ISBN-10:
149632286X
ISBN-13:
9781496322869
Pub. Date:
06/10/2017
Publisher:
LWW
ACSM's Resources for the Exercise Physiologist / Edition 2

ACSM's Resources for the Exercise Physiologist / Edition 2

by American College of Sports Medicine
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Overview

This valuable new resource is specifically designed for candidates for the ACSM’s Certified Health Fitness Specialist (HFS) and those personal trainers wanting to take their knowledge to the next level.  It contains the latest material on health and fitness written by the entity setting the standard for scientifically based practice, The American College of Sports Medicine.  The American College of sports Medicine is the largest sports medicine and exercise science organization in the world. More than 45,000 members are dedicated to advancing and integrating scientific research to provide educational and practical applications of exercise science and sports medicine.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781496322869
Publisher: LWW
Publication date: 06/10/2017
Edition description: Second
Pages: 472
Sales rank: 196,116
Product dimensions: 8.60(w) x 10.90(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Part 1     Overview

1              Understanding Physical Activity and Exercise

2             Physical Activity Preparticipation and Screening Guidelines

Part 2     Assessments and Exercise Programming for Apparently Healthy Participants

3              Cardiorespiratory Fitness Assessments and Exercise Programming for Apparently Healthy Participants

4              Muscular Strength and Endurance Assessments and Exercise Programming for Apparently Healthy Participants

5              Flexibility Assessments and Exercise Programming for Apparently Healthy Participants

6              Body Composition and Weight Management

Part 3     Exercise Programming for Special Populations

7              Exercise for Individuals With Controlled Cardiovascular, Pulmonary, and Metabolic Diseases

8              Exercise Programming for Individuals With Musculoskeletal Limitations

9             Exercise Programming Across the Lifespan: Children and Adolescents, Pregnant Women, and Older Adults

Part 4     Behavior Change

10            Theories of Behavior Change

11            Facilitating Health Behavior Change

12            Healthy Stress Management

Part 5     Business

13            Legal Structure and Terminology

14            Leadership and Management

15            General Health Fitness Management

16            Marketing

17            Professional Behaviors and Ethics

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