Fitness Testing References

Here are some references for those looking for more information about fitness testing. Some of these books and a heap of others can be found on the page of fitness testing books. This list of references were originally taken from the Fitness Testing Guide.

ACSM Guidelines for Exercise Testing and PrescriptionGuidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription, American College of Sports Medicine, 9th ed, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins , 2013.

ACSM Guidelines for Exercise Testing and PrescriptionACSM's Health-Related Physical Fitness Assessment Manual, American College of Sports Medicine, Lippincott Williams & Wilkin, Fourth edition, March 20, 2013.

Physiological Tests for Elite Athletes by the ASCPhysiological Tests for Elite Athletes by Australian Institute of Sport , 2nd edition (eds Rebecca Tanner and Christopher Gore, 2012)

Physiological Tests for Elite Athletes by the ASCMeasurement and Evaluation in Human Performance With Web Study Guide-4th Edition by James Morrow Jr., Allen Jackson, James Disch, Dale Mood. 2010

ACSM Guidelines for Exercise Testing and PrescriptionPhysiological Assessment of Human Fitness — 2nd Edition by Peter Maud and Carl Foster (2005)

Companion Guide to Measurement and Evaluation for KinesiologyCompanion Guide to Measurement and Evaluation for Kinesiology, David Tomchuk, 2010.

fitness testing 101Fitness Testing 101 - A Guide for Personal Trainers and Coaches By Patrick S. Hagerman, 2001.

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