Key Features

      • clinical presentations include obesity and overweight, occupational rehabilitation, athletic injuries, and metabolic disorders
      • over 30 case studies – comprehensively presented with summary boxes and discussion questions
      • case studies are presented in the familiar ‘SOAP’ clinical note taking format, as well as in engaging narratives
      • appendices include diagnostic and classification criteria, references to guidelines for clinical management, and contraindications for exercise in clinical populations
      • DVD – demonstrations of clinical interviews, physical examinations, exercise assessments, and exercise interventions with ‘real-life’ clients

Table of Contents

Review of the Scientific Evidence

CH 1: Doing evidence-based practice

CH 2: Exercise as therapy in musculoskeletal conditions

CH 3: Exercise as therapy in cardiovascular conditions

CH 4: Exercise as therapy in respiratory conditions

CH 5: Exercise as therapy in neurological conditions

CH 6: Exercise as therapy in metabolic syndrome and polycystic ovary syndrome

CH 7: Exercise as therapy in clients requiring special care

Ch 8: Exercise as therapy in athletes

Ch 9: Occupational Rehabilitation

Clinical Tales

CH 10: Setting the tone: Practitioner self-care

Ch11: Case studies in exercise for the management of weight

CH 12: Case studies in exercise as therapy for musculoskeletal conditions

CH 13: Case Studies in exercise as therapy for cardiovascular conditions

CH 14: Case Studies in exercise as therapy for respiratory conditions

CH 15: Case Studies in exercise as therapy for neurological conditions

Ch 16: Case Studies in exercise as therapy for metabolic conditions

Ch 17: Case Studies in exercise as therapy in clients requiring special care

CH 18: Case Studies in exercise as therapy in athletes

Ch 19: Case Studies in exercise as therapy for occupational rehabilitation

CH 20: Case Studies in learning from our mistakes

Appendix 1: Summaries of clinical classification and diagnostic criteria

Appendix 2: References for evidence-based clinical guidelines

Appendix 3: Contraindications to exercise testing

Glossary

Details

Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2011
Published:
Imprint:
Churchill Livingstone
Print ISBN:
9780729539418
Electronic ISBN:
9780729579414