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ACSM's Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription

ISBN-10: 0781769027

ISBN-13: 9780781769020

Edition: 8th 2009 (Revised)

Authors: American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) Staff, ACSM, American College of Sports Medicine Staff

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Description:

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 contains the most current public health and clinical information and state-of-the-art, research-based recommendations.
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Book details

List price: $40.99
Edition: 8th
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date: 2/5/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 400
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.902
Language: English

Preface
Nota Bene
Contributors
Abbreviations
Health Appraisal, Risk Assessment, And Safety Of Exercise
Benefits and Risks Associated With Physical Activity
Pre-Participation Health Screening and Risk Stratification
Exercise Testing
Pre-Exercise Evaluations
Health-Related Physical Testing and Interpretation
Clinical Exercise Testing
Interpretation of Clinical Exercise Test Data
Exercise Prescription
General Principles of Exercise Prescription
Exercise Prescription For Healthy Populations and Special Considerations
Exercise Prescription For Patients With Cardiac Disease
Exercise Prescription For Other Clinical Populations
Appendices
Common Medications
Emergency Management
Electrocardiogram (ECG) Interpretation
Metabolic Calculations
Environmental Considerations
American College of Sports Medicine Certifications
Index