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The physiotherapist's pocket guide to exercise assessment, prescription and training /

This book is for therapists involved in exercise therapy for the prevention and treatment of disease. It covers exercise assessment, current prescription guidelines, precautions, exercise design and clinical case studies. The book also includes exercises to increase strength, power, local muscle end...

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Main Author: Glynn, Angela.
Other Authors: Fiddler, Helen., ScienceDirect (Online service)
Format: eBook
Language: English
Published: Edinburgh ; New York : Churchill Livingstone/Elsevier, 2009.
Physical Description: 1 online resource (ix, 218 pages) : illustrations (some color).
Series: Pocketbook physiotherapy.
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Summary: This book is for therapists involved in exercise therapy for the prevention and treatment of disease. It covers exercise assessment, current prescription guidelines, precautions, exercise design and clinical case studies. The book also includes exercises to increase strength, power, local muscle endurance, range of movement and aerobic capacity and will be relevant to all areas of therapy practice. In addition to the general guidelines, considerations for exercise groups and exercise at home as well as exercise in special patient populations are addressed. This allows therapists who are expert in one area to become familiar with exercise prescription in another. The book underpins therapeutic exercise in general and also addresses specific considerations for particular clinical situations within current guidelines and practical considerations. Underpinning exercise physiologyPhysical principles of exercise designGuidelines for exercise trainingClinical exercise prescriptionLimitations to exercise in common conditionsExample case studies.
Item Description: This book is for therapists involved in exercise therapy for the prevention and treatment of disease. It covers exercise assessment, current prescription guidelines, precautions, exercise design and clinical case studies. The book also includes exercises to increase strength, power, local muscle endurance, range of movement and aerobic capacity and will be relevant to all areas of therapy practice. In addition to the general guidelines, considerations for exercise groups and exercise at home as well as exercise in special patient populations are addressed. This allows therapists who are expert in one area to become familiar with exercise prescription in another. The book underpins therapeutic exercise in general and also addresses specific considerations for particular clinical situations within current guidelines and practical considerations. Underpinning exercise physiologyPhysical principles of exercise designGuidelines for exercise trainingClinical exercise prescriptionLimitations to exercise in common conditionsExample case studies.
Chapter 1. Introduction to Exercise Physiology -- Chapter 2. Principles of Therapeutic Exercise Design -- Chapter 3. Exercise to Increase Cardiovascular Fitness -- Chapter 4. Exercise to Increase Muscle Strength -- Chapter 5. Exercise to Increase Muscle Endurance -- Chapter 6. Exercise to Improve Power -- Chapter 7. Exercise to Increase Range of Movement and Flexibility -- Chapter 8. Prescription of Home Exercise Programmes -- Chapter 9. Group Exercise -- Chapter 10. Exercise Through the Life Span -- Chapter 11. Exercise in Acute Conditions -- Chapter 12. Exercise in People with Chronic Conditions -- Chapter 13. Case Studies.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Introduction to exercise physiology -- Principles of therapeutic exercise design -- Exercise to increase cardiovascular fitness -- Exercise to increase muscle strength -- Exercise to increase muscle endurance -- Exercise to improve power -- Exercise to increase range of movement and flexibility -- Prescription of home exercise programmes -- Group exercise -- Exercise through the life span -- Exercise in acute conditions -- Exercise in people with chronic conditions -- Case studies.
Owing to Legal Deposit regulations this resource may only be accessed from within National Library of Scotland on library computers. For more information contact enquiries@nls.uk. StEdNL.
Elsevier ScienceDirect All Books.
Physical Description: 1 online resource (ix, 218 pages) : illustrations (some color).
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN: 9780702039294
0702039292
Access: Owing to Legal Deposit regulations this resource may only be accessed from within National Library of Scotland on library computers. For more information contact enquiries@nls.uk.