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9780736057325

Advanced Fitness Assessment And Exercise Prescription

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    9780736057325

  • ISBN10:

    0736057323

  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2006-07-15
  • Publisher: Human Kinetics

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Summary

Aims to provide exercise scientists with the knowledge and skills needed to assess the physical fitness status of apparently healthy individuals. This text uses a multi-disciplinary approach that synthesises concepts, principles and theories based on research in exercise physiology, kinesiology, measurement, psychology and nutrition.

Table of Contents

Preface ix
Acknowledgments xiii
Physical Activity, Health, and Chronic Disease
1(14)
Physical Activity, Health, and Disease: An Overview
1(5)
Cardiovascular Disease
6(1)
Hypertension
7(2)
Hypercholesterolemia and Dyslipidemia
9(1)
Cigarette Smoking
10(1)
Diabetes Mellitus
10(1)
Obesity and Overweight
11(1)
Metabolic Syndrome
11(1)
Musculoskeletal Diseases and Disorders
12(1)
Review Material
13(2)
Preliminary Health Screening and Risk Classification
15(20)
Preliminary Health Evaluation
15(8)
Testing Procedures for Blood Pressure, Heart Rate, and Electrocardiogram
23(9)
Sources for Equipment
32(1)
Review Material
33(2)
Principles of Assessment, Prescription, and Exercise Program Adherence
35(20)
Physical Fitness Testing
36(7)
Basic Principles for Exercise Program Design
43(3)
Exercise Program Adherence
46(2)
Certification and Licensure
48(4)
Review Material
52(3)
Assessing Cardiorespiratory Fitness
55(38)
Definition of Terms
55(1)
Graded Exercise Testing: Guidelines and Procedures
56(5)
Maximal Exercise Test Protocols
61(13)
Submaximal Exercise Test Protocols
74(7)
Field Tests for Assessing Aerobic Fitness
81(3)
Exercise Testing for Children and Older Adults
84(4)
Sources for Equipment
88(1)
Review Material
89(4)
Designing Cardiorespiratory Exercise Programs
93(24)
The Exercise Prescription
93(11)
Aerobic Training Methods and Modes
104(3)
Personalized Exercise Programs
107(8)
Review Material
115(2)
Assessing Muscular Fitness
117(24)
Definition of Terms
117(1)
Strength and Muscular Endurance Assessment
118(11)
Sources of Measurement Error in Muscular Fitness Testing
129(2)
Additional Considerations for Muscular Fitness Testing
131(2)
Muscular Fitness Testing of Older Adults
133(4)
Muscular Fitness Testing of Children
137(1)
Sources for Equipment
137(2)
Review Material
139(2)
Designing Resistance Training Programs
141(30)
Types of Resistance Training
141(8)
Developing Resistance Training Programs
149(9)
Common Questions About Resistance Training
158(4)
Effects of Resistance Training Programs
162(4)
Muscular Soreness
166(2)
Review Material
168(3)
Assessing Body Composition
171(42)
Classification and Uses of Body Composition Measures
171(1)
Body Composition Models
172(1)
Reference Methods for Assessing Body Composition
173(11)
Field Methods for Assessing Body Composition
184(22)
Sources for Equipment
206(4)
Review Material
210(3)
Designing Weight Management and Body Composition Programs
213(32)
Obesity, Overweight, and Underweight: Definitions and Trends
213(3)
Obesity: Types and Causes
216(3)
Weight Management Principles and Practices
219(2)
Well-Balanced Nutrition
221(4)
Designing Weight-Management Programs: Preliminary Steps
225(6)
Designing Weight-Loss Programs
231(9)
Designing Weight-Gain Programs
240(1)
Designing Programs to Improve Body Composition
240(2)
Review Material
242(3)
Assessing Flexibility
245(20)
Basics of Flexibility
245(2)
Assessment of Flexibility
247(12)
Flexibility Testing of Older Adults
259(3)
Sources for Equipment
262(1)
Review Material
262(3)
Designing Programs for Flexibility and Low Back Care
265(12)
Training Principles
265(1)
Stretching Methods
266(3)
Designing Flexibility Programs: Exercise Prescription
269(3)
Designing Low Back Care Exercise Programs
272(3)
Review Material
275(2)
Appendix A Health and Fitness Appraisal
277(30)
Physical Activity Readiness Questionnaire (PAR-Q)
278(2)
Medical History Questionnaire
280(2)
Checklist for Signs and Symptoms of Disease
282(2)
Physical Activity Readiness Medical Examination (PARmed-X)
284(4)
Lifestyle Evaluation
288(4)
Informed Consent
292(2)
Sample ECG Tracings
294(9)
Analysis of Sample Case Study in Chapter 5
303(3)
Web Sites for Selected Professional Organizations and Institutes
306(1)
Appendix B Cardiorespiratory Assessments
307(8)
Summary of Graded Exercise Test and Cardiorespiratory Field Test Protocols
308(2)
Rockport Fitness Charts
310(2)
Step Test Protocols
312(3)
Appendix C Muscular Fitness Exercises and Norms
315(14)
Average Strength, Endurance, and Power Values for Isokinetic (Omni-Tron) Tests
316(2)
Isometric Exercises
318(4)
Dynamic Resistance Training Exercises
322(7)
Appendix D Body Composition Assessments
329(10)
Prediction Equations for Residual Volume
330(1)
Standardized Sites for Skinfold Measurements
331(5)
Skinfold Sites for Jackson's Generalized Skinfold Equations
336(1)
Standardized Sites for Circumference Measurements
337(1)
Standardized Sites for Bony Breadth Measurements
338(1)
Appendix E Energy Intake and Expenditure
339(18)
Food Record and RDA Profile
340(2)
Sample Computerized Analysis of Food Intake
342(5)
Physical Activity Log
347(1)
Gross Energy Expenditure for Conditioning Exercises, Sports, and Recreational Activities
348(5)
Healthy Eating Pyramids
353(4)
Appendix F Flexibility and Low Back Care Exercises
357(20)
Selected Flexibility Exercises
358(9)
Exercise Do's and Don'ts
367(5)
Exercises for Low Back Care
372(5)
List of Abbreviations 377(2)
Glossary 379(12)
References 391(26)
Index 417(8)
About the Author 425

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