ACSM's Exercise Management for Persons with Chronic Disease and Disabilities

ACSM's Exercise Management for Persons with Chronic Disease and Disabilities

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  • Publisher: Human Kinetics Publishers
  • Format: Hardback | 456 pages
  • Dimensions: 216mm x 277mm x 33mm | 1,429g
  • Publication date: 1 August 2009
  • Publication City/Country: Champaign
  • ISBN 10: 0736074333
  • ISBN 13: 9780736074339
  • Edition: 3, Revised
  • Edition statement: 3rd Revised edition
  • Illustrations note: 2 black & white illustrations, 24 black & white halftones
  • Sales rank: 42,465

Product description

The third edition of this ever popular title, developed under the auspices of the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), boasts an improved layout and an additional colour field to better convey the materials presented. As the title suggests, this is a clear, professional guide to developing exercise programmes for those suffering from chronic diseases and disabilities including but not limited to: Cardiovascular, Pulmonary, Metabolic, Orthopedic, Neuromuscular and Cognitive, Psychological and Sensory. Compiled from the writings of a plethora of experts specilising in their own clinical fields - as you would expect - the content is meticulously researched and presented. What is unexpected and rather exceptional, is the ease with which readers can digest and retain information from the text. Case reports provide users with real problems and their solutions beginning with a brief overview, a SOAP report and exercise programme with follow-up statement. This data based, applied text is a must have for those dealing with exercise prescription for those with diseases and disabilities.

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Author information

The American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) is dedicated to promoting healthier lifestyles for people around the globe through scientific research, education and the practical application of knowledge in sports medicine and exercise science. The ACSM has more than 18,000 international, national and regional members in 80 countries who work in a wide range of medical specialities, allied health professions and scientific disciplines. This diversity and expertise make the ACSM the largest, most-respected sports medicine and exercise science organisation in the world.

Table of contents

Contains over 50 Chapters, first ten shown:; Chapter 1. Introduction; Chapter 2. Framework; Chapter 3. Exercise Is Medicine; Chapter 4. Multiple Chronic Conditions; Chapter 5. Considerations Regarding Physical Activity for Children and Youth; Chapter 6. Myocardial Infarction; Chapter 7. Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery and Percutaneous Transluminal Coronary Angioplasty; Chapter 8.Angina and Silent Ischemia; Chapter 9.Atrial Fibrillation; Chapter 10. Pacemakers and Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators.