Pre-Fitness Testing Medical History Includes:
Health and Medical History Cardiac Risk Factor Evaluation Client Informed Consent MedicationsList
Stress Management SMART Goal Setting
Exercise Assessments Including:
Doctor's Consent (If necessary)
Personalized Exercise Prescription
Exercise Prescription (ExRx) is developed from all the above Health and Fitness Assessments, Physician Consent (if necessary), and via each Client's priority in the SMART Goal Setting Evaluation. SMART Goal Setting may include a specific physical condition or limitation a client may have.
The ExRx includes the American College of Sports Medicine FITT Principals.
F = Frequency of Exercise Training
I = Intensity of Exercise Training
T = Time (How long you exercise per session)
T = Type (Treadmill, Cycle etc., Resistance Bands, Barbells, Machines, etc.)
The FITT Principal is utilized for each element of an exercise program including:
I have an extensive background in athletics that I have participated in and also coached. I have taken teams to State Competitions and coached multiple sports. I can coach fundamentals for different sports, injury prevention, and injury recovery. Sports Specific Training includes:
- Strength Training
- Cardiovascular Endurance
- Foot Work
- Hand-Eye Coordination
Do you have any of these conditions? Let me help you!
Cardiovascular Disease Pulmonary Disease Metabolic Syndrome Hypertension Dyslipidemia Obesity/Overweight Diabetes Mellitus Orthopedic Limitations Arthritis Older Adults Specific Sports Training Fibromyalgia
Cerebral Palsy Multiple Sclerosis Parkinson's Disease COPD Asthma Emphysema Chronic Bronchitis Kidney Disease Cancer Survivor Memory Loss
ACSM's Exercise is Medicine® (EIM)
In 2007, ACSM's Exercise is Medicine® (EIM) campaign was initiated to promote exercise as a health strategy for the general public and to promote a collaboration between health care providers and exercise professionals. The EIM initiative now includes a credential program that will provide exercise professionals with the opportunity to work closely with the medical community and provide numerous additional benefits to the certified professional.
My passion is to work with your health care provider(s) as a team who gives you a better quality of live through movement
and activity! Let's work together!! I am EIM Certified with Level II Credentials.
ACSM American Fitness Index® program (AFI)
In 2008, the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) launched the ACSM American Fitness Index® program (AFI), in partnership with the WellPoint Foundation. The AFI program revolves around an annual data report published in May and near the date of the ACSM Annual Meeting. The AFI data report measures the 50 most populous metropolitan areas in the United States and provides a score and ranking reflecting a composite of preventive health behaviors, levels of chronic disease conditions, health care access, and community resources and policies that support physical activity. Included in the report are benchmarks for each data indicator to highlight areas that need improvement.With the help of this report, municipalities, community groups, health organizations and individual citizens can assess factors contributing to their metro area’s level of fitness, health and quality of life. The report is also an evaluation tool for measuring progress at the community level. READ MORE .....
Published on Aug 6, 2014
The video provides an overview of the groundbreaking United States Report Card on Physical Activity for Children and Youth released earlier this year by the National Physical Activity Plan Alliance (NPAPA) and ACSM. Featuring ACSM members Dr. Peter Katzmarzyk, chair of the U.S. Report Card Research Advisory Committee and Dr. Russell Pate, chair of the NPAP Alliance, the video reveals six key outcomes from the study and key action steps needed to address current environmental deterrents when it comes to physical activity. The report card is the first in a historic series that will provide an unprecedented benchmark using a common methodology for this critical public health issue.
On June 2, 2011, First Lady Michelle Obama and USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack released the federal government’s new food icon, MyPlate, to serve as a reminder to help consumers make healthier food choices. MyPlate is a new generation icon with the intent to prompt consumers to think about building a healthy plate at meal times and to seek more information to help them do that by going to ChooseMyPlate.gov. The MyPlate icon emphasizes the fruit, vegetable, grains, protein foods, and dairy groups. Later in 2011, MiPlato was launched as the Spanish-language version of MyPlate. READ MORE……
LiveWell Colorado is a nonprofit organization committed to reducing obesity in Colorado by promoting healthy eating and active living. In addition to educating and inspiring people to make healthy choices, LiveWell Colorado focuses on policy, environmental and lifestyle changes that remove barriers and increase access to healthy behaviors. Working in partnership with obesity prevention initiatives across the state, LiveWell Colorado aims to provide every Coloradan with access to healthy foods and opportunities for physical activity in the places they live, work, learn and play.