ACSM's guidelines for exercise testing and prescription

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Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2000 - Health & Fitness - 368 pages
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The single most internationally read and referenced text in sports medicine, exercise science, and health and fitness, this manual succinctly summarizes recommended procedures for exercise testing and exercise prescription in healthy and diseased individuals. The Seventh Edition contains the most current public health and clinical information and state-of-the-art, research-based recommendations. Coverage represents the fundamental knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) that must be mastered by candidates for all ACSM certifications. Written by international experts in numerous fields, the Seventh Edition covers additional topics including arthritis, osteoporosis, dyslipidemia, immunology, and metabolic syndrome.

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HEALTH SCREENING AND RISK
22
PRETEST CLINICAL EVALUATION
35
PHYSICAL FITNESS TESTING
57
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