ACSM Complete Guide to Fitness and Health

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ACSM Complete Guide to Fitness and HealthAmerican College of Sports Medicine
2011
US Price: $21.95
408 Pages
Paperback
9780736093378

About the ACSM | Table of Contents | Words of Praise

You know the importance of good health, but how do you achieve it? And how do you maintain it through the years as your body and lifestyle change, introducing obstacles to physical activity and optimal nutrition? In ACSM’s Complete Guide to Fitness & Health, you will find the answers and much, much more.

The American College of Sports Medicine, the largest and most-respected sport science and medicine organization in the world, has created the ACSM’s Complete Guide to Fitness & Health to strip away common fads, myths, and misconceptions and provide you with the latest research, sound advice, and age-specific recommendations that you can trust.
You will learn these strategies:

Featuring step-by-step instructions and full-color photos for the most effective exercises, sample workouts, practical advice, age-specific physical activity guidelines, and strategies for incorporating exercise into even the busiest of lifestyles, ACSM’s Complete Guide to Fitness & Health is a resource that belongs in every family’s library.


About the ACSM

The American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) is the largest and most-respected sports medicine and exercise science organization in the world. Founded in 1954, the ACSM works to promote and integrate scientific research, education, and practical applications of sports medicine and exercise science to maintain and enhance physical performance, fitness, health, and quality of life for people worldwide.


Table of Contents


Words of Praise

“This book is a great resource that compiles key information on the major areas of exercise, fitness, and health. It should be on the shelf of every fitness enthusiast.”

Steven N. Blair -- Original President of the National Coalition for Promoting Physical Activity, Author of Fitness After 50 and Physical Activity and Health

“ACSM’s Complete Guide to Fitness & Health provides the programs, principles, and guidelines for achieving your desired results safely and efficiently. This is the authoritative book that you need.”

Wayne L. Westcott, PhD, CSCS -- Fitness Research Director, Quincy College, Author of Strength Training Past 50 and Fitness Professional's Guide to Strength Training Older Adults

“ACSM’s Complete Guide to Fitness & Health is a phenomenal resource on customizing health and fitness programs for people of all ages and abilities. Everyone can benefit from this valuable source of information on living a healthy lifestyle."

Melissa Johnson, MS -- Former Executive Director, President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports

“ACSM's Complete Guide to Fitness & Health should be in every family’s library. With activities and sample exercise programs for every age group and fitness level, the book offers an authoritative guide to fitness and health.”

Stephanie Wood -- Executive Editor, Parenting Magazine


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