Resistance Training Muscle Power: Design Programs that Work!

Sorace, Paul M.S., RCEP, CSCS; LaFontaine, Tom Ph.D., FACSM, RCEP, CSCS, NSCA-CPT

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Abstract

Learning Objective: To provide health, fitness, and strength and conditioning professionals with scientifically supported information regarding resistance training for various muscular fitness goals.

In Brief

Learn to design effective resistance training programs for individuals of all fitness levels, with various training goals.

Author Information

Paul Sorace, M.S., RCEP, CSCS, is a clinical exercise physiologist at the Center for Allergy, Asthma, & Immune Disorders at Hackensack University Medical Center in Hackensack, NJ. He also is the director of training at the Forum Fitness Club in Bayonne, NJ. He conducts fitness seminars throughout the East Coast, and he is a member of the ACSM Registered Clinical Exercise Physiologist® Practice Board.

Tom LaFontaine, Ph.D., FACSM, RCEP, CSCS, NSCA-CPT, is ACSM Registered Clinical Exercise PhysiologistSM certified and manages a personal health consulting business, PREVENT Consulting Services, LLC. He also is an adjunct professor at the University of Missouri-Columbia and is involved in a grant promoting physical activity among youth. He is a fellow of ACSM and a past member of the ACSM Registered Clinical Exercise Physiologist® Practice Board. Dr. LaFontaine has more than 30 years of clinical experience in health/fitness promotion and education, and primary and secondary disease prevention programs.

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