Advanced Fitness Assessment and Exercise Prescription 7th Edition

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Human Kinetics, Apr 23, 2014 - Health & Fitness - 552 pages

Built around physical fitness components, this text shows how to assess each fitness component and then how to design exercise programs based on that assessment. It bridges the gap between research and practice for exercise science students and fitness professionals.

 

Contents

Chapter 1 Physical Activity Health and Chronic Disease
1
Chapter 2 Preliminary Health Screening and Risk Classification
23
Chapter 3 Principles of Assessment Prescription and Exercise Program Adherence
47
Chapter 4 Assessing Cardiorespiratory Fitness
79
Chapter 5 Designing Cardiorespiratory Exercise Programs
121
Chapter 6 Assessing Muscular Fitness
153
Chapter 7 Designing Reistance Training Programs
181
Chapter 8 Assessing Body Composition
219
Appendix B
385
Appendix C
401
Appendix D
417
Appendix E
429
Appendix F
445
List of Abbreviations
465
Glossary
467
References
477

Chapter 9 Designing Weight Management and Body Composition Programs
267
Chapter 10 Assessing Flexibility
305
Chapter 11 Designing Programs for Flexibility and Low Back Care
325
Chapter 12 Assessing Balance and Designing Balance Programs
341
Appendix A
363
Index
527
About the Authors
537
Human Kinetics CE Ad
538
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