Exercise Testing and Exercise Prescription for Special Cases: Theoretical Basis and Clinical Application / Edition 3

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This text discusses how theoretical and applied aspects of exercise testing and exercise prescription must be modified due to the restrictions and/or limitations created by a specific health state. Topics covered include: general principles of exercise testing and exercise prescription; discussion of the importance of such general factors as age, gender, and environment; specific health states, general treatment, risk factors, how it may affect and be affected by exercise; how to modify exercise testing procedures; how to prescribe exercise; and the effects from exercise programs.

This book contains black-and-white illustrations.

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Combines medical information with exercise physiology to discuss theoretical and applied aspects of exercise testing and prescription for such conditions as rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, spinal disorders, diabetes, heart disease, cystic fibrosis, obesity, asthma, and pregnancy, among others. The new edition reflects the continued growth of exercise science and sports medicine and presents new and rewritten chapters. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780781741132
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
  • Publication date: 2/28/2005
  • Edition description: Third
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 418
  • Sales rank: 1,361,247
  • Product dimensions: 7.30 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Table of Contents

  1. Section I. General Considerations

  2. General Principles of Exercise Testing
    Victor F. Froelicher and Stephen G. Stahr
  3. General Principles of Exercise Prescription
    James S. Skinner
  4. General Principles of Exercise Testing and Exercise Prescription for Muscle Strength and Endurance
    William J. Kraemer, Steven J. Fleck, and Nicholas A. Ratamess, Jr.
  5. Differences Between Men and Women for Exercise Testing and Exercise Prescription
    Jack H. Wilmore
  6. Differences Between Children and Adults for Exercise Testing and Exercise Prescription
    Helge U. Hebestreit and Oded Bar-Or
  7. Aging for Exercise Testing and Exercise Prescription
    James S. Skinner
  8. Environmental Factors for Exercise Testing and Exercise Prescription
    Samuel N. Cheuvront, Michael N. Sawka, and Kent B. Pandolf
  9. Exercise Adherence and Prescription for Special Populations
    John S. Raglin and Gregory S. Wilson
  10. Economic Evaluation: Comprehensive Cardiac Rehabilitation as an Example
    Neil B. Oldridge

    Section II. Neuromuscular and Skeletal Conditions

  11. Arthritis
    Ilkka M. Vuori
  12. Osteoporosis
    Kerri M. Winters-Stone and Christine M. Snow
  13. Chronic Pain States
    Angela K. Lyden, Kirsten Ambrose, and Daniel J. Clauw
  14. Spinal Cord Injury
    Thomas W. J. Janssen and Maria T. E. Hopman

    Section III. Metabolic Conditions

  15. Diabetes Mellitus
    Arthur S. Leon and Otto A. Sánchez
  16. Obesity
    Scott G. Owens

    Section IV. Respiratory Conditions

  17. Asthma
    Alan R. Morton and Kenneth D. Fitch
  18. Cystic Fibrosis
    Frank Cerny and David Orenstein

    Section V. Cardiovascular Conditions

  19. Coronary Heart Disease
    William L. Haskell and J. Larry Durstine
  20. Hypertension
    James S. Skinner
  21. Peripheral Arterial Occlusive Disease
    Andrew W. Gardner and James S. Skinner
  22. Heart Failure
    Robert S. McKelvie
  23. Heart Disease in Children
    Reginald L. Washington

    Section VI. Other Conditions

  24. End-Stage Renal Disease
    Patricia L. Painter
  25. Cancer
    Kirsten Lane and Donald C. McKenzie
  26. Pregnancy
    Larry A. Wolfe
  27. Mental Retardation
    Kenneth H. Pitetti and Bo Fernhall


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