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By Kate Woolf-May, PhD
280 pagesTrim Size 10 7/8 X 8 5/8 inCopyright 2007$71.95, Paperback, Reference
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Using research-based evidence, this text provides current rationale for the types, intensity, and duration of physical activity that may be prescribed to populations with commonly occurring chronic ailments. The relationship between the etiology of these conditions and the physiological effects of physical exercise for these groups of patients is explained. This text is ideal for students on courses encompassing health-related exercise and exercise prescription such as sports science, physical therapy and occupational therapy, as well as exercise professionals who may deal with rehabilitation of special populations. The book is also an ideal reference for fitness instructors, sports trainers, and medical professionals.
By Kate Woolf-May, PhD, Department of Sport Science, Tourism and Leisure, Canterbury Christ Church, University College, Canterbury, Kent , UK