ACSM s Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription

ACSM s Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription Author American College of Sports Medicine
ISBN-10 9781469826660
Year 2013-03-04
Pages 480
Language en
Publisher Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
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The flagship title of the certification suite from the American College of Sports Medicine, ACSM’s Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription is 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.

ACSM s Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription

ACSM s Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription Author ACSM
ISBN-10 9781609136055
Year 2013-02-01
Pages 480
Language en
Publisher Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
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The flagship title of the certification suite from the American College of Sports Medicine, ACSM's Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription is 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 give succinct summaries of recommended procedures for exercise testing and exercise prescription in healthy and diseased patients.

ACSM s Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription

ACSM s Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription Author American College of Sports Medicine
ISBN-10 1609139550
Year 2013
Pages 456
Language en
Publisher Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
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The flagship title of the certification suite from the American College of Sports Medicine, ACSM's Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription is 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.

ACSM s Resource Manual for Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription

ACSM s Resource Manual for Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription Author David P. Swain
ISBN-10 9781609139568
Year 2012-12-26
Pages 896
Language en
Publisher Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
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ACSM's Resource Manual for Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription was created as a complement to ACSM's Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription and elaborates on all major aspects of preventative rehabilitation and fitness programs and the major position stands of the ACSM. The 7th edition provides information necessary to address the knowledge, skills, and abilities set forth in the new edition of Guidelines, and explains the science behind the exercise testing and prescription. ACSM's Resource Manual is a comprehensive resource for those working in the fitness and clinical exercise fields, as well as those in academic training.

ACSM s Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription

ACSM s Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription Author American College of Sports Medicine
ISBN-10 CHI:089093064
Year 2010
Pages 380
Language en
Publisher
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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.

ACSM s Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription

ACSM s Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription Author American College of Sports Medicine
ISBN-10 0781727359
Year 2000
Pages 368
Language en
Publisher Williams & Wilkins
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Recommended title for 2005 ACSM Certification Examinations! ACSM's Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription began as a concise summary of recommendations for exercise testing and prescription primarily for cardiac patients; it has now become one of the single most internationally read and referenced texts of its kind. This reference is a virtual pharmacopoeia of exercise guidelines in a broad spectrum of patients. In this new edition there is heightened emphasis on preventing illness in apparently healthy persons and those "at risk", as well as treating patients with chronic disease. There are also two new chapters on methods for changing exercise behavior and legal issues.

ACSM s Health Related Physical Fitness Assessment Manual

ACSM s Health Related Physical Fitness Assessment Manual Author American College of Sports Medicine
ISBN-10 9781451115680
Year 2013-01-21
Pages 192
Language en
Publisher Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
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From the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), this text provides the information necessary to develop skills for assessing an individual's health-related physical fitness. It provides a practical "how-to-do-it" approach for performing assessment skills effectively, and an understanding of the theory behind and the importance of each skill or assessment. The Fourth Edition includes updated references to ACSM's Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription, Ninth Edition, more diagrams and pictures highlighting assessment techniques, and new material on physical activity assessments, considerations for medication usage, and common measurement errors. A companion Website includes an Image Collection, a Test Generator, and PowerPoint Slides.

ACSM s Certification Review

ACSM s Certification Review Author ACSM
ISBN-10 9781609139544
Year 2013-02-01
Pages 320
Language en
Publisher Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
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ACSM’s Certification Review is the ultimate resource to help you pass the exam to become a Certified Personal Trainer (CPT), Certified Health Fitness Specialist (HFS), or Certified Clinical Exercise Specialist (CES). Highlights include: · Case studies that reinforce concepts, organized by KSA domains · Practice Exams that contain questions for each certification level · Job Task Analysis tables that provide breakdowns of all the KSAs by certification level and domain

ACSM s Resources for the Personal Trainer

ACSM s Resources for the Personal Trainer Author American College of Sports Medicine
ISBN-10 9781469826578
Year 2013-03-22
Pages 592
Language en
Publisher Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
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ACSM’s Resources for the Personal Trainer provides a broad introduction to the field of personal training, covering both basic science topics and practical application. It was originally designed to help people prepare for the ACSM Personal Training Certification Exam. It continues to serve that function, but the market for it has expanded to practitioners in the field looking for an additional resource, as well as in an academic setting where the book is a core text for personal training programs.

Exercise Testing and Prescription Lab Manual

Exercise Testing and Prescription Lab Manual Author Edmund O. Acevedo
ISBN-10 9780736087285
Year 2011-01
Pages 153
Language en
Publisher Human Kinetics
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With a focus on foundational information, the "Exercise Testing and Prescription Lab Manual, Second Edition," offers practical application of knowledge and skills associated with standardized health- and fitness-related tests. Progressing through 14 easy-to-follow experiential-based learning labs, readers will gain the skills and techniques required for successful completion of the ACSM Certified Health Fitness Specialist certification (CHFS). The improved second edition includes the latest updates consistent with the recent modifications published within the "ACSM's Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription, Eighth Edition." In this new edition, readers will also find the following features: -In-depth content regarding functional parameters related to exercise, especially in regard to heart rate and blood pressure -Additional information on body composition testing focusing on improved knowledge and skills related to assessment of skinfolds and circumferences -New emphasis on the importance of assessment and how assessment relates to overall program development -An updated format that flows progressively through testing and prescription -Enhanced discussion questions within each lab, which incorporate more in-depth analysis of the information being covered Though most closely matched with ACSM CHFS certification guidelines, "Exercise Testing and Prescription Lab Manual," "Second" "Edition," is also useful for individuals preparing for certification within other training organizations or as a resource for the ACSM Certified Personal Trainer certification. The progression of labs through the testing and prescription process, easy-to-follow instructions, and forms and worksheets also make this lab manual an excellent experiential component for a course in exercise testing and prescription. "Exercise Testing and Prescription Lab Manual, Second Edition," is organized into three sections covering pretest responsibilities, exercise testing techniques, and exercise prescription. Readers will learn safety procedures and requirements for exercise testing equipment, follow step-by-step instructions for calibration of laboratory instruments, and learn guidelines for medical history evaluation, risk factor evaluation and stratification, and informed consent. Next, the application of techniques used in assessing the components of health-related fitness is presented. Within the exercise prescription section, readers learn about the calculation of metabolic work, the three phases of exercise prescription, assessment of participants' goals, and gaining participants' commitment to the exercise prescription. A final comprehensive lab challenges readers to apply techniques and principles in developing various case studies. Each lab features the same easy-to-follow format outlining the purpose of the lab, materials required, background information, procedures, discussion questions, and references. Detailed appendixes contain a summary of the effects of common pharmacological agents on cardiorespiratory responses at rest, common metric conversions used in exercise testing and prescription calculations, a list of metabolic and anthropometric formulas, and answers to lab questions. The appendixes also contain all forms and worksheets required for collecting data and completing the lab assignments. The second edition of the "Exercise Testing and Prescription Lab Manual" provides focused, step-by-step preparation for those studying for the ACSM CHFS certification. With its reorganized format, up-to-date information, and forms and worksheets, this text is also a valuable best-practices reference for health and fitness specialists certified by the ACSM and other organizations.

Exercise Prescription

Exercise Prescription Author David P. Swain
ISBN-10 0736066802
Year 2007
Pages 199
Language en
Publisher Human Kinetics
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A case study approach to exercise prescription, presenting the information needed to prepare for certification by the ACSM. Topics covered include: the adoption of VO2 reserve as the basis for writing exercise prescriptions; and prescribing exercise to special cases such as pregnant women.

Clinical Exercise Physiology

Clinical Exercise Physiology Author Jonathan K. Ehrman
ISBN-10 9781450412803
Year 2013
Pages 757
Language en
Publisher Human Kinetics
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"Clinical Exercise Physiology, Third Edition," provides a comprehensive look at the clinical aspects of exercise physiology by thoroughly examining the relationship between exercise and chronic disease and addressing diseases and populations that clinical exercise physiologists encounter in their work.