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Determining the I (Intensity) for a FITT-VP Aerobic Exercise Prescription

Bushman, Barbara A. Ph.D., FACSM

ACSM's Health & Fitness Journal: May/June 2014 - Volume 18 - Issue 3 - p 4–7
doi: 10.1249/FIT.0000000000000030
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How can intensity be determined for aerobic exercise?

Barbara A. Bushman, Ph.D., FACSM, is a professor at Missouri State University. She holds four ACSM certifications: Program Director, Clinical Exercise Specialist, Health Fitness Specialist, and Personal Trainer. Dr. Bushman has authored papers related to menopause, factors influencing exercise participation, and deep water run training; she authored ACSM’s Action Plan for Menopause ACSM’s Complete Guide to Fitness & Health (Human Kinetics, 2011) and promotes health/fitness at http://www.Facebook.com /FitnessID.

Disclosure: The author declares no conflict of interest and does not have any financial disclosures.

© 2014 American College of Sports Medicine.