Physical Activity and Cardiovascular Disease Prevention

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Jones & Bartlett Publishers, Oct 25, 2010 - Medical - 418 pages
Physical Activity and Cardiovascular Disease Prevention helps students understand the epidemiology behind the assertion that physical activity is associated with better health and quality of life. This text addresses the principles governing physical activity, the methods for measuring exertion, the cardiovascular and metabolic responses to physical activity, and cardiovascular disease and risk factors.

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This book contains everything I (and possibly you) ever wanted to know about exercise and heart disease. It gives, what was for me, a good introduction dietary concepts and to the cardiovascular ... Read full review


Part I Basic Concepts of Physical Activity and Nutrition
Part II Muscular and Cardiovascular Systems and ExerciseRelated Adaptations
Part III Cardiovascular Disease Epidemiology and Physical Activity

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Professor, Department of Cardiology; Veterans Affairs Medical Center/Cardiology, Georgetown University School of Medicine

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