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9780736002523

Clinical Exercise Physiology

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  • ISBN13:

    9780736002523

  • ISBN10:

    0736002529

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2003-05-01
  • Publisher: Human Kinetics

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Stay on top of the latest advances in the emerging field of clinical exercise physiology. Here is the most comprehensive and up-to-date book available for new and veteran clinical exercise physiologists and those preparing for the new ACSM Clinical Exercise Physiology Registry Examination.Edited by respected scholars in the field, >Clinical Exercise Physiology> is the most expansive resource available in the field and provides the latest information on the key practice and disease areas of clinical exercise physiology, including endocrinology, the metabolic system, the cardiovascular system, the respiratory system, oncology, the immune system, bone and joints, and the neuromuscular system. This text also covers the important issues for clinical exercise physiologists to understand about the special populations of children, the elderly, and female athletes.The easy-to-navigate book is organized into eight parts.Part Icovers the fundamentals of clinical exercise physiology.Parts IIthroughVIIIdescribe in detail 24 disease states and conditions that clinical exercise physiologists routinely encounter in their work; these chapters also provide guidance for the expert care of these populations.The logical order of the chapters makes key information easy to find. Each chapter covers the scope of the condition; its physiology and pathophysiology and treatment options; clinical considerations, including the administration of a graded exercise test; and exercise prescription specific to the condition.The book contains numerous features that will enhance your understanding of the material:- Each chapter includes a glossary and reference list.- Case studies and discussion questions appear throughout the text to highlight important concepts.- Practical applications boxes include tips on client-clinician interaction, a literature review, and a summary of exercise prescription.Whether you use it as a text, study guide, or professional reference, >Clinical Exercise Physiology> is the definitive resource on the use of exercise training for the prevention and treatment of clinical diseases and disorders.

Table of Contents

Foreword v
Contributors vii
Preface x
Acknowledgments xii
PART I Introduction to Clinical Exercise Physiology
Introduction
1(10)
Behavioral Approaches to Physical Activity Promotion
11(14)
Legal Considerations
25(16)
General Evaluation and Examination Skills
41(18)
Pharmacotherapy
59(16)
Graded Exercise Testing
75(28)
General Exercise Prescription Development
103(26)
PART II Endocrinology and Metabolic Disorders
Diabetes
129(24)
Obesity
153(16)
Hyperlipidemia and Dyslipidemia
169(16)
End-Stage Renal Disease
185(16)
PART III Cardiovascular Diseases
Myocardial Infarction
201(26)
Revascularization of the Heart
227(16)
Valvular Heart Disease
243(18)
Chronic Heart Failure
261(20)
Hypertension
281(16)
Peripheral Arterial Disease
297(24)
Pacemakers and Internal Cardiac Defibrillators
321(18)
PART IV Diseases of the Respiratory System
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
339(28)
Asthma
367(14)
Cystic Fibrosis
381(22)
PART V Oncology and the Immune System
Cancer
403(20)
Human Immunodeficiency Virus
423(20)
PART VI Disorders of Bones and the Joints
Arthritis
443(22)
Osteoporosis
465(18)
Nonspecific Low Back Pain
483(20)
PART VII Selected Neuromuscular Disorders
Spinal Cord Injury
503(24)
Multiple Sclerosis
527(16)
PART VIII Special Populations
Children
543(28)
The Elderly
571(18)
Female-Specific Issues
589(20)
Index 609(9)
About the Editors 618

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