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ESSA’s Student Manual for Health, Exercise and Sport Assessment - eBook

ESSA’s Student Manual for Health, Exercise and Sport Assessment - eBook

ISBN 9780729581424
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Publisher Elsevier Health Sciences
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Overview

ESSA’s Student Manual for Health, Exercise and Sport Assessment is an essential text for any student undertaking an exercise and sports science degree and professionals working in the exercise and fitness industries.

This practical manual contains fundamental theory and detailed step-by-step protocols designed to assist students and practitioners to develop competency for conducting tests in exercise, health and sports science.

Written by leading Australian and New Zealand Academics and published in collaboration with Exercise & Sports Science Australia (ESSA), ESSA’s Student Manual for Health, Exercise and Sport Assessment is the first Australian text written with ESSA’s accreditation framework in mind.

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Multiple choice questions and short answer questionsCriteria sheets to assess skill competencyWorked examples and case studiesData recording sheetsImage collectionExcel spreadsheet to record and analyse data from activities within the manual

Key features

Combines the theory underpinning testing procedures and comprehensive step-by-step protocols

Includes practical data recording tables

Protocols that encompass the spectrum of tests in exercise, health and sports science including, but not limited to, anthropometry, muscular strength, submaximal and maximal exercise testing, range of motion and threshold tests

Includes pre-testing procedures and equipment requirements for conducting assessments

Emphasis on the accuracy of the measurement, including calibration and verification of equipment

Section on laboratory safety, cleaning and disinfectanting

Links analysis, interpretation and communication of test results

Data analysis practical that encourages the reader to analyse their own data collected in the activities

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