ISSA Case Study Essay examples

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CASE STUDY: CHAD EVERMORE
AGE: 55
GENDER: Male
RESTING HEART RATE: 80 bpm
HEIGHT: 6’2”
WEIGHT: 180 lbs
BODY FAT PERCENTAGE: 20%
Chad is an avid golfer. He wishes to improve his golf game and is very motivated to get started on a training program. Chad has exercised regularly for the past 8 years and is in good physical health. Most of his exercise has been aerobic in nature with only a small amount of resistance training. 1. Using the information above, calculate the client's BMI
23.16
2. Calculate the client's BMR.
1865.04
3. Calculate the client's target heart rate at 60% and 80% using the Karvonen formula.
THR @ 60% = 131
THR @ 80% = 148
4. Discuss fitness tests or methods of evaluation that should be used to assess
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Fish Oil - Particularly for the benefits the Omega 3 will have on his vision health, intestinal

systems and lubrication of joints.
Post-Workout Recovery - To speed healing while his body is adjusting to the new demands being placed on it. Perhaps as a casein protein if his schedule has him working out later in the evening so that it can also double to prevent catabolism overnight.

CASE STUDY: CHRIS DOUBLE
AGE: 14
GENDER: Male
RESTING HEART RATE: 70 bpm
HEIGHT: 5’10”
WEIGHT: 120 lbs
BODY FAT PERCENTAGE: 11%
Chris is a high school student and is eager to gain some muscle mass. He eats a diet that consists primarily or processed foods (fast food, cafeteria, etc.) Chris is anxious to get stronger so that he can go out for the wrestling team.
1. Using the information above, calculate the client's BMI
17.25
2. Calculate the client's BMR.
1308
3. Calculate the client's target heart rate at 60% and 80% using the Karvonen formula.
THR @ 60% = 151.6
THR @ 80% = 178.8
4. Discuss fitness tests or methods of evaluation that should be used to assess the client, providing rationale for your recommendations. Be sure to address the specific conditions presented by your client.
It will be important to consider that his body is still going through puberty when designing a program for him. This offers a great opportunity to encourage him though, as this is when he can set up what the status quo will be for his adult life

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