Exercise and Fitness Training After Stroke - E-Book

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By Gillian E Mead, MB BChir, MA, MD, FRCP, Frederike van Wijck, BSc, MSc, PhD, MCSP, FHEA and Peter Langhorne, PhD, FRCPG
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9780702052064-vst
Publication Date
27-09-2012
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  • Includes detailed background in stroke pathology, stroke management and how post-stroke problems may affect the ability to participate in exercise
  • Dedicated to evidence-based exercise prescription with special considerations, cautions and therapy-based strategies for safe practice
  • Covers issues of a professional nature, including national occupational standards, exercise referral pathways, as well as risk assessment and management related to stroke survivors
  • Quality content from a highly qualifi ed, experienced and respected multidisciplinary team

This brand new book is the first of its kind dedicated to exercise and fitness training after stroke. It aims to provide health and exercise professionals, and other suitably qualified individuals, with the necessary information to design and evaluate exercise and fitness programmes for stroke survivors that are safe and effective. The content is based on current evidence and aligned with national clinical guidelines and service frameworks, highlighting the importance of physical activity in self-management after stroke. The book has also been written for stroke survivors and carers who may be interested in physical activity after stroke.

Exercise and Fitness Training After Stroke comprehensively discusses the manifestations of stroke and how stroke is managed, the evidence for exercise and fitness training after stroke, how to design, deliver, adapt and evaluate exercise, as well as how to set up exercise services and specialist fitness training programmes for stroke survivors.


Key Features
  • Includes detailed background in stroke pathology, stroke management and how post-stroke problems may affect the ability to participate in exercise
  • Dedicated to evidence-based exercise prescription with special considerations, cautions and therapy-based strategies for safe practice
  • Covers issues of a professional nature, including national occupational standards, exercise referral pathways, as well as risk assessment and management related to stroke survivors
  • Quality content from a highly qualifi ed, experienced and respected multidisciplinary team
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
ISBN 9780702052064-vst
Author Informaiton By Gillian E Mead, MB BChir, MA, MD, FRCP, Reader in Geriatric Medicine/Honorary Consultant Geriatrician, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh Royal Infirmary, Scotland; British Association of Stroke Physicians-Scientific Committee; British Geriatrics Society-Academic and Research Committee; Scottish Intercollegiate Guideline Network: member of guideline development group for stroke ; Frederike van Wijck, BSc, MSc, PhD, MCSP, FHEA, Reader in Neurological Rehabilitation, Institute for Applied Health Research, School for Health and Life Sciences, Glasgow Caledonian University, Glasgow, Scotland,UK. and Peter Langhorne, PhD, FRCPG , Professor of Stroke Care, University of Glasgow; Honorary Consultant, Royal Infirmary, Glasgow, UK
Table of Content

Foreword

Introduction
Gillian Mead, Frederike van Wijck, Marie Donaghy,

Part 1

  1. The patient journey
    John Brown
  2. What is a stroke?
    Gillian Mead
  3. The management of stroke
    Gillian Mead and John Dennis.
  4. Post stroke problems
    Frederike van Wijck and Mark Smith

Part 2

  1. Fitness and function after stroke
    Dave Saunders and Carolyn Greig
  2. The evidence base for exercise after stroke
    Gillian Mead and Dave Saunders
  3. Understanding exercise behaviour
    Marie Donaghy

Part 3

  1. Preparing for exercise
    John Dennis and Gillian Mead
  2. Communication: getting it right
    Marie Donaghy and Sheena Borthwick
  3. Designing an exercise programme
    Sara Wicebloom and Susie Dinan-Young
  4. Implementing an exercise programme
    John Dennis and Sara Wicebloom
  5. Evaluation of exercise outcomes
    Frederike van Wijck

Part 4

  1. Models of service design
    Catherine Best
  2. Guidelines for service design
    Catherine Best Gillian Mead John Dennis
  3. Conclusions
    Gillian Mead Frederike van Wijck Marie Donaghy
Publication Date 27-09-2012
Pages 230

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