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Conclusion: Playing 30 minutes of handball on most, if not all, days of the week will meet or exceed physical activity recommendations according to ACSM. However, to meet the Surgeon General's criteria for daily physical activity energy expenditure (150 kcal), approximately 40 minutes of handball play is necessary.
The purpose of the ACSM risk stratification system is to identify individuals with medical conditions that should be excluded from exercise or who require medical clearance and/or medically supervised exercise programs.
The organization acknowledges that while strength training does not enhance weight loss, it does increase loss of fat mass "and is associated with reductions in health risk." The ACSM also notes that cutting calories, combined with physical activity, will increase weight loss, compared to diet alone.
The Sigma ACSm combines all the benefits of Sigma a" an established high performance, low cost SCBA (Self Contained Breathing Apparatus) associated with shipboard firefighting and confined space entry, with the new technology behind the new lightweight ACS (Advanced Carrying System).
When selecting a personal trainer, the ACSM suggests asking the following questions:
ACSM Current Comment, August 2002, www.acsm.org; personal corresp.
Confirming through its dashboard exercise that the volunteer leaders of the American College of Sports Medicine, Indianapolis, have limited time and resources, ACSM has made a conscious effort to help chapters with programming, an important member service, says Heather Turner, membership and chapter services manager.
The company acquired Boole & Babbage's mainframe storage management tools in December 1998, re-engineered the mainframe tools to suit open systems, and announced their Application Centric Storage Management (ACSM) initiative in 2000.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and American College of Sports Medicine (CDC/ ACSM) developed guidelines for moderate and vigorous activity based on an accumulation of epidemiological research over the past several decades (ACSM, 1998; Pate et al., 1995).
1) ACSM. ACSM's Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription.
"Regardless of the form of exercise, you want to know that the individual leading the class knows what the risks are for injury or cardiovascular stress," explains Ann Partlow, director of certification for the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM).
Also included for comparison is an ACSM (an alkylated chlorosulphonated polyethylene) compound.
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