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.

Sports Medicine 2E

  • Filename: sports-medicine-2e.
  • ISBN: 9781617052644
  • Release Date: 2016-08-09
  • Number of pages: 656
  • Author: Jonathan T. Finnoff, DO
  • Publisher: Springer Publishing Company



Now in its second edition, Sports Medicine: Study Guide and Review for Boards is the leading comprehensive review text surveying the breadth ofnonsurgical sports medicine. Covering topics pertinent to (and found on) the Sports Medicine board examination, the book is intended as a primary studytool for candidates preparing for the exam or recertification. All of the subject areas tested on the boards are represented, including basic science and general procedures, health promotion and preventiveinterventions, emergency assessment and care, and diagnosis, management, and treatment of the full range of sports-related injuries and conditions. Theeditors have used the exam content outline as a blueprint for organizing the book so the space allotted to each chapter reflects the corresponding emphasisof the topic on the exam. For the Second Edition, all chapters have been completely revised and updated to reflect the latest information and practice guidelines. A newsection devoted to “Hot Topics” features new chapters on regenerative medicine and sports ultrasound, two rapidly expanding areas. This edition alsocontains a practice test with over 250 questions to help candidates identify knowledge gaps and fine-tune test taking skills prior to the examination. This proven resource for board review, program, or practical use provides the concise, high-yield facts that residents, fellows, trainees, and cliniciansin any discipline need to supplement their training in non-operative sports medicine. Key Features: Written in outline format for easy access to pertinent information Provides a comprehensive review of all topics covered on the Sports Medicine Board examination Editors and contributors are renowned experts and teachers in the field of sports medicine and relevant medical and surgical specialties Includes more than 100 figures and tables to illustrate key points and enhance learning New practice test assesses clinical knowledge and assists with final preparation for boards, MOC, or in-training exams

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.

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.

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.

ACSM s Certification Review

  • Filename: acsm-s-certification-review.
  • ISBN: 9781609139544
  • Release Date: 2013-02-01
  • Number of pages: 320
  • Author: ACSM
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins



ACSM’s Certification Review is the ultimate resource to help you pass the exam to become a Certified Personal Trainer (CPT), Certified Health Fitness Specialist (HFS), or Certified Clinical Exercise Specialist (CES). Highlights include: · Case studies that reinforce concepts, organized by KSA domains · Practice Exams that contain questions for each certification level · Job Task Analysis tables that provide breakdowns of all the KSAs by certification level and domain

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.

Amssm Sports Medicine Caq Study Guide

  • Filename: amssm-sports-medicine-caq-study-guide.
  • ISBN: 1606792199
  • Release Date: 2012-04-01
  • Number of pages: 544
  • Author: Stephen Paul
  • Publisher:



This comprehensive resource from the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine provides two complete tests with answers, explanations, and up-to-date references. Each test features 200 questions that were initially used to evaluate recent graduates of primary care sports medicine fellowship programs. The tests can be used by physicians studying for the Certificate of Added Qualifications exam or fellows studying for their In-Training Examinations. The book is also a great tool for pre/post-residency test preparation and for review sessions during sports medicine rotations.

ACSM s Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription

  • Filename: acsm-s-guidelines-for-exercise-testing-and-prescription.
  • ISBN: 9781609136055
  • Release Date: 2013-02-01
  • Number of pages: 480
  • Author: ACSM
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins



The flagship title of the certification suite from the American College of Sports Medicine, ACSM's Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription is a handbook that delivers scientifically based standards on exercise testing and prescription to the certification candidate, the professional, and the student. The 9th edition focuses on evidence-based recommendations that reflect the latest research and clinical information. This manual is an essential resource for any health/fitness and clinical exercise professional, physician, nurse, physician assistant, physical and occupational therapist, dietician, and health care administrator. This manual give succinct summaries of recommended procedures for exercise testing and exercise prescription in healthy and diseased patients.

ACSM s Resources for the Personal Trainer

  • Filename: acsm-s-resources-for-the-personal-trainer.
  • ISBN: 9781469826578
  • Release Date: 2013-03-22
  • Number of pages: 592
  • Author: American College of Sports Medicine
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins



ACSM’s Resources for the Personal Trainer provides a broad introduction to the field of personal training, covering both basic science topics and practical application. It was originally designed to help people prepare for the ACSM Personal Training Certification Exam. It continues to serve that function, but the market for it has expanded to practitioners in the field looking for an additional resource, as well as in an academic setting where the book is a core text for personal training programs.

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