Physical activity promotion in primary health care and the community

Gidlow, Christopher and Crone, Diane and Huws-Thomas, Michelle (2016) Physical activity promotion in primary health care and the community. In: Clinical Exercise Science. Routledge, London, pp. 263-284. ISBN 978-0-415-70841-8

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Abstract

Clinical Exercise Science is an introduction to core principles and best practice in exercise science for students and practitioners working with clinical populations. Combining the latest scientific research with evidence-based, practitioner-led analysis, the book offers integrated coverage of the full clinical exercise curriculum, including: Pathophysiology of exercise and disease Exercise as a clinical intervention Exercise, nutrition, and lifestyle Health behaviour change Clinical skills in exercise science The book covers a wide range of conditions, including cardiovascular disease, pulmonary disease, metabolic disease and mental health problems, and includes an array of useful features to guide student learning, such as case studies, study tasks, definitions of key terms and suggestions for further reading. With contributions from leading researchers and health practitioners, this is an invaluable foundation text for any clinical exercise science course, and useful reading for any student or practitioner working in exercise science, exercise rehabilitation, health science or physical therapy.

Item Type: Book Section
Subjects: R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine > RA0421 Public health. Hygiene. Preventive Medicine
Divisions: Schools and Research Institutes > School of Health and Social Care > Health and Social Care
Research Priority Areas: Sport, Exercise, Health & Wellbeing
Depositing User: Diane Crone
Date Deposited: 20 May 2016 11:24
Last Modified: 19 Sep 2017 14:49
URI: http://eprints.glos.ac.uk/id/eprint/3519

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