ACSM's Exercise is Medicine™: A Clinician's Guide to by Steven Jonas MD, Edward M. Phillips MD

By Steven Jonas MD, Edward M. Phillips MD

Workout is drugs™ is an American university of activities drugs initiative to "make actual task and workout a regular a part of a affliction prevention and therapy clinical paradigm." This ebook will train practitioners the way to inspire and teach sufferers at the significance of workout and the way to layout functional workout courses for sufferers of every age and health degrees, in addition to people with specific stipulations akin to being pregnant, weight problems, and melanoma. assurance contains in-depth discussions of either the life-style workout method of workout usually and the dependent workout procedure.

Show description

Read or Download ACSM's Exercise is Medicine™: A Clinician's Guide to Exercise Prescription PDF

Best physical therapy books

Professionalism in Physical Therapy: History, Practice, and Development

Because the position of the actual therapist widens to incorporate extra basic care and diagnostic tasks, there's a higher desire for a unmarried, updated source that explores expert roles and advancements during this altering box. This new ebook is the definitive reference in this vital subject.

Evaluation and Treatment of the Shoulder: An Integration of the Guide to Physical Therapist Practice

This paintings offers diagnostic different types of shoulder impairements (physical treatment difficulties) which are defined within the "Guide to actual treatment Practice". This method of shoulder stipulations relies on clustering universal impairments and practical difficulties instead of the scientific diagnoses, akin to adhesive capsulitis, and first and secondary impingement difficulties.

Physical activity and mental health

With contributions from the world over popular specialists, actual job and psychological wellbeing and fitness offers examine illustrating how using actual job can improve health and decrease the impression of doubtless debilitating psychological medical conditions. Written for college kids, researchers, and execs in workout technological know-how, health, and health and wellbeing care fields, actual job and psychological future health information the criteria that effect the connection among psychological wellbeing and fitness and actual task in addition to some great benefits of actual task in facing psychological health problems akin to Alzheimer’s affliction, melancholy, schizophrenia, and addictive behaviors.

Recovery after Stroke

One 3rd of individuals after stroke, having survived the 1st few weeks, go back domestic with major residual incapacity, and will consequently make the most of an lively, multidisciplinary rehabilitation programme. it is a complete consultant to rehabilitation after stroke, during which best overseas specialists set out the elemental neuroscientific ideas that underlie mind restoration, together with chapters on neural plasticity and neural imaging, and describe acceptable rehabilitation techniques for the numerous diverse sensible difficulties that could come up after stroke.

Extra info for ACSM's Exercise is Medicine™: A Clinician's Guide to Exercise Prescription

Sample text

Nor does it allow for writing and delivering an exercise prescription per se. However, patients who need this type of counseling often present with a chronic medical problem with mild exacerbation. For a summary, see the Three-Minute Drill 2-1. ” In addition, there THREE-MINUTE DRILL, 2 – 1 • Medicare does not reimburse “by time” for preventive services so the underlying medical indication must be clearly stated. ” • The extra time needs to be reported as the portion of the total time spent in the encounter.

The risks of participation in exercise range from the most common—muscle soreness and musculoskeletal injury (please see discussion in Chapter 7)—to the most serious—myocardial infarctions and sudden cardiac death (3). Our primary focus in this chapter is on cardiovascular risks. Cardiovascular Risks Associated with Exercise Vigorous physical activity has been shown to acutely increase the risk of sudden cardiac death and myocardial infarction among individuals with both diagnosed and occult cardiac conditions (3).

Qxd 12/5/08 11:16 AM Page 29 T A B L E 2 . 1 Clinician Self-Assessment: Including the Exercise Prescription in Your Practice 1. Is providing the exercise prescription for my patients important in my practice? How important is it? In other words, as I contemplate adding the exercise prescription to my clinical armamentarium, what are my own goals for doing so? 2. As part of my own goal-setting process, let me think about why is it important for me to do this now, at this stage of my career, in my practice as it is currently set up.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.62 of 5 – based on 35 votes