9781609136055

ACSM's Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription

by Unknown
  • ISBN13:

    9781609136055

  • ISBN10:

    1609136055

  • Edition: 9th
  • Format: Spiral Bound
  • Copyright: 2/1/2013
  • Publisher: LWW

Note: Supplemental materials are not guaranteed with Rental or Used book purchases.

Purchase Benefits

  • Get Rewarded for Ordering Your Textbooks! Enroll Now
  • We Buy This Book Back!
    In-Store Credit: $20.16
    Check/Direct Deposit: $19.20

Supplemental Materials

What is included with this book?

  • The New copy of this book will include any supplemental materials advertised. Please check the title of the book to determine if it should include any access cards, study guides, lab manuals, CDs, etc.
  • The Used, Rental and eBook copies of this book are not guaranteed to include any supplemental materials. Typically, only the book itself is included. This is true even if the title states it includes any access cards, study guides, lab manuals, CDs, etc.

Summary

This text has long been considered the Gold Standard in sports medicine, exercise science, and health and fitness. It enables you to test and evaluate individuals to prescribe effective exercise programs tailored to their particular needs and based on the latest evidence. Highlights include: · A new chapter on behavior strategies to help keep clients motivated and committed to lifelong exercise · Expanded coverage of special populations · As always, the latest guidelines and recommendations from ACSM and other professional organizations

Table of Contents

SECTION I: HEALTH APPRAISAL AND RISK ASSESSMENT  1 Benefits and Risks Associated with Physical Activity  2 Preparticipation Health Screening  SECTION II: EXERCISE TESTING 3 Preexercise Evaluation  4 Health-Related Physical Fitness Testing and Interpretation  5 Clinical Exercise Testing  6 Interpretation of Clinical Exercise Test Results  SECTION III: EXERCISE PRESCRIPTION 7 General Principles of Exercise Prescription  8 Exercise Prescription for Healthy Populations With Special Considerations and Environmental Considerations   9 Exercise Prescription For Patients With Cardiovascular and Cerebrovascular Disease  10 Exercise Prescription for Populations With Other Chronic Diseases and Health Conditions  11 Behavioral Theories and Strategies for Promoting Exercise  SECTION IV: APPENDICES Appendix A Common Medications  Appendix B Medical Emergency Management  Appendix C Electrocardiogram Interpretation  Appendix D American College of Sports Medicine Certifications  Appendix E Contributing Authors to the Previous Two Editions  

Rewards Program

Write a Review