Co-Author: Dixie Thompson
Author info: Professor of Exercise Physiology
Publication Date: April 2012
Publisher: Human Kinetics
Synopsis: This book provides comprehensive information on the fundamentals of fitness, exercise physiology, and bio-mechanics. Readers will better understand the role of physical activity in the quality of life and guidelines for screening, testing, supervising, and modifying activity for various populations. It meets the demands of the evolving fitness profession with a fully updated text based on the latest standards, guidelines, and research from the authorities in the field. With the expanded scope on the study of physical activity and its relevance to fitness, numerous ancillaries, and material that reflects the American College of Sports Medicine guidelines, this text will allow both students and professionals to stay abreast of the latest research and information in the field.