By American College of Sports Medicine

This booklet permits you to try and review participants to prescribe powerful workout courses adapted to their specific wishes and in keeping with the newest facts. The textual content bargains particular suggestion for operating with people with cardiovascular, pulmonary, metabolic, and different illnesses and medical conditions to allow them to properly enjoy the benefit of workout. you will additionally research clinically confirmed behavioral Read more...

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American College of Sports Medicine, Chodzko-Zajko WJ, Proctor DN, et al. American College of Sports Medicine position stand. Exercise and physical activity for older adults. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2009;41(7):1510–30. 4. Atterhog JH, Jonsson B, Samuelsson R. Exercise testing: a prospective study of complication rates. Am Heart J. 1979;98(5):572–9. 5. Black A, Black MM, Gensini G. Exertion and acute coronary artery injury. Angiology. 1975;26(11): 759–83. 6. Blair SN, Kohl HW,3rd, Barlow CE, Paffenbarger RS,Jr, Gibbons LW, Macera CA.

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Although there may be benign origins for these symptoms, they also may signal the onset of or change in the status of cardiovascular, pulmonary, or metabolic disease. a These signs or symptoms must be interpreted within the clinical context in which they appear because they are not all specific for cardiovascular, pulmonary, or metabolic disease. Modified from (14). • Identifying those with diagnosed disease who could benefit from a medical evaluation that includes an exercise test. • Providing appropriate recommendations regarding the initiation, continuation, or progression of an individual’s physical activity program to minimize the potential for catastrophic cardiac events.

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