ACSM's Health-Related Physical Fitness Assessment Manual / Edition 2
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ACSM's Health-Related Physical Fitness Assessment Manual / Edition 2

by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
     
 

ISBN-10: 0781775493

ISBN-13: 9780781775496

Pub. Date: 03/01/2007

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

From the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), this text provides the reader with 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

Overview

From the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), this text provides the reader with 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. This edition has a new chapter on postural analysis and body alignment assessments, new photographs of key assessments and techniques, and updated references to ACSM's Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription, Seventh Edition.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780781775496
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
03/01/2007
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Introduction

Chapter 2: Pre-Activity Screening

Chapter 3: Resting and Exercise Blood Pressure and Heart Rate

Chapter 4: Body Composition

Chapter 5: Muscular Fitness: Muscular Strength, Muscular Endurance, and Flexibility

Chapter 6: Postural Analysis and Body Alignment Assessments

Chapter 7: Cardiorespiratory Fitness Management

Chapter 8: Laboratory Submaximal Exercise Testing

Chapter 9: Maximal Exercise Testing

Chapter 10: Interpretation of Assessment Results: Case Studies

Appendix A: Conversions

Appendix B: Risk Stratification Cases

Appendix C: Forms

Index

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