Exercise Physiology in Special Populations

Exercise Physiology in Special Populations

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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 UKa€™s leading researchers and exercise science and rehabilitation practitioners that specialise in each of the topic areas.Contributors Karen M Birch, BSc(Hons) PhD, Senior Lecturer in Exercise Physiology, Centre for Sport and Exercise Sciences, Institute of Membranes and Systems Biology, University of Leeds, UK John P Buckley, BPE MSc PhD BASES Accranbsp;...

Title:Exercise Physiology in Special Populations
Author:John P. Buckley
Publisher:Elsevier Health Sciences - 2008-08-14


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