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Advanced Fitness Assessment and Exercise Prescription - With Password - 5th edition

Advanced Fitness Assessment and Exercise Prescription - With Password (ISBN10: 0736057323; ISBN13: 9780736057325)
ISBN13: 978-0736057325
ISBN10: 0736057323

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The fifth edition of Advanced Fitness Assessment and Exercise Prescription provides a comprehensive and advanced approach to physical fitness appraisal and exercise prescription. With new information, expanded chapters, and an array of ancillary materials, this text will serve as a unique resource for both students and practitioners.

Adva ...show morenced Fitness Assessment and Exercise Prescription, Fifth Edition, provides a well-balanced approach to the assessment of physical fitness and the design of exercise programs, addressing cardiorespiratory endurance, muscular fitness, body weight and composition, and flexibility. Two chapters are dedicated to each of these fitness components: one on assessment, followed by one on exercise prescription.

The text is reflective of updates made in the seventh edition of ACSM’s Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription, and it is expanded to include new or updated information on the following areas:
  • Maximal and submaximal graded exercise testing in healthy populations, including treadmill and cycle ergometer ramp protocols
  • Muscular fitness testing protocols and norms for children and adults
  • Field tests and norms for evaluating the cardiorespiratory fitness, functional strength, and flexibility of older adults
  • Guidelines for developing periodized resistance training programs for novice, intermediate, and advanced lifters
  • Physical activity and exercise recommendations for health benefits, weight loss, and weight maintenance

Both students and practitioners will benefit from the multidisciplinary approach used in this book. It synthesizes concepts, principles, and theories based on research in exercise physiology, kinesiology, measurement, psychology, and nutrition to provide a direct and clear-cut approach to physical fitness assessment and exercise prescription. Advanced Fitness Assessment and Exercise Prescription, Fifth Edition, includes pedagogical tools such as key questions at the beginning of each chapter, key points, review questions, and key terms. In addition, the text features an array of ancillary tools: an instructor guide, as with the previous edition, and two new tools, including a test package and a presentation package. All three ancillaries are offered online through a convenient product-specific Web site. These ancillaries will greatly aid the teaching process and provide a richer educational experience.

To enhance the material, this text is packaged with the supplemental online course, Cardiorespiratory Fitness Assessment and Prescription. The course works in tandem with the text to bridge the gap between research and practice, providing a comprehensive and advanced approach to physical fitness testing and exercise prescription. The online course component will help readers test and assess cardiorespiratory fitness in normal adults and design exercise programs to match their individual requirements and abilities. Readers will assume the role of a newly hired fitness trainer and will interact with six virtual clients in real-life situations as they move through a series of situations and exercises. A brief quiz will complete each daily session.

The substantially updated Advanced Fitness Assessment and Exercise Prescription, Fifth Edition, is an essential text and reference for students and professionals of exercise science. Additions and revisions to the text make it the most valuable and relevant resource available for practitioners.
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Edition/Copyright: 5TH 06
Cover: Hardback
Publisher: Human Kinetics Publishers
Published: 01/28/2006
International: No

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