ACSM's Health-related Physical Fitness Assessment Manual

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Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins Health, 2010 - Medical - 172 pages

From the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), this text provides the information necessary to develop skills for assessing an individual's health-related physical fitness. It provides a practical "how-to-do-it" approach for performing assessment skills effectively, and an understanding of the theory behind and the importance of each skill or assessment. The Third Edition includes updated references to ACSM's Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription, Eighth Edition, more diagrams and pictures highlighting assessment techniques, and new material on physical activity assessments, considerations for medication usage, and common measurement errors.

A companion Website includes an Image Collection, a Test Generator, and PowerPoint Slides.

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Contents

Introduction
1
Preassessment Screening
11
Risk Factor Assessments
29
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