The Healthy Heart Book [NOOK Book]

Overview

Three experienced cardiac rehabilitation clinicians have joined together to create the most comprehensive yet practical guide on cardiac rehab. The Healthy Heart Book is a user-friendly resource focusing on exercise, diet and stress management, which provides a blueprint for recovery.
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Overview

Three experienced cardiac rehabilitation clinicians have joined together to create the most comprehensive yet practical guide on cardiac rehab. The Healthy Heart Book is a user-friendly resource focusing on exercise, diet and stress management, which provides a blueprint for recovery.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781450438926
  • Publisher: Human Kinetics Publishers
  • Publication date: 3/7/2013
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 1,300,130
  • File size: 7 MB

Meet the Author

Morag Thow, PhD, BSc, Dip PE, has been a physiotherapy lecturer specialising in cardiac rehabilitation at Glasgow Caledonian University for over 24 years. She has written two previous titles on cardiac rehabilitation and contributed to another book. She also regularly writes journal articles on cardiac rehabilitation and was a member of the SIGN (Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network) group for Cardiac Rehabilitation 2002. She is a member of BACPR and the Cardiac Rehabilitation Interest Group Scotland.

Keri Graham, MSc, BSc, is a chartered physiotherapist who has worked in hospital settings for over 15 years and specialised in cardiac rehabilitation for the past decade. She is a member of the BACPR and Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Cardiac Rehabilitation (ACPICR) and is a member of the writing group for the ACPICR Standards for Physical Activity and Exercise in the Cardiac Population 2009 and 2012. She is a regular visiting lecturer at Glasgow Caledonian University and is a lead physiotherapist for phase IV cardiac rehabilitation classes in Glasgow.

Choi Lee, Bsc, is a qualified dietician who has specialised in working with cardiac rehabilitation patients since 2008. She is a member of the British Dietetic Association and the Health & Care Professions Council. She is interested in lifestyle interventions in the prevention and treatment of cardiovascular disease and has served as a guest speaker on management and treatment of coronary heart disease as part of the Glasgow University master class series.

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Coronary Heart Disease and How It Is Treated

Chapter 2 What Happens After a Heart Event

Chapter 3 Lower Risk Factors to Protect Your Future

Chapter 4 Monitor Your Activity

Chapter 5 How to Be Active and Fit

Chapter 6 Eat Well

Chapter 7 Cope with Stress and Learn to Relax

Chapter 8 Get Going and Keep Going

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  • Posted April 25, 2013

    A very helpful and informative book. Gives detailed information

    A very helpful and informative book. Gives detailed information on what to do for your heart,, before and after heart attacks, give yummy recipes to try, and provides exercies with diagrams to show the correct positions to be in. I would recommend this to anyone who wants to improve their overall lifestyle and have a healthy heart!

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