Exercise Testing and Prescriptionadapts and expands upon the assessment and exercise prescription-related content fromACSM’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, usingGuidelines
to interpret results, and drafting an exercise prescription that is in line withGuidelines
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 theACSM’s Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription
enhances the learning experience, making it easy to go back and forth betweenGuidelines
and the text.eBook available. Fast, smart, and convenient, today’s eBol#ñ