ACSM's Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription

ACSM's Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription

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The single most internationally read and referenced text in sports medicine, exercise science, and health and fitness, this manual succinctly summarizes recommended procedures for exercise testing and exercise prescription in healthy and diseased individuals. This gold-standard text is a convenient, one-stop resource for the knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) that must be mastered by candidates for all ACSM certifications. Written by international experts in numerous fields, the Eighth Edition is fully compatible with newly released physical activity guidelines from the United States Department of Health and Human Services and state-of-the-art, research-based recommendations. A companion Website for instructors will offer a test generator, an image bank, PowerPoint slides, and a WebCT/BlackBoard-ready course cartridge. A student Website will offer the fully searchable text.
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  • Paperback | 400 pages
  • 132.08 x 210.82 x 17.78mm | 430.91g
  • Philadelphia, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 8th Revised edition
  • 0781769027
  • 9780781769020
  • 57,139

Table of contents

Preface Nota Bene Contributors Abbreviations Chapter 1 Benefits and Risks Associated with Physical Activity Chapter 2 Preparticipation Health Screening and Risk Stratification Chapter 3 Pre-Exercise Evaluations Chapter 4 Health-Related Physical Fitness Testing and Interpretation Chapter 5 Clinical Exercise Testing Chapter 6 Interpretation of Clinical Exercise Test Data Chapter 7 General Principles of Exercise Prescription Chapter 8 Exercise Prescription for Healthy Populations and Special Considerations Chapter 9 Exercise Prescription for Patients with Cardiac Disease Chapter 10 Exercise Prescription for Other Clinical Populations Appendices
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