ACSM's Fitness Assessment Manual

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ACSM's Fitness Assessment Manual

ACSM's Fitness Assessment Manual, 6th edition (previously titled ACSM’s Health-Related Physical Fitness Assessment Manual) builds on the standards established in ACSM’s Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription, 11th Edition. With a focus on assessment, this new edition is organized by component of fitness: body composition, cardiorespiratory fitness, muscular fitness, flexibility; and by type of testing: maximal and submaximal exercise testing, ECG, and metabolic calculations. 

  • New chapters on metabolic calculations and electrocardiography 

  • A true lab manual, the new enhanced, large-format, spiral-bound design allows fast, easy access  

  • Laboratory activities integrated throughout the test knowledge and understanding of assessment methodology 

  • Case studies challenges students to apply assessment and interpretation skills 

The print edition of this title includes to the digital version of the book, plus related materials, allowing integrated online access to all content for the title. Also available in e-book format. 

Student/individual online resources include: data collection forms. 

Instructor resources include: PowerPoint presentations, test questions, data collection forms, and image banks. Instructors interested in adopting the new edition of this title can request more information here.


Related Publications

ACSMs Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription 11th edition

ACSM’s Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription is the flagship title from the American College of Sports Medicine, the prestigious organization that sets the standards for the exercise profession. This critical handbook delivers scientifically based standards on exercise testing and prescription to the certification candidate, the professional, and the student. This manual gives succinct summaries of recommended procedures for exercise testing and exercise prescription in healthy and diseased patients.

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