The Physiotherapist's Pocket Guide to Exercise - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780443102691, 9780702039294

The Physiotherapist's Pocket Guide to Exercise

1st Edition

Assessment, Prescription and Training

Authors: Angela Glynn Helen Fiddler
Paperback ISBN: 9780443102691
eBook ISBN: 9780702039294
Imprint: Churchill Livingstone
Published Date: 30th March 2009
Page Count: 224
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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


Description

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

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

Details

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

About the Authors

Angela Glynn Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Senior Lecturer, School of Health Professions, University of Brighton

Helen Fiddler Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Principal Lecturer, School of Health Professions, University of Brighton