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ACSM's Resource Manual for Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription

ACSM's Resource Manual for Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription

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    ACSM's Resource Manual for Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription was created as a complement to ACSM's Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription  and elaborates on all major aspects of preventative rehabilitation and fitness programs and the major position stands of the ACSM.  The 7th edition provides information necessary to address the knowledge, skills, and abilities set forth in the new edition of Guidelines, and  explains the science behind the exercise testing and prescription. ACSM's Resource Manual is a comprehensive resource for those working in the fitness and clinical exercise fields, as well as those in academic training.

    Highlights include:

    ·         An expanded behavior change section with the tools needed to motivate people to begin exercise and then adhere to a program

    ·         Content reflects the most recent research findings in the field as well as ACSM position stands

  • Specs
    Edition
    7
    ISBN/ISSN
    9781609139568
    Product Format
    PB-Paperback
    Trim Size
    10.875 x 8.375
    Pages
    896
    Illustration
    183
    Table
    142
    Publication Date
    February 20, 2013
    Weight
    4.65
  • About The Author(s)
    American College of Sports Medicine
  • Features
    -Written by the American College of Sports Medicine

    -Very up-to-date material by experts in the field

    -Chapter organization that matches the 9th edition of ACSM's Guidelines to help reinforce learning and retention of key concepts and content

    -Each chapter has Key terms that are bolded at first mention and defined in a Key Terms box at the beginning of the chapter.

    -In addition to References, each chapter has sections titled "Selected References for Further Reading" and "Internet Resources."

    -Companion website with a fully searchable online version of the text

  • Table of contents

    Preliminary Section: Background Materials

     

    Chapter 1 Functional anatomy

     

    Chapter 2 Biomechanics

     

    Chapter 3 Exercise Physiology

     

    Chapter 4 Nutrition

     

    Chapter 5 Lifespan effects of aging and deconditioning

     

    Chapter 6 Pathophysiology and treatment of cardiovascular disease

     

    Chapter 7 Pathophysiology and treatment of pulmonary disease

     

    Chapter 8 Pathophysiology and treatment of metabolic disease

     

    Chapter 9 Psychopathology

     

    Chapter 10 Legal considerations for exercise programming

     

     

    Section I: Health Appraisal, Risk Assessment, and Safety of Exercise

     

    Chapter 11 General overview of preparticipation health screening and risk assessment

     

    Chapter 12 Physical activity status and chronic diseases

     

    Chapter 13 Assessment of physical activity

     

    Chapter 14 Nutritional status and chronic diseases

     

    Chapter 15 Assessment of nutritional status

     

    Chapter 16 Psychosocial status and chronic disease

     

    Chapter 17 Assessment of psychosocial status

     

    Chapter 18 Body composition status and assessment

     

    Chapter 19 Exercise program safety and emergency procedures

     

     

    Section II: Exercise Testing

     

    Chapter 20 Pre-exercise testing evaluation

     

    Chapter 21 Cardiorespiratory and health-related physical fitness assessments

     

    Chapter 22 Muscular fitness and assessment

     

    Chapter 23 Clinical exercise testing procedures

     

    Chapter 24 Diagnostic procedures for cardiovascular disease

     

    Chapter 25 Diagnostic procedures in patients with pulmonary diseases

     

    Chapter 26 Diagnostic procedures in patients with metabolic disease

     

    Chapter 27 Occupational and functional assessments

     

    Chapter 28 Exercise assessment in special populations

     

    Chapter 29 Electrocardiography

     

     

    Section III: Exercise Prescription for Healthy Populations

     

    Chapter 30 Cardiorespiratory exercise prescription

     

    Chapter 31 Musculoskeletal exercise prescription

     

    Chapter 32 Adaptations to cardiorespiratory exercise training

     

    Chapter 33 Adaptations to resistance training

     

    Chapter 34 Group exercise programming

     

    Chapter 35 Weight management

     

    Chapter 36 Exercise prescription in special populations: women, pregnancy, children, and the elderly

     

    Section IV: Exercise Prescription for Clinical Populations

     

    Chapter 37 Exercise prescription and medical considerations

     

    Chapter 38 Exercise prescription in patients with cardiovascular disease

     

    Chapter 39 Exercise prescription in patients with pulmonary disease

     

    Chapter 40 Exercise prescription in patients with diabetes

     

    Chapter 41 Exercise prescription in patients with comorbidites and other chronic diseases

     

    Chapter 42 Exercise prescription for people with osteoporosis

     

    Chapter 43 Exercise prescription for people with arthritis

     

     

    Section V: Behavior Change

     

    Chapter 44 Theoretical Foundations of Physical Activity Behavior Change

     

    Chapter 45 Principles of Behavior Change: Skill Building to Promote Physical Activity

     

    Chapter 46 Counseling Physical Activity Behavior Change

     

    Chapter 47 Delivering Physical Activity Programs

     

    Chapter 48 Planning, Implementing, and Evaluating Physical Activity Programs

    Appendix A    American College of Sports Medicine Certifications  
    Appendix B    Editors for the Previous Two Editions
    Appendix C    Contributors to the Previous Two Editions
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