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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 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 ages

Overview

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
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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