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

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  • Description
    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
    Edition
    7
    Publication Date
    February 20, 2013
    Weight
    4.70
  • 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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