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Advanced fitness assessment and exercise prescription / Ann L. Gibson, Dale R. Wagner, Vivian H. Heyward

Main Author Gibson, Ann L. Coauthor Wagner, Dale R., 1966-
Heyward, Vivian H.
Edition 8th ed. Publication Champaign : Human Kinetics, cop. 2019 Description xiv, 545 p. a 2 colns. : il. ; 29 cm ISBN 9781492561347 Topical name Exercício físico - Aspetos fisiológicos
Fisiologia - Testes
Condição física - Avaliação
Exercício físico - Prescrição
Exercício físico - Necessidades de saúde especiais
CDU 796.012
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1. Physical Activity, Health, and Chronic Disease

Physical Activity, Health, and Disease: An Overview
Cardiovascular Disease
Hypercholesterolemia and Dyslipidemia
Diabetes Mellitus
Obesity and Overweight
Metabolic Syndrome
Musculoskeletal Diseases and Disorders
Cognitive Performance
Exercise as Medicine

2. Preliminary Health Screening and Risk Classification

Preliminary Health Evaluation
Testing Procedures for Blood Pressure, Heart Rate, and Electrocardiogram

3. Principles of Assessment, Prescription, and Exercise Program Adherence

Physical Fitness Testing
Basic Principles for Exercise Program Design
Exercise Program Adherence
Using Technology to Promote Physical Activity

4. Assessing Cardiorespiratory Fitness

Definition of Terms
Graded Exercise Testing: Guidelines and Procedures
Maximal Exercise Test Protocols
Submaximal Exercise Test Protocols
Field Tests for Assessing Aerobic Fitness
Exercise Testing for Children and Older Adults

5. Designing Cardiorespiratory Exercise Programs

The Exercise Prescription
Aerobic Training Methods and Modes
Personalized Exercise Programs

6. Assessing Muscular Fitness

Definition of Terms
Strength and Muscular Endurance Assessment
Muscular Power Assessment
Sources of Measurement Error in Muscular Fitness Testing
Additional Considerations for Muscular Fitness Testing
Muscular Fitness Testing of Older Adults
Muscular Fitness Testing of Children

7. Designing Resistance Training Programs

Types of Resistance Training
Developing Resistance Training Programs
Common Questions About Resistance Training
Effects of Resistance Training Programs
Muscular Soreness

8. Assessing Body Composition

Classification and Uses of Body Composition Measures
Body Composition Models
Reference Methods for Assessing Body Composition
Field Methods for Assessing Body Composition

9. Designing Weight Management and Body Composition Programs

Obesity, Overweight, and Underweight: Definitions and Trends
Obesity: Types and Causes
Weight Management Principles and Practices
Designing Weight Management Programs: Preliminary Steps
Designing Weight Loss Programs
Designing Weight Gain Programs
Designing Programs to Improve Body Composition

10. Assessing Flexibility

Basics of Flexibility
Assessment of Flexibility
Flexibility Testing of Older Adults

11. Designing Programs for Flexibility and Low Back Care

Training Principles
Stretching Methods
Designing Flexibility Programs: Exercise Prescription
Designing Low Back Care Exercise Programs

12. Assessing Balance and Designing Balance Programs

Definitions and Nature of Balance
Factors Affecting Balance and Risk of Falling
Assessment of Balance
Designing Balance Training Programs

Appendix A. Health and Fitness Appraisal
Appendix B. Cardiorespiratory Assessments
Appendix C. Muscular Fitness Exercise and Norms
Appendix D. Body Composition Assessments
Appendix E. Energy Intake and Expenditure
Appendix F: Flexibility and Low Back Care Exercises

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