About the book:
The Trainer’s Log Book is an essential tool that should be in the kit bag of every trainer. Developed by YouTooCanRun and endorsed by Dr Aashish Contractor, it captures the essence of best recommended international practices in term of exercise science.
Designed to meet the needs for documenting training progress of the trainee for a full year, it encompasses the entire gamut of monitoring the progress to good health.
The Trainers Log Book contains:
- Informed Consent – This is to ensure that the client understands the risks and benefits involved in testing and training and will help to safeguard the trainer from liabilities.
- Initial Screening – The purpose of the Initial screening and the Consent is to ensure that the risk profile of the client is assessed. The outcome of the Initial screening is to ensure that the client is not subject to medical risk while initiating training under the trainer.
- Fitness Assessment – This section serves to evaluate the trainee and assess his initial status across various parameters. The purpose is to evaluate the training needs of the trainee and also to act as an ongoing encouragement and feedback to the trainee.
- Food Log – The food log recognises that nutrition is a vital aspect of training and that a regulated meal plan will go a long way in restoring health and fitness to the trainee.
About the Author:
P. Venkatraman, a seasoned, veteran runner who has run more than 80 Half Marathons so far and hailed as an inspirational and renowned icon in the field of running is the author of this book.
The book is approved by Dr. Aashish Contractor, who currently heads the Sports Medicine Unit at the Sir HN Reliance Foundation Hospital in Mumbai. He is certified as ACSM Clinical Exercise Specialist. He has been the past Medical Director of Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon since its inception.