ACSM's Exercise Is Medicine A Clinician's Guide to Exercise Prescription
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Description: "Exercise is Medicine" is an American College of Sports Medicine initiative to "make physical activity and exercise a standard part of a disease prevention and treatment medical paradigm." This book will teach practitioners how to motivate and instruct patients on the importance of exercise and how to design practical exercise programs for patients of all ages and fitness levels, as well as those with special conditions such as pregnancy, obesity, and cancer. Coverage includes in-depth discussions of both the lifestyle exercise approach to exercising regularly and the structured exercise approach.
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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.
List price: $64.00
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date: 3/1/2009
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
|Introduction: What This Book is About|
|On Clinician Engagement and Counseling|
|On Organizing the Practice|
|Risk Assessment and Exercise Screening|
|Mobilizing Motivation: Basic Concepts|
|Mobilizing Motivation: The Wellness Pathway|
|Mobilizing Motivation: Behavior Change Pyramid|
|Getting Started as a Regular Exerciser|
|The Exercise Prescription|
|TSTEP: Training Programs by the Minute|
|Choosing the Activities, Sport, or Sports|
|Technique and Equipment|
|Exercise in Children: "Exercise is a Family Affair"|
|Finding the Fun in Regular Exercise|