ACSM s Sports Medicine

  • Filename: acsm-s-sports-medicine.
  • ISBN: 9781451104257
  • Release Date: 2012-09-10
  • Number of pages: 928
  • Author: Francis G. O'Connor
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins



The field of sports medicine is evolving, accelerated by emerging technologies and changing health care policies. To stay up to speed and ace the Boards, you need a resource that moves at your pace. Sanctioned by the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), this handy review addresses all areas of the sports medicine subspecialty board examination--with coverage that spans the full spectrum of sports medicine, from medical to skeletal conditions related to the athlete. The editors and authors include orthopedic surgeons, family physicians, pediatricians, internal medicine specialists, physiatrists, certified athletic trainers, physical therapists, psychologists, nutritionists, exercise physiologists and more, ensuring that you'll benefit from the broad spectrum of expertise embraced by the specialty. Look inside and explore...* Seven convenient sections address general considerations, evaluation of the injured athlete, medical problems, musculoskeletal problems, principles of rehabilitation, sports-specific populations, and special populations.* Comprehensive coverage includes all topic areas featured on sports medicine subspecialty board exams.* Easy-access bulleted format makes essential facts simple to locate and recall.* Tables, figures, and algorithms make complex ideas easy to grasp and retain. PLUS...* An online companion resource includes nearly 1,000 board-style practice questions with rationale for correct and incorrect responses--a great way to test your knowledge and improve your exam performance!

ACSM s Primary Care Sports Medicine

  • Filename: acsm-s-primary-care-sports-medicine.
  • ISBN: 0781770289
  • Release Date: 2007
  • Number of pages: 656
  • Author: Douglas McKeag
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins



Written and edited by internationally known experts in primary care sports medicine, this book is the most comprehensive sports medicine reference geared to primary care practitioners. It is the ideal text for physicians studying for the Certificate of Added Qualifications in Sports Medicine that is now offered in many disciplines including family practice, internal medicine, emergency medicine, pediatrics, physical medicine and rehabilitation, and osteopathic medicine. This revised and updated Second Edition is published in association with the American College of Sports Medicine, and includes more practical information. The new, more user-friendly format features numerous illustrations, charts, and tables, including full-color illustrations.

ACSM s Metabolic Calculations Handbook

  • Filename: acsm-s-metabolic-calculations-handbook.
  • ISBN: 0781742382
  • Release Date: 2007
  • Number of pages: 111
  • Author: Stephen Glass (Ph. D.)
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins



This handbook provides a step-by-step approach to using metabolic equations, from basic math principles to applying the equations to an exercise plan. Chapters focus separately on each equation, provide an easy-to-follow process of solving, and demonstrate the varied uses of the equation in clinical as well as fitness settings. Each chapter includes a set of problems that focus on real-world applications of the equation. Step-by-step problem solution explanations are provided at the end of each chapter. A comprehensive exam at the end of the book tests the reader's skill in using the equations.

Handbook of Sports Medicine and Science Gymnastics

  • Filename: handbook-of-sports-medicine-and-science-gymnastics.
  • ISBN: 9781118357576
  • Release Date: 2013-07-18
  • Number of pages: 200
  • Author: Dennis J. Caine
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons



This new volume in the Handbook of Sports Medicine and Science series, published in conjunction with the Medical Commission of the International Olympic Committee, offers comprehensive and practical guidance on the training and medical care of competitive gymnasts. Written and edited by leading trainers, team doctors, coaches and other professionals with unparalleled experience in elite gymnastics, this book covers all the key aspects of caring for gymnasts, minimizing the unique risks these athletes face, and treating injuries when they happen. The book is organized into 4 sections covering: The evolution of gymnastics Growth and development Training and performance Sports medicine Individual chapters cover key topics such as energy needs and body weight management; biomechanics; psychology; the epidemiology of gymnastic injuries; treatment and rehabilitation of common injuries; injury prevention; and more. Endorsed by the International Gymnastics Federation (FIG), no other book offers such an in-depth look at the unique considerations and challenges that affect the growth, performance, training, and medical care of athletes in this demanding sport.

ACSM s Certification Review

  • Filename: acsm-s-certification-review.
  • ISBN: PSU:000065785164
  • Release Date: 2010
  • Number of pages: 308
  • Author: American College of Sports Medicine
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins



ACSM's Certification Review is a review manual for candidates wanting an ACSM credential including ACSM Certified Health Fitness Specialist (HFS), the ACSM Clinical Exercise Specialist (CES), and the ACSM Certified Personal Trainer (CPT) certifications. Content is based on the Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs) found in ACSM's Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription.

Orthopedics An Issue of Primary Care Clinics in Office Practice

  • Filename: orthopedics-an-issue-of-primary-care-clinics-in-office-practice.
  • ISBN: 9780323261234
  • Release Date: 2013-11-14
  • Number of pages: 16
  • Author: George G.A. Pujalte
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences



This issue of Primary Care: Clinics in Office Practice features expert clinical reviews on Orthopedics which includes current information on . The Preparticipation Physical Examination, Exercise Prescription, Diagnosis and Treatment of Osteoarthritis, Evaluation and Treatment of Cervical Radiculopathy, Choosing the Right Diagnostic Imaging Modality in Musculoskeletal Diagnosis, Evaluation and Treatment of Musculoskeletal Chest Pain, Evaluation and Treatment of Rotator Cuff Pathology, Evaluation and Treatment of Sternoclavicular, Clavicular, and Acromioclavicular Injuries, Evaluation and Treatment of Upper Extremity Nerve Entrapment Syndromes, Complementary and Alternative Treatments in Musculoskeletal Medicine, Evaluation and Treatment of Biking and Running Injuries, Common Injections in Musculoskeletal Medicine, and Considerations in Footwear and Orthotics.

ACSM Fitness Book

  • Filename: acsm-fitness-book.
  • ISBN: 073604406X
  • Release Date: 2003
  • Number of pages: 175
  • Author: American College of Sports Medicine
  • Publisher: Human Kinetics



Start where you are and go wherever your goals take you. No other guide offers a more comprehensive plan for developing a personal fitness program and sticking with it. Developed by the American College of Sports Medicine, ACSM Fitness Bookoffers the total package from one of the most respected organizations in the field. In its first two editions, the ACSM Fitness Booksold more than 100,000 copies. Now the classic has been enhanced and expanded with the tools you need to succeed. From simple, step-by-step instruction to new insights on nutrition, weight control, motivation, and overcoming setbacks, the authors provide the help you need to reach beyond your personal best. The key to making any fitness program effective is finding the right level of difficulty for your current ability and creating a plan that will take you to the next level. With a simple and scientifically proven fitness test, the ACSM Fitness Bookgives you everything you need to determine your starting point and monitor your ongoing progress. With sample programs, worksheets, and more, ACSM Fitness Booktakes the guesswork out of getting started and offers color photos of a variety of exercises that require minimal equipment and space. Whether your objective is to improve cardiovascular endurance, muscular strength, flexibility, or overall body condition, the ACSM Fitness Bookwill lay out a proven plan for reaching your goal in a way that works for you. Richly illustrated and easy to follow, it is the one book you need for the tools, and the motivation, to put your personal fitness program on track.

Sports Medicine

  • Filename: sports-medicine.
  • ISBN: 9781617050541
  • Release Date: 2011-11-18
  • Number of pages: 184
  • Author: Jonathan T. Finnoff, DO
  • Publisher: Demos Medical Publishing



Sports Medicine: Study Guide and Review for Boards is a comprehensive review text surveying the breadth of nonsurgical sports medicine. Covering topics pertinent to (and found on) the Sports Medicine board examination, the book is intended as a primary study tool for candidates preparing for certification. All of the subject areas tested on the boards are represented, including basic science and general procedures; health promotion and preventive aspects; emergency assessment and care; and diagnosis, management, and treatment of the full range of sports-related injuries and conditions. The editors have used the exam content outline as a blueprint for organizing the book so the space allotted to each chapter reflects the corresponding emphasis of the topic on the exam. Sports Medicine also provides the concise, high-yield facts that residents, fellows, trainees, and clinicians in any discipline need to supplement their training in non-operative sports medicine. Features of Sports Medicine: Study Guide and Review for Boards Include Written in outline format for ease of use Comprehensive review of all topics covered on the Sports Medicine board examination Mirrors organization of the offi cial exam content outline; material is weighted according to space allotted on the actual test Editors and authors are noted experts and teachers in the field of sports medicine and come from multiple specialties Includes numerous figures and tables to illustrate key points and enhance learning Recommended reading for further study Can be used for board preparation or as a concise clinical text

ACSM s Resource Manual for Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription

  • Filename: acsm-s-resource-manual-for-guidelines-for-exercise-testing-and-prescription.
  • ISBN: 9781609139568
  • Release Date: 2012-12-26
  • Number of pages: 896
  • Author: David P. Swain
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins



ACSM's Resource Manual for Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription was created as a complement to ACSM's Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription and elaborates on all major aspects of preventative rehabilitation and fitness programs and the major position stands of the ACSM. The 7th edition provides information necessary to address the knowledge, skills, and abilities set forth in the new edition of Guidelines, and explains the science behind the exercise testing and prescription. ACSM's Resource Manual is a comprehensive resource for those working in the fitness and clinical exercise fields, as well as those in academic training.

Sports Medicine Review

  • Filename: sports-medicine-review.
  • ISBN: UVA:X004070032
  • Release Date: 1997
  • Number of pages: 309
  • Author: Robert E. Sallis
  • Publisher: Mosby Elsevier Health Science



Q & A format similar to that of the CAQ exam incl. female athletes the pediatric athlete shoulder instability etc.

ACSM s Foundations of Strength Training and Conditioning

  • Filename: acsm-s-foundations-of-strength-training-and-conditioning.
  • ISBN: 0781782678
  • Release Date: 2011
  • Number of pages: 500
  • Author: Nicholas A. Ratamess
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins



Developed by the American College of Sports Medicine, this text offers a comprehensive introduction to the basics of strength training and conditioning based on the latest research findings. ACSM's Foundations of Strength Training and Conditioning is divided into four parts: Foundations, Physiological Responses and Adaptations, Strength Training and Conditioning Program Design, and Assessment. The text focuses on practical applications, enabling students to develop, implement, and assess the results of training programs that are designed to optimize strength, power, and athletic performance. Moreover, the text's clear, straightforward writing style makes it easy to grasp new concepts.

ACSM s Health Related Physical Fitness Assessment Manual

  • Filename: acsm-s-health-related-physical-fitness-assessment-manual.
  • ISBN: 9781451115680
  • Release Date: 2013-01-21
  • Number of pages: 192
  • Author: American College of Sports Medicine
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins



From the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), this text provides the information necessary to develop skills for assessing an individual's health-related physical fitness. It provides a practical "how-to-do-it" approach for performing assessment skills effectively, and an understanding of the theory behind and the importance of each skill or assessment. The Fourth Edition includes updated references to ACSM's Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription, Ninth Edition, more diagrams and pictures highlighting assessment techniques, and new material on physical activity assessments, considerations for medication usage, and common measurement errors. A companion Website includes an Image Collection, a Test Generator, and PowerPoint Slides.

Essentials of Sports Medicine

  • Filename: essentials-of-sports-medicine.
  • ISBN: UOM:39015053395359
  • Release Date: 1997-01-01
  • Number of pages: 646
  • Author: Robert Sallis
  • Publisher: Mosby



This new reference covers dietary aspects of disease prevention, nutritional support of hospitalized patients, basic information on nutrient functions, and nutritional needs throughout life. It offers rapid access to key information through a disease-oriented approach, detailed table of contents, comprehensive index and numerous tables. This edition contains new chapters on AIDS, transplantation, and disease prevention and health promotion. Revisions include current RDA updates, and expanded chapters on childhood and adolescence, aging, gastrointestinal conditions, obesity, cardiovascular disease and metabolic bone disease. A Brandon Hill Title

ACSM s Exercise Management for Persons with Chronic Diseases and Disabilities

  • Filename: acsm-s-exercise-management-for-persons-with-chronic-diseases-and-disabilities.
  • ISBN: 0736038728
  • Release Date: 2003
  • Number of pages: 374
  • Author: American College of Sports Medicine
  • Publisher: Human Kinetics 10%



Get an updated and quick reference for the successful exercise management of 46 chronic diseases and disabilities. The second edition of the landmark text published in 1997 includes eight new conditions and features updated information, current research, and the latest scientific developments to help you -prescribe exercise programming and testing for clients, especially those coping with multiple conditions; -keep informed of the latest developments related to chronic diseases and disabilities; -apply exercise programming in your day-to-day practice; -parlay specific symptoms of a disease or disability into an effective exercise testing or programming prescription; and -stay current on the latest drugs used to treat chronic diseases and disabilities. 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. You'll find valuable, new coverage of fibromyalgia, lower-limb amputation, liver failure, and pulmonary diseases, including chronic obstructive and chronic restrictive pulmonary disease, asthma, and lung and heart-lung transplantation. 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. The reference includes guidance on multiple chronic diseases and additional information about exercise programming, including considerations regarding physical activity for youth. Practitioners will appreciate the expanded list of medications—it includes more classes of commonly used drugs, an expanded table listing the effects of cardiovascular and respiratory drugs on the exercise response and exercise capacity, and a new table listing the effects of noncardiovascular and nonrespiratory drugs. In addition, the book presents a new listing of Web site resources grouped by the disease or disability featured on the site. If you have a strong working knowledge of exercise science, there is no better source of simple clinical recommendations for establishing a successful exercise management program for persons with chronic diseases and disabilities. Contributors J. Larry Durstine, PhD, FACSM Geoffrey E. Moore, MD, FACSM William F. Riner, PhD, FACSM Richard J. Sabath, EdD, FACSM Scott O. Roberts, PhD, FACSM Peter H. Brubaker, PhD, FACSM Barry Franklin, PhD, FACSM Adam Gitkin, MS Martha Canulette, RN, BS Daniel Friedman, MD, FACSM J. Edwin Atwood, MD Jonathan Myers, PhD, FACSM Michael West, MD Steven J. Keteyian, PhD, FACSM Clinton Brawner, BS Neil Gordon, MD, FACSM Andrew W. Gardner, PhD Christopher Womack, PhD Christopher Cooper, MD, FACSM Connie C. W. Hsia, MD Christopher J. Clark, MD Patricia A. Nixon, PhD, FACSM David J. Ross, MD Patricia L. Painter, PhD, FACSM Joanne Krasnoff, MS Ann L. Albright, PhD W. Guyton Hornsby, Jr., PhD Paul D. Thompson, MD, FACSM Janet P. Wallace, PhD, FACSM Connie Bayles, PhD, FACSM Anna L. Schwartz, PhD Arlette Perry, PhD, FACSM Arthur LaPerriere, PhD, FACSM Nancy Klimas, MD Stephen P. Bailey, PhD, PT Barbara Meyer, PhD Kathy Lemley, PT Kirsten L. Johansen, MD Kenneth H. Pitetti, PhD, FACSM Marian A. Minor, PhD, PT Donald R. Kay, MD Maureen J. Simmonds, PT, PhD Thomas E. Dreisinger, PhD Susan A. Bloomfield, PhD Susan S. Smith, PT, PhD Mark H. Pedrotty, PhD Stephen F. Figoni, PhD, RKT, FACSM Karen Palmer-McLean, PhD, PT Kimberly B. Harbst, PhD, PT Lorraine E. Colson Bloomquist, EdD, FACSM Janet A. Mulcare, PhD, FACSM Thomas J. Birk, PhD, PT Karen Nau White, PhD, PT James Laskin, PhD, PT Rhonda K. Stanley, PhD, PT Elizabeth J. Protas, PhD, FACSM Bo Fernhall, PhD, FACSM James H. Rimmer, PhD, FACSM Gary S. Skrinar, PhD, FACSM Anthony P. Marsh, PhD

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