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ACSM's Exercise Management for Persons with Chronic Diseases and Disabilities


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Contributors Preface Section I: Framework Chapter 1. Introduction Chapter 2. Framework Chapter 3. Considerations Regarding Physical Activity for Children and Youth Section II: Cardiovascular Diseases Chapter 4. Myocardial Infarction Chapter 5. Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery and Percutaneous Transluminal Coronary Angioplasty Chapter 6. Angina and Silent Ischemia Chapter 7. Atrial Fibrillation Chapter 8. Pacemakers and Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators Chapter 9. Valvular Heart Disease Chapter 10. Chronic Heart Failure Chapter 11. Cardiac Transplant Chapter 12. Hypertension Chapter 13. Peripheral Arterial Disease Chapter 14. Aneurysms Section III: Pulmonary Diseases Chapter 15. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Chapter 16. Chronic Restrictive Pulmonary Disease Chapter 17. Asthma Chapter 18. Cystic Fibrosis Chapter 19. Lung and Heart-Lung Transplantation Section IV: Metabolic Diseases Chapter 20. End-Stage Metabolic Disease: Renal Failure and Liver Failure Chapter 21. Diabetes Chapter 22. Hyperlipidemia Chapter 23. Obesity Chapter 24. Frailty Section V: Immunological/Hematological Disorders Chapter 25. Cancer Chapter 26. Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) Chapter 27. Abdominal Organ Transplant (Kidney, Liver, Pancreas) Chapter 28. Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Chapter 29. Fibromyalgia Chapter 30. Anemia Chapter 31. Bleeding and Clotting Disorders Section VI: Orthopedic Diseases and Disabilities Chapter 32. Arthritis Chapter 33. Lower Back Pain Syndrome Chapter 34. Osteoporosis Chapter 35. Lower-Limb Amputation Section VII: Neuromuscular Disorders Chapter 36. Stroke and Brain Injury Chapter 37. Spinal Cord Disabilities: Paraplegia and Tetraplegia Chapter 38. Muscular Dystrophy Chapter 39. Epilepsy Chapter 40. Multiple Sclerosis Chapter 41. Polio and Post-Polio Syndrome Chapter 42. Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Chapter 43. Cerebral Palsy Chapter 44. Parkinson's Disease Section VIII: Cognitive, Psychological, and Sensory Disorders Chapter 45. Mental Retardation Chapter 46. Alzheimer's Disease Chapter 47. Mental Illness Chapter 48. Deaf and Hard of Hearing Chapter 49. Visual Impairment Appendix A. Generic and Brand Names of Commonly Used Drugs by Class Appendix B. Effects of Cardiovascular and Respiratory Drugs on Exercise Capacity Appendix C. Effects of Noncardiovascular and Nonrespiratory Drugs on Exercise Capacity Appendix D. Web Sites for Additional Resources on Chronic Diseases and Disabilities Index

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The American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) is the largest, most respected sports medicine and exercise science organization in the world. What started with a group of only 11 physicians, physiologists, and educators in 1954 has evolved into a diversified professional association that comprises more than 18,000 members in more than 50 different professions today. ACSM is dedicated to promoting and integrating scientific research, education, and practical applications of sports medicine and exercise science to maintain and enhance physical performance, fitness, health, and quality of life.

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