Exercise for Special Populations
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Description: 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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All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.
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Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date: 5/1/2010
Size: 7.37" wide x 9.13" long x 0.75" tall
|The Impact of Exercise and Nutrition on Health and Fitness|
|Anatomy and Physiology of Body Systems|
|Exercise and Nutrition for Life Stages|
|Exercise During Pregnancy|
|Exercise for youth|
|Exercise for Senior Adults|
|Exercise and Nutrition for Disease and Illness|
|Exercise for Overweight and Obese Individuals|
|Exercise for Individuals with Cardiovascular Disease|
|Exercise for those with Disorders of the Skeletal System|
|Exercise for People with Diabetes|
|Exercise for People Recovering from Cancer|
|Exercise for People with Asthma|
|Exercise for People with Multiple Sclerosis|
|Appendices are Available Online at Thepoint.lww.com/Williamson|
|Borg Rating of Perceived Exertion Scale|
|Determining Body Mass Index(BMI)|
|Centers for Disease Control Body Mass Index-for-Age Percentiles|