publication . Article . 2016

CrossFit® Instructor Demographics and Practice Trends

Gregory R. Waryasz; Vladimir Suric; Alan H. Daniels; Joseph A. Gil; Craig P. Eberson;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Nov 2016 Journal: Orthopedic Reviews, volume 8, issue 4 (issn: 2035-8237, eissn: 2035-8164, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: PAGEPress Publications, Pavia, Italy
Abstract
CrossFit® is an increasingly popular exercise modality that uses high intensity power training. The literature to date regarding CrossFit® has focused on its benefits to VO2 Max, body composition and the motivational variables of participants of CrossFit®. A computerized survey was distributed to CrossFit® instructors using Survey Monkey® (Palo Alto, CA, USA). One hundred and ninety-three CrossFit® instructors responded to the survey. Of these 86.6% (155/179) reported being a certified CrossFit® instructor with 26.7% (48/180) having a bachelor’s degree in an exercise-related field. Instructors with a CrossFit® certification have less bachelor’s (P=0.04) or maste...
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free text keywords: High intensity power training, Kettlebells, Orthopedic surgery, RD701-811, Stretching, Olympic weightlifting, Article
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publication . Article . 2016

CrossFit® Instructor Demographics and Practice Trends

Gregory R. Waryasz; Vladimir Suric; Alan H. Daniels; Joseph A. Gil; Craig P. Eberson;