The flagship title of the certification suite from the American College of Sports Medicine, ACSM's Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription is a handbook that delivers scientifically based standards on exercise testing and prescription to the certification candidate, the professional, and the student. The 9th edition focuses on evidence-based recommendations that reflect the latest research and clinical information. This manual is an essential resource for any health/fitness and clinical exercise professional, physician, nurse, physician assistant, physical and occupational therapist, dietician, and health care administrator. This manual give succinct summaries of recommended procedures for exercise testing and exercise prescription in healthy and diseased patients.
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. This gold-standard text is a convenient, one-stop resource for the knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) that must be mastered by candidates for all ACSM certifications. Written by international experts in numerous fields, the Eighth Edition is fully compatible with newly released physical activity guidelines from the United States Department of Health and Human Services and state-of-the-art, research-based recommendations. A companion Website for instructors will offer a test generator, an image bank, PowerPoint slides, and a WebCT/BlackBoard-ready course cartridge. A student Website will offer the fully searchable text.
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.
This package contains the following products: 9780781769037 American College of Sports Medicine- ACSM's Guidelines for Exercise & Prescription 9780781769013 American College of Sports Medicine- ACSM's Certification Review
American College of Sports Medicine,Jeffrey L. Roitman,Matt Herridge
Author: American College of Sports Medicine,Jeffrey L. Roitman,Matt Herridge
This complementary book to ACSM's Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription elaborates on the Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs) you need to study for any of the American College of Sports Medicine certification exams. It also serves as a valuable professional resource behind the Guidelines. New content includes updated research throughout and a reorganization of the KSAs to correspond with the sixth edition of ACSM's Guidelines. The book features both theoretical and practical physiological concepts and relates the examples to exercise testing, training and programming, thus providing a complete perspective on clinical exercise physiology and fitness.
Provides certification candidates with appropriate information relative to the behavioral objectives found in the Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription, 4th ed. (Lea and Febiger, 1991). Covers all disciplines involved in exercise testing, training, and programming. Includes practical examples of physiologic concepts and relates them to exercise programming. Annotation copyright by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
Author: W. Larry Kenney,Reed H. Humphrey,Donald A. Mahler,Cedric X. Bryant
Category: Exercise Test
The fifth edition of ACSM's Guidelines for exercise Testing and Prescription features: -More quantitative data-threshold values, clinical laboratory cutoffs, nomograms, and normative fitness data.-Great detail on 'special populations' such as children, pregnant women, and the elderly.-More on testing and prescription for pulmonary patients-new appendices on ECG interpretation schemata and expanded treatment of environmental considerations-Revised Knowledge, skills and abilities underlying each ACSM certification.
Personal trainers are in demand! This package contains the recommended study products for the American College of Sports Medicine Certified Personal TrainerSM exam so you can prepare to get certified and practice effectively. The certification kit includes ACSM's Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription, Ninth Edition; ACSM's Certification Review, Fourth Edition; and ACSM's Resources for the Personal Trainer, Fourth Edition.
ACSM'SExercise Testing and Prescription adapts and expands upon the assessment and exercise prescription-related content from ACSM's Resource Manual for Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription, 7th Edition, to create a true classroom resource. Fully aligned with the latest edition of ACSM's flagship title, ACSM's Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription, this practical resource walks students through the process of selecting and administering fitness assessments, using Guidelines to interpret results, and drafting an exercise prescription that is in line with Guidelines parameters. Designed for today's learners, the text is written in a clear, concise style, and enriched by visuals that promote student engagement. As an American College of Sports Medicine publication, the book offers the unsurpassed quality and excellence that has become synonymous with titles by the leading exercise science organization in the world. The nuances of fitness assessment and the particulars of crafting exercise prescriptions are explored in expansive sections throughout the book. A full section devoted to Special Populations prepares students to meet the needs of the full range of both typically healthy and special needs clients they'll see in practice. Comprehensive case studies written by experts to reinforce practical applications of concepts. A wide range of online resources includes laboratory materials and activities that provide opportunities for hands-on learning, and a library of journal articles that helps students connect research to practice. 100% alignment with the most up-to-date version of the ACSM's Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription enhances the learning experience, making it easy to go back and forth between Guidelines and the text.eBook available. Fast, smart, and convenient, today's eBooks can transform learning. These interactive, fully searchable tools offer 24/7 access on multiple devices, the ability to highlight and share notes, and much more.
Prepare for success with this package that covers the most recent guidelines and recommendations available from the ACSM, as well as the latest material by experts in the field, ensuring authoritative guidance and definitive information. This package contains the following products: 9781609139551 ACSM ACSM's Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription, 9e9781609139568 ACSM ACSM's Resource Manual for Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription, 7e
With a focus on foundational information, the "Exercise Testing and Prescription Lab Manual, Second Edition," offers practical application of knowledge and skills associated with standardized health- and fitness-related tests. Progressing through 14 easy-to-follow experiential-based learning labs, readers will gain the skills and techniques required for successful completion of the ACSM Certified Health Fitness Specialist certification (CHFS). The improved second edition includes the latest updates consistent with the recent modifications published within the "ACSM's Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription, Eighth Edition." In this new edition, readers will also find the following features: -In-depth content regarding functional parameters related to exercise, especially in regard to heart rate and blood pressure -Additional information on body composition testing focusing on improved knowledge and skills related to assessment of skinfolds and circumferences -New emphasis on the importance of assessment and how assessment relates to overall program development -An updated format that flows progressively through testing and prescription -Enhanced discussion questions within each lab, which incorporate more in-depth analysis of the information being covered Though most closely matched with ACSM CHFS certification guidelines, "Exercise Testing and Prescription Lab Manual," "Second" "Edition," is also useful for individuals preparing for certification within other training organizations or as a resource for the ACSM Certified Personal Trainer certification. The progression of labs through the testing and prescription process, easy-to-follow instructions, and forms and worksheets also make this lab manual an excellent experiential component for a course in exercise testing and prescription. "Exercise Testing and Prescription Lab Manual, Second Edition," is organized into three sections covering pretest responsibilities, exercise testing techniques, and exercise prescription. Readers will learn safety procedures and requirements for exercise testing equipment, follow step-by-step instructions for calibration of laboratory instruments, and learn guidelines for medical history evaluation, risk factor evaluation and stratification, and informed consent. Next, the application of techniques used in assessing the components of health-related fitness is presented. Within the exercise prescription section, readers learn about the calculation of metabolic work, the three phases of exercise prescription, assessment of participants' goals, and gaining participants' commitment to the exercise prescription. A final comprehensive lab challenges readers to apply techniques and principles in developing various case studies. Each lab features the same easy-to-follow format outlining the purpose of the lab, materials required, background information, procedures, discussion questions, and references. Detailed appendixes contain a summary of the effects of common pharmacological agents on cardiorespiratory responses at rest, common metric conversions used in exercise testing and prescription calculations, a list of metabolic and anthropometric formulas, and answers to lab questions. The appendixes also contain all forms and worksheets required for collecting data and completing the lab assignments. The second edition of the "Exercise Testing and Prescription Lab Manual" provides focused, step-by-step preparation for those studying for the ACSM CHFS certification. With its reorganized format, up-to-date information, and forms and worksheets, this text is also a valuable best-practices reference for health and fitness specialists certified by the ACSM and other organizations.
From the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), this text provides the information necessary to develop skills for assessing an individual's health-related physical fitness. It provides a practical "how-to-do-it" approach for performing assessment skills effectively, and an understanding of the theory behind and the importance of each skill or assessment. The Fourth Edition includes updated references to ACSM's Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription, Ninth Edition, more diagrams and pictures highlighting assessment techniques, and new material on physical activity assessments, considerations for medication usage, and common measurement errors. A companion Website includes an Image Collection, a Test Generator, and PowerPoint Slides.
This package contains the following products: 9780781799157 Moore Essential Clinical Anatomy, North American Edition, 4e 9781609136055 ACSM ACSM's Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription, 9e9781609138165 Clarkson Musculoskeletal Assessment, North American Edition, 3e 9780781770019 Belanger Therapeutic Electrophysical Agents, 2e
A case study approach to exercise prescription, presenting the information needed to prepare for certification by the ACSM. Topics covered include: the adoption of VO2 reserve as the basis for writing exercise prescriptions; and prescribing exercise to special cases such as pregnant women.
From the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), this text provides the information necessary to develop skills for assessing an individual's health-related physical fitness. It provides a practical "how-to-do-it" approach for performing assessment skills effectively, and an understanding of the theory behind and the importance of each skill or assessment. The Third Edition includes updated references to ACSM's Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription, Eighth Edition, more diagrams and pictures highlighting assessment techniques, and new material on physical activity assessments, considerations for medication usage, and common measurement errors. A companion Website includes an Image Collection, a Test Generator, and PowerPoint Slides.