ACSM's Resource Manual for Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription

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  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2009-02-01
  • Publisher: LWW
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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
Functional Anatomy
Exercise Physiology
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
Body Composition
Muscular Fitness
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
Weight Management
Applied Exercise Programming
Medical Considerations
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
Immunological Conditions
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
Financial Considerations
Policies and Procedures for Program Safety and Compliance
Legal Considerations
Compendium of Physical Activities: An Update of Activity Codes and MET Intensities
American College of Sports Medicine Certifications
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