The new edition of this flagship title of the certification suite from the American College of Sports Medicine includes vital updates and changes for effective study and practice. It presents succinct summaries of recommended procedures for exercise testing and exercise prescription in healthy and diseased patients in a newly reorganized format for fast retrieval of information.
Confidently pass the exam to become a Certified Personal Trainer, Certified Exercise Physiologist, or Certified Clinical Exercise Physiologist with the brand-new edition of this popular review tool. Case studies and multiple-choice questions help you identify your strengths and weaknesses and eliminate those areas of weakness. Most importantly, this text will help you advance your career in fitness and exercise.
Covering all five health-related components of physical fitness—body composition, muscular strength, muscular endurance, flexibility, and cardiorespiratory endurance— this fully updated new edition provides you with a comprehensive overview of why and how to perform fitness assessments.