Clinical exercise: a case-based approach

Edited book

Cameron, Melainie, Selig, Steve and Hemphill, Dennis (ed.) 2011. Clinical exercise: a case-based approach. Chatswood, Australia. Churchill Livingstone.
Book Title

Clinical exercise: a case-based approach

Book CategoryEdited book
ERA Publisher ID1538
EditorsCameron, Melainie, Selig, Steve and Hemphill, Dennis
Number of Pages304
PublisherChurchill Livingstone
Place of PublicationChatswood, Australia
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Exercise is integral in the treatment of debilitating conditions such as diabetes, cardiovascular diseases, obesity, back pain, and arthritic conditions. This new book presents succinct summaries of the evidence underpinning the use of exercise as therapy, and highlights through case studies the current challenges and complexities of clinical practice.

This highly readable text also includes more than 30 comprehensive clinical cases exploring client presentations in the areas of cardiovascular, musculoskeletal, respiratory, neurological, metabolic and occupational rehabilitation.

Key Features
- clinical presentations include obesity and overweight, occupational rehabilitation, athletic injuries, and metabolic disorders
- over 30 case studies – comprehensively presented with summary boxes and discussion questions

Keywordsexercise; therapy; rehabilitation; cardiovascular conditions; musculoskeletal conditions; respiratory conditions; neurological conditions; metabolic conditions; occupational illness and injuries; clinical practice
ANZSRC Field of Research 2020420799. Sports science and exercise not elsewhere classified
420199. Allied health and rehabilitation science not elsewhere classified
Institution of OriginUniversity of Southern Queensland
Byline AffiliationsAustralian Catholic University
Deakin University
Victoria University
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