ACSM's Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription

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ISBN 9781975150198
Author

Liguori

Publisher

Edition

11th

Binding

Paperback

Dimensions 12.7 × 20.3 cm

Description

The flagship title from the prestigious American College of Sports Medicine, this critical handbook delivers scientifically based, evidence-informed standards to prepare you for success. Providing succinct summaries of recommended procedures for exercise testing and exercise prescription in healthy and diseased patients, this trusted manual is an essential resource for all exercise professionals, as well as other health professionals who may counsel patients on exercise including physicians, nurses, physician’s assistants, physical and occupational therapists, dieticians, and health care administrators. The extensively updated eleventh edition has been reorganized for greater clarity and integrates the latest Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans and new evidence ratings that identify the strength of claims within the text. – UPDATED! Integrated guidelines, including the 2018 Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans, reflect the most current, clinically sound approaches to exercise testing and prescription. – NEW! Chapter on conditions that affect the brain familiarizes students with specific strategies for the treatment of Parkinson disease, Alzheimer disease, autism, depression and anxiety. – UPDATED! Enhanced organization helps students find information quickly and easily. – FITT (Frequency, Intensity, Time, Type) boxes make locating critical exercise prescription information quick and easy. – Revised appendices integrate valuable information on ECGs, medication and emergency management where it is most relevant. – Additional boxes, tables, and figures?highlight important concepts and approaches?at a glance.?? – eBook available for purchase. 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?more.

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