ACSM’s guidelines for exercise testing and prescription

(Last Updated On: October 8, 2017)

ACSM’s guidelines for exercise testing and prescription

ACSM's guidelines for exercise testing and prescription

ACSM’s guidelines for exercise testing and prescription

ACSM is the largest sports medicine and exercise science organization in the world. With more than 50,000 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 medicine.

Exclusive book to ACSM’s guidelines

The flagship title of the certification suite from the American College of Sports Medicine, ACSM’s Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription is a handbook that delivers scientifically based standards on exercise testing and prescription to the certification candidate, the professional, and the student.

ACSM’s Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription

The 9th edition focuses on evidence-based recommendations that reflect the latest research and clinical information. This manual is an essential resource for any health/fitness and clinical exercise professional, physician, nurse, physician assistant, physical and occupational therapist, dietician, and health care administrator. This manual gives succinct summaries of recommended procedures for exercise testing and exercise prescription in healthy and diseased patients.

Get Certified

Whether you are new to the field of sports medicine or an experienced veteran in the profession, by choosing ACSM you’re on your way to earning one of the most highly recognized certifications in the industry – a credential that is known as the Gold Standard around the world. In choosing ACSM you’ve made the commitment to establish yourself as a reputable fitness professional.

 

Personal Trainer

Exam Costs
ACSM Member Candidates
$279
ACSM Non-Member Candidates
$349
Re-Test
$175

Group Exercise Instructor

Exam Costs
ACSM Member Candidates
$239
ACSM Non-Member Candidates
$299
Re-Test
$155

Exercise Physiologist

Exam Costs
ACSM Member Candidates
$279
ACSM Non-Member Candidates
$349
Re-Test
$175

Clinical Exercise Physiologist

Exam Costs
ACSM Member Candidates
$279
ACSM Non-Member Candidates
$349
Re-Test
$175

Registered Clinical Exercise Physiologist

ACSM Member Candidates
$279
ACSM Non-Member Candidates
$349
Re-Test
$175

Exercise is Medicine

Exam Cost
$50

Cancer Exercise Trainer

Exam Costs
ACSM Certified Pros Discount
$150
Regular Exam Cost
$195
Re-Test
$125

Inclusive Fitness Trainer

Exam Costs
ACSM Certified Pros Discount
$150
Regular Exam Cost
$195
Re-Test
$125

Physical Activity in Public Health Specialist

Exam Costs
NPAS Students and Members*
$150
ACSM Certified Professionals
$150
Non-ACSM Certified Professionals
$195
Re-Test
$125

ACSM’s guidelines for exercise testing and prescription