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ACSM's Exercise is Medicine?: A Clinician's Guide to Exercise Prescription
     

ACSM's Exercise is Medicine?: A Clinician's Guide to Exercise Prescription

by Steven Jonas, Edward M. Phillips, ACSM
 

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ISBN-10: 158255739X

ISBN-13: 9781582557397

Pub. Date: 02/25/2009

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins


Exercise is Medicine™ is an American College of Sports Medicine initiative to "make physical activity and exercise a standard part of a disease prevention and treatment medical paradigm." This book will teach practitioners how to motivate and instruct patients on the importance of exercise and how to design practical exercise programs for patients of all

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Exercise is Medicine™ is an American College of Sports Medicine initiative to "make physical activity and exercise a standard part of a disease prevention and treatment medical paradigm." This book will teach practitioners how to motivate and instruct patients on the importance of exercise and how to design practical exercise programs for patients of all ages and fitness levels, as well as those with special conditions such as pregnancy, obesity, and cancer. Coverage includes in-depth discussions of both the lifestyle exercise approach to exercising regularly and the structured exercise approach.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781582557397
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
02/25/2009
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
272
Sales rank:
810,939
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: What This Book Is About

On Clinician Engagement and Counseling

Steven Jonas

On Organizing the Practice

Steven Jonas

Risk Assessment and Exercise Screening

Edward M. Phillips

Mobilizing Motivation: Basic Concepts

Steven Jonas

Mobilizing Motivation: The Wellness Pathway

Steven Jonas

Mobilizing Motivation: Behavior Change Pyramid

Edward M. Phillips

Getting Started as a Regular Exerciser

Edward M. Phillips, Jen Capell, and Steven Jonas

The Exercise Prescription

Jen Capell and Edward M. Phillips

Staying Active

Edward M. Phillips, Jen Capell, and Steven Jonas

TSTEP: Training Programs by the Minute

Steven Jonas

Choosing the Activities, Sport, or Sports

Steven Jonas

Technique and Equipment

Steven Jonas

Special Conditions

Edward M. Phillips

Exercise in Children: "Exercise is a Family Affair"

Evonne Kaplan-Liss and Mary Ellen Renna

Finding the Fun in Regular Exercise

Steven Jonas

Appendix I: Glossary

Appendix II: Resources

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