ACSM’s Resources for the Personal Trainer, Sixth Edition

This sixth edition of ACSM’s Resources for the Personal Trainer is equips readers with the latest practices in client screening, exercise program development, and working with special populations. An essential resource to prepare for the ACSM Certified Personal Trainer (ACSM-CPT) examination, this text provides critical insights for ACSM-CPT candidates looking to boost their exam confidence, as well as practicing Personal Trainers who want to take their practice to the next level. This updated edition is fully aligned with the eleventh edition of ACSM’s Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription and includes the following sections: 

  • Introduction to the Field and Profession of Personal Training  
  • The Science of Personal Training 
  • Behavior Modification 
  • Initial Client Screening 
  • Developing the Exercise Program 
  • The Business of Personal Training

AFNA’s curriculum blends all the fundamental  topics one would find in a four-year degree Exercise Science degree. The difference is that we target specifically those knowledge and skill sets that help personal trainers and group exercise instructors enter the field with practiced ability and confidence.

The ACSM textbook is part of your AFNA Trainer Kit. Return Next Week to find out more information about AFNA’s Trainer Kit!