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Acsm's Guidelines For Exercise Testing And Prescription,9780781745901

Acsm's Guidelines For Exercise Testing And Prescription

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Edition:
7th
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9780781745901

ISBN10:
078174590X
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Paperback
Pub. Date:
5/24/2005
Publisher(s):
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
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Summary

The single most internationally read and referenced text in sports medicine, exercise science, and health and fitness, this manual succinctly summarizes recommended procedures for exercise testing and exercise prescription in healthy and diseased individuals. The Seventh Edition contains the most current public health and clinical information and state-of-the-art, research-based recommendations. Coverage represents the fundamental knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) that must be mastered by candidates for all ACSM certifications. Written by international experts in numerous fields, the Seventh Edition covers additional topics including arthritis, osteoporosis, dyslipidemia, immunology, and metabolic syndrome.

Table of Contents

Preface vii
Nota Bene x
Contributors xi
Abbreviations xix
Section I Health Appraisal, Risk Assessment, and Safety of Exercise
1 Benefits and Risks Associated With Physical Activity
3(16)
Physical Activity and Fitness Terminology
3(2)
Public Health Perspective for Current Recommendations
5(2)
Divergent Physical Activity Recommendations
6(1)
Benefits of Regular Physical Activity and/or Exercise
7(3)
Dose-Response Relationship
7(3)
Risks Associated With Exercise
10(9)
Sudden Death Among Young Individuals
11(1)
Exercise Events in Those With Sickle Cell Trait
12(1)
Exercise-Related Cardiac Events in Adults
12(1)
Risks of Cardiac Events During Exercise Testing
12(1)
Risks of Cardiac Events During Cardiac Rehabilitation
13(1)
Prevention of Exercise-Related Cardiac Events
13(6)
2 Preparticipation Health Screening and Risk Stratification
19(20)
Preparticipation Screening Algorithm
19(11)
Risk Stratification and Medical Clearance
21(7)
Additional Preparticipation Assessments
28(1)
Exercise Testing and Testing Supervision Recommendations
29(1)
Risk Stratification for Cardiac Patients
30(9)
Section II Exercise Testing
3 Pre-Exercise Evaluations
39(16)
Medical History, Physical Examination, and Laboratory Tests
39(10)
Blood Pressure
43(2)
Lipids and Lipoproteins
45(1)
Blood Profile Analyses
46(1)
Pulmonary Function
47(2)
Contraindications to Exercise Testing
49(1)
Informed Consent
49(6)
Participant Instructions
51(4)
4 Health-Related Physical Fitness Testing and Interpretation
55(38)
Purposes of Health-Related Fitness Testing
55(1)
Basic Principles and Guidelines
56(1)
Pretest Instructions
56(1)
Test Order
56(1)
Test Environment
56(1)
Body Composition
57(9)
Anthropometric Methods
57(7)
Densitometry
64(1)
Other Techniques
65(1)
Body Composition Norms
66(1)
Cardiorespiratory Fitness
66(14)
The Concept of Maximal Oxygen Uptake
66(1)
Maximal versus Submaximal Exercise Testing
67(1)
Modes of Testing
68(8)
Cardiorespiratory Test Sequence and Measures
76(2)
Test Termination Criteria
78(1)
Interpretation of Results
79(1)
Muscular Strength and Muscular Endurance
80(5)
Muscular Strength
81(2)
Muscular Endurance
83(2)
Flexibility
85(4)
A Comprehensive Health Fitness Evaluation
89(4)
5 Clinical Exercise Testing
93(22)
Indications and Applications
93(3)
Diagnostic Exercise Testing
93(1)
Exercise Testing for Disease Severity and Prognosis
94(1)
Exercise Testing After Myocardial Infarction
94(1)
Functional Exercise Testing
95(1)
Exercise Test Modalities
96(3)
Exercise Protocols
99(3)
Upper Body Exercise Testing
102(1)
Testing for Return to Work
102(1)
Measurements During Exercise Testing
103(5)
Heart Rate and Blood Pressure
103(2)
Electrocardiographic Monitoring
105(1)
Subjective Ratings and Symptoms
106(1)
Gas Exchange and Ventilatory Responses
107(1)
Blood Gases
108(1)
Indications for Exercise Test Termination
108(1)
Postexercise Period
108(2)
Exercise Testing With Imaging Modalities
110(2)
Exercise Echocardiography
110(1)
Exercise Nuclear Imaging
110(1)
Pharmacologic Stress Testing
111(1)
Electron Beam Computed Tomography
111(1)
Supervision of Exercise Testing
112(3)
6 Interpretation of Clinical Exercise Test Data
115(18)
Exercise Testing As a Screening Tool for Coronary Artery Disease
115(1)
Interpretation of Responses to Graded Exercise Testing
116(8)
Heart Rate Response
116(3)
Blood Pressure Response
119(1)
Electrocardiographic Waveforms
119(4)
Limiting Signs and Symptoms
123(1)
Gas Exchange and Ventilatory Responses
123(1)
Diagnostic Value of Exercise Testing
124(9)
Sensitivity
124(1)
Specificity
125(1)
Predictive Value
125(1)
Comparison With Imaging Stress Tests
126(1)
Prognostic Applications of the Exercise Test
126(7)
Section III Exercise Prescription
7 General Principles of Exercise Prescription
133(41)
Principles of Training
134(1)
Overview of the Exercise Prescription
135(1)
The Art of Exercise Prescription
136(1)
Components of the Training Session
136(3)
Warm-up
137(1)
Stimulus or Conditioning Phase
138(1)
Recreational Activities
138(1)
Cool-Down
138(1)
Cardiorespiratory Exercise Prescription
139(9)
Mode of Exercise
139(2)
Exercise Intensity
141(5)
Exercise Duration
146(2)
Energy Expenditure Goals
148(1)
Rate of Progression
149(2)
Initial Conditioning Stage
150(1)
Improvement Stage
150(1)
Maintenance Stage
151(1)
Training Specificity
151(3)
Summary of Guidelines for Cardiovascular Stimulus Phase
153(1)
Resistance Exercise Prescription
154(4)
Flexibility Exercise Prescription
158(2)
Maintenance of the Training Effect
160(1)
Program Supervision
161(2)
Methods for Changing Exercise Behaviors
163(11)
Strategies for Increasing Exercise Adherence
165(1)
Encourage Lifestyle Physical Activity
165(9)
8 Exercise Prescription Modifications for Cardiac Patients
174(31)
Inpatient Rehabilitation Programs
174(3)
Outpatient Exercise Programs
177(7)
Exercise Intensity for the Cardiac Patient
178(3)
Modes of Exercise for Cardiac Patients
181(1)
Progression of Exercise for the Cardiac Patient
182(1)
Recommended Total Dose or Volume of Exercise for Cardiac Patients
183(1)
Exercise Prescription Without a Preliminary Exercise Test
184(2)
Types of Outpatient Programs
186(2)
Benefits of Endurance Training in Cardiac Patients
188(1)
Resistance Training for Cardiac Patients
189(2)
Eligibility and Exclusion Criteria for Resistance Training
189(1)
Time Course for Resistance Training
190(1)
Resistance Training Prescription for Cardiac Patients
190(1)
Exercise Training for Return to Work
191(1)
Special Cardiac Patient Populations
191(14)
Myocardial Ischemia
191(2)
Congestive Heart Failure
193(1)
Pacemakers and Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators
194(3)
Cardiac Transplant Recipient
197(2)
Cardiac Surgery and Percutaneous Transluminal Coronary Intervention
199(6)
9 Other Clinical Conditions Influencing Exercise Prescription
205(32)
Arthritis
205(2)
Exercise Testing
206(1)
Exercise Prescription
206(1)
Special Considerations
207(1)
Diabetes Mellitus
207(4)
Exercise Testing
208(1)
Exercise Prescription
208(2)
Special Considerations
210(1)
Dyslipidemia
211(2)
Exercise Testing
212(1)
Exercise Prescription
212(1)
Special Considerations
212(1)
Hypertension
213(3)
Exercise Testing
214(1)
Exercise Prescription
215(1)
Special Considerations
215(1)
Obesity
216(3)
Exercise Testing
217(1)
Exercise Prescription
217(1)
Special Considerations
218(1)
Recommended Weight Loss Programs
218(1)
Metabolic Syndrome
219(2)
Exercise Testing and Prescription
220(1)
Immunology
221(2)
Exercise and Upper Respiratory Tract Infections
221(1)
Immune Responses to Exercise
222(1)
Exercise Testing
222(1)
Exercise Prescription
223(1)
Special Considerations
223(1)
Osteoporosis
223(2)
Exercise Testing
224(1)
Exercise Prescription
224(1)
Special Considerations
225(1)
Peripheral Arterial Disease
225(2)
Exercise Testing
226(1)
Exercise Prescription
226(1)
Special Considerations
226(1)
Pulmonary Diseases
227(2)
Exercise Testing
227(1)
Exercise Prescription
228(1)
Special Considerations
229(1)
Pregnancy
229(8)
Exercise Testing
231(1)
Exercise Prescription
231(1)
Special Considerations
231(6)
10 Exercise Testing and Prescription for Children and Elderly People
237(18)
Children
237(9)
Clinical Laboratory Testing
237(3)
Fitness Testing
240(1)
Exercise Prescription
241(5)
Elderly People
246
Exercise Testing
246(1)
Exercise Prescription
247
Section IV Appendices
A Common Medications
255(12)
B Emergency Management
267(12)
C Electrocardiogram (ECG) Interpretation
279(7)
D Metabolic Calculations
286(14)
E Environmental Considerations
300(9)
F American College of Sports Medicine Certifications
309(42)
Index 351


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