ESSAâ€™s Student Manual for Health, Exercise and Sport Assessment
ESSAâ€™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), ESSAâ€™s Student Manual for Health, Exercise and Sport Assessment is the first Australian text written with ESSAâ€™s accreditation framework in mind.
EvolveMultiple 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
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