Exercise Testing and Prescription: A Health-Related Approach / Edition 4

Exercise Testing and Prescription: A Health-Related Approach / Edition 4

by David C. Nieman
     
 

ISBN-10: 0767404742

ISBN-13: 9780767404747

Pub. Date: 06/28/1998

Publisher: Mayfield Publishing Company

This comprehensive 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

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This comprehensive 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:
9780767404747
Publisher:
Mayfield Publishing Company
Publication date:
06/28/1998
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
708

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
Index

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