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Pronated Grip (overhand grip)

A grip in which the hand grasps the bar with the palm down and the knuckles up.
(NSCA CPT, pg. 305)

2

Supinated Grip (underhand grip)

A grip in which the hand grasps the bar with the palm up and the knuckles down. (NSCA CPT, pg. 305)

3

Neutral Grip

A grip in which the palm faces in and the knuckles point out to the side, as in a handshake. (NSCA CPT, pg. 305)

4

Alternated Grip

A grip in which one hand is pronated and the other hand is supinated. (NSCA CPT, pg. 306)

5

Closed Grip

A grip in which the thumb is wrapped around the bar so that the bar is fully held in the palm of the hand. (NSCA CPT, pg. 306)

6

False Grip

A grip in which the thumb is not wrapped around the bar but instead is placed next to the index finger. (NSCA CPT, pg. 306)

7

Grip Width

The distance between the hands when placed on a bar. (NSCA CPT, pg. 306)

8

Supine

Lying down on the back, facing up. (NSCA CPT, pg. 306)

9

Five-point body contact position

Proper body positioning to maximize stability and spinal support in supine and seated exercises. (NSCA CPT, pg. 306)

10

Prone

Lying facedown. (NSCA CPT, pg. 307)

11

Sticking Point

The most difficult part of the exercise that typically occurs soon after the transition from the eccentric to the concentric phase. (NSCA CPT, pg. 307)

12

Repetition

The number of times a movement or an exercise is completed. (NSCA CPT, pg. 307)

13

Valsalva Maneuver

The act of breath-holding that contributes to maintaining intra-abdominal pressure; the client tries to exhale against a “closed throat.” (NSCA CPT, pg. 307

14

Structural Exercises

An exercise that loads the trunk (vertebral column) and places stress on the lower back. (NSCA CPT, pg. 307)

15

Forced Repetitions

Repetitions that are successfully completed with assistance from a spotter. (NSCA CPT, pg. 308)

16

Liftoff

The movement of the bar from the supports of a bench or rack to a position in which the client can begin the exercise. (NSCA CPT, pg. 310)

17

Set

A group of repetitions that are performed consecutively. (NSCA CPT, pg. 310)