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ACSM's resources for the exercise physiologist : a practical guide for the health fitness professional / senior editor, Benjamin T. Gordon ; associate editors, Heather Chambliss, J. Larry Durstine, David M. Jett, Leanna M. Ross.

Format Book and Print
EditionThird edition.
Publication Info Philadelphia : Wolters Kluwer, [2022]
Descriptionxxi, 530 pages : colored illustrations ; 29 cm.
Other author/creatorGordon, Benjamin Thomas, editor.
Other author/creatorChambliss, Heather, editor.
Other author/creatorDurstine, J. Larry, editor.
Other author/creatorJett, David M., editor.
Other author/creatorRoss, Leanna M., editor.
Other author/creatorAmerican College of Sports Medicine, issuing body.
Variant title American College of Sports Medicine's resources for the exercise physiologist
Variant title Resources for the exercise physiologist
Series American College of Sports Medicine
American College of Sports Medicine series. ^A645265
Contents Understanding physical activity and exercise -- Preparticipation physical activity screening guidelines -- Cardiorespiratory fitness assessments and exercise programming for apparently healthy participants -- Muscular strength and muscular endurance assessments and exercise programming for apparently healthy participants -- Flexibility assessments and exercise programming for apparently healthy participants -- Functional movement assessments and exercise programming for apparently healthy participants -- Body composition and weight management -- Exercise for individuals with controlled cardiovascular, metabolic, pulmonary, and chronic kidney disease -- Exercise programming for individuals with musculoskeletal limitations -- Exercise programming across the lifespan : children and adolescents, pregnant women, and older adults -- Theories of behavior change -- Facilitating health behavior change -- Healthy stress management -- Legal structure and terminology -- Leadership and management -- General health fitness management -- Marketing -- Professional behaviors and ethics.
Abstract "An essential preparation book for the ACSM Certified Exercise Physiologist examination, ACSM's Resources for the Exercise Physiologist, 3rd Edition, is an essential volume for certification candidates and practicing Exercise Physiologists looking to boost their exam confidence and achieve success in practice. This updated edition is fully aligned with the eleventh edition of ACSM's Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription and reflects the most current standards and practices in exercise physiology. Published by the American College of Sports Medicine, this practical resource is organized around the scope of ACSM-EP practice domains. A clear introduction to understanding exercise, physical activity, and pre-exercise screening opens the book, followed by thorough coverage of assessment and programming for healthy populations, assessment and programming for special populations, counseling and behavioral strategies for encouraging exercises, and legal, management and professional issues relevant to practice.Updated content aligned with the 11th edition of ACSM's Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription prepares students for exam success and equips prospective and practicing EPs with the foundation for confident, competent clinical practice.Chapter objectives keep students focused on essential information.How To boxes walk students step-by-step through commonly performed assessments.Exercise is Medicine boxes familiarize students with relevant research and highlight exercise's role in improving health.Case Studies provide essential practice applying knowledge to commonly encountered scenarios.Open-ended questions at the end of each chapter encourage critical thinking and test students' comprehension of chapter content.eBook available. Fast, smart, and convenient, today's eBooks can transform learning. These interactive, fully searchable tools offer 24/7 access on multiple devices, the ability to highlight and share notes, and much more"-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references and index.
Issued in other formOnline version: ACSM's resources for the exercise physiologist Third edition. Philadelphia : Wolters Kluwer, [2022] 9781975153182
LCCN 2021011604
ISBN9781975153168 hardcover
ISBN1975153162 hardcover

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