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The single most internationally read and referenced text in sports medicine, exercise science, and health and fitness, this manual succinctly summarizes recommended procedures for exercise testing and exercise prescription in healthy and diseased individuals. The Seventh Edition contains the most current public health and clinical information and state-of-the-art, research-based recommendations. Coverage represents the fundamental knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) that must be mastered by candidates for all ACSM certifications. Written by international experts in numerous fields, the Seventh Edition covers additional topics including arthritis, osteoporosis, dyslipidemia, immunology, and metabolic syndrome. Lecturers - Click here to order an Inspection Copy of this title

Table of Contents

SECTION I. HEALTH APPRAISAL, RISK ASSESSMENT, AND SAFETY OF EXERCISE; CHAPTER 1. BENEFITS AND RISKS ASSOCIATED WITH PHYSICAL ACTIVITY; CHAPTER 2. PRE-PARTICIPATION HEALTH SCREENING AND RISK STRATIFICATION; SECTION II. EXERCISE TESTING; CHAPTER; 3. PRE-EXERCISE EVALUATIONS; CHAPTER 4. HEALTH-RELATED PHYSICAL TESTING AND INTERPRETATION; CHAPTER 5. CLINICAL EXERCISE TESTING; CHAPTER 6. INTERPRETATION OF CLINICAL TEST DATA; SECTION III. EXERCISE PRESCRIPTION; CHAPTER 7. GENERAL PRINCIPLES OF EXERCISE PRESCRIPTION; CHAPTER 8. EXERCISE PRESCRIPTION MODIFICATIONS FOR CARDIAC PATIENTS; CHAPTER 9. OTHER CLINICAL CONDITIONS INFLUENCING EXERCISE PRESCRIPTION; CHAPTER 10. EXERCISE TESTING AND PRESCRIPTION FOR CHILDREN AND ELDERLY; SECTION IV.; APPENDICES; APPENDIX A. COMMON MEDICATIONS; APPENDIX B. EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT; APPENDIX C. ELECTROCARDIOGRAM (ECG) INTERPRETATION; APPENDIX D. METABOLIC CALCULATIONS; APPENDIX E. ENVIRONMENTAL CONSIDERATIONS; APPENDIX F. AMERICAN COLLEGE OF SPORTS MEDICINE CERTIFICATIONS; INDE
Release date NZ
June 1st, 2005
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Country of Publication
United States
Edition
7th Revised edition
Illustrations
34 illustrations
Imprint
Lippincott Williams and Wilkins
Pages
370
Dimensions
133x216x14
ISBN-13
9780781745901
Product ID
2072856

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