Exercise Testing and Prescription: A Health-Related Approach, with Powerweb Bind-in Passcard / Edition 5

Exercise Testing and Prescription: A Health-Related Approach, with Powerweb Bind-in Passcard / Edition 5

by David C. Nieman
     
 

ISBN-10: 0072552530

ISBN-13: 9780072552539

Pub. Date: 07/18/2002

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The

This comprehensive exercise testing and prescription text provides coverage of fitness assessment concepts, hands-on prescription applications, and a thorough preparation for ACSM certification exams. Exercise testing and prescription are presented within a health-related context that provides the latest research findings on exercise and nutrition, obesity, heart…  See more details below

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This comprehensive exercise testing and prescription text provides coverage of fitness assessment concepts, hands-on prescription applications, and a thorough preparation for ACSM certification exams. Exercise testing and prescription are presented within a health-related context that provides the latest research findings on exercise and nutrition, obesity, heart disease, diabetes, cancer, and aging.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780072552539
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
07/18/2002
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
720
Product dimensions:
8.72(w) x 11.32(h) x 1.37(d)

Table of Contents

Preface

PART I. TRENDS AND DEFINITIONS

1. Health and Fitness Trends

2. Physical Fitness Defined

PART II. SCREENING AND TESTING

3. Testing Concepts

4. Cardiorespiratory Fitness

5. Body Composition

6. Musculoskeletal Fitness

PART III. CONDITIONING FOR PHYSICAL FITNESS

7. The Acute and Chronic Effects of Exercise

8. Exercise Prescription

9. Nutrition and Performance

PART IV. PHYSICAL ACTIVITY AND DISEASE

10. Heart Disease

11. Cancer

12. Diabetes

13. Obesity

14. Psychological Health

15. Aging, Osteoporosis, and Arthritis

16. Exercise Risks

Appendix A Physical Fitness Test Norms

Appendix B Calisthenics for Development of Flexibility and Muscular Strength and Endurance

Appendix C Major Bones, Muscles, and Arteries of the Human Body

Appendix D Compendium of Physical Activities

Glossary of Terms

Index

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