Preparing for the ACSM Health/Fitness Instructor Certification Examination | 2nd Edition
AUTHOR: Isaacs, Larry D. and Pohlman, Roberta
PUBLISHER: Human Kinetics Publishers
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Preparing for the ACSM Health/Fitness Instructor Certification Examination, Second Edition,is the only comprehensive text written specifically for those preparing for the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) Health/Fitness Instructor Certification Exam. It is now updated with the latest exam requirements and full of valuable review tips, practice opportunities, and test-taking strategies.
The book makes the most of your study time by providing important background information on the ACSM certification process. With nearly 600 practice questions and a full practice exam, this book is a practical study guide for those aspiring to obtain ACSM certification.
The guide will help you
-develop confidence in using test-taking strategies to obtain ACSM certification,
-learn your strengths and weaknesses before you take the exam, and
-know what to expect and avoid surprises on exam day.Preparing for the ACSM Health/Fitness Instructor Certification Examination, Second Edition,is divided into two parts and a series of appendixes. Part Icontains valuable information about test certification, applying and preparing for the exam, test administration, and the test format. The book presents the 10 content areas of the written test and the approximate number of questions in each area, along with specific tasks you can expect to perform during the practical test. You'll also find test-taking suggestions and special precautions that will help you avoid mistakes and increase your chance of passing the exam.
Part IIpresents nearly 600 study questions. One chapter is devoted to questions from each of the exam's 10 content areas to help you pinpoint your areas of strength and weakness. Each study question is designed to assess your knowledge, skills, and abilities as measured against ACSM's standards for certification. At the end of each study question chapter, you'll find a detailed answer sheet with the answers to the questions and a list of references, complete with page numbers telling you where to go for more information. Two special chapters also prepare you to solve metabolic equations and answer questions when exam information is presented as a case study.
In the appendixes, you'll find a complete 115-question practice exam that tests your readiness for the actual exam. It simulates the exam in terms of length, time limit, and content.
With Preparing for the ACSM Health/Fitness Instructor Certification Examination, Second Edition,you have everything you need to prepare for, practice, and succeed at obtaining ACSM certification.
PUBLICATION DATE: 12/19/2003