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At last, answers, advice and support for the millions who have been diagnosed or are living with heart conditions! The Healthy Heart Book provides the blueprint for protecting your heart and living a healthy lifestyle. Inside, you’ll find out
• what coronary heart disease is and how it can be treated,
• emotional and physical considerations after a heart event,
• how the risk of coronary heart disease can be assessed,
• the most effective exercise for prevention and recovery,
• the latest research on and advice for adopting a heart-healthy diet,
• how to manage stress and anxiety, and
• how to access sources of support.
Renowned experts Morag Thow, Keri Graham and Choi Lee have created a comprehensive yet practical guide that you’ll turn to again and again.
Complete with forms and tables to track your progress, recipes for delicious and heart-healthy meals and practical advice for exercise and activity, The Healthy Heart Book provides all the tools you need to take charge of your recovery and live a long and full life.
|Publisher:||Human Kinetics Publishers|
|Product dimensions:||6.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.50(d)|
|Age Range:||18 Years|
About 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.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
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!