Key Features

  • Underpinning exercise physiology
  • Physical principles of exercise design
  • Guidelines for exercise training
  • Clinical exercise prescription
  • Limitations to exercise in common conditions
  • Example case studies

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

Details

No. of pages:
224
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2009
Published:
Imprint:
Churchill Livingstone
Electronic ISBN:
9780702061523
Electronic ISBN:
9780702039294
Print ISBN:
9780443102691

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