Designed as a companion to ACSM's Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription and as a resource for ACSM certification candidates, this book covers all the major aspects of preventive rehabilitative and fitness programs and the major position stands of the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) and other scientific organizations. It provides readers with the necessary background information to address the knowledge, skills and abilities (KSAs) set forth in ACSM's Guidelines.
Content comprises both theoretical and practical physiological concepts, with related examples of exercise testing, training and programming.
A companion Website for instructors will offer a test generator, an image bank, PowerPoint slides, and a WebCT/BlackBoard-ready course cartridge. A student Website will offer the fully searchable text.