RISK STRATIFICATION: Effective Use of ACSM Guidelines and Integration of Professional JudgmentGreen, Matt Ph.D., FACSMACSM'S Health & Fitness Journal: July/August 2010 - Volume 14 - Issue 4 - pp 22-28 doi: 10.1249/FIT.0b013e3181e34908 Features Abstract In Brief Author Information LEARNING OBJECTIVE: • The reader will be able to effectively use current ACSM risk stratification guidelines using a simplified approach. The reader also will appreciate the necessity for professional judgment when working with incomplete risk factor profiles. Learn how to effectively utilize current ACSM risk stratification procedures and integrate professional judgment with incomplete or complete client profiles. Matt Green, Ph.D., FACSM, is an associate professor of exercise physiology at the University of North Alabama and a fellow and active member of ACSM. His research focuses on a variety of topics including perceived exertion and exercise evaluation. © 2010 American College of Sports Medicine.