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ACSM's guidelines for exercise testing and prescription

This book enables you to test and evaluate individuals to prescribe effective exercise programs tailored to their particular needs and based on the latest evidence. The text offers specific advice for working with individuals with cardiovascular, pulmonary, metabolic, and other diseases and health conditions so they can safely benefit from the advantage of exercise. You'll also learn clinically proven behavioral strategies for motivating people to exercise
Print Book, English, ©2014
Wolters Kluwer/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins Health, Philadelphia, ©2014
xxiv, 456 pages : color illustrations ; 21 cm
9781609136055, 9781609139551, 1609136055, 1609139550
Benefits and risks associated with physical activity
Preparticipation health screening
Preexercise evaluation
Health-related physical fitness testing and interpretation
Clinical exercise testing
Interpretation of clinical exercise test results
General principles of exercise prescription
Exercise prescription for healthy populations with special considerations and environmental considerations
Exercise prescription for patients with cardiovascular and cerebrovascular disease
Exercise prescription for populations with other chronic diseases and health conditions
Behavioral theories and strategies for promoting exercise
Senior editor, Linda S. Pescatello ; associate editors, Ross Arena, Deborah Riebe, Paul D. Thompson. Additional Information at Google Books