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This valuable complement to ACSM's Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription elaborates on all major aspects of preventative rehabilitation and fitness programs and the major position stands of the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) and other scientific organizations. Providing readers with the information necessary to address the knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSA) set forth in the Eighth Edition of the ACSM's Guidelines, it's a recommended study and review tool for preparing for any ACSM certification exam. It is a comprehensive resource for those working in the fitness and clinical exercise fields, as well as those in academic training. The contributions of more than 80 experts are featured, showcasing their expertise in physiology, kinesiology, fitness, cardiology, pulmonary medicine, and epidemiology. Content comprises both theoretical and practical physiological concepts, with related examples of exercise testing, training and programming.
Table of Contents
|Scientific Foundations for Exercise Testing and Prescription|
|Physiologic Effects of Aging and Deconditioning|
|Lifestyle Factors Associated with Health and Disease|
|Factors Associated with Increased Risk of Coronary Heart Disease|
|General Overview of Preparticipation Health Screening and Risk Assessment|
|Physical Activity Status and Chronic Diseases|
|Physical Activity Assessment|
|Relationship of Nutrition to Chronic Diseases|
|Assessment of Dietary Intake|
|The Influence of Emotional Distress on Chronic Illness|
|Physical Fitness and Clinical and Diagnostic Assessments|
|Clinical Exercise Testing Related to Cardiovascular Disease|
|Assessment and Limitations Associated with Pulmonary Disease|
|Exercise Testing in Patients with Diabetes|
|Clinical Exercise Testing in Individuals with Disabilities Caused by Neuromuscular Disorders|
|Occupational and Functional Assessments|
|Diagnostic Procedures for Cardiovascular Disease|
|Dysrhythmias and Selected Conduction Defects|
|Myocardial Ischemia and Infarction|
|Exercise Prescription, Exercise Programming, and Adaptations to Exercise Training|
|Cardiopulmonary Adaptations to Exercise|
|Adaptations to Resistance Training|
|Principles of Cardiorespiratory Endurance Programming|
|Principles of Musculoskeletal Exercise Programming|
|Applied Exercise Programming|
|Exercise Testing and Training for Individuals with Chronic Disease|
|Pathophysiology and Clinical Features of Cardiovascular Diseases|
|Treatment of Cardiovascular Disease|
|Exercise Training in Patients with Cardiovascular Disease|
|Treatment and Rehabilitation of Pulmonary Diseases|
|Diabetes Mellitus and Exercise|
|Exercise in Patients with End-stage Renal Disease|
|Osteoporosis and Exercise|
|Arthritic Diseases and Conditions|
|Neuromuscular Diseases and Exercise|
|Human Behavioral Principles Applied to Physical Activity|
|Principles of Health Behavior Change|
|Channels for Delivering Behavioral Programs|
|Factors Associated with Regular Physical Activity Participation|
|Behavioral Strategies to Enhance Physical Activity Participation|
|Health Counseling Skills|
|Exercise Program Administration|
|Exercise Program Professionals and Related Staff|
|Health and Fitness Program Development and Operation|
|Clinical Exercise Program Development and Operations|
|Policies and Procedures for Program Safety and Compliance|
|Compendium of Physical Activities: An Update of Activity Codes and MET Intensities|
|American College of Sports Medicine Certifications|
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