ESSA's Student Manual for Health, Exercise and Sport Assessment

  • ISBN 9780729542692

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ESSA's Student Manual for Health, Exercise and Sport assessment is an essential text for students and exercise clinicians wishing to accredit with ESSA as exercise scientists.

Written by former ESSA President Jeff Coombes and clinical exercise physiologist Tina Skinner, this book provides everything students need to achieve competency in ESSA Standard 7, Health Exercise and Sport Assessment. It contains in-depth and well-articulated methodology for all tests, data recording tables and normative values, and case study analyses.

Each of the 21 chapters addresses key health and fitness assessments used to evaluate health, fitness and performance. With easy-to-follow practicals throughout, this book has been updated to reflect current best practice and recent advances such as wearable devices and smartphone apps.




Endorsed by Exercise and Sports Science Australia (ESSA)
Aligned with National University Course Accreditation Program criteria
Practical data recording tables
Australian-specific population normative data tables
End of chapter discussion questions to apply knowledge to different case scenarios
Traditional and contemporary gold standard tests that are valid and reliable
Detailed, easy to follow step-by-step protocols
An eBook included in all print purchases

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Instructor resources:






Image Collection
Testbank

Student resources:






Case studies
Additional Laboratory Assignments
Criteria Sheets
Data recording template




New Static and Dynamic Posture practical
New Test Accuracy, Reliability and Validity practical
New activities reflecting recent advances in the field
Increased focus on the interpretation, feedback and discussion of the data collected during the assessment with the participant
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