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ACSM's Exercise Testing and Prescription - (Hardcover)

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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.

 
Number of Pages: 419
Genre: Medical
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Language: English
Street Date: February 7, 2018
TCIN: 52972834
UPC: 9781496338792
Item Number (DPCI): 248-50-1232
$104.99

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