Lippincott Williams & Wilkins and the American College of Sports Medicine
Launch Seven New Exercise Science Manuals and Textbooks
PHILADELPHIA, March 5, 2013
PHILADELPHIA, March 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
(LWW), part of Wolters Kluwer Health, has published seven new editions of
their exercise science list in partnership with the American College of Sports
Medicine (ACSM). Several titles provide the content students and
professionals must master to obtain multiple ACSM certifications, including
ACSM Certified Personal Trainer, ACSM Certified Health Fitness Specialist or
ACSM Certified Clinical Exercise Specialist.
ACSM's personal trainer, health fitness specialist, clinical exercise
specialist and registered clinical exercise physiologist certifications are
NCCA-accredited. This spring's lineup includes the ninth edition of ACSM's
Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription, which is widely considered
the gold standard title for this subject. ACSM has certified more than 25,000
health fitness professionals in 44 countries.
"This partnership leverages LWW's widely respected publishing platform and the
expert scientific and clinical knowledge of our members," said Katie Feltman,
Director of Publishing for the ACSM. "These new publications significantly
expand access for both students and professionals to the definitive science
and evidence in the sports medicine field, which ultimately translates into
better clinical outcomes for patients."
The seven new titles published as part of the partnership include:
oACSM's Certification Review, Fourth Edition
oACSM's Exercise for Older Adults, First Edition
oACSM's Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription, Ninth Edition
oACSM's Health-Related Physical Fitness Assessment Manual, Fourth Edition
oACSM's Resources for the Health Fitness Specialist, First Edition
oACSM's Resources for the Personal Trainer, Fourth Edition
oACSM's Resource Manual for Guidelines for Exercise Testing and
Prescription, Seventh Edition
All titles include online ancillary support via thePoint.lww.com, which can
include online texts, image banks, PowerPoint Slides, and test generators.
"Our partnership with the American College of Sports Medicine allows us to
work with the country's leading experts on exercise and personal fitness to
develop the information tools that students and professionals need for both
education and certification," said Julie Stegman, Vice President and
Publisher, Health Professions and Nursing Education. "We are pleased to offer
this suite of learning tools to support the learning needs of this vital group
of health professionals."
All of the new books and tools are available at lww.com, or go to
thePoint.lww.com to learn more about ancillary support tools.
About Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW) is a leading international publisher of
trusted content delivered in innovative ways to practitioners, professionals
and students to learn new skills, stay current on their practice, and make
important decisions to improve patient care and clinical outcomes.
LWW is part of Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading global provider of
information, business intelligence and point-of-care solutions for the
healthcare industry. Wolters Kluwer Health is part of Wolters Kluwer, a
market-leading global information services company with 2011 annual revenues
of €3.4 billion ($4.7 billion).
About the American College of Sports Medicine
ACSM is the largest sports medicine and exercise science organization in the
world. With more than 45,000 members and certified professionals worldwide,
ACSM is dedicated to advancing and integrating scientific research to provide
educational and practical applications of exercise science and sports
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