Concepts in Fitness Programming presents comprehensive material about various aspects of exercise testing and prescription in a simple, straightforward manner. Intended for individuals who design exercise and fitness programs but who lack extensive background in fitness training, this book provides a wealth of knowledge beyond the basic "how to's"

part Section I|32 pages

The Physiology

chapter 1|30 pages

Basic Physiological Concepts

part Section II|122 pages

Exercise & Fitness

chapter 2|8 pages

Health Risks and Exercise

chapter 3|20 pages

Methods of Exercise Testing

chapter 4|10 pages

Measurements of Body Composition

chapter 6|14 pages

Principles of Aerobic Fitness Training

chapter 7|12 pages

Strength-Training Techniques

chapter 9|10 pages

Contraindicated Exercise

chapter 10|14 pages

Fitness Equipment

chapter 11|10 pages

Exercise Leadership and Motivation

part Section III|46 pages

Medical & Legal Implications

chapter 12|8 pages

Exercise in Special Populations

chapter 13|12 pages

Medications and Exercise

chapter 15|8 pages

Civil Liability in Fitness Programming

part Section IV|74 pages

Lifestyle Considerations

chapter 17|30 pages

Nutrition for Optimal Health and Performance

chapter 18|18 pages

Principles of Weight Management

chapter 19|10 pages

Stress Management