This textbook provides information about the theory and practice that forms the basis of the ACSM Certified Exercise Physiologist (ACSM-EP) scope of practice. ACSM's Resources for the Exercise Physiologist is able to stand alone as a classroom text, serve as a supplement to many existing texts, and for those preparing for the ACSM-EP certification exam.
This updated edition is fully aligned with the eleventh edition of ACSM’s Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription and includes the following sections:
An introductory section focused on understanding exercise and physical activity along with preexercise screening
Assessment and programming for healthy populations
Special populations, including those with metabolic disorders, pregnant women, children, and the elderly
Counseling and behavioral strategies for encouraging and sustaining exercise, a critical need for all exercise professionals
Legal, management, and professional issues relevant to all exercise professionals, especially those interested in owning a business or ascending the leadership ladder
The print edition of this title includes access to the digital version of the book, plus related materials such as videos, allowing integrated online access to all content for the title.
Student/individual online resources include: video clips highlighting appropriate assessments and exercises.
Instructor resources include: Lesson plans, PowerPoint lecture outlines, test bank, and image banks. Instructors interested in adopting the new edition of this title can request more information here.