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Title Laboratory manual for exercise physiology, exercise testing, and physical fitness / Terry J. Housh (University of Nebraska-Lincoln), Joel T. Cramer (University of Nebraska-Lincoln), Joseph P. Weir (University of Kansas), Travis W. Beck (University of Oklahoma), Glen O. Johnson (University of Nebraska-Lincoln).
Imprint London : Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2017.
©2016

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Description 1 online resource (viii, 328 pages) : illustrations
Note Originally published in 2016 by Holcomb Hathaway Publishers.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Available only to authorized UTEP users.
Print version record.
Subject Exercise -- Psychological aspects -- Laboratory manuals.
Exercise tests -- Laboratory manuals.
Physical fitness -- Testing -- Laboratory manuals.
Genre Laboratory manuals.
Contents Cover ; Title Page ; Copyright Page ; Table of Contents ; Preface; Unit 1 Introduction; Lab 1 Preparticipation Health Screening, Medical Clearance, and Informed Consent; Lab 2 Measuring Heart Rate; Lab 3 Measuring Blood Pressure; Lab 4 Resting and Exercise Electrocardiogram; Lab 5 Pulmonary Function; Unit 2 Aerobic Fitness; Lab 6 Direct Measurement of Oxygen Consumption Rate, Respiratory Exchange Ratio, and Caloric Expenditure Rate from Open-Circuit, Indirect Calorimetry; Lab 7 Non-Exercise-Based Estimation of Maximal Oxygen Consumption Rate (VO2 max).
Lab 8 Astrand-Rhyming Submaximal Cycle Ergometer Test (Modifi ed) to Estimate VO2 maxLab 9 Queens College Step Test; Lab 10 Rockport Fitness Walking Test; Lab 11 12-Minute Run Test; Lab 12 1.5-Mile Run Test; Lab 13 Metabolic Equations to Estimate Oxygen Consumption Rate and Energy Expenditure for Walking, Running, and Leg Cycle Ergometry; Unit 3 Fatigue Thresholds; Lab 14 Gas Exchange Threshold, Ventilatory Threshold, and Respiratory Compensation Point; Lab 15 Non-Exercise-Based Estimation of the Ventilatory Threshold; Lab 16 Critical Power Test; Lab 17 Critical Power 3-Minute All-Out Test.
Lab 18 Critical Velocity TestLab 19 Critical Velocity for Track Running Test; Lab 20 Physical Working Capacity at the Heart Rate Threshold (PWCHRT) Test; Lab 21 Physical Working Capacity at the Rating of Perceived Exertion Threshold (PWCRPE) Test; Unit 4 Muscular Strength; Lab 22 Isokinetic Assessments of Muscle Function; Lab 23 Assessment of Isometric Hand Grip Strength ; Lab 24 Determination of One-Repetition Maximum Bench Press and Leg Press Strength; Lab 25 Surface Electromyography; Unit 5 Muscular Endurance; Lab 26 1-Minute Sit-up Test of Muscular Endurance.
Lab 27 Push-up Test of Upper-Body Muscular EnduranceUnit 6 Muscular Power; Lab 28 40-Yard Dash Test of Speed; Lab 29 Assessing Anaerobic Capabilities Using the Wingate Test; Lab 30 Vertical Jump Test for Measuring Muscular Power of the Legs; Lab 31 Standing Long Jump Test; Lab 32 Backward, Overhead Medicine Ball Throw Test of Total Body Power; Unit 7 Body Composition And Body Build; Lab 33 Body Composition Assessment from Underwater Weighing; Lab 34 Skinfold Estimations of Body Composition; Lab 35 Anthropometric Measures of Health Risk.
Lab 36 Anthropometric Estimation of Thigh Muscle Cross-Sectional AreaLab 37 Determination of Reference Weight; Lab 38 Somatogram Determination of Body Build; Lab 39 Anthropometric Somatotyping Determinations of Body Build Characteristics; Unit 8 Flexibility; Lab 40 Sit-and-Reach Flexibility; Lab 41 Shoulder Elevation and Trunk Extension Flexibility; Appendix: Units and Conversions; Glossary Terms and Abbreviations; Index.
Summary "Laboratory Manual for Exercise Physiology, Exercise Testing, and Physical Fitness is a comprehensive text that will provide students with meaningful lab experiences--whether they have access to sophisticated laboratories and expensive equipment, or they are looking for procedures that can be done without costly materials. It will be a useful resource as they prepare for a career as an exercise science professional, athletic trainer, coach, or physical educator. The more than 40 labs cover seven major components of physical fitness. They are practical and easy to follow, consisting of a clear, logical format that includes background information, step-by-step procedures, explanatory photographs, sample calculations, norms and classification tables, and worksheets. Lab-ending activities and questions provide additional opportunities to practice the procedures and explore issues of validity, reliability, and accuracy. Readers will find this manual a valuable tool in learning to apply physiological concepts and to perform exercise tests, as well as an essential resource for any career involving physical fitness and performance testing."--Provided by publisher
Other Author Cramer, Joel T., author.
Weir, Joseph P., 1965- author.
Beck, Travis Wayne, author.
Johnson, Glen O. (Glen Oliver), 1938- author.
Other Title Print version: Housh, Terry J. Laboratory manual for exercise physiology, exercise testing, and physical fitness. London : Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2017 1621590461