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ACSM's Resource Manual for Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription : 7th Edition - American College Sports Medicine

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

7th Edition

Paperback Published: 7th March 2013
ISBN: 9781609139568
Number Of Pages: 1

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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.

Highlights include:

  • An expanded behavior change section with the tools needed to motivate people to begin exercise and then adhere to a program
  • Content reflects the most recent research findings in the field as well as ACSM position stands
Features:
  • Written by the American College of Sports Medicine
  • Very up-to-date material by experts in the field
  • Chapter organization that matches the 9th edition of ACSM's Guidelines to help reinforce learning and retention of key concepts and content
  • Each chapter has Key terms that are bolded at first mention and defined in a Key Terms box at the beginning of the chapter.
  • In addition to References, each chapter has sections titled "Selected References for Further Reading" and "Internet Resources."
  • Companion website with a fully searchable online version of the text

Preliminary Section: Background Materials

Chapter 1 Functional anatomy

Chapter 2 Biomechanics

Chapter 3 Exercise Physiology

Chapter 4 Nutrition

Chapter 5 Lifespan effects of aging and deconditioning

Chapter 6 Pathophysiology and treatment of cardiovascular disease

Chapter 7 Pathophysiology and treatment of pulmonary disease

Chapter 8 Pathophysiology and treatment of metabolic disease

Chapter 9 Psychopathology

Chapter 10 Legal considerations for exercise programming


Section I: Health Appraisal, Risk Assessment, and Safety of Exercise

Chapter 11 General overview of preparticipation health screening and risk assessment

Chapter 12 Physical activity status and chronic diseases

Chapter 13 Assessment of physical activity

Chapter 14 Nutritional status and chronic diseases

Chapter 15 Assessment of nutritional status

Chapter 16 Psychosocial status and chronic disease

Chapter 17 Assessment of psychosocial status

Chapter 18 Body composition status and assessment

Chapter 19 Exercise program safety and emergency procedures


Section II: Exercise Testing

Chapter 20 Pre-exercise testing evaluation

Chapter 21 Cardiorespiratory and health-related physical fitness assessments

Chapter 22 Muscular fitness and assessment

Chapter 23 Clinical exercise testing procedures

Chapter 24 Diagnostic procedures for cardiovascular disease

Chapter 25 Diagnostic procedures in patients with pulmonary diseases

Chapter 26 Diagnostic procedures in patients with metabolic disease

Chapter 27 Occupational and functional assessments

Chapter 28 Exercise assessment in special populations

Chapter 29 Electrocardiography


Section III: Exercise Prescription for Healthy Populations

Chapter 30 Cardiorespiratory exercise prescription

Chapter 31 Musculoskeletal exercise prescription

Chapter 32 Adaptations to cardiorespiratory exercise training

Chapter 33 Adaptations to resistance training

Chapter 34 Group exercise programming

Chapter 35 Weight management

Chapter 36 Exercise prescription in special populations: women, pregnancy, children, and the elderly

Section IV: Exercise Prescription for Clinical Populations

Chapter 37 Exercise prescription and medical considerations

Chapter 38 Exercise prescription in patients with cardiovascular disease

Chapter 39 Exercise prescription in patients with pulmonary disease

Chapter 40 Exercise prescription in patients with diabetes

Chapter 41 Exercise prescription in patients with comorbidites and other chronic diseases

Chapter 42 Exercise prescription for people with osteoporosis

Chapter 43 Exercise prescription for people with arthritis


Section V: Behavior Change

Chapter 44 Theoretical Foundations of Physical Activity Behavior Change

Chapter 45 Principles of Behavior Change: Skill Building to Promote Physical Activity

Chapter 46 Counseling Physical Activity Behavior Change

Chapter 47 Delivering Physical Activity Programs

Chapter 48 Planning, Implementing, and Evaluating Physical Activity Programs

Appendix A    American College of Sports Medicine Certifications  
Appendix B    Editors for the Previous Two Editions
Appendix C    Contributors to the Previous Two Editions

ISBN: 9781609139568
ISBN-10: 1609139569
Series: ASCMS Resource Manual for Guidlies for Exercise Testing and Prescription
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 1
Published: 7th March 2013
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 27.69 x 21.08  x 3.3
Weight (kg): 2.09
Edition Number: 7