Resistance Training for Special Populations Quick Reference Guide / Edition 1

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RESISTANCE TRAINING FOR SPECIAL POPULATIONS provides strategies designed to increase muscle strength, power and endurance for individuals with chronic disease in a quick pocket sized reference. Great to use on the job when working with clients. Sample training programs are outlined and easily adaptable.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781418032197
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 5/28/2009
  • Format: Spiral Bound
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 160
  • Product dimensions: 3.80 (w) x 6.90 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Meet the Author

Ann Swank is currently a Professor of Exercise Physiology, Director of Exercise Physiology Laboratory, and Program Director for Exercise Science at the University of Louisville. She holds a Ph.D. in Exercise Physiology from the University of Pittsburgh, and is an American College of Sports Medicine certified Exercise Specialist. As a Program Director for over 25 years, Ann is a member and Fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine. She is also a member of National Strength and Conditioning Association.
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Table of Contents

Part 1: Overview of training Chapter 1: Resistance training and progression strategies for special populations Chapter 2: Compendium of resistance training exercises Part 2: Resistance training strategies Chapter 3: Resistance training strategies for older adults Chapter 4: Resistance training strategies for individuals with osteoporosis Chapter 5: Resistance training strategies for individuals with osteoarthritis Chapter 6: Resistance training strategies for individuals with low back pain Chapter 7: Resistance training strategies for individuals with chronic heart failure Chapter 8: Resistance training strategies for adult obesity Chapter 9: Resistance training strategies for youth obesity Chapter 10: Resistance training strategies for individuals with type 1 diabetes Chapter 11: Resistance training strategies for individuals with type 2 diabetes Chapter 12: Resistance training strategies for individuals with coronary heart disease Chapter 13: Resistance training strategies for individuals with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease Chapter 14: Resistance training strategies for individuals with intellectual disabilities Chapter 15: Resistance training strategies for individuals with cancer Chapter 16: Resistance training strategies for stroke survivors Chapter 17: Resistance training strategies during pregnancy
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