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Joint Structure and Function : A Comprehensive Analysis by Pamela K. Levangie (Editor), Cynthia C. Norkin (Editor)

Anatomy of Movement
by Blandine C. Germain
Excellent book for gaining understanding of muscles and their relationship to joints and skeletal structure. A great lesson in the mechanics of skeletal movement.

Human Anatomy for Artists: The Elements of Human Form by Eliot Goldfinger.
A fantastic book for artists, bodybuilders, and physicial therapists as well as personal trainers. Excellent representation of origins and insertions. 'Muscle under skin pictures' are compared very well to anatomical drawings. Very helpful if you are trying to develop a particular muscle to sculpt the body.

The Anatomy Coloring Book Second Edition by Wynn Kapit, Lawrence M. Elson (Contributor). Learn while you use coloring pencils to color-code illustrations. Good, concise line art drawings help you understand anatomy in concise and well-organized plates.

The Physiology Coloring Book is also a great addition to your library. Describes motor units, respiratory volumes, cell transport, oxidative phosphorylation, anaerobic glycolysis, and much more.

Muscles : Testing and Function by Florence Peterson Kendall, Elizabeth Kendall McCreary

Excellent book on muscle origins and insertions, posture, muscle imbalances and manual testing of muscle strength.

Textbook of Work Physiology: Physiological Bases of Exercise by Per-Olof Astrand, Kaare, Md. Rodahl, Hans A., Md. Dahl, Sigmund B., Ph.D. Stromme, Per-Olof, Md. Astrand

ACSM's Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescriptions

ACSM's Guidelines is an excellent guide to help you know the industry standards on exercise testing and exercise prescription.

Exercise and Sport Science

by William E. Garrett (Editor), Don T. Kirkendall (Editor), Marsha Dohrmann

A heavy weight book with a lot of in-depth material on physiology and science in sports, fitness and athletics. For the trainer that needs a comprehensive reference on-hand.

Modern Nutrition in Health and Disease

by Maurice E. Shils (Editor), James A. Olson (Editor), Moshe Shike (Editor)

A heavy weight book with a lot of in-depth material on nutrition in health and disease. For the trainer that needs a comprehensive reference on-hand.

Sports Nutrition Guidebook -- an excellent resource for athletes. Nancy Clark is a well-respected expert in nutrition for athletes.

NASM Essentials of Personal Fitness Training
NASM Essentials of Personal Fitness Training
Developed by the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) and designed to help people prepare for the NASM Certified Personal Trainer (CPT) Certification exam.

NSCA's Essentials of Personal Training
by Roger W. Earle, Thomas R. Baechle, National Strength & Conditioning Association

Essentials of Strength Training and Conditioning
by Thomas R. Baechle

Mark Bostrom, Personal Trainer
126 East Wing Street #220
Arlington Heights, IL 60004

Telephone: 847-253-2856

Advanced degree with Master of Science in Exercise Physiology and certification from the National Academy of Sports Medicine.

Northwest Suburban Chicago. Call or e-mail for appointments and availability.

Advanced Degree
20 years experience
Medical background (former paramedic)
Computer records and data gathering

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