ACSM s Sports Medicine

ACSM s Sports Medicine Author Francis G. O'Connor
ISBN-10 9781451104257
Release 2012-09-10
Pages 928
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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

ACSM s Primary Care Sports Medicine Author Douglas McKeag
ISBN-10 0781770289
Release 2007
Pages 656
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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

ACSM s Metabolic Calculations Handbook Author Stephen Glass (Ph. D.)
ISBN-10 0781742382
Release 2007
Pages 111
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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

Handbook of Sports Medicine and Science  Gymnastics Author Dennis J. Caine
ISBN-10 9781118357576
Release 2013-07-18
Pages 200
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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

ACSM s Certification Review Author American College of Sports Medicine
ISBN-10 PSU:000065785164
Release 2010
Pages 308
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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

Orthopedics  An Issue of Primary Care Clinics in Office Practice Author George G.A. Pujalte
ISBN-10 9780323261234
Release 2013-11-14
Pages 16
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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

ACSM Fitness Book Author American College of Sports Medicine
ISBN-10 073604406X
Release 2003
Pages 175
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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 Certification Review

ACSM s Certification Review Author American College of Sports Medicine
ISBN-10 0781745926
Release 2006
Pages 302
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ACSM's Certification Review is a review manual for candidates wanting an ACSM credential including ACSM's Health and Fitness Certification, ACSM's Clinical Certification, or ACSM's Registry for Clinical Exercise Physiology. The book combines content from the first editions of ACSM's Health and Fitness Certification Review and ACSM's Clinical Certification Review into one resource. Content is based on the Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs) found in ACSM's Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription, Seventh Edition. Each chapter presents an outline-format review and ends with certification-type questions and answers. The book includes two comprehensive practice exams to test the reader's knowledge.



ACSM s Complete Guide to Fitness Health 2E

ACSM s Complete Guide to Fitness   Health  2E Author American College of Sports Medicine
ISBN-10 9781492533672
Release 2017-01-23
Pages 448
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ACSM’s Complete Guide to Fitness & Health, Second Edition, offers the most current exercise and nutrition guidelines along with assessments, exercises, activities, and programs for varying ages, special conditions, and fitness goals. Authoritative and comprehensive, it makes adding, enhancing, or customizing a fitness and health routine safe and effective.



ACSM s Health Fitness Certification Review

ACSM s Health   Fitness Certification Review Author American College of Sports Medicine
ISBN-10 0683300911
Release 2001
Pages 223
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A review manual for candidates seeking ACSM certification in the Health and Fitness Track. Features include: outline-format review for each chapter followed by certification-type review questions; content based on the KSAs (Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities) for ACSM Group Exercise Leader(SM) and ACSM Health/Fitness Instructor(SM) Certification found in the ACSM's Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription, Sixth Edition; and comprehensive practice exam at the end of the book.



ACSM s Resource Manual for Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription

ACSM s Resource Manual for Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription Author David P. Swain
ISBN-10 9781609139568
Release 2012-12-26
Pages 896
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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

Sports Medicine Author Jonathan T. Finnoff, DO
ISBN-10 9781617050541
Release 2011-11-18
Pages 184
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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 Foundations of Strength Training and Conditioning

ACSM s Foundations of Strength Training and Conditioning Author Nicholas A. Ratamess
ISBN-10 0781782678
Release 2011
Pages 500
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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.



Sports Medicine Review

Sports Medicine Review Author Robert E. Sallis
ISBN-10 UVA:X004070032
Release 1997
Pages 309
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Q & A format similar to that of the CAQ exam incl. female athletes the pediatric athlete shoulder instability etc.



ACSM s Health Related Physical Fitness Assessment Manual

ACSM s Health Related Physical Fitness Assessment Manual Author American College of Sports Medicine
ISBN-10 9781451115680
Release 2013-01-21
Pages 192
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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

Essentials of Sports Medicine Author Robert Sallis
ISBN-10 UOM:39015053395359
Release 1997-01-01
Pages 646
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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



Sports Medicine Just the Facts

Sports Medicine  Just the Facts Author Francis O'Connor
ISBN-10 9780071446327
Release 2004-08-22
Pages 400
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Easy access to concise, authoritative answers on the comprehensive range of health issues sports clinicians confront. Perfect as a desk reference or quick review for certification exams, this manual gives readers quick solutions to diagnostic and treatment questions, an abundance of useful tables and charts, emergency-care procedures, plus incisive strategies for keeping athletes healthy.