Exercise for Special Populations

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Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Jul 19, 2018 - Medical - 448 pages
Publisher's Note: Products purchased from 3rd Party sellers are not guaranteed by the Publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product. This updated 2nd Edition of Williamson’s highly applied Exercise for Special Populations provides just enough background for practicing and future personal trainers, exercise physiologists, and other health and fitness professionals to develop and implement exercise programs for special populations. For each condition, the book provides a general description, anatomy and physiology variances, precautions, recommendations for exercise testing and prescription, instructions and images of various exercises, and nutritional considerations. Reflecting the latest best practices in the field, the 2nd Edition features new chapters and pedagogy and a powerful suite of online resources.
 

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Contents

The Impact of Exercise and Nutrition on Health
Anatomy and Physiology of Body Systems
Exercise During Pregnancy
Exercise for Youth
Exercise for Overweight and Obese Individuals
Exercise for Individuals with Cardiovascular Disease
Exercise for Those with Disorders of the Skeletal
Exercise for People with Diabetes
Exercise for People Recovering from Cancer
Exercise for People with Asthma
Exercise for People with Multiple Sclerosis
Exercise for People with Fibromyalgia
Exercise for People with Parkinsons Disease
Borg Rating of Perceived Exertion Scale
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