Published by the American College of Sports Medicine, Resources for the Exercise Physiologist is essential for certification candidates and practicing Exercise Physiologists. As the official preparation book for the ACSM Certified Exercise Physiologist examination, the title will guide those seeking certification as they prepare to sit for the exam. For those already practicing, this evidence-based resource will aid in providing the most current, competent guidance to clients.
Organized around the scope of ACSM EP-C practice domains, ACSM's Resources for the Exercise Physiologist includes an introductory section focusing on understanding exercise, physical activity, and pre-exercise screening. Coverage of assessment and programming for both healthy and special populations and extensive content about behavior change allows the EP-C to provide program options for varying types of clients. Finally, this text covers the ethics, legal issues, and business of fitness management.
Leanna Ross, PhD is a Postdoctoral Associate working with DMPI faculty member Bill Kraus.