ACSM's Resources for Clinical Exercise Physiology: Musculoskeletal, Neuromuscular, Neoplastic, Immunologic and Hematologic Conditions (2th Edition)

By American College of Sports Medicine

This moment variation is designed to supply a source for workout clinicians operating with sufferers being affected by a large choice of persistent illnesses and disabilities past cardiovascular and pulmonary disorder, together with orthopedic, neurologic, metabolic, musculoskeletal, neoplastic, and immunodeficiency stipulations. Following the authors' specialist recommendation and illustrative case reports, readers will how you can paintings with those frequently underserved populations through delivering them with workout overview, prescription, supervision, schooling, and consequence review. every one bankruptcy, devoted to a selected sickness or disease, provides a superior figuring out of epidemiology, pathophysiology, analysis, and scientific and surgical treatments.

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