❴Read❵ ➯ Acsms Body Composition Assessment Author American College of Sports Medicine – Bluevapours.co.uk In partnership with the American College of Sports Medicine ACSM pioneer body composition experts Timothy G Lohman and Laurie A Milliken along with a team of highly regarded contributors have compiled In partnership with the American College of Sports Medicine ACSM pioneer body composition experts Timothy G Lohman and Laurie A Milliken along with a team of highly regarded contributors have compiled a practical guide to performing body composition assessments With an easy to follow format and straightforward writing ACSM's Body Composition Assessment provides readers foundational information and scientific research with applications in the fields of medicine exercise science nutrition growth and development and geriatrics Acsms Body eBook Ì ACSM's Body Composition Assessment delves into the methodology for a number of techniues including DXA BIA ultrasound underwater weighing ADP total body water multicomponent models anthropometry including skinfolds and circumferences and BMI The text uncovers the sources of error inherent in each measurement techniue and it identifies populations to whom these techniues can be applied with accuracy Researchers and clinicians alike will benefit from descriptions of methods for use in both laboratory and field settings protocols for the standardization of each method and advantages and limitations for each methodThe text thoroughly examines the health implications of body composition by looking at the relationships between chronic disease and total body fat fat distribution muscle mass and bone density It also facilitates the reader's ability to assess changes in body composition over time and to understand special considerations in assessing body composition in athletes children older adults the overweight population and clinical populations ACSM's Body Composition Assessment is supplemented with a web resource containing audio narrated PowerPoint slides to support a deep understanding of the content The slides walk readers through key points and assessments in each chapter and select photos and tables from the book are included to facilitate learning and retention ACSM's Body Composition Assessment will help alleviate errors in body composition assessment making it an ideal reference for practicing fitness health and medical professionals; nutrition specialists; and exercise physiologistsCE exam available For certified professionals a companion continuing education exam can be completed after reading this book ACSM's Body Composition Assessment Online CE Exam may be purchased separately or as part of the ACSM's Body Composition Assessment With CE Exam package which includes both the book and the exam.
- 200 pages
- Acsms Body Composition Assessment
- American College of Sports Medicine
- 14 December 2014 American College of Sports Medicine