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  • ACSM's Certification Review by American College of Sports Medicine
    ACSM's Certification Review (English, Paperback) American College of Sports Medicine

    With ACSM's Certification Review as your guide, you can be ready to successfully pass the exam to become a Certified Personal Trainer (CPT), Certified Exercise Physiologist (EP-C), or Certified Clinical Exercise Physiologist (CEP). As a review tool, this text will help you identify your strengths and weaknesses and then eliminate those areas of weakness with further study. Most importantly, this text will help you advance your career in fitness and exercise. Now aligned with the tenth edition of the ACSM's Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription, this text is reflective of the key changes and the only print resource for the current ACSM certification exams. ACSM's Certification Review is organized into three parts by certification level.

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  • ACSM's Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription by American College of Sports Medicine
    ACSM's Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription (English, Paperback) American College of Sports Medicine

    ACSM's Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription is the flagship title from the American College of Sports Medicine, the prestigious organization that sets the standards for the exercise profession. This critical handbook delivers scientifically based standards on exercise testing and prescription to the certification candidate, the professional, and the student. This manual gives succinct summaries of recommended procedures for exercise testing and exercise prescription in healthy and diseased patients   The tenth edition reflects some crucial and exciting changes, making the content necessary for effective study and practice. New pre-exercise health screening recommendations are critical to helping more of the population begin a safe, healthy physical activity program without consulting a physician. New and expanded information on the risks of sedentary behavior, clinical exercise testing and interpretation, high intensity interval training, musculoskeletal injury risk, fitness testing protocols and norms, and an expansion of the principles of health behavior change are included. Additionally, significant reorganization of content will help you reach the information you need quickly.   This manual is an essential resource for all exercise professionals, as well as other health professionals who may council patients on exercise including physicians, nurses, physician's assistants, physical and occupational therapists, dieticians, and health care administrators.

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  • ACSM's Health-Related Physical Fitness Assessment by American College of Sports Medicine
    ACSM's Health-Related Physical Fitness Assessment (English, Paperback) American College of Sports Medicine

    Published by the American College of Sports Medicine, this authoritative manual teaches health fitness professionals and students how to appropriately conduct fitness assessment testing. The focus on assessment makes this content critical for those studying to enter the fitness and rehabilitation fields, as well as those already working who need to align their practice to industry standards.   This new edition has been fully updated to reflect key changes from the tenth edition of the ACSM's Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription.    The goal of this Fifth Edition of ACSM's Health-Related Physical Fitness Manual is to provide a comprehensive overview of why and how to perform assessments of the five health-related components of physical fitness, namely body composition, muscular strength, muscular endurance, flexibility, and cardiorespiratory fitness.  

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  • Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing in Children and Adolescents by Thomas Rowland
    Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing in Children and Adolescents (English, Hardback) Thomas Rowland

    Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing in Children and Adolescents compiles the latest evidence-based research on exercise stress testing to provide guidance for those testing young patients.

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  • ACSM's Resources for the Personal Trainer by American College of Sports Medicine
    ACSM's Resources for the Personal Trainer (English, Hardback) American College of Sports Medicine

    Published by the American College of Sports Medicine, this Fifth Edition of ACSM's Resources for the Personal Trainer is the critical content for those seeking to gain ACSM's Certified Personal Trainer certification, and those currently practicing. This title is now fully aligned to the tenth edition of ACSM's Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription, and includes the new pre-participation guidelines, which will be critical for those in the personal trainer field.   This title continues to recognize the Personal Trainer as a professional in the continuum of creating healthy lifestyles and provides the Personal Trainer with both the tools and scientific evidence to build safe and effective exercise programs for a variety of clients. ACSM's Resources for the Personal Trainer is the official preparation book for the ACSM Certified Personal TrainerSM examination.   Divided into six distinctly different parts, ranging from an introduction to the profession of personal training to how to run a personal training business, ACSM's Resources for the Personal Trainer provides coverage of anatomy, exercise physiology, biomechanics, behavior modification, and nutrition as well as assessment of strength and flexibility and the development of resistance and cardiorespiratory training programs. The science- and evidence-based approach allows the Personal Trainer to transfer knowledge to their clients effectively.  

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  • ACSM's Exercise Testing and Prescription by American College of Sports Medicine
    ACSM's Exercise Testing and Prescription (English, Hardback) American College of Sports Medicine

    ACSM'SExercise Testing and Prescription adapts and expands upon the assessment and exercise prescription-related content from ACSM's Resource Manual for Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription, 7th Edition, to create a true classroom resource. Fully aligned with the latest edition of ACSM's flagship title, ACSM's Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription, this practical resource walks students through the process of selecting and administering fitness assessments, using Guidelines to interpret results, and drafting an exercise prescription that is in line with Guidelines parameters.   Designed for today's learners, the text is written in a clear, concise style, and enriched by visuals that promote student engagement. As an American College of Sports Medicine publication, the book offers the unsurpassed quality and excellence that has become synonymous with titles by the leading exercise science organization in the world.

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  • ACSM's Metabolic Calculations Handbook by American College of Sports Medicine
    ACSM's Metabolic Calculations Handbook (English, Paperback) American College of Sports Medicine

    Provides a step-by-step approach to using metabolic equations, from basic math principles to applying the equations to an exercise plan. This handbook features chapters that focus separately on each equation, provide an easy-to-follow process of solving, and demonstrate the varied uses of the equation in clinical as well as fitness settings.

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  • ACSM's Advanced Exercise Physiology by American College of Sports Medicine
    ACSM's Advanced Exercise Physiology (English, Hardback) American College of Sports Medicine

    Enables experienced students to develop an understanding of exercise physiology along with its related topics and applications. This title describes both the immediate and long-term effects of exercise on individual body systems, and emphasizes how each body system's physiological response to exercise is interdependent.

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  • ACSM's Resources for Clinical Exercise Physiology by American College of Sports Medicine
    ACSM's Resources for Clinical Exercise Physiology (English, Paperback) American College of Sports Medicine

    Suitable for exercise clinicians working with patients suffering from a wide variety of chronic diseases and disabilities beyond cardiovascular and pulmonary disease, including orthopedic, neurologic, metabolic, musculoskeletal, neoplastic, and immunodeficiency conditions, this book teaches how to work with these often underserved populations.

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  • ACSM's Resources for the Exercise Physiologist by American College of Sports Medicine
    ACSM's Resources for the Exercise Physiologist (English, Hardback) American College of Sports Medicine

    This package contains the following products:9781496329264 ACSM ACSM's Resources for Exercise Physiologist, Revised Reprint9781469886916 ACSM ACSM's Resources for the Certified Exercise Physiologist Powered by PrepU, 12 Month Access

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  • ACSM's Resources for the Personal Trainer Powered by PrepU by American College of Sports Medicine
    ACSM's Resources for the Personal Trainer Powered by PrepU (English, Miscellaneous print) American College of Sports Medicine

    ACSM's Resources for the Personal Trainer provides a broad introduction to the field of personal training, covering both basic science topics and practical application. It was originally designed to help people prepare for the ACSM Personal Training Certification Exam. It continues to serve that function, but the market for it has expanded to practitioners in the field looking for an additional resource, as well as in an academic setting where the text is a core text for personal training programs. PrepU is an adaptive quizzing engine built by teachers and tested in the classroom. PrepU's personalized quizzes help each student learn more, while giving instructors a window into their students' progress-highlighting misconceptions, strengths, and weaknesses. A companion website will include the full-text online, Podcasts, an online Dissection Atlas, animations, additional review questions, answers to some chapter questions, an online Instructor's Manual, and PowerPoint slides. This version of PrepU is for  access through the purchase of a unique code redeemed via thePoint (http://thepoint.lww.com). That code will be shipped to you via U.S. mail within 3 to 7 days of your online purchase.

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  • ACSM's Complete Guide to Fitness by American College of Sports Medicine
    ACSM's Complete Guide to Fitness (English, Paperback) Barbara Bushman

    ACSM's Complete Guide to Fitness & Health, Second Edition, offers the most current exercise and nutrition guidelines along with assessments, exercises, activities, and programs for varying ages, special conditions, and fitness goals. Authoritative and comprehensive, it makes adding, enhancing, or customizing a fitness and health routine safe and effective.

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  • PrepU for ACSM's Resources for the Personal Trainer by American College of  Sports Medicine
    PrepU for ACSM's Resources for the Personal Trainer (English, Miscellaneous print) American College of Sports Medicine

    Adaptive Learning Powered by PrepU provides students with the practice they want and need ? at their own pace and based on their level of understanding. The adaptive nature of PrepU means that each student's experience is personalized and different ? so their study time is more effective and efficient, and their retention of course material and success rates increase.  Instructors will have a better window into their students' performance ? at the individual and class level ? so they can identify at-risk students earlier in the course and monitor each student's progress, strengths, and weaknesses.   PrepU is a formative assessment, adaptive learning system ? geared to help students learn and retain course material as they progress, It provides a way for students and instructors to adjust teaching and learning as they are happening.

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  • ACSM's Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription by American College of Sports Medicine
    ACSM's Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription (English, Paperback) American College of Sports Medicine

    ACSM's Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription is the flagship title from the American College of Sports Medicine, the prestigious organization that sets the standards for the exercise profession. This critical handbook delivers scientifically based standards on exercise testing and prescription to the certification candidate, the professional, and the student. This manual gives succinct summaries of recommended procedures for exercise testing and exercise prescription in healthy and diseased patients   The tenth edition reflects some crucial and exciting changes, making the content necessary for effective study and practice. New pre-exercise health screening recommendations are critical to helping more of the population begin a safe, healthy physical activity program without consulting a physician. New and expanded information on the risks of sedentary behavior, clinical exercise testing and interpretation, high intensity interval training, musculoskeletal injury risk, fitness testing protocols and norms, and an expansion of the principles of health behavior change are included. Additionally, significant reorganization of content will help you reach the information you need quickly.   This manual is an essential resource for all exercise professionals, as well as other health professionals who may council patients on exercise including physicians, nurses, physician's assistants, physical and occupational therapists, dieticians, and health care administrators.

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  • ACSM's Foundations of Strength Training and Conditioning by American College of Sports Medicine
    ACSM's Foundations of Strength Training and Conditioning (English, Hardback) American College of Sports Medicine

    Offers a comprehensive introduction to the basics of strength training and conditioning based on the latest research findings. This book is divided into four parts: Foundations, Physiological Responses and Adaptations, Strength Training and Conditioning Program Design, and Assessment.

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  • ACSM's Behavioral Aspects of Physical Activity and Exercise by American College of Sports Medicine
    ACSM's Behavioral Aspects of Physical Activity and Exercise (English, Paperback) American College of Sports Medicine

    Provides the theoretical foundation of behavior change and then offers specific strategies, tools, and methods you can use to motivate and inspire your clients to be active, exercise, and stay healthy. This title helps you access practical resources that you can use immediately on the job with forms, checklists, charts, worksheets, and more.

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  • ACSM's Career and Business Guide for the Fitness Professional by American College of Sports Medicine
    ACSM's Career and Business Guide for the Fitness Professional (English, Paperback) American College of Sports Medicine, Neal Pire

    A guide that covers the practical aspects of running a successful fitness business and having a successful fitness career. It provides fitness professionals with the information they need to start planning their own business and make wise career choices.

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  • ACSM's Resources for the Group Exercise Instructor by American College of Sports Medicine
    ACSM's Resources for the Group Exercise Instructor (English, Paperback) American College of Sports Medicine

    Developed by the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), this book thoroughly prepares you to become an ACSM Certified Group Exercise Instructor. Following an introduction, which includes a profile of a group exercise instructor,it covers such topics as leadership, class design, legal issues and responsibilities, and exercise science.

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  • ACSM's Exercise for Older Adults by American College of Sports Medicine
    ACSM's Exercise for Older Adults (English, Paperback) American College of Sports Medicine

    The American College of Sports Medicine, founded in 1954, is the world's largest sports medicine and exercise science organization with more than 45,000 national, and international members and certified professionals in more than 90 countries. This text completes its presentation by including practical information on integrating exercise.

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