Exercise Prescription - The Physiological Foundations: A Guide for Health, Sport and Exercise Professionals by Kate Woolf-mayExercise Prescription - The Physiological Foundations: A Guide for Health, Sport and Exercise Professionals by Kate Woolf-may

Exercise Prescription - The Physiological Foundations: A Guide for Health, Sport and Exercise…

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Paperback | September 6, 2006

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Using research-based evidence, this text provides current rationale for the types, intensity, and duration of physical activity that may be prescribed to populations with commonly occurring chronic ailments. The relationship between the etiology of these conditions and the physiological effects of physical exercise for these groups of patients is explained. This text is ideal for students on courses encompassing health-related exercise and exercise prescription such as sports science, physical therapy and occupational therapy, as well as exercise professionals who may deal with rehabilitation of special populations. The book is also an ideal reference for fitness instructors, sports trainers, and medical professionals.
Title:Exercise Prescription - The Physiological Foundations: A Guide for Health, Sport and Exercise…Format:PaperbackDimensions:280 pages, 8.63 × 10.88 × 0.68 inPublished:September 6, 2006Publisher:Elsevier CanadaLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0443100179

ISBN - 13:9780443100178

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction: physical activity, fitness and health

2. Individuals with existing heart and vascular disease

3. Blood lipids and hyperlipidaemia

4. Diabetes and insulin resistance/insensitivity

5. Blood pressure and hypertension

6. Overweight and obese adults

7. Coagulation, fibrinolysis and risk of thrombosis

8. Adults with asthma

9. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

10. Adults with arthritis

11. Adults with osteoporosis

12. Adults with and survivors of cancer

13. The older adult

14. Therapeutic medications: influences with regard to physical activity and exercise

Appendix A. Screening and assessment for prescription of physical activity and exercise

Appendix B. Physical activity and exercise: intensity, endurance and progression

Glossary of terms

Index