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Bridging the gap

Unique in its scope, depth of content, organization and approach to the subject, the sixth edition of Advanced Fitness Assessment and Exercise Prescription will help exercise science students and practitioners bridge the gap between research and practice.

It combines concepts and theories from exercise physiology, kinesiology, measurement, psychology and nutrition to provide a clearly defined approach to physical fitness testing and the design of individualized exercise programmes.

In it, readers will find the latest information on maximal and submaximal graded exercise testing in healthy populations, muscular fitness testing protocols and norms for children and adults and field tests and norms for evaluating cardiorespiratory fitness, muscular fitness, body composition, flexibility and balance.

It is a text for upper undergraduate and graduate exercise science students in advanced courses dealing with physical fitness appraisal and exercise prescription.

The book is also a resource for health and fitness instructors, exercise physiologists, personal trainers and strength and conditioning specialists.

Price: £59.95 I €65.90
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