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NSCA's Guide to Tests and Assessments


Effectively estimate 24-hour and physical activity energy expenditure
It is very costly, and in most cases impractical, to measure 24-hour energy expenditure or to monitor physical activity energy expenditure through either direct or indirect calorimetry.
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Using lactate threshold data
Information provided by a lactate threshold test has a number of purposes. By understanding the role that lactate plays in exercise metabolism, the exercise physiologist can use the information from lactate threshold tests to predict proper racing and training paces, and assess the fitness of a subject or the efficacy of the training program.
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Methods of measurement for muscular strength
Although many of the factors affecting the expression of muscular strength cannot be controlled by the fitness professional interested in assessing muscular strength, many can.
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Examine upper body tests for power
The majority of tests and training protocols emphasize lower extremity muscular power. However, upper extremity power production and performance are also exceedingly important for most sports and activities.
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Measure balance and stability
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NSCA's Guide to Tests and Assessments
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Developed by the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA), this comprehensive text offers extensive information on performance-related assessment and testing for strength and conditioning professionals in measuring key fitness components.

© 2012
Book   368 pages
ISBN-13: 9780736083683

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