The Resource Advanced fitness assessment and exercise prescription, Vivian H. Heyward

Advanced fitness assessment and exercise prescription, Vivian H. Heyward

Label
Advanced fitness assessment and exercise prescription
Title
Advanced fitness assessment and exercise prescription
Statement of responsibility
Vivian H. Heyward
Title variation
Advanced fitness assessment & exercise prescription
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This new edition provides exercise scientists with the knowledge and skills needed to assess the physical fitness status of apparently healthy individuals rather than individuals who have suspected or documented cardiovascular disease
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Heyward, Vivian H
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
GV436
LC item number
.H48 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Physical fitness
  • Exercise tests
  • Health
Label
Advanced fitness assessment and exercise prescription, Vivian H. Heyward
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 391-416) and index
Contents
Ch. 1. Physical activity, health and chronic diseases -- Physical activity, health, and disease -- Cardiovascular disease -- Hypertension -- Hypercholesterolemia and dyslipidemia -- Cigarette smoking -- Diabetes mellitus -- Obesity and overweight -- Metabolic syndrome -- Musculoskeletal diseases and disorders -- Ch. 2. Preliminary health screening and risk classification -- Preliminary health evaluation -- Testing procedures for blood pressure, heart rate, and electrocardiogram -- Sources for equipment -- Review material -- Ch. 3. Principles of assessment, prescription, and exercise program adherence -- Physical fitness testing -- Basic principles for exercise program design -- Exercise program adherence -- Certification and licensure -- Review material -- Ch. 4. Assessing cardiorespiratory fitness -- Definition of terms -- Graded exercise testing -- Maximal exercise test protocols -- Submaximal exercise test protocols -- Field tests for assessing aerobic fitness -- Exercise testing of children and older adults -- Sources for equipment -- Review material -- Ch. 5. Designing cardiorespiratory exercise programs -- The exercise prescription -- Aerobic training methods and modes -- Personalized exercise programs -- Review material -- Ch. 6. Assessing muscular fitness -- Definition of terms -- Strength and muscular endurance assessment -- Sources of measurement error in muscular fitness testing -- Additional considerations for muscular fitness testing -- Muscular fitness testing of older adults -- Muscular fitness testing of children -- Sources for equipment -- Review material -- Ch. 7. Designing resistance training programs -- Types of resistance training -- Developing the resistance training programs -- Effects of resistance training programs -- Muscular soreness -- Review material -- Ch. 8. Assessing body composition -- Classification and uses of body composition measures -- Body composition models -- Reference methods for assessing body composition -- Field methods for assessing body composition -- Sources for equipment -- Review material -- Ch. 9. Designing weight management and body composition programs -- Obesity, overweight, and underweight -- Obesity: types and causes -- Weight management principles and practices -- Designing weight management programs -- Designing weight-loss programs -- Designing weight-gain programs -- Designing programs to improve body composition -- Review material -- Ch. 10. Assessing flexibility -- Basics of flexibility -- Assessment of flexibility -- Flexibility testing of older adults -- Sources for equipment -- Review material -- Ch. 11. Designing programs for flexibility and low back care -- Training principles -- Stretching methods -- Designing flexibility programs -- Designing low back care exercise programs -- Review material -- Appendix A. Health and fitness appraisal -- Appendix B. Cardiorespiratory assessments -- Appendix C. Muscular fitness exercises and norms -- Appendix D. Body composition assessments -- Appendix E. Energy intake expenditure -- Appendix F. Flexibility and low back care exercises
Dimensions
29 cm.
Edition
5th ed.
Extent
xiii, 425 p.
Isbn
9780736057325
Isbn Type
(hard cover)
Lccn
2006011631
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
  • 3114006-01okla_normanlaw
  • (SIRSI)3114006
  • (Sirsi) o66527051
  • (OCoLC)66527051
Label
Advanced fitness assessment and exercise prescription, Vivian H. Heyward
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 391-416) and index
Contents
Ch. 1. Physical activity, health and chronic diseases -- Physical activity, health, and disease -- Cardiovascular disease -- Hypertension -- Hypercholesterolemia and dyslipidemia -- Cigarette smoking -- Diabetes mellitus -- Obesity and overweight -- Metabolic syndrome -- Musculoskeletal diseases and disorders -- Ch. 2. Preliminary health screening and risk classification -- Preliminary health evaluation -- Testing procedures for blood pressure, heart rate, and electrocardiogram -- Sources for equipment -- Review material -- Ch. 3. Principles of assessment, prescription, and exercise program adherence -- Physical fitness testing -- Basic principles for exercise program design -- Exercise program adherence -- Certification and licensure -- Review material -- Ch. 4. Assessing cardiorespiratory fitness -- Definition of terms -- Graded exercise testing -- Maximal exercise test protocols -- Submaximal exercise test protocols -- Field tests for assessing aerobic fitness -- Exercise testing of children and older adults -- Sources for equipment -- Review material -- Ch. 5. Designing cardiorespiratory exercise programs -- The exercise prescription -- Aerobic training methods and modes -- Personalized exercise programs -- Review material -- Ch. 6. Assessing muscular fitness -- Definition of terms -- Strength and muscular endurance assessment -- Sources of measurement error in muscular fitness testing -- Additional considerations for muscular fitness testing -- Muscular fitness testing of older adults -- Muscular fitness testing of children -- Sources for equipment -- Review material -- Ch. 7. Designing resistance training programs -- Types of resistance training -- Developing the resistance training programs -- Effects of resistance training programs -- Muscular soreness -- Review material -- Ch. 8. Assessing body composition -- Classification and uses of body composition measures -- Body composition models -- Reference methods for assessing body composition -- Field methods for assessing body composition -- Sources for equipment -- Review material -- Ch. 9. Designing weight management and body composition programs -- Obesity, overweight, and underweight -- Obesity: types and causes -- Weight management principles and practices -- Designing weight management programs -- Designing weight-loss programs -- Designing weight-gain programs -- Designing programs to improve body composition -- Review material -- Ch. 10. Assessing flexibility -- Basics of flexibility -- Assessment of flexibility -- Flexibility testing of older adults -- Sources for equipment -- Review material -- Ch. 11. Designing programs for flexibility and low back care -- Training principles -- Stretching methods -- Designing flexibility programs -- Designing low back care exercise programs -- Review material -- Appendix A. Health and fitness appraisal -- Appendix B. Cardiorespiratory assessments -- Appendix C. Muscular fitness exercises and norms -- Appendix D. Body composition assessments -- Appendix E. Energy intake expenditure -- Appendix F. Flexibility and low back care exercises
Dimensions
29 cm.
Edition
5th ed.
Extent
xiii, 425 p.
Isbn
9780736057325
Isbn Type
(hard cover)
Lccn
2006011631
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
  • 3114006-01okla_normanlaw
  • (SIRSI)3114006
  • (Sirsi) o66527051
  • (OCoLC)66527051

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