Functional Resistance Training Techniques CD

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9780736045117: Functional Resistance Training Techniques CD
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Resistance training techniques and program development can be improved as never before with the use of a new educational tool designed for strength and conditioning professionals and students. Functional Resistance Training Techniques CD-ROM incorporates text screens, video, and audio and video stills to deliver practical content and superior instruction to fitness professionals. Not only will users be able to read about the exercises, but they will also be able to watch how the exercise is performed, ensuring that they understand the proper technique.

Authors Lee E. Brown and Matthew J. Comeau, both Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialists with decades of professional experience, deliver quality as well as quantity in this information-packed, Windows®-based CD-ROM. The three-part tool allows users to better understand and apply resistance training techniques and to develop more tailored programs to meet the needs of their clients.

The CD features descriptive information in text and graphic form on technique, safety, and movement variations for using free and machine weights. It also includes 28 carefully selected resistance exercises for the upper, lower, and core body regions; the descriptions include details about proper alignment, variations, proper technique, and primary muscle action for each exercise. Plus, the directory interface allows users to navigate easily through the program.

Additional features on the CD include

-color-coded primary muscles for easy identification,

-a mixture of free and machine exercises so that users can learn techniques applicable to different forms of resistance exercises, and

-hyperlinks to complementary exercises.
Functional Resistance Training Techniques CD-ROM is an essential tool for students preparing for certification exams as well as professionals who want to improve the design of their resistance training programs.

System Requirements
-Microsoft Windows IBM PC compatible with Pentiumr processor, or higher

-Windows 95/98/NT 4.0, 2000, ME, or XP

-16MB RAM (32MB recommended)

-2x CD-ROM drive

-20 MB hard drive space

-256 colors (16-bit [65,536 colors] or higher recommended)

-At least 800 X 600 screen resolution


-Sound card with speakers

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About the Author:

Lee E. Brown, EdD, CSCS, *D, FACSM, is an assistant professor of exercise science and director of the Human Performance Laboratory at Arkansas State University. An 18-year veteran of the sports training field, he is certified by the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA), USA Weightlifting (USAW), and the American Society of Exercise Physiologists (ASEP).

He is widely published in scientific journals and has presented information on sports training at national meetings for 10 years. He also is a former member of the NSCA board of directors.

Matthew J. Comeau, PhD, CSCS, ATC, is an assistant professor at Arkansas State University and both a certified athletic trainer and certified strength and conditioning specialist. He has spent 10 years working with high school and college athletes as well as clinical clients.

He is a member of the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), the National Athletic Trainers' Association (NATA), and the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA). Comeau became a certified athletic trainer in 1993 and a certified strength and conditioning specialist in 1996.

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