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- DescriptionThis book bridges the gap between research and practice for fitness professionals. The seventh edition of Advanced Fitness Assessment and Exercise Prescription, provides a comprehensive approach to physical fitness appraisal and exercise prescription. The text bridges the gap between research and practice and synthesizes concepts and theories from exercise physiology, kinesiology, measurement, psychology and nutrition to provide a clearly defined approach to physical fitness testing and the design of individualised exercise programmes. The accompanying online videos enhance the learning experience and teach the techniques necessary for conducting fitness testing and programme design. More than 40 clips featuring common exercise assessments will help users learn essentials of fitness testing, such as calibration of blood pressure cuffs, functional movement assessment and push-up and pull-up testing.
- Author BiographyVivian H. Heyward has taught physical fitness assessment and exercise prescription courses for 26 years. In addition to the previous editions of this book, she has authored two editions of Applied Body Composition Assessment (Human Kinetics, 1996, 2004) as well as numerous articles in research and journals. Ann L. Gibson, is an associate professor and researcher in exercise science at the University of New Mexico, with research interests in body composition and physiological responses to exercise. She developed the ancillary materials for the sixth edition in addition to coauthoring the seventh.
- Author(s)Ann Lee Gibson,Vivian H. Heyward
- PublisherHuman Kinetics Publishers
- Date of Publication01/05/2014
- SubjectSports Studies & PE: Textbooks & Study Guides
- Place of PublicationChampaign, IL
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintHuman Kinetics
- Content Note145 black & white halftones, 82 colour illustrations
- Weight1451 g
- Width254 mm
- Height178 mm
- Spine30 mm
- Edition Statement7th Revised edition
- Interest AgeFrom 18 To 99
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