Exercise Professional's Guide to Optimizing Health Strategies for Preventing and Reducing Chronic Disease

ISBN-10: 0781775485

ISBN-13: 9780781775489

Edition: 2011

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Published in cooperation with the American College of Sports Medicine,The Exercise Professionalrs"s Guide to Optimizing Healthenables you to design and implement exercise programs based on the latest research to help people avoid the onset of chronic disease. Moreover, it shows you how to design exercise programs so that people with chronic disease can safely benefit from exercise.This text begins with an overview of the epidemiology of chronic disease and is then divided into three parts. Part One clearly explains pathophysiology concepts common to all chronic diseases as well as the healthful effects of exercise and nutrition. Part Two covers atherosclerosis, obesity, diabetes and metabolic syndrome, hypertension, and dyslipidemia, with specific recommendations for effective exercise programs to manage each disease. Finally, Part Three discusses behavior change and then summarizes all the exercise prescription information for each chronic disease in a single chapter.
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Book details

List price: $49.95
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date: 2/8/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 288
Size: 7.00" wide x 10.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.408
Language: English

Preface
Reviewers
Acknowledgments
Introduction to the Epidemiology of Chronic Disease and Risk Factor Theory
Overview
Pathophysiology of Chronic Vascular Disease
Exercise and Physical Activity
Nutrition and the Prevention of Chronic Metabolic Diseases
Disease-Specific Prevention
Atherosclerosis and Other Occlusive Vascular Diseases
Overweight and Obesity
Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus and Metabolic Syndrome
Hypertension
Prevention and Management of Dyslipidemia with Lifestyle: Diet, Exercise, and Weight Loss
Components of the Optimal Program for Prevention
Changing Health Behaviors
The Optimal Program for Prevention of Chronic Disease
Appendix General Guidelines for Resistance Exercise Training
Index
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