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ACSM Books for Health and Fitness Professionals

ACSM's Exercise Management for Persons with Chronic Diseases and Disabilities
(ISBN: 0-7360-3872-8)
More comprehensive than ever, the revised content of ACSM's Exercise Management for Persons with Chronic Diseases and Disabilities, second edition, emphasizes practical application rather than scientific theory. A reference for exercise and sport science educators; adapted physical educators; American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) professionals; and others who work with people with disabilities, chronic diseases, or multiple conditions, each chapter is written by an expert in his or her field and contains a real-life case report featuring real people's symptoms, medical histories, lab results and exercise test scores, and actual exercise programming and follow-up information.

To order: Call Human Kinetics at 1-800-747-4457 or click here.


 ACSM's Exercise Management for Persons with Chronic Diseases and Disabilities
ACSM's Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription, Seventh Edition
(ISBN: 0-7817-4506-3)
Recommended for ACSM Certification Examinations!
The single most internationally read and referenced text in sports medicine, exercise science, and health and fitness. This manual succinctly summarizes recommended procedures for exercise testing and exercise prescription in healthy and diseased individuals. The Seventh Edition contains the most current public health and clinical information and state-of-the-art, research-based recommendations. Coverage represents the fundamental knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) that must be mastered by candidates for all ACSM certifications. Written by international experts in numerous fields, the Seventh Edition covers additional topics including arthritis, osteoporosis, dyslipidemia, immunology, and metabolic syndrome.

To order: Call the ACSM Certification Resource Center at Lippincott Williams & Wilkins at 1-800-486-5643 (outside the U.S. call (410) 528-4185) or click here.


 ACSM's Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription
ACSM's Resource Manual for Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription, Fifth Edition (ISBN: 0-7817-4591-8):
Designed as a companion to ACSM's Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription, Seventh Edition and as a recommended study tool for ACSM certifications, this book covers all the major aspects of preventive rehabilitative and fitness programs and the main points from all position stands of the American College of Sports Medicine. It provides readers with the necessary background information to address the knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) set forth in ACSM's Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription. New topics covered and those with increased emphasis include assessment of physical activity, applied exercise programming, arthritic diseases and conditions, neuromuscular diseases and exercise, and more.

To order: Call the ACSM Certification Resource Center 1-800-486-5643
(outside the U.S. call (410) 528-4185) or click here.


 ACSM's Resource Manual for Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription
ACSM's Resources for Clinical Exercise Physiology: Musculoskeletal, Neuromuscular, Neoplastic, Immunologic and Hematologic Conditions (ISBN: 0-7817-3502-5)
This important work from ACSM is designed to provide a resource for exercise clinicians working with special patient populations suffering from a wide variety of chronic diseases and disabilities. This resource is an extension of two existing, benchmark ACSM publications: ACSM's Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription and ACSM's Resource Manual for Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription. The many chronic diseases and disabilities addressed reflect the diverse conditions for which exercise therapy has been shown to provide benefit.

To order: Call the ACSM Certification Resource Center 1-800-486-5643 (outside the U.S. call (410) 528-4185) or click here.


 ACSM's Resources for Clinical Exercise Physiology
ACSM's Resources for the Personal Trainer, Second Edition
(ISBN: 0-7817-9053-0)
This valuable resource is the official ACSM preparatory tool for the ACSM Certified Personal Trainer® exam and provides coverage of fitness assessment, exercise prescription, and exercise leadership along with discussions of anatomy and physiology, injury prevention, psychology, emergency techniques, exercise leadership programs, and legal issues. It includes the fundamental knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) used to improve, maintain, and/or optimize health-related components of physical fitness and performance. The Second Edition is now in full color and includes information on writing appropriate exercise recommendations, leading and demonstrating safe and effective methods of exercise, and motivating individuals.

To order: Call the ACSM Certification Resource Center at Lippincott Williams & Wilkins at 1-800-486-5643 (outside the U.S. call (410) 528-4185) or click here.


 ACSM's Resources for the Personal Trainer
ACSM's Certification Review, Second Edition
 (ISBN: 0-7817-4592)
ACSM's Certification Review is a review manual for ACSM certification candidates. The book combines content from the previous editions of ACSM's Health and Fitness Certification Review and ACSM's Clinical Certification Review into one resource. Content is based on the Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs) found in ACSM's Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription, Seventh Edition. Each chapter presents an outline-format review and ends with certification-type questions and answers. The book includes two comprehensive practice exams to test the reader's knowledge.

To order: Call the ACSM Certification Resource Center at Lippincott Williams & Wilkins at 1-800-486-5643 (outside the U.S. call (410) 528-4185) or click here.

ACSM's Certification Study Kit (ISBN: 0-7817-4593-4)
This money-saving package includes: ACSM's Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription, ACSM's Resource Manual for Exercise Testing and Prescription, and ACSM's Certification Review.

To order: Call the ACSM Certification Resource Center at Lippincott Williams & Wilkins at 1-800-486-5643 (outside the U.S. call (410) 528-4185) or click here.


 ACSM's Certification Review
ACSM's Health-Related Physical Fitness Assessment Manual
(ISBN: 978-0-7817-7549-6)
This text contains information necessary to develop skills for assessing an individual's health-related physical fitness. It provides the reader with a practical "how-to-do-it" approach for performing these assessment skills effectively, and an understanding of the theory behind and the importance of each skill or assessment. The New Edition now includes updated references to ACSM's Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription and a chapter on Postural Analysis.

To order: Call the ACSM Certification Resource Center at Lippincott Williams & Wilkins at 1-800-486-5643 (outside the U.S. call (410) 528-4185) or visit click here.


 ACSM's Health-Related Physical Fitness Assessment Manual
ACSM's Metabolic Calculations Tutorial CD-ROM, Ver. 1.0a
(ISBN: 0-7817-3367-7)
Interactive tutorial CD-ROM program that allows users to problem solve using the ACSM metabolic calculations.

To order: Call the ACSM Certification Resource Center at Lippincott Williams & Wilkins at 1-800-486-5643 (outside the U.S. call (410) 528-4185) or click here.

ACSM's Metabolic Calculations Tutorial CD-ROM
ACSM's Metabolic Calculations Handbook
(ISBN: 0-7817-44238-2)
This new handbook from the American College of Sports Medicine provides a step-by-step approach to using metabolic calculations while covering topics from basic math and metabolic principles to practical exercise plan application. Chapters focus on separate equations, provide an easy-to-follow process of solving an equation, and demonstrate the varied uses of the equation giving readers the ability to effectively utilize the equations in clinical as well as fitness settings.

To order: Call the ACSM Certification Resource Center at Lippincott Williams & Wilkins at 1-800-486-5643 (outside the U.S. call (410) 528-4185) or click here.


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ACSM's Worksite Health Promotion Manual: A Guide to Building and Sustaining Health Worksites (ISBN: 0-7360-4657-7)

The most practical resource of its kind, the Manual gives students and professionals alike the most useful information available to start, run, and evaluate worksite programs.

Editor Carolyn Cox, Ph.D., CHES, expertly compiles dozens of proven and implemented ideas and examples from 30 of the top practitioners, researchers, and leaders in the field, making the manual a day-to-day resource for working health promotion practitioners. The hands-on text stresses the importance of making worksite health promotion relevant to today's top business leaders to ensure its long-term success.

To order: Call Human Kinetics at 1-800-747-4457 or click here.

 

 ACSM's Worksite Health Promotion Manual
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