How do you write an exercise prescription?

An exercise prescription generally includes the following specific recommendations:

  1. Type of exercise or activity (eg, walking, swimming, cycling)
  2. Specific workloads (eg, watts, walking speed)
  3. Duration and frequency of the activity or exercise session.

What are the four components of exercise prescription?

Exercise prescription includes the type, intensity, duration, frequency and progression of physical activity.

What are 5 cardiovascular endurance exercises?

Which are the most common cardiovascular exercises?

  • Brisk walking.
  • Running.
  • Jogging or jogging in place.
  • Burpees.
  • Bear crawls.
  • Swimming.
  • Water aerobics.
  • Cycling/bicycling.

What are the three stages of an exercise prescription?

The rates of progression for new exercisers are generally broken into three separate 6-week phases: (1) initial conditioning, (2) fitness improvement and (3) fitness maintenance. A good exercise prescription is adaptable and flexible and can be modified often and easily while still moving you towards your goals.

Which of the following should be included in an exercise prescription for older individuals?

An exercise prescription should include the following components: Frequency, Intensity, Type, Time, and Progression (FITT-PRO) of exercise. Table 313–15,18,19 provides recommendations for prescribing aerobic, resistance, and flexibility training for older adults.

Can a personal trainer provide an exercise prescription?

Personal Trainers Are Not Allowed To: Provide independent exercise prescription for high risk clients. Run diagnostic tests or procedures. Provide sports coaching.

What is the value of 1 met?

One metabolic equivalent (MET) is defined as the amount of oxygen consumed while sitting at rest and is equal to 3.5 ml O2 per kg body weight x min.

What is the FITT principle ACSM?

The FITT-VP principle includes the following: Frequency (how often is exercise done each week), Intensity (how hard is the exercise), Time (how long is the exercise duration), Type (what is the mode of exercise), Volume (what is the total amount of exercise), and Progression (how is the program advanced).

What are the 6 phases of exercise?

What is The OPT™ Model?

  • Phase 1: Stabilization Endurance.
  • Phase 2: Strength Endurance.
  • Phase 3: Muscular Development/Hypertrophy.
  • Phase 4: Maximal Strength.
  • Phase 5: Power.