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Neuromotor Exercise Training

Bushman, Barbara Ph.D., FACSM

doi: 10.1249/FIT.0b013e31826f7bfa
DEPARTMENTS: Wouldn’t You Like to Know?

For a complete exercise program, neuromotor exercise training has been recommended, along with aerobic activity, resistance training, and flexibility exercises. What is neuromotor exercise training? Is this a new recommendation for everyone?

Barbara A. Bushman, Ph.D., FACSM, is a professor at Missouri State University. She holds four ACSM certifications: Program Director, Clinical Exercise Specialist, Health Fitness Specialist, and Personal Trainer. Dr. Bushman has authored papers related to menopause, factors influencing exercise participation, and deep water run training; she authored ACSM’s Action Plan for Menopause (Human Kinetics, 2005), edited ACSM’s Complete Guide to Fitness & Health (Human Kinetics, 2011) and promotes health/fitness at http://www.Facebook.com /FitnessID.

Disclosure: The author declares no conflict of interest and does not have any financial disclosures.

© 2012 American College of Sports Medicine.