Exercise and Disease Management is designed to help managed care physicians, their patients, other health care professionals, and interested readers integrate current exercise guidelines into their practices. This extraordinary book is accompanied by a series of 11 workbooks, each one for a chronic disease, designed specifically for physicians to give to their patients. These workbooks make it convenient for physicians to prescribe physical activity to their patients in a ready-to-use format. Each book chapter and workbook contains a section on the background, medical management, and exercise guidelines, accompanied by self-care instructions for patients, encouraging them to take a proactive role in their health and disease management.
New and Updated in the Second Edition: A ready-to-use "Exercise Prescription Page," which follows each chapter on a specific disease, enables health care professionals, especially physicians in managed care, to prescribe exercise quickly to clients with specific medical conditions The "Rate Pressure Product" method for prescribing exercise helps health care providers individualize exercise prescriptions for patients with heart disease by accounting for the amount of oxygen the heart uses Individual companion workbooks on CD provide patient health maintenance information about diabetes, AIDS, obesity, golden years (age 65 and older), heart, kidney, peripheral arterial, and lung disease.
Workbooks for physical inactivity, osteoporosis, arthritis and high blood pressure also are included on the CD Common question-and-answer sections that help patients understand the diseases from which they suffer and encourages them to take responsibility for their health Exercise and Disease Management, Second Edition consolidates the current knowledge base on exercise and chronic disease, providing a ready-made format for health care providers to use when prescribing exercise programs for their clients. Using guidelines set forth by the American College of Sports Medicine and the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation, this book helps physicians, other health care providers, and health enthusiasts respond to the challenge to keep patients healthier and active and reduce recurrent hospitalizations and health care costs.
"Postmodern" Medicine: Teaching Patients to Be Responsible for Their Health Adherence to Exercise The Exercise Prescription and Adherence Curing, Healing, and Maintaining Health High Blood Pressure: The Silent Killer Background Classification of Hypertension according to Cause Evaluation of Individuals with High Blood Pressure Complications of Hypertension Classification of Hypertension Management Follow-up of Persons with Hypertension Non-pharmacological Treatment of Hypertension Exercise Issues Exercise Prescription for Patients with High Blood Pressure Weight Training Guidelines for High Blood Pressure Recommended Reading Exercise Prescription for High Blood Pressure Common Questions on High Blood Pressure (a Patient's Perspective) Diabetes Background Classification of Diabetes Management A Brief History of Treatment Strategies for Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Initiation of Treatment Exercise Issues Weight Training Guidelines for Diabetics Recommended Reading Exercise Prescription for Diabetes Common Questions on Diabetes (a Patient's Perspective) Kidney Disease Background Management Exercise Issues Benefits of Exercise Weight Training Guidelines in Kidney Disease Recommended Reading Exercise Prescription for Kidney Disease Common Questions on Kidney Disease (a Patient's Perspective) Heart Diseases Coronary Artery Disease: The Number One Killer Weight Training Guidelines for Heart Disease Recommended Reading Exercise Prescription for Heart Disease Common Questions on Heart Disease (a Patient's Perspective) Congestive Heart Failure Recommended Reading Exercise Prescription for Congestive Heart Failure Valvular Disease Recommended Reading Exercise Prescription for Valvular Disease. Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Recommended Reading Exercise Prescription for Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Cardiac Arrhythmias and Pacemakers Recommended Reading Exercise Prescription for Arrhythmias. Exercise Prescription for Patients with Pacemakers. Lung Diseases Chronic Lung Disease Restrictive Disease COPD Cystic Fibrosis Cor-pulmonale Asthma Weight Training Guidelines for Lung Disease Recommended Reading Exercise Prescription for Chronic Lung Disease and Asthma Common Questions on Lung Disease (a Patient's Perspective) Obesity Introduction Defining the Metabolic Syndrome Weight Training Guidelines for Obesity Recommended Reading Exercise Prescription for Obesity. Common Questions on Obesity (a Patient's Perspective) Vascular Disease Background Pathogenesis Pharmacological Treatment Diet and Exercise Management Peripheral Vascular Disease Exercise Issues. Weight Training Guidelines for Peripheral Vascular Disease Recommended Reading Exercise Prescription for Peripheral Vascular Disease Common Questions on Peripheral Vascular Disease (a Patient's Perspective) Osteoporosis and Arthritis Osteoporosis Arthritis Weight Training Guidelines for Osteoporosis and Arthritis Recommended Reading Exercise Prescription for Osteoporosis and Arthritis Common Questions on Osteoporosis (a Patient's Perspective) Cancer, the Immune System, and AIDS Cancer AIDS Anxiety and Depression in Patients with Cancer and HIV Infections Exercise and Cancer Exercise and the Immune System Cachexia. Weight Training Guidelines in Chronic Infections References Recommended Reading Exercise Prescription for Chronic Infections: Cachexia, AIDS, and Cancer Common Questions on Diseases of the Immune System (Chronic Infections, Cachexia, and AIDS) (a Patient's Perspective) The "Golden Years" Exercise in the Healthy Elderly Weight Training Guidelines during the Golden Years Recommended Reading Exercise Prescription during the Golden Years The Physically Inactive Exercise Recommendations for Healthy but Physically Inactive Individuals Weight Training Guidelines for Physically Inactive Individuals without Disease Recommended Reading Exercise Prescription for Physically Inactive Individuals without Disease Pregnancy Background Management Managing the Pregnant Athlete Exercise Issues Weight Training Guidelines during Pregnancy Recommended Reading Exercise Prescription during Pregnancy Wheelchair-Dependent Patients Background Exercise Issues Weight Training Guidelines for Wheelchair-Dependent Patients Recommended Reading Exercise Prescription for Wheelchair Dependency (Quadriplegia) Functional Electrical Stimulation Exercise Prescription for Wheelchair Dependency (Paraplegics) Prepubescent Children Healthy Children Weight Training Guidelines for Children Reference Recommended Reading Exercise Prescription for Prepubescent Children Appendices Appendix A: Exercise Prescriptions and "the Charts" Method 1: The Age-Predicted Method Method 2: Heart Rate Reserve, or Karvonen Method Method 3: The Rate Pressure Product Method Method 4: Systolic Blood Pressure Method Method 5: The Charts Method 6: Maximal Oxygen Consumption (the VO2 max or Maximal Functional Capacity) Method 7: The Anaerobic Threshold Method 8: Ventilation Method 9: The VO2 Reserve Method : Weight-Lifting Formula Appendix B: Exercise Testing Medical Screening Prior to Exercise Cardiac Stress Testing Cardiopulmonary Stress Testing Exercise Testing for People with Common Cardiopulmonary Problems References Exercise Prescription Appendix C: Training Injuries Cardiocirculatory System. Endocrine System Eyes Gastrointestinal System Hematologic System Muscular Pain or Injury Musculoskeletal System Overuse Injuries Tendinitis Nerve Entrapment Pulmonary Skin Urinary System Thermal Injuries Recommended Reading Index