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    The Physiotherapist's Pocket Guide to Exercise: Assessment, Prescription and Training (Physiotherapy Pocketbooks) (Paperback) By (author) Angela Jane Glynn, By (author) Helen Fiddler

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    DescriptionThis book is for therapists involved in exercise therapy for the prevention and treatment of disease. It covers exercise assessment, current prescription guidelines, precautions, exercise design and clinical case studies. The book also includes exercises to increase strength, power, local muscle endurance, range of movement and aerobic capacity and will be relevant to all areas of therapy practice. In addition to the general guidelines, considerations for exercise groups and exercise at home as well as exercise in special patient populations are addressed. This allows therapists who are expert in one area to become familiar with exercise prescription in another. The book underpins therapeutic exercise in general and also addresses specific considerations for particular clinical situations within current guidelines and practical considerations.


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    Title
    The Physiotherapist's Pocket Guide to Exercise
    Subtitle
    Assessment, Prescription and Training
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Angela Jane Glynn, By (author) Helen Fiddler
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 224
    Width: 124 mm
    Height: 186 mm
    Thickness: 16 mm
    Weight: 281 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780443102691
    ISBN 10: 0443102694
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: HEA
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S6.6
    Ingram Subject Code: PI
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    B&T General Subject: 510
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 26920
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 02
    B&T Merchandise Category: MAJ
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 59
    BIC subject category V2: MQS
    DC22: 615.82, 615.8/2
    BISAC V2.8: MED003060
    LC subject heading: , , ,
    LC classification: RM725 .G59 2009
    LC subject heading: ,
    Thema V1.0: MQV, MQS
    Edition
    1
    Illustrations note
    Approx. 120 illustrations
    Publisher
    Elsevier Health Sciences
    Imprint name
    CHURCHILL LIVINGSTONE
    Publication date
    07 April 2009
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Review quote
    "In this text, the latest in a series of physiotherapy pocketbooks, Angela Glynn and Helen Fiddler have set out to provide the reader with a quick reference guide for the safe and effective prescription of therapeutic exercise across a range of common clinical conditions. Importantly, the book should also raise a number of key questions concerning the role of the physiotherapist in the prescription of therapeutic exercise. This is something for which the authors must be widely congratulated." The Physiotherapist's Pocket Guide to Exercise: Assessment, Prescription and Training May 2010
    Table of contents
    Chapter 1. Introduction to Exercise Physiology Chapter 2. Principles of Therapeutic Exercise Design Chapter 3. Exercise to Increase Cardiovascular Fitness Chapter 4. Exercise to Increase Muscle Strength Chapter 5. Exercise to Increase Muscle Endurance Chapter 6. Exercise to Improve Power Chapter 7. Exercise to Increase Range of Movement and Flexibility Chapter 8. Prescription of Home Exercise Programmes Chapter 9. Group Exercise Chapter 10. Exercise Through the Life Span Chapter 11. Exercise in Acute Conditions Chapter 12. Exercise in People with Chronic Conditions Chapter 13. Case Studies