9780736074339

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

  • ISBN 13:

    9780736074339

  • ISBN 10:

    0736074333

  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 07/06/2009
  • Publisher: Human Kinetics
  • Newer Edition

Note: Not guaranteed to come with supplemental materials (access cards, study guides, lab manuals, CDs, etc.)

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Summary

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 limted 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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