Resistance Training For Special Populations by Ann Marie SwankResistance Training For Special Populations by Ann Marie Swank

Resistance Training For Special Populations

byAnn Marie Swank, Patrick S. Hagerman

Paperback | May 29, 2009

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RESISTANCE TRAINING FOR SPECIAL POPULATIONS provides strategies designed to increase muscle strength, power and endurance for individuals with chronic disease. Chapters focus on strategies related to the frail elderly, osteoporosis, congestive heart failure, obese adults and children, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, pulmonary disease, asthma, cancer, arthritis, low back pain, hypertension and stroke.
Current Professor of Exercise Physiology, Director of Exercise Physiology Laboratory and Program Director for Exercise Science at the University of Louisville; Ph.D. in Exercise Physiology from the University of Pittsburgh; American College of Sports Medicine certified Exercise Specialist and Program Director for over 25 years; member ...
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Title:Resistance Training For Special PopulationsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:384 pages, 9.1 × 7.3 × 1 inPublished:May 29, 2009Publisher:Delmar Publishers IncLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Dedication.Foreword.Preface.Acknowledgements.About the authors.Part I: OVERVIEW OF TRAINING.1. Overview of testing, training and progression strategies (40 pages).Learner objective. Testing for muscular strength, power and endurance. Training for muscular strength, power and endurance. Progression strategies and periodization. 2. Pictorial essay of recommended strength training exercises (150 pages).Lower body exercises. Upper body exercises. Part II: STRATEGIES FOR SPECIAL POPULATIONS.3. Strength training strategies for the frail elderly (32 pages).Learner objectives. Introduction. Public health impact: prevalence and economic impact. Etiology of disease. Literature review of research supporting strength training. Factors to consider when designing program for strength. Special considerations for exercise testing and training. Exercise testing considerations. Exercise training considerations. Sample 24 week program. Rationale for program. Justification of progression, exercise choices. Case studies that highlight implementation of program. Chapter summary. References.4. Strength training strategies for individuals with osteoporosis (32 pages).Learner objectives. Introduction. Public health impact: prevalence and economic impact. Etiology of disease. Literature review of research supporting strength training. Factors to consider when designing program for strength. Special considerations for exercise testing and training. Exercise testing considerations. Exercise training considerations. Sample 24 week program. Rationale for program. Justification of progression, exercise choices. Case studies that highlight implementation of program. Chapter summary. References.5. Strength training strategies for individuals with arthritis (32 pages).Learner objectives. Introduction. Public health impact: prevalence and economic impact. Etiology of disease. Literature review of research supporting strength training. Factors to consider when designing program for strength. Special considerations for exercise testing and training. Exercise testing considerations. Exercise training considerations. Sample 24 week program. Rationale for program. Justification of progression, exercise choices. Case studies that highlight implementation of program. Chapter summary. References.6. Strength training strategies for individuals with low back pain (32 pages).Learner objectives. Introduction. Public health impact: prevalence and economic impact. Etiology of disease. Literature review of research supporting strength training. Factors to consider when designing program for strength. Special considerations for exercise testing and training. Exercise testing considerations. Exercise training considerations. Sample 24 week program. Rationale for program. Justification of progression, exercise choices. Case studies that highlight implementation of program. Chapter summary. References.7. Strength training strategies for individuals with congestive heart failure (32 pages).Learner objectives. Introduction. Public health impact: prevalence and economic impact. Etiology of disease. Literature review of research supporting strength training. Factors to consider when designing program for strength. Special considerations for exercise testing and training. Exercise testing considerations. Exercise training considerations. Sample 24 week program. Rationale for program. Justification of progression, exercise choices. Case studies that highlight implementation of program. Chapter summary. References.8. Strength training strategies for obese adults (32 pages). Learner objectives. Introduction. Public health impact: prevalence and economic impact. Etiology of disease. Literature review of research supporting strength training. Factors to consider when designing program for strength. Special considerations for exercise testing and training. Exercise testing considerations. Exercise training considerations. Sample 24 week program. Rationale for program.