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Advanced Fitness Assessment and Exercise Prescription - With Online Video 7ed Hardcover – 15 May 2014
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- ASIN : 1450466001
- Publisher : Human Kinetics; 7th edition (15 May 2014)
- Language : English
- Hardcover : 552 pages
- ISBN-10 : 9781450466004
- ISBN-13 : 978-1450466004
- Dimensions : 21.59 x 3.18 x 27.94 cm
- Best Sellers Rank: 648,511 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
- Customer Reviews:
“This book is authored by well-respected scholars in the exercise sciences, and their contributions to the content of the book are not to be missed. Equally important, the content is well supported by the latest research from peer-reviewed literature.”
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About the Author
Vivian H. Heyward, PhD, is a Regents professor emerita at the University of New Mexico, where she taught physical fitness assessment and exercise prescription courses for 26 years. In addition to the previous editions of this book, she has authored two editions of Applied Body Composition Assessment (Human Kinetics, 1996, 2004) as well as numerous articles in research and professional journals dealing with various aspects of physical fitness assessment and exercise prescription. Heyward has received many professional awards, including Distinguished Alumni Awards from the University of Illinois and the State University of New York at Cortland and the SWACSM Recognition Award for distinguished professional service and achievement.
In her free time, she enjoys hiking, nature photography, golfing, and snowshoeing. Heyward resides in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
Ann L. Gibson, PhD, is an associate professor and researcher in exercise science at the University of New Mexico, with research interests in body composition and physiological responses to exercise. She developed the ancillary materials for the sixth edition of Advanced Fitness Assessment and Exercise Prescription in addition to coauthoring the seventh edition.
Gibson has presented internationally in the area of obesity research. She has also published original research in journals such as Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise, American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, International Journal of Sport Nutrition & Exercise Metabolism, Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, and The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery.
Gibson resides in New Mexico, where she enjoys spending time outdoors hiking, biking, climbing, cross-country skiing, and gardening.