ACSM Certification Review

ACSM's Certification Review

This sixth edition of the ACSM’s Certification Review has been extensively revised from previous editions of this text. This edition covers all the current knowledge and skills for the certifications of the ACSM Certified Personal Trainer (ACSM-CPT), the ACSM Certified Exercise Physiologist (ACSM-EP), and the ACSM Certified Clinical Exercise Physiologist (ACSM-CEP). This updated edition is fully aligned with the eleventh edition of ACSM’s Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription.

ACSMs Certification Review

This text is organized into parts by certification level and is further subdivided into four main sections for each: 

  • What You Need to Know and Multiple-Choice Practice Questions Divided by Subdomain 
    • What you need to know: Statements are based on the knowledge and skill statements provided in the exam content outline for each certification, provided in a format appropriate for the certification level. 
    • Multiple-choice questions: Have been organized by Domain and Subdomain. As the subdomains are interconnected, questions may correspond to multiple domains.  
  • Answers to the Multiple-Choice Practice Questions: Include an explanation and list the resources where appropriate. 
  • Case Study Challenges: Include both multiple-choice questions and open-ended discussion questions. The ACSM-CEP case study section also includes a number of ECG case studies. 
  • Answers to the Case Study Challenges: Include an explanation and lists the resources where appropriate. 
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The print edition of this title includes access to the digital version of the book. 

Instructors interested in adopting the new edition of this title can request more information here.  

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ACSMs Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription 11th edition

ACSM’s Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription is the flagship title from the American College of Sports Medicine, the prestigious organization that sets the standards for the exercise profession. This critical handbook delivers scientifically based standards on exercise testing and prescription to the certification candidate, the professional, and the student. This manual gives succinct summaries of recommended procedures for exercise testing and exercise prescription in healthy and diseased patients.

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