Exercise Physiology in Special Populations

By John P. Buckley, BPE, MSc, PhD, BASES, Accr
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· Structured in an easy accessible way for students and lecturers· Well referenced, including a further reading list with each chapter..· Written by a group of highly experienced experts.
Exercise Physiology in Special Populations covers the prevalent health conditions that are either linked to an inactive lifestyle or whose effects can be ameliorated by increasing physical activity and physical fitness. The book explores physiological aspects of obesity and diabetes before moving on to cardiac disease, lung disease, arthritis and back pain, ageing and older people, bone health, the female participant, neurological and neuromuscular disorders, and spinal chord injury. The author team includes many of the UK's leading researchers and exercise science and rehabilitation practitioners that specialise in each of the topic areas.
ISBN 9780443103438
Author Information By John P. Buckley, BPE, MSc, PhD, BASES, Accr, Senior Lecturer, Centre for Exercise & Nutrition Science, University of Chester; Founding Managing Partner, Lifestyle Exercise & Physiotherapy Centre, Shrewsbury, UK
Publication Date 19-08-2008
Pages 372
Trim 156x234
Stock Status In Stock
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