Exercise on Prescription - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780750632881

Exercise on Prescription

1st Edition

Activity for Cardiovascular Health

Authors: John Buckley Jane Holmes Gareth Mapp
Paperback ISBN: 9780750632881
Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
Published Date: 7th December 1998
Page Count: 256

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Exercise on Prescription is a practical guide for all practitioners assessing, designing and implementing exercise programmes to improve cardiovascular health.

Table of Contents

Preface; Introduction; The links between health, physical activity and exercise; Psychology: the keystone to activity and its role in mental wellness; The science of aerobic exercise; The importance of understanding training status; Monitoring exercise responses with heart rates, ratings of perceived exertion and blood pressure; Prescribing activity and exercise for health and for fitness using heart rate and ratings of perceived exertion; Protocols for measuring and estimating aerobic capacity and VO2 Max; User friendly charts to prescribe exercise with aerobic exercise machines from VO2 Max; Orthopaedic considerations for aerobic exercise; The health and exercise consultation


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About the Author

John Buckley

Dr John Buckley is a BASES Accredited Exercise Physiologist. He is a founding partner of the Lifestyle Exercise and Physiotherapy Centre (Shrewsbury, 1988) and has been lecturing in Exercise, Health and Rehabilitation at Keele University since 1989. Bachelor of PE (Univ British Columbia 1986); MSc Sports Science (Loughborough Iniversity 1987); PhD (Keele University 2003). Published in Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise; British Journal of Sports Medicine and Ergonomics.Authored textbook Exercise on Prescription and has written Chapters in Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation Textbooks

Affiliations and Expertise

Senior Lecturer, Centre for Exercise & Nutrition Science, University of Chester; Founding Managing Partner, Lifestyle Exercise & Physiotherapy Centre, Shrewsbury, UK

Jane Holmes

Affiliations and Expertise

Lecturer, Department of Physiotherapy Studies, Keele University, Staffordshire, UK

Gareth Mapp

Affiliations and Expertise

Sports and Exercise Science Consultant, Lifestyle Fitness, Shrewbury.