Advanced Fitness Assessment and Exercise Prescription
Human Kinetics Publishers
Vivian H. Heyward
Publication Date :
1 Jan 2010
This title is bridging the gap between research and practice for fitness professionals. The 6th edition of this unique title builds on how to assess and design exercise programmes using a clearly defined approach. Including both field and laboratory assessment techniques, "Advanced Fitness Assessment and Exercise Prescription, 6th edition" combines the latest physical activity and exercise recommendations with practical guidelines in a user friendly format. This updated edition includes new 2010 ACSM Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription, information on using new technologies, as well as new exercise assessment tools. Learning is reinforced through the use of questions, terms and key points highlighted throughout the chapters. Ensuring the reader understands how to tailor and prescribe successful individualised programmes.