II: Sport-Specific Core Development
    Chapter 6. Baseball and Softball
    Chapter 7. Basketball
    Chapter 8. Football
    Chapter 9. Golf
    Chapter 10. Ice Hockey
    Chapter 11. Soccer
    Chapter 12. Swimming
    Chapter 13. Tennis
    Chapter 14. Track and Field
    Chapter 15. Volleyball
    Chapter 16. Wrestling
    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.

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