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Advanced Fitness Assessment and Exercise Prescription

Advanced Fitness Assessment and Exercise Prescription - 4th edition

Advanced Fitness Assessment and Exercise Prescription - 4th edition

ISBN13: 9780736040167

ISBN10: 0736040161

Advanced Fitness Assessment and Exercise Prescription by Vivian H. Heyward - ISBN 9780736040167
Edition: 4TH 02
Copyright: 2002
Publisher: Human Kinetics Publishers
Published: 2002
International: No
Advanced Fitness Assessment and Exercise Prescription by Vivian H. Heyward - ISBN 9780736040167

ISBN13: 9780736040167

ISBN10: 0736040161

Edition: 4TH 02

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Author Bio

Heyward, Vivian : Emerita, University of New Mexico

Vivian H. Heyward, PhD, is a Regents professor emerita at the University of New Mexico, where she has taught physical fitness assessment and exercise prescription courses for more than 25 years. Extensively published, Dr. Heyward is the author of three previous editions of Advanced Fitness Assessment & Exercise Prescription as well as Applied Body Composition Assessment. She also has written more than 60 articles in research and professional journals dealing with various aspects of physical fitness assessment and exercise prescription. Dr. Heyward has given numerous presentations at international, national, and regional meetings of professional organizations in the field. The American College of Sports Medicine named her a fellow in 1997. Her hobbies include weightlifting, rock hounding, and woodcarving.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Physical Activity, Health, and Chronic Disease
Chapter 2. Preliminary Health Screening and Risk Classification
Chapter 3. Principles of Assessment, Prescription, and Exercise
Program Adherence
Chapter 4. Assessing Cardiorespiratory Fitness
Chapter 5. Designing Cardiorespiratory Exercise Programs
Chapter 6. Assessing Strength and Muscular Endurance
Chapter 7. Designing Resistance Training Programs
Chapter 8. Assessing Body Composition
Chapter 9. Designing Weight Management and Body Composition Programs
Chapter 10. Assessing Flexibility and Designing Stretching Programs
Chapter 11. Assessing and Managing Stress

Appendix A. Health and Fitness Appraisal
Appendix B. Cardiorespiratory Assessments
Appendix C. Muscular Fitness Exercise and Norms
Appendix D. Body Composition Assessments
Appendix E. Energy Intake and Expenditure
Appendix F. Flexibility Exercises, Low Back Care Exercises, and Stress
Assessment

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