Proper Technique in Administering a Stress Test DVD

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Proper Technique in Administering a Stress Test DVD
Produced in cooperation with the ACSM
Larry Golding, Ph.D., FACSM
UNLV
2007
US Price: $49.95
DVD | Length: 20 minutes
827008098194

Proper Technique in Adminstering a Stress Test discusses the relevant issues attendant to an exercise stress test (e.g., what does such a test involve; what information does it provide; what equipment is required; etc.) and provides visual information regarding the procedures for conducting such an evaluative procedure. The video also reviews the safety guidelines for administering an exercise stress test.

A partial list of topics covered:

  • Conducting a stress test
    • a graded exercise stress test
    • a max VO2 uptake test
  • Test set-up procedures
    • placing the electrodes
    • applying the patient cable
    • taking 12-lead resting cable
    • giving instructions to the patient
    • explaining the RPE chart
  • Test administration procedures
    • warm-up
    • taking the test
    • cool-down
  • Different types of testing protocols and equipment
  • multi-positional pressing exercises


About the Author

Lawrence A. Golding, Ph.D., FACSM, has been a professional in the field of kinesiology and physical education for the past 50 years. He has been a continuous member of the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (AAHPERD) since 1955, and a continuous member of the American College of Sports Medicine since 1961. He holds the highest certifications from ACSM-Program Director, and Health and Fitness Director. He is a fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine and AAHPERD. Currently, Dr. Golding is a Distinguished University Professor at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas-a rank only held by four other faculty. Most recently (1996), he was appointed Editor-in-Chief for the new ACSM Health & Fitness Journal. Dr. Golding is also the chair of the planning committee for the ACSM Health and Fitness Summit and Exposition.


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