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ACSM's Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription - American College of Sports Medicine

ACSM's Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription

Paperback Published: 18th February 2017
ISBN: 9781496339072
Number Of Pages: 480

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ACSM’s Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription is the flagship title from the American College of Sports Medicine, the prestigious organization that sets the standards for the exercise profession. This critical handbook delivers scientifically based standards on exercise testing and prescription to the certification candidate, the professional, and the student. This manual gives succinct summaries of recommended procedures for exercise testing and exercise prescription in healthy and diseased patients

The tenth edition reflects some crucial and exciting changes, making the content necessary for effective study and practice. New pre-exercise health screening recommendations are critical to helping more of the population begin a safe, healthy physical activity program without consulting a physician. New and expanded information on the risks of sedentary behavior, clinical exercise testing and interpretation, high intensity interval training, musculoskeletal injury risk, fitness testing protocols and norms, and an expansion of the principles of health behavior change are included. Additionally, significant reorganization of content will help you reach the information you need quickly.

This manual is an essential resource for all exercise professionals, as well as other health professionals who may council patients on exercise including physicians, nurses, physician’s assistants, physical and occupational therapists, dieticians, and health care administrators.

Features:

  • New pre-exercise health screening recommendations are critical to helping more of the population begin a safe, healthy physical activity program without consulting a physician.
  • Significant reorganization of content will help you reach the content you need quickly.
  • New and expanded information on the risks of sedentary behavior, clinical exercise testing and interpretation, high intensity interval training, musculoskeletal injury risk, fitness testing protocols and norms, and an expansion of the principles of health behavior change are included.

Perfect for anyone in the health and fitness industry

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If you are a Personal Trainer or Exercise Physiologist or any profession prescribing exercise, this book is essentially the bible. All information is evidence based and it give plenty of insight with how to deal with people from healthy populations to those with chronic illness. Must have!

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ISBN: 9781496339072
ISBN-10: 149633907X
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 480
Published: 18th February 2017
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 20.32 x 12.7  x 1.27
Weight (kg): 0.56
Edition Number: 10
Edition Type: Revised

Earn 113 Qantas Points
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