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With this text as your guide, you'll learn to develop and implement exercise programs to promote the health and well-being of special populations. This book deals with both the needs of clients at particular stages of life-including youth, pregnant women, and the elderly-and clients coping with particular diseases and disorders such as obesity, cardiovascular disease, and cancer. It is ideal for students as well as personal trainers interested in serving the needs of special populations.
Table of Contents
|Reviewer List||p. vi|
|The Impact of Exercise and Nutrition on Health and Fitness||p. 1|
|Anatomy and Physiology of Body Systems||p. 16|
|Exercise and Nutrition for Life Stages|
|Exercise During Pregnancy||p. 46|
|Exercise for youth||p. 82|
|Exercise for Senior Adults||p. 121|
|Exercise and Nutrition for Disease and Illness|
|Exercise for Overweight and Obese Individuals||p. 179|
|Exercise for Individuals with Cardiovascular Disease||p. 210|
|Exercise for those with Disorders of the Skeletal System||p. 265|
|Exercise for People with Diabetes||p. 305|
|Exercise for People Recovering from Cancer||p. 335|
|Exercise for People with Asthma||p. 374|
|Exercise for People with Multiple Sclerosis||p. 401|
|Appendices are Available Online at Thepoint.lww.com/Williamson|
|Borg Rating of Perceived Exertion Scale|
|Determining Body Mass Index(BMI)|
|Centers for Disease Control Body Mass Index-for-Age Percentiles|
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