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.