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ACSM's Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription (SP)

ACSM's Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription (SP) - 7th edition

ISBN13: 978-0781745062

Cover of ACSM
ISBN13: 978-0781745062
ISBN10: 0781745063
Cover type: Spiral
Edition/Copyright: 7TH 06
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Published: 2006
International: No

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ACSM's Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription (SP) - 7TH 06 edition

ISBN13: 978-0781745062

American College of Sports Medicine Publishing Staff

ISBN13: 978-0781745062
ISBN10: 0781745063
Cover type: Spiral
Edition/Copyright: 7TH 06
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

Published: 2006
International: No
Summary

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. The Seventh Edition contains the most current public health and clinical information and state-of-the-art, research-based recommendations.

Coverage represents the fundamental knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) that must be mastered by candidates for all ACSM certifications. Written by international experts in numerous fields, the Seventh Edition covers additional topics including arthritis, osteoporosis, dyslipidemia, immunology, and metabolic syndrome.

Table of Contents

Benefits and risks associated with physical activity p. 3
Preparticipation health screening and risk stratification p. 19
Pre-exercise evaluations p. 39
Health-related physical fitness testing and interpretation p. 55
Clinical exercise testing p. 93
Interpretation of clinical exercise test data p. 115
General principles of exercise prescription p. 133
Exercise prescription modifications for cardiac patients p. 174
Other clinical conditions influencing exercise prescription p. 205
Exercise testing and prescription for children and elderly people p. 237
Common medications p. 255
Emergency management p. 267
Electrocardiogram (ECG) interpretation p. 279
Metabolic calculations p. 286
Environmental considerations p. 300
American College of Sports Medicine certifications p. 309
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