Practical Fitness Testing: Analysis in Exercise and Sport

Bloomsbury Publishing
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This is an indispensible guide for anyone involved in prescribing exercise programmes for clients or groups. Fitness tests are crucial to measure current fitness and then monitor progress to check the effectiveness of a training programme.
The theory and practice of fitness testing, in both exercise and sport settings, are covered in a clear and accessible way. The information is fully up to date with current research and population norms, and lots of diagrams and illustrations make the content easy to understand.
The content covers all the topics identified in the competency framework for Levels 3 and 4 of the National Occupational Standards (NOS) for Instructors within the Health and Fitness Industry.
Includes: assessment techniques, sample questions, normal population data, basic measurement and analysis, methods of testing, how to test strength, aerobic endurance, speed and agility, flexibility and power.
Written by the authors of The Fitness Instructor's Handbook, and The Advanced Fitness Instructor's Handbook, this is the must-have guide to Fitness Testing for anyone working in fitness or sport.
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About the author

Morc Coulson has many years' experience in the health and fitness industry as practitioner, teacher and writer. He is Senior Lecturer and Programme Leader of sports and exercise development at the University of Sunderland.
David Archer is Lecturer in Exercise Physiology and Physiology of Training at the University of Sunderland and previously lectured in Sport Science at the University of Aberdeen.
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Bloomsbury Publishing
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Published on
Sep 24, 2015
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1
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ISBN
9781408195840
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Language
English
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Genres
Health & Fitness / General
Sports & Recreation / Coaching / General
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