Exercise for Special Populations

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Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2011 - Medical - 440 pages
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Focusing on the specific needs of people with a certain disease, condition, or stage of life, this book discusses the special fitness and nutritional needs of various populations. Not only are overall health, fitness, and exercise recommendations discussed, but anatomy and physiology is covered to promote understanding of changes that occur among body systems as diseases or conditions develop. This text focuses on building appropriate exercise programs, physiological changes associated with various conditions, important precautions during exercise, outcome expectations, and basic nutritional considerations for various populations who frequently seek the services of a health and fitness professional. This book will serve as a comprehensive course text for students enrolled in personal training programs and students pursuing health/fitness professional degrees.
 

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Contents

inches Body Weight pounds 58 91 96 100 105 110 115 119 124 129 134 138 143 148 153 158 162 167 59 94 99 104 109 114 119 124 128 133 ...
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EXERCISE AND NUTRITION FOR DISEASE AND ILLNESS
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EXERCISE FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE
210
CHAPTER8 EXERCISE FOR THOSE WITH DISORDERS OFTHE SKELETAL SYSTEM
265
EXERCISE FOR PEOPLE WITH DIABETES
305
EXERCISE FOR PEOPLE RECOVERING FROM CANCER
335
EXERCISE FOR PEOPLE WITH ASTHMA
374
EXERCISE FOR PEOPLE WITH MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS
401
INDEX 428
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