ACSM's Metabolic Calculations Handbook / Edition 1

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Overview

This handbook provides a step-by-step approach to using metabolic equations, from basic math principles to applying the equations to an exercise plan. Chapters focus separately on each equation, provide an easy-to-follow process of solving, and demonstrate the varied uses of the equation in clinical as well as fitness settings.

Each chapter includes a set of problems that focus on real-world applications of the equation. Step-by-step problem solution explanations are provided at the end of each chapter. A comprehensive exam at the end of the book tests the reader's skill in using the equations.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780781742382
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
  • Publication date: 9/1/2006
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 128
  • Sales rank: 768,305
  • Product dimensions: 9.36 (w) x 11.14 (h) x 0.29 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction

Metabolic Primer

Mathematical Primer

Introduction to the ACSM Metabolic Calculations

Walking Equation

Running Equation

Leg Cycle Equation

Arm Cycle Equation

Stepping Equation

Other Modes of Cardiovascular Exercise

Metabolic Calculations: Application to Exercise Testing

ACSM Metabolic Calculations Problems

ACSM Metabolic Calculations: Multiple-Choice Test

Appendices

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