(0) items

ACSM's Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription

by Unknown


Pub. Date:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
List Price: $46.92

Rent Textbook



Only one copy
in stock at this price.

Buy Used Textbook

In Stock Usually Ships in 24 Hours.

Buy New Textbook

In Stock Usually Ships in 24 Hours.


More New and Used
from Private Sellers
Starting at $32.37

Questions About This Book?

Why should I rent this book?
Renting is easy, fast, and cheap! Renting from can save you hundreds of dollars compared to the cost of new or used books each semester. At the end of the semester, simply ship the book back to us with a free UPS shipping label! No need to worry about selling it back.
How do rental returns work?
Returning books is as easy as possible. As your rental due date approaches, we will email you several courtesy reminders. When you are ready to return, you can print a free UPS shipping label from our website at any time. Then, just return the book to your UPS driver or any staffed UPS location. You can even use the same box we shipped it in!
What version or edition is this?
This is the 9th edition with a publication date of 2/1/2013.
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 CDs, lab manuals, study guides, etc.
  • The Used copy of this book is not guaranteed to inclue any supplemental materials. Typically, only the book itself is included.
  • The Rental copy of this book is not guaranteed to include any supplemental materials. You may receive a brand new copy, but typically, only the book itself.


The flagship title of the certification suite from the American College of Sports Medicine, ACSM's Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescriptionis a handbook that delivers scientifically based standards on exercise testing and prescription to the certification candidate, the professional, and the student. The 9th edition focuses on evidence-based recommendations that reflect the latest research and clinical information. This manual is an essential resource for any health/fitness and clinical exercise professional, physician, nurse, physician assistant, physical and occupational therapist, dietician, and health care administrator. This manual gives succinct summaries of recommended procedures for exercise testing and exercise prescription in healthy and diseased patients.

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  

Please wait while the item is added to your cart...