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Science and Practice of Strength Training Online CE Exam-3rd Edition

Science and Practice of Strength Training Online CE Exam-3rd Edition

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    • Continuing education exam
    • NOTE: The text Science and Practice of Strength Training, Third Edition, is required for successful completion of this exam but is not included in this version. Purchase this version only if you already own the text or ebook.
    Consisting of 100 multiple-choice questions, this continuing education exam is designed to be taken after reading Science and Practice of Strength Training, Third Edition. The exam will test your knowledge of the information presented in the book, so you can better serve your clients and pursue continuing education in the process.

    Learning Objectives
    After reading this book and successfully completing the 100-question multiple-choice exam, you will be able to do the following:
    • Identify the principles of activity and training effects that affect the adaptations to a strength training plan.
    • Recognize the effects of motor task parameters and the athlete’s abilities on the manifestation of strength.
    • Determine the peripheral and central factors that affect the maximal forces produced by an athlete.
    • Analyze the effects of various training intensities to determine the strength training method for a particular desired result.
    • Identify the effect of the timing of training on the result of an athlete’s preparation.
    • Evaluate strength training exercises for their contribution to the outcome of a training plan.
    • Explain the influence of velocity on the activities in the weight room.
    • Understand how strength training loads affect the body in order to prevent injury, especially injuries to the lumbar spine region.
    • Distinguish between overreaching, overtraining, and overtraining syndrome.
    • Analyze the effects of several variables on the body’s ability to adequately recover and improve performance.
    • Illustrate an effective assessment program in the weight room to measure the outcomes of the prescribed training program.
    • Recognize the role of goal setting in the program design and implementation process.
    • Identify the factors in physical development and injury prevention specifically related to a strength training program for women.
    • Apply proper design principles and implementation to provide a safe and effective strength training program for young athletes.
    • Illustrate the potential benefits of a properly designed progressive resistance training program for senior athletes.


    A continuing education course for personal trainers, strength and conditioning coaches, and athletic trainers.
    Vladimir M. Zatsiorsky, PhD, is an emeritus professor of kinesiology at Penn State University. A strength and conditioning consultant for Olympic teams from the former Soviet Union for 26 years, Zatsiorsky has trained hundreds of world-class athletes. He has also authored or coauthored 15 books and more than 350 scientific papers. His books have been published in a variety of languages, including English, Russian, German, Spanish, Chinese, Japanese, Portuguese, Italian, Polish, Czech, Rumanian, Serbo-Croatian, Hungarian, and Bulgarian. He has received honorary doctoral degrees from universities in Poland and Russia and is an honorary member of the International Association of Sport Kinetics. Zatsiorsky served for 20 years on the Medical Commission of the International Olympic Committee. In his spare time, he enjoys reading, listening to classical music, and exercising.

    William J. Kraemer, PhD, is a full professor in the department of human sciences in the College of Education and Human Ecology at The Ohio State University. Prior to this appointment, he held full professorships at the University of Connecticut, Ball State University, and Pennsylvania State University, along with joint appointments at the medical schools of these institutions. He also has been a teacher and coach at the secondary and college levels and was a captain in the U.S. Army, working at the U.S. Army’s Research Institute of Environmental Medicine in Natick, Massachusetts. He has had extensive experience working with coaches and athletes in developing their strength training programs. Dr. Kraemer is a fellow of several organizations, including the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) and the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA). He has served as a member of the ACSM's board of trustees and their administrative council, and he is a past president of the NSCA. He has authored and coauthored over 500 peer-reviewed manuscripts in the scientific literature. He has received numerous awards for his work and research, including the 2020 ACSM Citation Award, ACSM's Joseph B. Wolfe Memorial Lecture Award, and NSCA’s Lifetime Achievement Award. In 2016 he received an honorary doctorate from the University of Jyväskylä in Finland. He has been ranked as one of the top strength and conditioning and sport science professionals in the world.

    Andrew C. Fry, PhD, is a professor in the department of health, sport, and exercise sciences at the University of Kansas. After obtaining his bachelor’s degree in physical education at Nebraska Wesleyan University, he earned his master’s degree in exercise science from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln and his doctorate in exercise physiology from Penn State University.

    During his two-year postdoctoral training, Fry studied cellular and molecular muscle physiology at Ohio University. This was followed by 13 years at the University of Memphis, where he was the director of the Exercise Biochemistry Laboratory. At the University of Kansas, he helped develop the Research and Coaching Performance Team in collaboration with University of Kansas Athletics. His research interests over the years have consistently focused on physiological and performance responses and adaptations to resistance exercise, as well as overtraining.

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