ACSM's Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription / Edition 9

ACSM's Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription / Edition 9

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by American College of Sports Medicine
     
 


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-basedSee more details below

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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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781609139551
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
02/01/2013
Pages:
480
Sales rank:
673
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents


SECTION I: HEALTH APPRAISAL AND RISK ASSESSMENT 
1 Benefits and Risks Associated with Physical Activity 
2 Preparticipation Health Screening 
SECTION II: EXERCISE TESTING
3 Preexercise Evaluation 
4 Health-Related Physical Fitness Testing and Interpretation 
5 Clinical Exercise Testing 
6 Interpretation of Clinical Exercise Test Results 
SECTION III: EXERCISE PRESCRIPTION
7 General Principles of Exercise Prescription 
8 Exercise Prescription for Healthy Populations With Special Considerations and Environmental Considerations  
9 Exercise Prescription For Patients With Cardiovascular and Cerebrovascular Disease 
10 Exercise Prescription for Populations With Other Chronic Diseases and Health Conditions 
11 Behavioral Theories and Strategies for Promoting Exercise 
SECTION IV: APPENDICES
Appendix A Common Medications 
Appendix B Medical Emergency Management 
Appendix C Electrocardiogram Interpretation 
Appendix D American College of Sports Medicine Certifications 
Appendix E Contributing Authors to the Previous Two Editions  

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