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The Physiotherapist ' s Pocket Guide to Exercise - Assessment, Prescription and Training

di Glynn - Fiddler  • 2009  • dettagli prodotto

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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. Table of Contents: Chapter 1. Introduction to Exercise PhysiologyChapter 2. Principles of Therapeutic Exercise DesignChapter 3. Exercise to Increase Cardiovascular FitnessChapter 4. Exercise to Increase Muscle StrengthChapter 5. Exercise to Increase Muscle EnduranceChapter 6. Exercise to Improve PowerChapter 7. Exercise to Increase Range of Movement and FlexibilityChapter 8. Prescription of Home Exercise ProgrammesChapter 9. Group ExerciseChapter 10. Exercise Through the Life SpanChapter 11. Exercise in Acute ConditionsChapter 12. Exercise in People with Chronic ConditionsChapter 13. Case Studies


ISBN: 0443102694

Titolo: The Physiotherapist ' s Pocket Guide to Exercise - Assessment, Prescription and Training


Editore: Elsevier - Mosby

Volume: Unico

Edizione: 2009

Collana: Physiotherapy Pocketbooks

Lingua: Inglese

Finitura: Copertina flessibile

Misure: 12x18 cm

Pagine: 224

Peso: 0.3 kg