Ch2. Cardiovascular responses to exercise.
Ch3. Exercise and the pulmonary system.
Ch4. Exercise and the musculoskeletal system.
Ch5. Exercise in diabetes and obesity.
Ch6. Measurement of physical fitness and habitual physical activity.
Ch7. Guidelines for exercise prescription.
Ch8. Exercise in prevention and treatment of cardiovascular disease.
Ch9. Exercise in the treatment of respiratory disease.
Ch10. Exercise in the treatment of musculoskeletal disease.
Ch11. Exercise as part of the multidisciplinary management of adults and children with obesity.
Ch12. Exercise in the treatment of stroke and other neurological conditions.
Ch13. Adherence to exercise.
Ch14. Promoting physical activity: building sustainable interventions
Both the undergraduate student and the experienced clinician should receive useful information relating to exercise, its assessment and benefits. This reviewer found it very easy to understand, and a valuable addition to clinical practice… I would encourage all clinicians to have a copy available for reference purposes.
* illustrated with photographs and diagrams
* engages with the preventative health agenda
* contributors provide perspectives from a variety of branches of physiotherapy and beyond