Action Plan for Arthritis

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Take control of your arthritis! Reduce symptoms and keep joints mobile with Action Plan for Arthritis. This guide will help you determine the type and extent of exercise you need to counteract the pain, limitations, and expense associated with the disease.

Developed in cooperation with the American College of Sports Medicine, Action Plan for Arthritis is a complete and effective guide. Inside you will find

-strength training, flexibility, and aerobic training programs;

-guidance...

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Overview

Take control of your arthritis! Reduce symptoms and keep joints mobile with Action Plan for Arthritis. This guide will help you determine the type and extent of exercise you need to counteract the pain, limitations, and expense associated with the disease.

Developed in cooperation with the American College of Sports Medicine, Action Plan for Arthritis is a complete and effective guide. Inside you will find

-strength training, flexibility, and aerobic training programs;

-guidance in customizing the programs based on your level of fitness and degree of arthritis;

-joint-friendly exercise options, including water exercise, tai chi,
and yoga; and

-real-life motivation stories from others who are thriving with the same condition.You'll also find information on the pros and cons of supplement use so that you can make informed decisions about the “cures” advertised for arthritis.

Action Plan for Arthritis combines the scientific and medical knowledge on how exercise can effectively diminish the impact of what can be a debilitating disease. Put this plan to use not just to survive but also to thrive, and you will feel better than you ever thought possible!

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“Action Plan for Arthritis is a comprehensive exercise guide that will be informative and useful to both people with arthritis, and health and fitness professionals who work with this growing population. This book will provide the reader with the most current research evidence on arthritis and exercise. It includes a variety of alternative exercise options including Tai Chi and Yoga. A must-read for individuals wanting to start a safe and effective fitness program in order to remain active and healthy while living with arthritis.”

Marie D. Westby, PT Teaching Supervisor/Clinical Assistant Professor
Mary Pack Arthritis Centre, Vancouver, BC

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780736046510
  • Publisher: Human Kinetics Publishers
  • Publication date: 8/13/2003
  • Series: Action Plan for Health Ser.
  • Pages: 216
  • Product dimensions: 6.90 (w) x 9.90 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

A. Lynn Millar, PT, PhD, FACSM, is professor of physical therapy and assistant program chair in the department of physical therapy at Andrews University. She received her PhD in exercise physiology at Arizona State University. She specializes in therapeutic exercise for several conditions including arthritis. Her areas of research include work with track athletes, injury prevention and treatment, and other therapy-related topics.

Millar first joined the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) in 1978 and has been a fellow of the ACSM since 1992. She has been involved extensively in the Midwest Regional Chapter of the ACSM, having served as the president as well as serving on the Communications and Public Information and Membership committees. She is also a member of the American Physical Therapy Association. Millar has served as a manuscript reviewer for the Journal of Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy (JOSPT) and ACSM's flagship journal, Medicine & Science in Sport & Exercise (MSSE).

Millar lives in Granger, Indiana, and enjoys playing golf, running, and reading.

ABOUT THE ACSM

The American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) is dedicated to promoting healthier lifestyles for people around the globe through scientific research, education, and the practical application of knowledge in sports medicine and exercise science. The ACSM has more than 20,000 international, national, and regional members in 80 countries who work in a range of medical specialties, allied health professions, and scientific disciplines. This diversity and expertise make the ACSM the largest, most-respected sports medicine and exercise science organization in the world.

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Living and Thriving With Arthritis
Chapter 2. Putting Together an Exercise Program
Chapter 3. Adding Aerobic Activity
Chapter 4. Building Strength
Chapter 5. Pursuing Pain-Free Flexibility
Chapter 6. Exploring Alternative Exercise Programs
Chapter 7. Protecting Your Joints
Chapter 8. Staying on Track

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