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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ISBN/ISSN: 9781609139568

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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

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-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


Edition: 7
ISBN/ISSN: 9781609139568
Product Format: Softbound
Trim Size: 10.875 x 8.375
Pages: 896
Pub Date: 2013
Weight: 4.5

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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