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Title ACSM's health-related physical fitness assessment manual / [editors, Gregory B. Dwyer, Shala E. Davis]
Edition Second edition
Published Baltimore, MD : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, [2008]


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB  613.7 Dwy/Acs 2008  AVAILABLE
Description xii, 191 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents Ch. 1. Introduction -- Ch. 2. Pre-Activity Screening -- Ch. 3. Resting and Exercise Blood Pressure and Heart Rate -- Ch. 4. Body Composition -- Ch. 5. Muscular Fitness: Muscular Strength, Muscular Endurance, and Flexibility -- Ch. 6. Postural Analysis and Body Alignment Assessments -- Ch. 7. Cardiorespiratory Fitness Measurement: Step Tests and Field Tests to Predict Cardiorespiratory Fitness -- Ch. 8. Laboratory Submaximal Exercise Testing: YMCA Cycle Ergometer Test, Astrand Cycle Ergometer Test, and the Bruce Submaximal Treadmill Test -- Ch. 9. Maximal Exercise Testing -- Ch. 10. Interpretation of Assessment Results: Case Studies -- App. A. Conversions -- App. B. Risk Stratification Cases -- App. C. Forms
Summary "Now in a Second Edition, this indispensable tool for health and fitness and sports medicine professionals serves as a practical guide for assessing individuals' physical fitness levels effectively and efficiently." "Published by the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), it serves as the field's authoritative reference for theory and practice. Straightforward, how-to writing style and organization guide readers in the practice of performing assessments across five major health-related physical fitness components: cardiorespiratory fitness, body composition, muscular strength, muscular endurance, and flexibility."--BOOK JACKET
Notes Companion v. to: ACSM's guidelines for exercise testing and prescription / American College of Sports Medicine. 7th ed. c2006
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Cardiovascular fitness.
Exercise tests.
Physical fitness -- Testing.
Physical Fitness.
Exercise Test -- standards.
Physical Endurance.
Physical Examination -- standards.
Genre/Form Guideline.
Author Davis, Shala E.
Dwyer, Gregory Byron, 1959-
American College of Sports Medicine.
American College of Sports Medicine. Guidelines for graded exercise testing and exercise prescription.
LC no. 2006037410
ISBN 0781775493 (paperback)
9780781775496 (paperback)
Other Titles Health-related physical fitness assessment manual