The Physiotherapist's Pocket Guide to Exercise

1st Edition

Assessment, Prescription and Training

Editors:

  • Angela Glynn
  • Helen Fiddler
  • 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:
    227
    Language:
    English
    Copyright:
    © 2009
    Published:
    Imprint:
    Churchill Livingstone
    Electronic ISBN:
    9780702039294
    Electronic ISBN:
    9780702061523