ACSM's Resource Manual for Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription
1 Jan 2013
Lippincott Williams and Wilkins
American College of Sports Medicine
"ACSM's Resource Manual for Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription" was created as a complement to "ACSM's Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription" and elaborates on all major aspects of preventative rehabilitation and fitness programs and the major position stands of the ACSM. The 7th edition provides information necessary to address the knowledge, skills, and abilities set forth in the new edition of Guidelines, and explains the science behind the exercise testing and prescription. "ACSM's Resource Manual" is a comprehensive resource for those working in the fitness and clinical exercise fields, as well as those in academic training. Highlights include: an expanded behavior change section with the tools needed to motivate people to begin exercise and then adhere to a program; and content reflects the most recent research findings in the field as well as ACSM position stands.