Advanced Fitness Assessment and Exercise Prescription

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Human Kinetics, 2002 - Health & Fitness - 369 pages
The fourth edition of the popular Advanced Fitness Assessment and Exercise Prescription bridges the gap between research and practice, providing a comprehensive and advanced approach to physical fitness testing and exercise prescription. The text contains the latest information from the sixth edition of ACSM's Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription. Its in-depth scope, content, organization, and approach make it a unique and practical reference for readers at all levels of experience. Among its features are chapter-specific key points and terms, review questions, and a complete glossary to identify and define important terms and concepts; extensive appendixes that include over 15 reproducible forms to help readers systematically and thoroughly assess clients or track their activities and progress; handouts that describe or illustrate 90 exercises for strength, flexibility, and low back care; and an electronic instructor guide that provides sample course outlines, class projects, laboratory experiences for each fitness component, case studies, and sample problems and solutions.

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