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Exercise Testing and Prescription Lab Manual-2nd Edition


Measuring body composition
Body composition can be measured in many ways, including both laboratory and field techniques. Thus, this lab will focus on formulas and equations involving skinfolds, circumference, waist-to-hip ratio, and body mass index (BMI).
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Factors affecting V. O2max
Exercise scientists generally consider the best indicator of cardiovascular fitness to be the body’s ability to take in and utilize oxygen. The measurement of this ability is known as maximal oxygen consumption, or V. O2max. The most widely accepted predictor of cardiovascular fitness is one’s HR response to submaximal work.
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The importance of assessing flexibility
Flexibility is the ability to move the body parts through a wide range of motion without undue strain to the articulations and muscle attachments. Maintaining a reasonable degree of flexibility is necessary for efficient body movement.
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Exercise Testing and Prescription Lab Manual-2nd Edition
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The second edition of the Exercise Testing and Prescription Lab Manual provides focused, step-by-step preparation for those studying for ACSM CHFS certification. With its reorganized format, up-to-date information, and forms and worksheets, this text is also a valuable best-practices reference for health and fitness specialists certified by the ACSM and other organizations.

© 2011
Book   168 pages
ISBN-13: 9780736087285

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