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Welcome to your Practical Skills for Exercise Testing and Prescription reading list! Here you will find the resources to support you throughout your module.
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ACSM's Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription by
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 The tenth edition reflects some crucial and exciting changes, making the content necessary for effective study and practice. New pre-exercise health screening recommendations are critical to helping more of the population begin a safe, healthy physical activity program without consulting a physician. New and expanded information on the risks of sedentary behavior, clinical exercise testing and interpretation, high intensity interval training, musculoskeletal injury risk, fitness testing protocols and norms, and an expansion of the principles of health behavior change are included. Additionally, significant reorganization of content will help you reach the information you need quickly. This manual is an essential resource for all exercise professionals, as well as other health professionals who may counsel patients on exercise including physicians, nurses, physician's assistants, physical and occupational therapists, dieticians, and health care administrators.
Call Number: 615.82AME
Publication Date: 2017-02-18
Careers in Sport Science by
It is common that students know that they want to work in sport and work with people but are not sure exactly what they can do. This can affect their motivation while they study as they have no clear goal to work towards.
Based on interviews with 20 people who work in sports related occupations this is designed to provide direction and guidance to enable students to make informed decisions about what they could do with their qualification. The case studies include people who work to support performance athletes, such as a sports nutritionist, sport psychologist, sports analyst, exercise physiologist and a strength and conditioning coach. Also included are cases studies of sports coaches, personal trainers and teachers as well as broader career options such as sports massage therapy, sports development and sports journalism and broadcasting. Many of the people chosen as case studies work with Olympic or professional athletes.
Call Number: On Order
Publication Date: 2019
Practical Skills in Sport and Exercise Science by
If you are studying exercise and sports science, or a related course, then this book will be an indispensable companion throughout your entire degree programme. This 'one-stop' text will guide you through the wide range of practical, analytical and data handling skills that you will need during your undergraduate and/or postgraduate studies. It will also give you a solid grounding in the wider transferable skills such as teamwork, using information technology, communicating information and study skills. Practical Skills in Exercise and Sports Science provides an easy-to-read guide to help you develop the skills you need to succeed. It explains the essential elements of practical techniques and procedures in a step-by-step manner to help you understand their application in the context of exercise and sports science. This text's unique and comprehensive coverage includes: general advice on practical work; measuring techniques; field tests; statistical techniques; analysis and presentation of data; and study skills.
Call Number: On Order
Publication Date: 2011-08-19
Practical skills in sport and exercise science : an interdisciplinary approach by
Whether working with elite athletes or devising exercise programmes for patient groups, sport and exercise scientists have to have a sound grasp of the interdisciplinary nature of their work. Interdisciplinary practice, drawing on the core disciplines of physiology, psychology and biomechanics, can answer questions, solve problems or explain issues that may be too broad or complex to be dealt with adequately within a single discipline. Practical Skills in Sport and Exercise Science is the first textbook to introduce the core skills, practical procedures, protocols and techniques in sport and exercise science from an interdisciplinary perspective, and to fully explain how connections are made between different areas of sport and exercise in research and practice.
Call Number: On Order
Publication Date: 2014