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ACSM's exercise testing and prescription

Author: Madeline P Bayles; Ann Marie Swank; American College of Sports Medicine,
Publisher: Philadelphia : Wolters Kluwer, [2018]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"As an American College of Sports Medicine publication, this book offers the unsurpassed quality and excellence that has become synonymous with titles by the leading exercise science organization in the world. The nuances of fitness assessment and the particulars of crafting exercise prescriptions are explored in expansive sections throughout the book. A full section devoted to special populations prepares students  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Madeline P Bayles; Ann Marie Swank; American College of Sports Medicine,
ISBN: 9781496338792 1496338790
OCLC Number: 1004835473
Description: xvi, 419 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm
Contents: The health benefits of physical activity --
The health consequences of physical inactivity and sedentary behavior --
Preparticipation screening --
Cardiorespiratory fitness assessment --
Muscle strength assessment --
Body composition assessment --
Flexibility and functional movement assessments --
General principles of exercise prescription --
Special considerations across the lifespan : pregnancy, youth and children, and older adults --
Special considerations for cardiovascular disease : chronic stable angina and coronary artery bypass graft surgery --
Special considerations for cardiovascular diseases : ventricular assist devices and heart transplantation --
Special considerations for cardiovascular disease : heart failure --
Special considerations for cardiovascular disease : valvular heart disease and eripheral artery disease --
Special considerations for type 1 and type 2 diabetes mellitus --
Special considerations for metabolic syndrome, hypertension, and dyslipidemia --
Special considerations for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease --
Special considerations for patients with asthma and interstitial lung disease --
Special considerations for weight management --
Special considerations for chronic pain --
Special considerations for cancer --
Special considerations for bone health and osteoporosis --
Special considerations for psychological health --
Special considerations for physical and intellectual disabilities.
Other Titles: American College of Sports Medicine's exercise testing and prescription
Exercise testing and prescription
Responsibility: editors, Madeline P. Bayles, Ann M. Swank.

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"As an American College of Sports Medicine publication, this book offers the unsurpassed quality and excellence that has become synonymous with titles by the leading exercise science organization in the world. The nuances of fitness assessment and the particulars of crafting exercise prescriptions are explored in expansive sections throughout the book. A full section devoted to special populations prepares students to meet the needs of the full range of both typically healthy and special needs clients they'll see in practice. Comprehensive case studies written by experts to reinforce practical applications of concepts." -- Publisher.

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