Exercise Testing & Prescription

Hardcover | January 19, 2010

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This comprehensive text describes fitness assessment and exercise prescription concepts. Exercise testing and prescription are presented within a health-related context, with practical applications for sports nutrition, weight management, the aging process, and prevention and management of chronic diseases such as heart disease, diabetes, cancer, osteoporosis, and arthritis.

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This comprehensive text describes fitness assessment and exercise prescription concepts. Exercise testing and prescription are presented within a health-related context, with practical applications for sports nutrition, weight management, the aging process, and prevention and management of chronic diseases such as heart disease, diabet...

Format:HardcoverDimensions:672 pages, 11.1 × 8.6 × 1.1 inPublished:January 19, 2010Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0073376485

ISBN - 13:9780073376486

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Table of Contents

Preface

Part I. Trends and Definitions

1. Health and Fitness Trends

Part II. Screening and Testing

2. Testing Concepts

3. Cardiorespiratory Fitness

4. Body Composition

5. Musculoskeletal Fitness

Part III. Conditioning for Physical Fitness

6. Exercise Prescription

7. Nutrition and Performance

Part IV. Physical Activity and Disease

8. Heart Disease

9. Cancer

10. Diabetes

11. Obesity

12. Psychological Health

13. Aging, Osteoporosis, and Arthritis

Appendix A Physical Fitness Test Norms

Appendix B Major Bones, Muscles, and Arteries of the Human Body

Glossary

Index