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Exercise Leadership in Cardiac Rehabilitation: An Evidence-Based Approach / Edition 1

Exercise Leadership in Cardiac Rehabilitation: An Evidence-Based Approach / Edition 1

by Morag Thow


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Exercise Leadership in Cardiac Rehabilitation: An Evidence-Based Approach / Edition 1

This book provides physiotherapists and exercise professionals witha comprehensive resource on the exercise components and skills ofconstructing and teaching CR exercise. It addresses the scope ofknowledge and skills required by exercise specialists developing,delivering and teaching exercise based CR programmes. It has anevidence-based framework, and provides practical advice andsuggestions based on the clinical experience of the contributingauthors. Among the topics covered are assessment, exercisemonitoring, the use of music, safety, teaching skills andmaintaining physical activity. Thus the book provides acomprehensive and practical text that can be used to plan, developand deliver all phases of exercise based CR.

"...provides a virtual pharmacopoeia of exercise guidelines forpatients with cardiovascular disease, with specific reference toexercise prescription, risk stratification, exercise physiology,monitoring techniques, and leadership and organizational skills.The authors represent a prestigious group of scientists,clinicians, researchers, and teachers, who are authorities in theirrespective fields. Clearly, the contributors have painstakinglyworked to summarize, in a clear and concise manner, the latestresearch findings in each area, highlighting patient care andrelated applications. A "must-read" for clinicians in the field ofcardiac rehabilitation. I highly recommend this extraordinary text!"
—Barry A. Franklin, PhD, Director, Cardiac Rehabilitation andExercise Laboratories, William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak,Michigan USA; Professor of Physiology, Wayne State University,School of Medicine, Detroit, Michigan

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780470019719
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 03/24/2006
Pages: 244
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents





1 Cardiac Rehabilitation Overview (ChristineProuvédfoot).

2 Risk Stratification and Health Screening for Exercise inCardiac Rehabilitation (Ann Ross and Mhairi Campbell).

3 Exercise Physiology and Monitoring of Exercise in CardiacRehabilitation (John Buckley).

4 Exercise Prescription in Cardiac Rehabilitation (HilaryDingwall, Kim Ferrier and Joanne Semple).

5 Class Design and Use of Music in Cardiac Rehabilitation(Linda Harley and Gillian Armstrong).

6 Leadership, Exercise Class Management and Safety in CardiacRehabilitation (Fiona Lough).

7 Teaching Skills for Cardiac Rehabilitation Exercise Classes(Morag K. Thow).

8 Maintaining Physical Activity in Cardiac Rehabilitation(Adrienne Hughes and Nanette Mutrie).

Appendix A – Glossary.


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