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American College of Sports Medicine
ACSM's Resource Manual for Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription / Edition 2

ACSM's Resource Manual for Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription / Edition 2

by American College of Sports Medicine, Jeffrey L. Roitman


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ISBN-13: 9780812115895
Publisher: American College of Sports Medicine
Publication date: 05/28/1993
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 596
Product dimensions: 7.31(w) x 10.21(h) x 1.37(d)

Table of Contents

Section 1Lifestyle and Health
Chapter 1Conceptual Basis for Coronary Artery Disease Risk Factor Assessment in Clinical Practice3
Chapter 2Epidemiology of Physical Activity, Physical Fitness, and Selected Chronic Diseases17
Chapter 3Diet and Chronic Disease34
Chapter 4Tobacco Exposure and Chronic Illness41
Chapter 5Influence of Emotional Distress on Chronic Illness47
Chapter 6Integration of Lifestyle Behaviors55
Section 2Anatomy
Chapter 7Cardiovascular Anatomy65
Chapter 8Respiratory Anatomy74
Chapter 9Musculoskeletal Anatomy82
Chapter 10Surface Anatomy93
Section 3Biomechanics
Chapter 11Mechanical Load on the Body107
Chapter 12Biomechanics and Physiology of Posture and Gait113
Chapter 13Low Back Exercises: Prescription for the Healthy Back and Recovery From Injury120
Section 4Exercise Physiology
Chapter 14Fundamentals of Exercise Metabolism133
Chapter 15Normal Cardiorespiratory Responses to Acute Aerobic Exercise141
Chapter 16Abnormal Cardiorespiratory Responses to Acute Aerobic Exercise150
Chapter 17Cardiorespiratory Adaptations to Exercise160
Chapter 18Factors Affecting the Acute Neuromuscular Responses to Resistance Exercise167
Chapter 19Chronic Musculoskeletal Adaptations to Resistance Training176
Chapter 20Mechanisms of Muscular Fatigue184
Chapter 21Detraining and Retention of Adaptations Induced by Endurance Training191
Chapter 22Deconditioning and Bed Rest: Induced Effects on Bone Health198
Chapter 23Deconditioning and Bed Rest: Musculoskeletal Response203
Chapter 24Environmental Considerations: Heat and Cold209
Chapter 25Exercise and the Environment: Altitude and Air Pollution217
Section 5Coronary Artery Disease
Chapter 26Coronary Atherosclerosis227
Chapter 27Manifestations of Coronary Atherosclerosis238
Chapter 28Diagnosis of Coronary Artery Disease246
Chapter 29Medical and Invasive Interventions in the Management of Coronary Artery Disease254
Chapter 30Comprehensive Cardiovascular Risk Reduction in Patients With Coronary Artery Disease263
Section 6Other Chronic Diseases
Chapter 31Exercise and Diabetes Mellitus277
Chapter 32Exercise and Hypertension285
Chapter 33Exercise in the Management of Peripheral Arterial Disease292
Chapter 34Exercise for Skeletal Health and Osteoporosis Prevention299
Chapter 35Exercise, Nutritional Strategies, and Lipoproteins308
Section 7Chronic Lung Disease
Chapter 36Pulmonary Adaptations to Dynamic Exercise319
Chapter 37Pathophysiology of Lung Disease327
Chapter 38Pulmonary Assessment338
Chapter 39Special Considerations for Exercise Training346
Section 8Health and Fitness Assessment
Chapter 40Preparticipation Health Appraisal in the Nonmedical Setting355
Chapter 41Cardiorespiratory Assessment of Apparently Healthy Populations361
Chapter 42Cardiorespiratory Assessment of High-Risk or Diseased Populations367
Chapter 43Assessment of Muscular Strength and Endurance376
Chapter 44Flexibility and Range of Motion381
Chapter 45Body Composition391
Chapter 46Nutrition401
Section 9Electrocardiography
Chapter 47Basic Principles of Electrocardiography411
Chapter 48Normal Electrocardiograms415
Chapter 49Ischemia and Infarction422
Chapter 50Dysrhythmias427
Chapter 51Other Abnormal Electrocardiograms439
Section 10Exercise Programming
Chapter 52Cardiorespiratory Endurance449
Chapter 53Muscular Strength and Endurance460
Chapter 54Exercise Recommendations for Flexibility and Range of Motion468
Chapter 55Nutrition and Weight Management478
Chapter 56Specificity of Exercise Training and Testing484
Chapter 57Musculoskeletal Injuries: Risks, Prevention, and Care492
Chapter 58Medical Complications of Exercise501
Section 11Human Development
Chapter 59Human Development and Aging513
Chapter 60Exercise Testing and Prescription Considerations Throughout Childhood520
Chapter 61Exercise Programming for Older Adults529
Section 12Modifications of Health Behavior
Chapter 62Health Counseling Skills537
Chapter 63Stress and Coping541
Chapter 64Psychopathology549
Chapter 65Principles of Health Behavior Change556
Chapter 66Stress Management562
Chapter 67Enhancing Social Support and Group Dynamics568
Chapter 68Physical Activity Promotion: Antecedents573
Chapter 69Physical Activity Promotion: Adoption and Maintenance578
Chapter 70Interventions for Weight Management584
Chapter 71Smoking Cessation592
Section 13Program Management
Chapter 72Health and Fitness Program Development601
Chapter 73Personnel Issues611
Chapter 74Financial Considerations618
Chapter 75Legal Considerations626
Chapter 76Operations632
Chapter 77Selection, Purchase, and Maintenance of Equipment641
Chapter 78Policies and Procedures for Clinical Programs648
Chapter 79Emergency Procedures and Exercise Safety654
Chapter 80Sales and Marketing663
Appendix ACompendium of Physical Activities: Classification of Energy Costs of Human Physical Activities673
Appendix BCommon Medications687

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