Exercise Physiology in Special Populations

Exercise Physiology in Special Populations, 1st Edition

Advances in Sport and Exercise Science

Exercise Physiology in Special Populations, 1st Edition,John Buckley,ISBN9780443103438


Spurway   &   MacLaren   

Churchill Livingstone




156 X 234

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 UK’s leading researchers and exercise science and rehabilitation practitioners that specialise in each of the topic areas.

New to the popular Advances in Sport and Exercise Science series, this book covers key aspects of exercise physiology including:
•Coronary Heart Disease & Cardiac Dysfunction
•Neurological disorders (Strokes, Parkinson’s Disease, Multiple Sclerosis, Head Injury)
•Spinal cord injuries
•Obesity & Diabetes
•Downs syndrome
•Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
•Musculo-rheumatological disorders and pain
•Bone Health
•Older People
•The female exercise participant

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John Buckley

BPE, MSc, PhD, BASES, Accr

Dr John Buckley is a BASES Accredited Exercise Physiologist. He is a founding partner of the Lifestyle Exercise and Physiotherapy Centre (Shrewsbury, 1988) and has been lecturing in Exercise, Health and Rehabilitation at Keele University since 1989. Bachelor of PE (Univ British Columbia 1986); MSc Sports Science (Loughborough Iniversity 1987); PhD (Keele University 2003). Published in Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise; British Journal of Sports Medicine and Ergonomics.Authored textbook Exercise on Prescription and has written Chapters in Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation Textbooks

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Senior Lecturer, Centre for Exercise & Nutrition Science, University of Chester; Founding Managing Partner, Lifestyle Exercise & Physiotherapy Centre, Shrewsbury, UK

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