ACSM’s Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription


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.

Dettagli Articolo

Tipologia: Libro
Autore: American College of Sports Medicine
Sottotitolo: Spiralbound
Pubblicato: May 2005 - Pages: 366 - Illustrations: 34 -
Trim Size: 5 1/4 x 8 1/2
Casa Editrice: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 0-7817-4506-3
Sommario: SECTION I. HEALTH APPRAISAL, RISK ASSESSMENT, AND SAFETY OF EXERCISE
CHAPTER 1. BENEFITS AND RISKS ASSOCIATED WITH PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
CHAPTER 2. PRE-PARTICIPATION HEALTH SCREENING AND RISK STRATIFICATION

SECTION II. EXERCISE TESTING
CHAPTER 3. PRE-EXERCISE EVALUATIONS
CHAPTER 4. HEALTH-RELATED PHYSICAL TESTING AND INTERPRETATION
CHAPTER 5. CLINICAL EXERCISE TESTING
CHAPTER 6. INTERPRETATION OF CLINICAL TEST DATA

SECTION III. EXERCISE PRESCRIPTION
CHAPTER 7. GENERAL PRINCIPLES OF EXERCISE PRESCRIPTION
CHAPTER 8. EXERCISE PRESCRIPTION MODIFICATIONS FOR CARDIAC PATIENTS
CHAPTER 9. OTHER CLINICAL CONDITIONS INFLUENCING EXERCISE PRESCRIPTION
CHAPTER 10. EXERCISE TESTING AND PRESCRIPTION FOR CHILDREN AND ELDERLY
SECTION IV. APPENDICES
Appendix A. COMMON MEDICATIONS
Appendix B. EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT
Appendix C. ELECTROCARDIOGRAM (ECG) INTERPRETATION
Appendix D. METABOLIC CALCULATIONS
Appendix E. ENVIRONMENTAL CONSIDERATIONS
Appendix F. AMERICAN COLLEGE OF SPORTS MEDICINE CERTIFICATIONS

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