A Critical Go-To Text for Assessment: ACSM’s Health-Related Physical Fitness Assessment Manual, 5th edition
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The recently released ACSM’s Health-Related Physical Fitness Assessment Manual
, 5th edition was revised by editor Gary Liguori, PhD, FACSM according to the ACSM’s Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription
, 10th edition. Dr. Liguori served as an associate editor on GETP10. This manual provides a comprehensive overview of why and how to perform assessments. Perfect for lab based fitness courses in exercise science, physical therapy, and exercise physiology.
Highlights of this 5th edition:
• New preparticipation physical activity screening recommendations help ensure that more of the population can begin a safe, healthy physical activity program without first consulting a physician.
• An exclusive focus on assessment makes key information easy to access.
• A new case study format integrated into each chapter, encourages continuous application of the assessment and interpretation skills.