ACSM's guidelines for exercise testing and prescription / American College of Sports Medicine, [senior editor Deborah Riebe ; associate editors, Jonathan K. Ehrman, Gary Liguori and Meir Magal]
Contributor(s): Riebe, Deborah [editor] | Ehrman, Jonathan K [editor] | Liguori, Gary [editor] | Magal, Meir [editor].Material type: BookPublisher: Philadelphia, PA : Wolters Kluwer Health, Copyright date: ©2018Edition: Tenth edition.Description: xxx, 472 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781496339065 (paperback); 149633907X (paperback).Other title: American College of Sports Medicine's guidelines for exercise testing and prescription | Guidelines for exercise testing and prescription.Subject(s): Exercise therapy -- Testing | Exercise tests -- standards | Exercise therapy -- standardsDDC classification: 615.824
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ACSM's Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription is the flagship title from the American College of Sports Medicine, the prestigious organization that sets the standards for the exercise profession. This critical handbook delivers scientifically based standards on exercise testing and prescription to the certification candidate, the professional, and the student. This manual gives succinct summaries of recommended procedures for exercise testing and exercise prescription in healthy and diseased patients<br> <br> The tenth edition reflects some crucial and exciting changes, making the content necessary for effective study and practice. New pre-exercise health screening recommendations are critical to helping more of the population begin a safe, healthy physical activity program without consulting a physician. New and expanded information on the risks of sedentary behavior, clinical exercise testing and interpretation, high intensity interval training, musculoskeletal injury risk, fitness testing protocols and norms, and an expansion of the principles of health behavior change are included. Additionally, significant reorganization of content will help you reach the information you need quickly.<br> <br> This manual is an essential resource for all exercise professionals, as well as other health professionals who may counsel patients on exercise including physicians, nurses, physician's assistants, physical and occupational therapists, dieticians, and health care administrators.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Benefits and risks associated with physical activity -- Exercise preparticipation health screening -- Preexercise evaluation -- Health-related physical fitness testing and interpretation -- Clinical exercise testing and interpretation -- General principles of exercise prescription -- Exercise prescription for healthy populations with special considerations -- Environmental considerations for exercise prescription -- Exercise prescription for patients with cardiac, peripheral, cerebrovascular, and pulmonary disease -- Exercise prescription for individuals with metabolic disease and cardiovascular disease risk factors -- Exercise testing and prescription for populations with other chronic diseases and health conditions -- Behavioral theories and strategies for promoting exercise.
CIT Module SPRT 8004 - Core reading.