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This new edition of Exercise and the Heart in Health and Disease greatly advances the details of the first edition, expanding the amount of data on how to maximize cardiovascular health through exercise. A marriage of clinical cardiology and exercise physiology, this unique study improves assessment and prescription options for cardiologists, sports physicians, and other health professionals. Presenting the up-to-date work of 23 world-renowned experts, Exercise and the Heart in Health and Disease, Second Edition now contains new chapters and the latest findings on ·cardiovascular effects of exercise on women, emphasizing access to treatment ·the emerging issue of overtraining and the potential danger of hypertrophy of the myocardium in athletes ·the links between sudden cardiac death and exercise ·prescribing practices that focus on a more moderate active living approach ·exercise as a means of ameliorating vascular stress and hypertension ·tailoring exercise to different age groups and for high-risk patients with cardiovascular disorders ·the effects of exercise on conditions such as silent ischemia, angina, myocardial infarction, and congestive heart failure ·the role of exercise in rehabilitation from coronary bypass surgery, angioplasty, and cardiac transplantation ·and much more! Clarifies the various prescription options, matching type, frequency, duration, and intensity of exercise with the individualized needs of patients! Prodigiously referenced with almost 2000 literature citations-700 more than the previous edition-and featuring over 100 highly instructive tables, graphs, and drawings, Exercise and the Heart in Health and Disease, Second Edition is indispensable for cardiologists and cardiac rehabilitation specialists, nurses, physiotherapists, exercise physiologists, sports medicine physicians, internists, family practitioners, and medical school and graduate students in these disciplines.
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