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Founded in 1977, NETA has been certifying and educating fitness professionals for over 35 years. As a leader in the fitness industry, NETA understands what employers (and consumers) need and expect from well-qualified fitness professions, including personal trainers, and group exercise, Pilates, and yoga instructors. NETA’s ever-growing library of home study courses offers a wide-variety of topics that continuously evolve to meet the needs of professionals working with clients across the spectrum of health and fitness. As our continued education courses expand to include the latest fitness trends and evidence-based research, we maintain an equally-dedicated focus on the strength and relevance our of foundational certification programs.

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ABLE Bodies     Category: Active Older Adult
ABLE Bodies Balance Training by Sue Scott. This book includes over 130 activities designed to help adults maintain their balance in everyday activities as well as improve self-confidence in their ability to participate in life while avoiding falls. A sample 16 week lesson plan is included. Includes book, workbook and exam.

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Item # 9158
$179.00 20 NETA CECs

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Adult Beginner Ballet     Category: Mind Body, Specialty Training
Linda Christy Weiler, MS. The basics of ballet technique and beginner ballet-fitness exercises are presented in a comprehensive, practical, and user-friendly way. Learn how to teach fitness protocols which include barre exercises, center exercises, across-the-floor movements, a dance combination, and yoga postures. Includes manual, 2 DVD's, CD and exam.

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Item # 9167
$169.00 15 NETA CECs
(1.5 ACE Credits)

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Applied Anatomy Land And Water     Category: Personal Training, Aquatic Exercise
June Lindle Chewning, MA. Expand your knowledge of anatomy, movement terminology, and basic muscle action. Includes CD-ROM and online exam. ACSM .4, AEA 3, NSCA .3

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Item # 9154
$55.00 4 NETA CECs

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Aquatic Exercise for Rehabilitation and Training     Category: Aquatic Exercise, Medical Considerations
This advanced course reviews current literature regarding the benefits of aquatic exercise using a variety of therapeutic interventions, including the Halliwick Concept, the Bad Ragaz Ring Method, Ai Chi, Watsu, swim stroke training, aquatic cardiovascular training, neuromuscular training and core, upper-quarter and lower-quarter musculoskeletal training. Learn how to apply aquatic activities to progress individual clients and how to adapt these activities to individuals of all ages with various disease-specific conditions. Case studies are presented and discussed throughout the course. This is an advanced course designed for physical therapists, physical therapy aides, therapeutic aquatic specialists and fitness and wellness professionals with previous aquatic training and experience. Includes: book, study guide, DVD, and exam

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Item # 9196
$239.00 20 NETA CECs
(2.0 ACE Credits)

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Back Injury Prevention Specialist     Category: Medical Considerations
Gina Piazza, Exercise Physiologist Many people suffer from back problems. Some are caused by accidents, infections, or congenital defects; however the majority of back problems are preventable. Understanding how your back works and learning the techniques for proper lifting, sitting and standing are the first steps to preventing back pain. As important, is physically training the back, hip, leg and core musculature correctly. This course provides all the tools needed to understand how the back works and design a back conditioning prevention program. Includes: 300 page Say Goodbye to Back Pain Book, Back Injury Prevention Specialist Manual, Workbook, and CD. (PC/Mac Compatible. Not Intended for DVD Players.)Exam on CD. Return exam to GMP Fitness for credit.

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Item # 9143
$129.00 9 NETA CECs
(0.9 ACE Credits)

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Basic Measurement and Body Composition     Category: Personal Training, Nutrition & Weight Management
The multimedia course takes you through the basics of resting heart rate, resting blood pressure and height, and weight measurement. Includes CD ROM and online exam. ACSM 4, NSCA .3

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Item # 9170
$55.00 4 NETA CECs

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Bike Fit Home Study Course     Category: Specialty Training, Group Exercise
A comprehensive overview of today's current bike fitting standards. Learn about the proper techniques currently used in the industry today, to accurately fit all participants to standard indoor cycle bikes to ensure the best ride possible. This home study includes: Bike Fit Information and guidelines, goniometer, plumb line, and exam.

 
Item # 9152
$29.00 1 NETA CECs

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Boosting Body Image     Category: Online Courses, Behavorial Change & Psychology
One role we have as fitness instructors is educating participants about health and fitness. But how much responsibility do we have for the way class participants perceive their own bodies? And what about the way they perceive our bodies? In fact, our influence is so strong that we have an obligation to help participantsand our colleagueshave a healthy outlook on their bodies. Purchase and Download the Boosting Body Image article and complete 10 question exam.

 
Item # 9182
$19.00 1 NETA CECs
                        
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Breast Cancer Recovery Exercise Program Home Study     Category: Medical Considerations, Specialty Training
Breast Cancer Recovery Exercise Program, 2nd ed., Anna Schwartz,PhD, Naomi Aaronson, MA, OTR/L CHT. Assist your clients recovering from breast cancer as they build confidence and regain function through the specialized therapeutic exercises offered under your care. Gain an understanding of how to safely and effectively work different muscle groups affected by treatment and surgery and how to support the physical and emotional recovery of your clients. This unique course has been used as a valuable resource in women's centers, clinics and breast cancer support groups around the country. Course includes: Exam, 140-page workbook with client handouts. Return exam to DSW Fitness for credits. CREDITS AWARDED: 6 ACSM, 3 AEA, 6 AFPA, .4 AZPTA, 6 BCRPA, 6 CI, .5 COPS-KT, 6 ISSA, .6 NASN, 3 NCHEC, 4 NCSF,.5 NFPT, .6 NSCA, 6 NSPA, 3 W.I.T.S.,

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Item # 971
$109.00 6 NETA CECs
(0.6 ACE Credits)

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Business Mastery     Category: Personal Training, Business & Professional Development
Cherie Sohnen-Moe The Business Mastery for Fitness Prefessionals course helps new personal trainers establish thriving practices and supports seasoned personal trainers in taking their businesses to the next level. This course is filled with information, exercises, examples and resources that provide you with tools to clarify your vision, set goals that get results, increase your profits, develop professional alliances, effectively market your business, communicate well with clients and keep more of the money you earn. Course Includes: Business Mastery 4th Edition (480 pages), a workbook and an exam.

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Item # 9146
$199.00 20 NETA CECs

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Cardio Cabaret Belly Dance Fitness     Category: Mind Body, Specialty Training
Come to the CARDIO-CABARET for an energetic and enchanting belly dance fitness work-out! Learn a proper warm-up with isolations, hip-drills, basic dance steps, traveling steps, intermediate-level combination steps, and a lively Rock the Casbah shimmy-finale! Includes: 3 DVD's, CD, manual, workbook and exam.

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Item # 9180
$239.00 20 NETA CECs

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Championship Triathlon Training     Category: Specialty Training, Strength Training & Conditioning
George M Dallam, PhD and Steven Jonas, MD. Triathlon experts provide you with the same advanced conditioning concepts and programming used by today's elite triathletes. By understanding the science behind the priciples, you will incorporate physiology, biomechanics, nutrition, and injury prevention into your regimen. Includes book, workbook, and exam.

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Item # 9165
$79.00 6 NETA CECs

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Core Assessment and Training     Category: Personal Training, Specialty Training
in this book you will learn to assess each client's baseline core function and develop an individualized program to meet his or her needs. This book includes photos, illustrations, and instructions for more than 120 exercises. Sample exercise routines and a table that lists the exercises by the muscles used offer for program design and provide on-the-spot reference. Includes book, DVD, workbook and exam.

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Item # 9160
$99.00 10 NETA CECs

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Cream Rises Excellence in Fitness Education     Category: Group Exercise, Business & Professional Development
Lawrence Biscontini, MA, is the only fitness professional in the world who has won every major group fitness award out there (Can Fit Pro, IDEA, ACE, SCW), and authored this homestudy to share group fitness and personal training secrets with all of us! Cream Rises:Excellence in Fitness Education is for professionals in all aspects of the industry interested in being an exemplary communicator and educator with aspirations for career growth. It will teach you how to become a great fitness instructor, trainer, or manager as Lawrence Biscontini shares 30 years of practical insights, tips, and techniques. These timeless lessons are applicable to fitness as well as everyday living. Includes book, DVD, and exam.

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Item # 9150
$129.00 12 NETA CECs

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Cycling Anatomy     Category: Specialty Training
Shannon Sovndal, MD. This book contains 74 exercises with step by step instructions and full color anatomical illustrations highlighting the primary muscles targeted. Each exercise includes a description of how each exercise will apply to and improve your cycling experience. Includes book, workbook,and exam.

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Item # 9161
$59.00 4 NETA CECs

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Dancing with Divinity Positive Affirmations for any Situation     Category: Mind Body
Deanna Reiter, MA. Learn how to motivate and inspire yourself, your students and your clients through positive thinking and positive self talk. See the improvement in attitude and self esteem in this mind-body-spirit connection. Includes 132-page book, CD, workbook and exam.

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Item # 9111
$59.00 4 NETA CECs

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Dynamic Alignment Through Imagery     Category: Mind Body
Dynamic Alignment Through Imagery, Second Edition, will help you experience the biomechanical and anatomical principles that are crucial to dancers, other performing artists, yoga and Pilates teachers and practitioners, and athletes. The techniques and exercises presented in the book will guide you in improving your posture and they will positively affect your thoughts and attitude about yourself and others and help you feel and move better both mentally and physically. Includes: Dynamic Alignment Through Imagery-Second Edition book, workbook and exam.

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Item # 9205
$199.00 20 NETA CECs

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Emotional Intelligence Makes a Difference     Category: Online Courses, Behavior Change & Psychology
Have you ever wondered what separates average from superior performers in the workplace? Why do some instructors teach average classes with average attendance while star instructors lead exceptional classes that have waiting lists? How can some personal trainers effectively inspire and motivate clients to reach goals while other trainers struggle with this? Knowledge, credentials, experience and emotional intelligence (EI) may all make a difference, but it seems that EI may be the little bit extra that makes ordinary fitness professionals extraordinary in their ability to Inspire the World to Fitness". Download the Emotional Intelligence Makes a Difference article and complete 10 question exam.

 
Item # 9181
$19.00 1 NETA CECs
                        
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Enlighten Your Body 2nd Ed.     Category: Mind Body
Linda-Christy Weiler, MS This inspirational blend of yoga and Pilates combines the concepts of balance movement, grace and flow, mind-body techniques, and core strength. You will learn how to apply the lessons of yoga and mind-body fitness to everyday life. Cultivate personal transformation through awareness, self-discovery, and insights into your own body. Return exam to Linda Christy Weiler for credits. Includes: book, DVD, workbook and exam. Exam may be taken online.

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Item # 9103
$219.00 20 NETA CECs
(2.0 ACE Credits)

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Exercise and Arthritis Home Study     Category: Medical Considerations, Specialty Training
Exercise and Arthritis, 4th ed., Gwen Hyatt, MS, Stephanie Harris, MD. Enable your clients to manage arthritis and chronic pain. Half of all older adults will develop some form of arthritis in their lifetime. Through exercise, you can help to safely alleviate the pain and stiffness associated with this condition. Learn to recognize symptoms and flare-ups and to design exercise appropriate for avoiding inflammation and injury. This course takes you past generalizations, offers insight into the management of arthritis and providers practical solutions for your clients. Course includes: Exam and workbook. Return exam to DSW Fitness for credits. CREDITS AWARDED: 6 ACSM, 6 AEA, 6 AFPA, 6 BCRPA, 6 CDR, 6 CI, .6 COPS-KT, 6 ISSA, .6 NASN, 4 NCHEC, 4 NCSF, .5 NFPT, .6 NSCA, 6 NSPA, 3 W.I.T.S.

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Item # 991
$109.00 6 NETA CECs
(0.6 ACE Credits)

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Exercise and Diabetes Home Study, 4th ed.     Category: Medical Considerations, Specialty Training
Exercise and Diabetes, Hannan Abdulaziz Feeney, MS, RD and Gwen Hyatt, MS. The course used by hospitals and wellness centers. You can dramatically improve the health of your clients with diabetes by helping them to manage their blood sugar levels through diet and exercise. Recognnize acute symptoms and long-term signs of diabetes and design individualized exercise plans to maintain health. Today, every hospital has a diabetes education program, and more fitness clubs are beginning to implement these same programs. Experience the course used in hospitals and wellness centers as an effective means of controlling diabetes! Course includes: Exam, 103-page workbook. Return exam to DSWFitness for credits. CREDITS AWARDED: .5 ACE, 5 ACSM, 4 AEA, 5 AFPA, 5 BCRPA, 5 BOC, 5 CDR, 5 CI, .5 COPS-KT, 5 ISSA, .5 NASN, 5 NETA, .5 NFPT,5 NSPA, 2.5 W.I.T.S.

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Item # 994
$109.00 5 NETA CECs
(0.5 ACE Credits)

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Exercise for Knee and Hip Replacement     Category: Medical Considerations, Specialty Training
Exercise for Knee and Hip Replacement, Erin Hughes, MSPT. Restore function and fitness in your clients who have undergone joint replacement. Understand the conditions leading to hip and knee joint replacement, the surgical techniques for joint replacement, post surgical complications and the role of the fitness trainer in the rehabilitation continuum. Erin shares with you over 60 exercises, appropriate progressions and safety guidelines to use with your clients to improve strength, mobility and flexibility. This course is an invaluable resource for athletic trainers, exercise specialists and those working with older adults. Course includes: Exam, 89-page workbook. Return exam to DSWFitness for credits. CREDITS AWARDED: .8 ACE, 8 ACSM, 8 AEA, 8 AFPA, .8 AZPTA, 8 BCRPA, 8 BOC, 8 CI, .8 COPS-KT, 8 ISSA, .8 NASN, 8 NCCAP, 5 NCSF, 8 NETA, .5 NFPT, .8 NSCA, 8 NSPA, 4 W.I.T.S.

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Item # 984
$139.00 8 NETA CECs
(0.8 ACE Credits)

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Facilitating the Adoption and Maintenance of Physical Activity     Category: Online Modules, Behavior Change & Psychology
The health benefits of regular physical activity are well-documented, yet many Americans are insufficiently active or sedentary. This online module reviews the Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans as well as several observational studies that have reported physical activity habits among U.S. adults. In addition, this module introduces strategies to facilitate the adoption and maintenance of a physically-active lifestyle. You will learn about theories and models related to behavioral change, effective goal-setting, and coaching strategies to increase motivation and exercise adherence.

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Item # 9208
$79.00 6 NETA CECs

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FallProof!     Category: Active Older Adult
Fallproof! A comprehensive Balance and Mobility Training Program by Dr. Debra J. Rose. This book covers many of the factors that contribute to balance and mobility. The book includes many of the factors associated balance and mobility problems as we age, assessments and specific strategies to train the various areas that your client may need to work on, as well as ideas on how to help your students learn and how to manage an effective class. Includes book, DVD, workbook and exam.

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Item # 9159
$179.00 20 NETA CECs

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Fantastic Water Workouts     Category: Aquatic Exercise
This home study course includes more than 130 exercises that use the natural resistance of water to improve overall fitness, cross-training, and to improve performance. Learn specific routines for pregnancy, physical rehabilitation, cardiac recovery, or older adults. Add variety to your program by trying the Tai Chi, Pilates, Yoga, Kickboxing, Country Line Dancing, Street Dancing, and Noodle workouts. Includes 254-page book and exam.

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Item # 9141
$49.00 3 NETA CECs

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Floor Beam Fitness     Category: Mind Body
Linda Christy Weiler. This course offers a simple yet practical technique for fitness professionals and clients who are interested in core stability and standing balance training. This program is built on a system of achievable skill progressions that use both supine and standing exercises which are practiced on the Floor Beam apparatus. The firmness and narrowness of the Floor Beam provides immediate sensory feedback regarding how the body balances itself in a supine position, a standing position, and during various types of movement. This innovative, exploratory, kinesthetic-based technique is designed to require mimimal time (few repetitions) to produce maximum results. Includes: manual, DVD, and exam.

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Item # 9201
$149.00 8 NETA CECs
(0.8 ACE Credits)

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Foam Roller Fitness: Specialty Training   
Learn how the foam roller can be used as part of any clients workout to improve balance, core stability, strength and flexibility. Gain the tools to evaluate posture and flexibility deficits and to use the foam roller to address these problem areas. Discover ways to challenge and improve the balance and reaction times of your clients. This course provides ideas for immediate application with clients of all ages and fitness levels. Foam rollers include: 2 - 12" half rollers, 1 - 32" half roller, 1 - 12" full roller, 1 - 32" full roller. Roller set cannot be split. Course Includes: Exam, 65-page workbook, 5 foam rollers.

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Item # 9213
$99.00 4 NETA CECs

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Fun Fit Games for Kids     Category: Youth
Fun Fit Games for Kids, Mindy Mylrea. Dynamic kid-tested fitness ideas from international presenter Mindy Mylrea. This creative fitness-play course is packed with programming ideas, circle and group games, drills and exercises, cooperative team games, individual skill development and partner play using favorite fitness toys, parachutes and balls. Appropriate for kids aged 5 to 12. Equipment not included. Course includes: Exam, study guide, 2 DVD's. Return exam to DSWFitness for credits. CREDITS AWARDED: .5 ACE, 5 ACSM, 3 AEA, 5 AFPA, 5 BCRPA, 5 CI, 5 ISSA, 4 NCSF, 5 NETA, .5 NFPT, 5 NSPA, 5 W.I.T.S.

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Item # 972
$95.00 5 NETA CECs
(0.5 ACE Credits)

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Functional Biomechanics & Applied Kinesiology     Category: Personal Training
A user-friendly course designed to help you understand the basic principles of human movement science. Provides an overview of common postural deviations and guides the fitness professional toward appropriate exercise strategies to improve postural alignment and to optimize neuromuscular function.

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Item # 9193
$89.00 6 NETA CECs

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Fundamentals of Nutrition for the Fitness Professional     Category: Online Modules, Nutrition & Weight Management
This e-learning module reviews the six essential nutrients necessary for optimal health, fitness, and performance. In addition, students will learn the evidence-based Dietary Guidelines for Americans (2010),including recommended food guidance systems, interpretation of Nutrition Fact labels, and macronutrient calculations. This course also provides specific parameters regarding nutrition scope of practice for fitness professionals.

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Item # 9202
$79.00 6 NETA CECs

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Hatha Yoga     Category: Mind Body
Features 94 poses and variations for all skill levels. Poses are taught in a sequential step by step process with 12 pre-designed yoga routines encompassing Iyengar, Astranga, Anasura, and Bikram. Includes 248 page book and exam.

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Item # 935
$79.00 6 NETA CECs

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Health & Fitness Assessments     Category: Personal Training
A thorough collection of screening and assessment tools to guide fitness professionals through the initial intake and needs analysis of their clients. Course content includes pre-participation screening resources, guidelines for risk stratification, evaluation of health status, and assessment protocols representing each component of health-related physical fitness. Also includes skinfold caliper and CEC exam.

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Item # 925
$99.00 6 NETA CECs

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Heart Rate Training     Category: Specialty Training, Personal Training
While more people are buying HRMs, few people know how to maximize their use. This home study introduces the basic concepts of heart rate training, how various factors affect heart rate during exercise, and several methods for establishing target heart rates. Includes: EKHO E-10 Heart Rate Monitor, Precision Heart Rate Training Book by Edmund R Burke, PhD, and exam.

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Item # 9149
$99.00 6 NETA CECs

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High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) Tabata & Rest Based Training: Group Exercise, Personal Training   
Looking to boost exercise capacity and fat-burning potential? Recent research has demonstrated the many benefits of high intensity interval training (HIIT). Discover the truth about HIIT and learn how to develop interval workouts to accommodate participants with a variety of goals. This course will help you to bridge the gap between exercise science and interval programming.

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Item # 9209
$59.00 4 NETA CECs

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HIIT vs Continuous Endurance Training     Category: Online Courses, Specialty Training
A Look at the Science of High-Intensity Interval Training. Purchase and Download the HIIT vs Continuous Endurance Training article and complete 10 question exam.

 
Item # 9185
$19.00 1 NETA CECs
                        
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Holistic Fitness Specialty Certificate     Category: Mind Body
Use holistic fitness protocols to support the therapeutic process of recovery from eating disorders, traumatic stress, depression, and the acute grief syndrome. Discover how evolved embodiment can become a valid psycho-somatic strategy for recovery, growth, healing, and understanding. Adapt and apply yoga postures as a gentle and constructive approach to back care and self-discovery. Promote adventures in embodiment (a combination of creativity, aesthetics, symbolism, yoga, and somatic education) as a highly effective way of learning to appreciate and enhance health and fitness. Course materials: Adventures in Embodiment text (180 pages) Course text with Chapter Review worksheets and Exam (295 pages) Somatic Studies DVD (65 minute instructional video) Basic Breathing DVD (30 minute instructional video). Return exam to Linda Christy Weiler for credits. Exam may be taken online.

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Item # 9131
$239.00 20 NETA CECs
(2.0 ACE Credits)

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How To Make More Money In The Fitness Industry     Category: Group Exercise, Business & Professional Development
Do you want to make more money in the fitness industry but dont know how to go about it? If helping people reach their fitness goals is your passion, but you arent making your ideal income, How to Make More Money in the Fitness Industry will help you take action toward increasing your net worth and making your dreams come true. Includes 128 page manual, workbook and exam.

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Item # 9204
$99.00 10 NETA CECs

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Integrative Fitness     Category: Online Courses, Group Exercise
Most fitness professionals have realized by now that their mission as teachers and mentors is not just about helping clients achieve hard bodies. Instead, engaging and training the mind to achieve optimal body-mind performance has become the new challenge. Purchase and Download the Integrative Fitness article and complete 15 question exam.

 
Item # 9189
$39.00 2 NETA CECs
                        
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JrFit     Category: Youth
JrFit Youth Fitness Specialty Certification home study continuing education course provides advanced training for experienced, certified personal trainers who wish to safely and successfully work with youth. In this course, compelling reasons and comprehensive information are presented for reversing the pervasive problem of youth inactivity and the growing epidemic of childhood obesity. This course offers a highly effective plan for enabling young people to increase their health and fitness through well-researched, safe, effective and enjoyable programs of physical conditioning, sport-specific training and nutrition. These practical recommendations include guidelines for sensible strength training and healthy eating for ages 7 to 18.Includes: 3 books; Youth Strength Training, Athletic Fitness for Kids, FUEL for Young Athletes, 120 page workbook, and exam.(ACSM and the YMCA accept ACE CECs), BCRPA 20.0, BOC 24.0, canfitpro (PTS) 3.0, CPTN 14.0, HFPA 2.0, ISSA 20.0, NASM 1.9, NASN 2.0, NCCPT 1.1, NCSF 10.0, NESTA 2.0, NFPT 1.5, WITS 22.0.

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Item # 9179
$299.00 20 NETA CECs
(2.0 ACE Credits)

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Kinesiology For The Fitness Professional     Category: Personal Training
Jack Wasserman, PhD, June Lindle, MA, and Gary Moritz, MS. Learn the basics of exercise physiology and movement with the use of text, photos, interactive graphics, and video. (ACSM: .4, AEA: 4, NSCA .3, ATRI: .4, NFPT: 1.0, COPSKT: .4, NCSF: 2.0, YMCA: 4.0, NSPA: 4.0, No ACE) CD-ROM course is interactive with video and text.Exam included.

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Item # 9155
$55.00 4 NETA CECs

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Kinetic Anatomy     Category: Personal Training
Robert Behnke, HSD. Understand human anatomy for the specific purpose of studying movement! A full-color, illustrated text by Robert Behnke guides you through the bones, joints, muscles, muscle attachments, nerves and blood vessels of the body. In-depth knowledge of the anatomical structures involved with physical movement will help you to identify and correct postural problems, prevent injury and individualize exercise programs for your clients. Course includes: exam, study guide, 329-textbook. Return exam to DSWFitness for credits.

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Item # 9135
$239.00 25 NETA CECs
(2.5 ACE Credits)

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Knee Injury Prevention Specialist     Category: Medical Considerations, Specialty Training
Gina Piazza, Exercise Physiologist Knee flexibility and strength are crucial to avoiding and relieving knee pain. This course provides all the tools needed to understand how the knee works and design a knee conditioning prevention program. Includes: 300 page Say Goodbye to Knee Pain Book, Manual, Workbook and Knee Injury Prevention Specialist-CD (PC/Mac Compatible. Not Intended for DVD Players.)Exam on CD. Return exam to GMP Fitness for credit.

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Item # 9144
$129.00 9 NETA CECs
(0.9 ACE Credits)

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Longevity Wellness Specialist     Category: Active Older Adult, Specialty Training
Gina Piazza, Exercise Physiologist Designed to teach the ten biological processes involved in aging, the culprits largely responsible for tripping the clock, the pros and cons of hormone therapy and how to naturally stimulate your hormone production. Includes: The New Anti-Aging Revolution Book, Longevity Wellness Specialist CD (PC/Mac Compatible. Not intended for DVD Players.)Exam included in CD-PDF document. Return exam to GMP Fitness for credit.

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Item # 964
$179.00 17 NETA CECs
(1.7 ACE Credits)

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Low Back Injury Prevention and Rehab     Category: Medical Considerations, Personal Training
Use the newly published text Low Back Disorders, written by the world-renowned expert on spine function Stuart McGill, PhD, to design effective injury prevention and rehabilitation programs. Gain valuable information on measured loading of the back during specific exercises and learn how to tailor preventive strategies and exercises to individual clients as well as corrective exercises to improve stability and mobility. This comprehensive and advanced course is a must for trainers who work with clients who suffer from low back pain and conditions. Course Objectives: Discuss some of the debatable issues regarding low back pain and its treatment. Explain the risk factors associated with low back disorders. Understand the normal and injury mechanics of the lumbar spine. Identify the important functional anatomy of the lumbar spine and its relation to injury mechanisms. Educate clients in prevention strategies to reduce the risk of low back injury. Understand the importance of scientifically based decision making in the evaluation and treatment of low back disorders. Develop an exercise program that includes safe lumbar stabilization exercises and be able to properly modify and progress the exercises. Includes: 312 page textbook, study guide, and exam

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Item # 9195
$239.00 20 NETA CECs
(2.0 ACE Credits)

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Math for Fitness Professionals     Category: Personal Training, Online Courses
A must-have study tool for the fitness professional who would like to practice math calculations we use every day in the field. This home study walks you through each step of the following calculations: Maximum Heart Rate, Target Heart Rate, Heart Rate Reserve, Goal Body Height, and Nutrition. Includes workbook and exam.

 
Item # 9157
$29.00 2 NETA CECs

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Motivating People To Be Physically Active     Category: Personal Training, Behavior Change & Psychology
Motivating People to Be Physically Active, Bess H. Marcus, PhD, Leighann H. Fortsyth, PhD. Help your clients go from a sedentary to an active lifestyle. Improve client motivation and participation in physical activity by understanding the psychological principals of behavior change. Learn to assess your client's physical-activity patterns, readiness for change, motivations and barriers to exercise. Apply stage-specific strategies using interventions designed for individuals, the workplace and the community to promote life-long physical activity. This course is a must for any professional working with clients who are trying to change their health behavior. Course includes: Exam, study guide, 220-page textbook. Return exam to DSWFitness for credits. CREDITS AWARDED: 1.6 ACE, 16 ACSM, 8 AEA, 8 AFPA, 1.6 AZPTA, 16 BCRPA, 12 BOC, 16 CDR, 16 CI, 1.6 COPS-KT, 16 ISSA, 1.6 NASN, 16 NCHEC, 3 NCSF, 16 NETA, .5 NFPT, 1.5 NSCA, 16 NSPA, 8 W.I.T.S.

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Item # 990
$169.00 16 NETA CECs
(1.6 ACE Credits)

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Movement Through The Chakras     Category: Mind Body
Deanna Reiter, MA. Learn cutting edge practices that bring yoga and dance to a deeper level. Get two great workouts, while becoming more balanced, more flexible and more physically fit as you gain greater awareness of the messages your body is sending you. Perfect for novice or seasoned instructors to bring variety to your workouts and to your students. Includes two DVDs: Dancing with Divinity Yoga: Movement Through The Chakras and Reiki Affirmation Dance, workbook and exam.

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Item # 9147
$69.00 4 NETA CECs

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NETA Personal Trainer Practical Exercises     Category: Personal Training
The practical application of frequently used exercises is visually presented to you in this comprehensive DVD. We not only walk you through how to set up your client, cue the exercise along with modifications, but you will learn the scientific basis for each of them. This home study will improve your knowledge and understanding of the biomechanics of all 75 demonstrated exercises and show you how to work with your clients. This DVD utilizes machines (Weight Machines, Cable Cross Over, Free Motion Equipment), Stability Balls, BOSU's, Barbells and Dumbbells for working the major muscles of the body. The home study includes DVD, workbook, and exam. NASM Credits: 1.5

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Item # 9110
$159.00 15 NETA CECs

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NETA Total Pilates     Category: Mind Body, Specialty Training
Learn and master the entire mat and apparatus repertoire of this mind-body system. With more than 800 photos and 210 exercises, this home study provides a meaningful way to categorize and sequence the vast collection of exercises presented. Includes 345 page book and exam.

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Item # 914
$69.00 6 NETA CECs

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NETA's Intro to Teaching Mat Pilates     Category: Mind Body, Online Courses
Learn the origins, definitions, and benefits of Pilates. A must-have guide to analyzing, practicing and teaching 40 basic mat Pilates exercises. This course provides a sound foundation for all Pilates exercises. Includes the revised 118 page NETA Pilates Manual, the new Pilates workbook and exam. Successful completion of this course is required for the NETA's Home Study Pilates Specialty Certification.

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Item # 963
$149.00 15 NETA CECs

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NETA's Intro to Teaching Reformer Pilates     Category: Mind Body, Online Courses
Basic course reviews Pilates Principles as they are applied to 46 Reformer exercises. Learn how to set up Reformer for participants based on health status and goals. In depth explanation of muscles and biomechanics for each exercise. Learn common errors, modifications, cueing tips, detailed exercise sequence, breathing patterns, and variations to challenge participants. Completion of NETA Intro to Teaching Mat Pilates is strongly recommended.

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Item # 9168
$149.00 15 NETA CECs

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NETA's Yoga Teacher Training: Mind Body   
NETA's Yoga Teacher Training course will give you a thorough guide to teaching 43 yoga poses. Covers background information on the practice of yoga, anatomy of each pose, breathing techniques, and class teaching basics. Includes manual and exam. This course is the first requirement for NETAs Yoga Home Study Specialty Certification.

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Item # 9212
$139.00 12 NETA CECs

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New Ideas for Today's Yoga Class     Category: Mind Body, Specialty Training
Update your knowledge and teaching of yoga! In this contemporary yoga course you will study the (1) Benefits of Yoga, (2) Yoga for Flexibility and Strength, (3) Pose/Counter-pose Yoga, (4) Yoga for Life Lessons, (5) Yoga for Seniors, (6) Yoga using Props, (7) Office Yoga, (8) Meditation and Affirmation, (9) Faith-infused Yoga, (10) Yoga for Pregnancy, and the (11) Philosophy of Yoga.

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Item # 9174
$139.00 12 NETA CECs
(1.2 ACE Credits)

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Oxygen Costs Peak after Resistance Exercise Sets     Category: Online Courses, Strength Training & Conditioning
The intent of this study was to better determine from a temporal perspective, using shorter sampling periods and different lifting cadences, the extent and behavior of VO2 in the immediate rest/recovery after multiple weight lifting sets. The problem addressed by previous authors concerning how rest/recovery periods after individual weight lifting sets should be categorized - as part of EPOC or as part of exercise energy expenditure (8)  is briefly discussed. Purchase and Download the Oxygen Costs Peak after Resistance Exercise Sets article and complete 10 question exam.

 
Item # 9188
$19.00 1 NETA CECs
                        
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Personal Training From A TO Z     Category: Personal Training
Douglas Brooks, MS This intermediate to advanced level course digs deep into personal training and offers solutions to challenges faxed by personal trainers. Includes a 608-page, hard copy book, course workbook and exam materials. Book has 100 photos and a helpful index to locate any particular topic quickly. CREDITS AWARDED:ACE 2.00 ACSM 20.00 AEA 4.00 AFPA 8.00 BCRPA 20.00 BOC 20.00 CI 20.00 HFPA 20.00 ISSA 20.00 NASN 2.00 NCSF 6.00 NETA 20.00 NFPT 0.50 NSCA-CC 2.00 NSPA 20.00 SFA 2.00 W.I.T.S. 10.00

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Item # 920
$199.00 20 NETA CECs
(2.0 ACE Credits)

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Physical Activity Instruction of Older Adults     Category: Active Older Adult
The skill of effectively teaching movement and exercise to older adults is often overlooked in training programs. This is the first home study CE course to detail the fundamental knowledge and skills outlined in the International Curriculum Guidelines for Preparing Activity Instructors of Older Adults developed by an international coalition of senior fitness specialists. The text, edited by Jessie Jones, PhD and Debra Rose, PhD, presents competency-based objectives for fitness instructors and personal trainers to be able to lead safe and effective activity programs for older adults with diverse abilities. Includes: 403 page textbook, study guide, and exam.

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Item # 9199
$229.00 20 NETA CECs
(2.0 ACE Credits)

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Pilates Advanced     Category: Mind Body, Online Courses
Revised. Based on the principles learned in the Intro to Teaching Mat Pilates home study, this advanced Pilates home study breaks down 12 exercises. Includes workbook and exam.

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Item # 912
$49.00 3 NETA CECs

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Pilates Anatomy     Category: Mind Body, Specialty Training
Rael Isacowits and Karen Clippinger. 45 exercises with step by step instructions and full color anatomical illustrations. Each exercise includes a description notes and specific technique cues to ensure you are performing the exercise with perfect form. Includes book, workbook, and exam.

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Item # 9163
$59.00 4 NETA CECs

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Pilates Intermediate     Category: Mind Body, Online Courses
Based on the principles learned in the Intro to Teaching Mat Pilates home study, this intermediate Pilates home study breaks down 13 exercises. Includes workbook and exam.

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Item # 911
$49.00 3 NETA CECs

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Pilates Progressions     Category: Mind Body, Online Courses
Bridge the gap between teaching a traditional Pilates session and teaching an open mat class. This home study provides tools for you to offer guidance and instruction to everyone at the level they need without disrupting the class. "Pilates Progressions" is intended for instructors with previous Pilates experience. Includes workbook and exam.

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Item # 9171
$79.00 6 NETA CECs

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Positive Psychology     Category: Behavior Change & Psychology
Positive psychology is the scientific study of what goes right in life. Explore the scientific research and application of the primary topics of positive psychology, which include positive experiences such as pleasure and flow; positive traits such as character strengths, values and talents; and the effect of optimism, joy, happiness, friendship and love. Apply these principles to the wellness and fitness arenas to provide insight into motivation, reinforcement and other factors that affect behavior change and support compliance with healthy lifestyle habits. Includes: book, workbook, and exam.

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Item # 9177
$239.00 20 NETA CECs
(2.0 ACE Credits)

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Practical Skills for Group Fitness     Category: Group Exercise
Study and prepare for certification (and earn CEC's later) or refresh newly acquired skills or just brush up on the basics of teaching group exercise. The DVD, created and produced by NETA, and the course materials provide a thorough review of class formatting, teaching skills, cueing techniques and coaching tips for all segments of a group exercise class. Whatever skill level, this is a great home study for you. Includes workbook and exam.

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Item # 901
$79.00 6 NETA CECs

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Practical Yoga for Personal Trainers     Category: Personal Training, Mind Body
Linda Christy Weiler, MS Explore the tradition, techniques, and psychology of yoga. Learn 50+ yoga postures, meditation, breathing, visualization, affirmations and other yogic methods. Sport-specific yoga programs for jogging, cycling, golf, tennis, and dance conditioning and lifestyle yoga programs for flexibility, strength training, core stability, stress reduction, chronic fatigue, back pain, pregnancy, and weight loss. Include 190-page manual, worksheets and exam. Exam may be taken online.

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Item # 949
$219.00 22 NETA CECs
(2.2 ACE Credits)

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Prenatal and Postpartum Exercise Design     Category: Medical Considerations, Specialty Training
Prenatal and Postpartum Exercise Design, 3rd Edition. Gwen Hyatt MS, Catherine Cram MS. Used by women's centers to improve the fitness, vitality and health. Discover what every trainer working with pre- and postnatal women should know about designing safe exercise. Learn the effect of exercise on maternal and fetal health and how to set intensity levels and modify exercise based on the most recent ACOG Guidelines. This course covers the latest research, demonstrates appropriate abdominal and pelvic floor exercise and suggests guidelines for strength training, water exercise and competitive sports during pregnancy. Course includes: Exam, 211-page workbook with exercises and client handouts. Return exam to DSWFitness for credits. CREDITS AWARDED: .6 ACE, 6 ACSM, 6 AEA, 6 AFPA, 6 BCRPA, 6 BOC, 6 CDR, 6 CI, 6 ISSA, .6 NASN, 4 NCHEC, 5 NCSF, 6 NETA, .5 NFPT, .6 NSCA, 6 NSPA, 3 W.I.T.S.

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Item # 923
$109.00 6 NETA CECs
(0.6 ACE Credits)

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Pro-Active Postural Restructuring     Category: Mind Body, Specialty Training
A Somatic Method to Re-Organize and Re-Educate the Anatomical Orgins of a Balanced Body. Linda Christy Weiler, MS. Addresses anatomical asymmetries and altered movement patterns in the lower extremities. Appropriate for all levels of fitness populations. Benefits include better posture, smoother and steadier gait, diminished back and hip pain, beautifully sculpted hips, legs, ankles, and feet, increased bodily relaxation, and a sense of well being. Includes: Text (171 pages), PPR Instructor Training Manual (197 pages),4 DVDs, CEC Exam Packet.

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Item # 9151
$239.00 20 NETA CECs
(2.0 ACE Credits)

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Progression Models in Resistance Training for Healthy Adults     Category: Online Courses, Strength Training
This latest review defines and establishes an all-inclusive framework for resistance training program design. Purchase and Download the Progression Models in Resistance Training for Healthy Adults article and complete 10 question exam.

 
Item # 9191
$19.00 1 NETA CECs
                        
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Run Strong     Category: Specialty Training, Strength Training & Conditioning
Kevin Beck. Become a stronger runner by improving leg turnover, efficiency body alignment, muscle balance, and by finding your most effective range of motion. Includes book, workbook, and exam.

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Item # 9164
$99.00 8 NETA CECs

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Running A to Z     Category: Specialty Training, Strength Training & Conditioning
Deanna Reiter, MA. Running A to Z will give you the valuable information you need to improve form,increase endurance and speed, prevent injury, maintain muscular balance and alignment, improve flexibility, run more efficiently and maintain a positive mental outlook. From the 5K to the marathon, from the jogger to the elite long distance runner, this book will give you the necessary knowledge to exceed goals. Includes book, workbook, and exam.

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Item # 9166
$99.00 8 NETA CECs

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Simply Barre     Category: Mind Body, Specialty Training
Each exercise is thoughtfully and purposefully placed in the methods exercise order to optimize the ability to sculpt the body, burn calories, and build long, lean muscles. This course will help you and your clients gain muscle endurance, create stronger core, improve posture and balance, increase flexibility, and create more muscle tone. Includes: manual exam taken online.

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Item # 9203
$199.00 20 NETA CECs

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Spanning the Generations     Category: Online Courses, Business & Professional Development
How Baby Boomers, Generation Xers and Millennials fit together. Purchase and Download the Spanning the Generations article and complete 10 question exam.

 
Item # 9184
$19.00 1 NETA CECs
                        
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Speed Training for Young Athletes     Category: Youth, Strength Training & Conditioning
Join Todd Durkin, 2005 ACE and 2004 IDEA Personal Trainer of the Year, as he shares with you the skills and drills he uses to take his young athletes to the next level of training and performance. Todd starts you with the basic sport and conditioning movements and then progresses to more complex patterns to achieve success. Hell give you 60 new exercises and drills for improving strength, balance, joint integrity, core strength, speed, agility, quickness, power and flexibility. This program is designed for ages 7 to the recreational and competitive adult athlete. Includes: book, study guide, DVD, and exam.

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Item # 9197
$95.00 5 NETA CECs
(0.5 ACE Credits)

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SrFit Mature Fitness Specialty Certification     Category: Active Older Adult, Specialty Training
Home study continuing education course provides advanced training for experienced, certified personal trainers who wish to work with Baby Boomers and beyond (mid 40's+). With this course, you will gain an understanding of how the aging process affects all the systems of the body, identify dietary changes that may be needed, and develop effective training strategies to improve flexibility, endurance, strength and optimal function in your older-adult clients. You will learn how to individualize a training regimen that fits the physiological capabilities of mature adults. This will become even more important as the industry sets standards for personal training, and as the medical community and insurance companies begin to recognize personal trainers as an available option for referring patients who need help with lifestyle change. Includes: manual, study guide, DVD, CD, and exam.(ACSM and the YMCA accept ACE CECs), BCRPA 20.0, BOC 24.0, canfitpro (PTS,OAS) 3.0, CPTN 14.0, HFPA 2.0, ISSA 20.0, NASM 1.9, NASN 2.0, NCCPT 1.1, NCSF 10.0, NESTA 2.0, NFPT 1.5, SFA 2.0, WITS 20.0.

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Item # 9153
$299.00 20 NETA CECs
(2.0 ACE Credits)

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Stability Ball     Category: Strength Training & Conditioning
Use stretching, strengthening, balance and coordination activities to provide your clients with a challenging full body workout. Includes book and exam.

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Item # 904
$49.00 3 NETA CECs

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Strength Training     Category: Strength Training & Conditioning, Personal Training
The 262 page book details guidelines and principles of effective strength training, controversial exercises and program design. Includes photos and explanations of exercises using free weights, resistance machines and stability balls. Includes book and exam.

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Item # 941
$79.00 6 NETA CECs

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Strength Training Older Adults     Category: Active Older Adult, Personal Training
Strength Training Older Adults" addresses the information and tools needed to educate, motivate, and assist older adults in committing to and benefiting from individualized strength training programs. Guidelines for senior strength training provide a basis for program design, and recommendations for program modifications that construct strength training programs that meet each clients needs, abilities, and limitations. Illustrations and biomechanically sound instructions for exercises that use resistance machines, free weights, body weight, elastic bands, and balls present proper techniques with clear explanations. Unique teaching scripts offer strategies for communicating information that will help clients avoid errors that cause injury or reduce the effectiveness of the exercise.Includes: book, workbook, and exam.

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Item # 9200
$189.00 12 NETA CECs
(1.2 ACE Credits)

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Stretching Anatomy     Category: Personal Training, Group Exercise
Your illustrated guide to improving flexibility and muscular strength. Detailed instruction and full color illustrations. Includes 147-page book and exam.

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Item # 929
$39.00 2 NETA CECs

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The Best Exercise for Osteoporosis     Category: Medical Considerations, Specialty Training
The BEST Exercise Program for Osteoporosis Prevention, Scott Going, PhD, Linda Houtkooper, PhD, RD, Timothy Lohman, PhD, Lauve Metcalfe, MS, and Vanessa Farrell, MS, RD. Teach your clients the six BEST exercises to prevent osteoporosis. Funded by an NIH grant, the University of Arizona BEST Team of researchers identified the most effective exercises for preventing osteoporosis and improving bone mineral density in postmenopausal women. Teach your clients training protocols, specific programming and motivational strategies that are guaranteed to be the BEST for optimal bone health. Course includes: Exam, 152-page workbook with client handouts. Return exam to DSWFitness for credits. CREDITS AWARDED: .8 ACE, 8 ACSM, 8 AEA, 8 AFPA, 1.6 AZPTA, 8 BCRPA, 8 CDR, 8 CI .8 COPS-KT, 8 ISSA, .8 NASN, 8 NCHEC, 3 NCSF, 8 NETA, .5 NFPT, .8 NSCA, 8 NSPA, 4 W.I.T.S.

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Item # 995
$129.00 8 NETA CECs
(0.8 ACE Credits)

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The Essence of Body Weight Training     Category: Strength Training & Conditioning, Personal Training
The source for body weight training. No other course has the volume of exercises and programming ideas found here. You'll find everything from a history of body weight training to illustrated programs that you can implement today. Learn biomotor drills, agility and tumbling, balance, strength and power-training applications for the lower and upper body, core, neck and grip. Includes: 2 DVD's, Companion Guide (239 pgs), study guide, and exam. NASM 1.9 CECs

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Item # 9175
$269.00 21 NETA CECs
(2.1 ACE Credits)

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The Essence of Dumbbell Training     Category: Strength Training & Conditioning, Personal Training
Over 100 exercises and progressions and 400 photos covering basic movements for upper- and lower-body functional strength, core development and more are included in this course. Learn everything from the history of dumbbells to workout protocols. Train your clients to build multidirectional total-body power with complete progressions for all body parts and applications. This course is for fitness professionals, coaches and anyone who wants to get the most out of dumbbell training! Includes: 2 DVD's, Companion Guide, study guide and exam. NASM 1.0 CECs

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Item # 9176
$279.00 24 NETA CECs
(2.4 ACE Credits)

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The Happiness Factor     Category: Online Courses, Behavior Change & Psychology
Is it time for the fitness industry to add happiness to the health equation? Do you know how happy your clients are? And are they happy to see you? As the old joke goes, Some people cause happiness wherever they go; others whenever they go. But seriously, in which category would your clients put you? Purchase and Download The Happiness Factor article and complete 10 question exam.

 
Item # 9186
$19.00 1 NETA CECs
                        
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The Mathematics of Fitness     Category: Online Modules, Personal Training
This e-learning module reviews some of the calculations commonly used by fitness professionals. These include: body mass index, goal body weight, target heart rate, and macronutrient content of food. In addition, this online course reviews metabolic calculations such as resting metabolic rate (RMR), metabolic equivalents (METs), and estimated energy expenditure during selected exercises. Includes: E-learning module-download and exam.

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Item # 9194
$49.00 4 NETA CECs

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The Mind/Body Guide to Wellness     Category: Behavior Change & Psychology
Deanna Reiter, MA. Designed to assist you with the program design, behavioral modifications and other positive suggestions specific to exercise, nutrition, conscious eating, and more. Includes book, workbook, and exam.

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Item # 9169
$59.00 4 NETA CECs

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The Overweight Client Home Study     Category: Personal Training, Nutrition & Weight Management
The Overweight Client, Rochelle Rice, MA. Implement size sensitivity training, programs and environments in your facility. This course will increase your awareness, level of compassion and understanding of some of the challenges large-bodied individuals encounter during movement. You will learn how to create a size-sensitive training environment, encourage size acceptance with your staff and incorporate specific exercises and modifications appropriate for training the client who is overweight. Assist your clients in establishing goals for movement that empower them rather than discourage them! Course Includes: Exam, 102-page manual. Return exam to DSWFitness for credits. CREDITS AWARDED: .4 ACE, 4 ACSM, 4 AEA, 4AFPA, 4 BCRPA, 4 CDR, 4 CI, .4 COPK-KT, 4 ISSA, .4 NASN, 4 NCHEC, 5 NCSF, 4 NETA, .5 NFPT, 4 NSPA, 2 W.I.T.S.

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Item # 9120
$99.00 4 NETA CECs
(0.4 ACE Credits)

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The Science of Breathing     Category: Online Courses, Mind Body
How you breathe affects how you live; it's more than automatic. Breathing techniques and patterns are regularly advocated for relaxation, stress management, control of psychophysiological states and improvement of organ function. Purchase and Download the The Science of Breathing article and complete 10 question exam.

 
Item # 9187
$19.00 1 NETA CECs
                        
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The Strength Training Anatomy Workout     Category: Personal Training, Strength Training & Conditioning
Frederic Delavier. Over 600 illustrations reveal the primary muscles worked along with all the relevant surrounding structures. Includes book, workbook, and exam.

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Item # 9173
$59.00 4 NETA CECs

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The Three Energy Systems     Category: Online Courses, Personal Training
Personal Training 101: How you get energy; how you use it. Purchase and Download The Three Energy Systems article and complete 10 question exam.

 
Item # 9183
$19.00 1 NETA CECs
                        
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The Vinyasa Specialist     Category: Mind Body, Specialty Training
Develop mindfulness and a sense of effortlessness through Vinyasa - a dynamic and challenging yoga-fitness modality that links one pose to the next. This technique incorporates skilled movements performed in sync with the breath to create an efficient, economical use of the body's energy. Learn modifications and safety tips to promote coordination, poise, and precision of movmement. Course materials: 114 page workbook, 45 minute instructional DVD, CEC Exam. Return exam to Linda Christy Weiler for credits. Exam may be taken online.

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Item # 9133
$149.00 12 NETA CECs
(1.2 ACE Credits)

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Think Positive-Focusing on Foods to Add, Rather Than Avoid, Helps Your Patients Succeed     Category: Online courses, Nutrition & Weight Management
To help people avoid CVD risk and make healthful changes, perhaps RDs should emphasize foods to include, not exclude. Purchase and Download the Think Positive article and complete 10 question exam

 
Item # 9192
$19.00 1 NETA CECs
                        
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Triathlon Science     Category: Specialty Training, Strength Training & Conditioning
Triathlon Science is packed with all the expertise you can handle, and more. From fine-tuning your physiology for each of the three disciplines to plotting the best race strategy for your fitness level, personal goals, and competitive conditions, youll find the insights and prescriptions typically available only from a top-level coach. Includes 664 page book, workbook and exam.

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Item # 9206
$199.00 20 NETA CECs

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Understanding The Female Athlete Triad     Category: Online Courses, Personal Training
Components of the triad not only affect female athletes, but also fitness enthusiasts. Purchase and Download Understanding The Female Athlete article and complete 15 question exam.

 
Item # 9190
$39.00 2 NETA CECs
                        
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Water Fun     Category: Aquatic Exercise
Learn to swim, get fit, and stay safe in the water with Water Fun! Water exercise is a great first step to learning how to swim, and is an excellent way to make fitness more fun. This course outlines 116 individual and group stunts, skills and games for all ages. Learn basic water exercises, readiness skills, sport-specific, cross-training, and safety skills. Includes 177-page book, DVD, and exam.

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Item # 9124
$89.00 6 NETA CECs

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Winning Sports Nutrition     Category: Nutrition & Weight Management, Personal Training
Jackie Maurer Abbot, PhD, RD, Linda Houtkooper, PhD, RD, Veronica Mullins, MS, RD, CSCS. Give your athletes the nutritional tools to enhance training and reach peak performance. Learn how to calculate the calories your athlete needs before, during, and after exercise; as well as the best nutritional sources of energy and the role of fiber, phytochemicals, caffeine, sports beverages and nutritional ergogenic aids in your athlete's training and performance. Teach your athletes how to use the Sports Food Swap eating plan, how to eat healthfully on the road and what nutrients can help them recover from injury and prevent illness. Included are over 80 reproducible handouts and worksheets to use with your athletes. Course includes: Exam, study guide 206-page textbook, CD. Return exam to DSWFitness for credits.

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Item # 9134
$249.00 22 NETA CECs
(2.2 ACE Credits)

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Yoga Anatomy     Category: Mind Body, Specialty Training
See inside every yoga pose! With clear expert instruction and full-color anatomical detailed drawings for the most common asanas. Gain a deeper understanding of how each muscle is used, how slight alterations of a pose can enhance or reduce effectiveness, and how the spine, breathing and body position are all fundamentally linked. Includes 221-page Yoga Anatomy book and exam.

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Item # 9125
$79.00 6 NETA CECs

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Yoga for Menopause     Category: Mind Body, Specialty Training
Linda Christy Weiler. Study the concept of menopause and what it means to today's women using a variety of paradigms that include Holistic Fitness, Transpersonal Psychology, and Yoga. Learn about the progressive developmental stages that define the evolution of Women's Ways of Knowing. Review 85 yoga postures and discover many other practical mind-body fitness techniques that you can use to help your female clientele understand, manage, and honor the challenges, changes, and empowering opportunities they encounter during menopause. Includes manual and exam.

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Item # 9207
$229.00 20 NETA CECs

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Your Perfect Swing     Category: Specialty Training, Strength Training & Conditioning
James Suttie. Every golfer has an ideal swing based on natural tendencies, physical strengths, and desired shot pattern. This home study discusses the body mechanics of the swing, different swing positions, and more. Includes book, workbook, and exam.

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Item # 9172
$79.00 6 NETA CECs

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