ACSM’s Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription

ACSM's Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription Author American College of Sports Medicine
ISBN-10 149633907X
ISBN-13 9781496339072
Year 2017-02-09
Pages 480
Language English
Publisher LWW
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ACSMs 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 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 This manual is an essential resource for all exercise professionals as well as other health professionals who may council patients on exercise including physicians nurses physicians assistants physical and occupational therapists dieticians and health care administrators

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