Resistance Training For Special Populations

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Resistance training is not just for the physically fit and athletic. Research has shown that resistance training programs provide health benefits to individuals with chronic medical conditions. The young and old alike can participate in resistance training programs that will improve overall health and well being. Resistance Training for Special Populations covers the assessment and development of training programs for people suffering from arthritis, osteoporosis, cancer, diabetes, heart failure, and pulmonary disease. Resistance training programs for obesity, the elderly, and pregnancy are also covered.

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Ann Swank is currently a Professor of Exercise Physiology, Director of Exercise Physiology Laboratory, and Program Director for Exercise Science at the University of Louisville. She holds a Ph.D. in Exercise Physiology from the University of Pittsburgh, and is an American College of Sports Medicine certified Exercise Specialist. As a Program Director for over 25 years, Ann is a member and Fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine. She is also a member of National Strength and Conditioning Association.

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Dedication. Foreword. Preface. Acknowledgements. About the authors. Part I: OVERVIEW OF TRAINING. 1. Overview of testing, training and progression strategies (40 pages). Learner objective. Testing for muscular strength, power and endurance. Training for muscular strength, power and endurance. Progression strategies and periodization. 2. Pictorial essay of recommended strength training exercises (150 pages). Lower body exercises. Upper body exercises. Part II: STRATEGIES FOR SPECIAL POPULATIONS. 3. Strength training strategies for the frail elderly (32 pages). Learner objectives. Introduction. Public health impact: prevalence and economic impact. Etiology of disease. Literature review of research supporting strength training. Factors to consider when designing program for strength. Special considerations for exercise testing and training. Exercise testing considerations. Exercise training considerations. Sample 24 week program. Rationale for program. Justification of progression, exercise choices. Case studies that highlight implementation of program. Chapter summary. References. 4. Strength training strategies for individuals with osteoporosis (32 pages). Learner objectives. Introduction. Public health impact: prevalence and economic impact. Etiology of disease. Literature review of research supporting strength training. Factors to consider when designing program for strength. Special considerations for exercise testing and training. Exercise testing considerations. Exercise training considerations. Sample 24 week program. Rationale for program. Justification of progression, exercise choices. Case studies that highlight implementation of program. Chapter summary. References. 5. Strength training strategies for individuals with arthritis (32 pages). Learner objectives. Introduction. Public health impact: prevalence and economic impact. Etiology of disease. Literature review of research supporting strength training. Factors to consider when designing program for strength. Special considerations for exercise testing and training. Exercise testing considerations. Exercise training considerations. Sample 24 week program. Rationale for program. Justification of progression, exercise choices. Case studies that highlight implementation of program. Chapter summary. References. 6. Strength training strategies for individuals with low back pain (32 pages). Learner objectives. Introduction. Public health impact: prevalence and economic impact. Etiology of disease. Literature review of research supporting strength training. Factors to consider when designing program for strength. Special considerations for exercise testing and training. Exercise testing considerations. Exercise training considerations. Sample 24 week program. Rationale for program. Justification of progression, exercise choices. Case studies that highlight implementation of program. Chapter summary. References. 7. Strength training strategies for individuals with congestive heart failure (32 pages). Learner objectives. Introduction. Public health impact: prevalence and economic impact. Etiology of disease. Literature review of research supporting strength training. Factors to consider when designing program for strength. Special considerations for exercise testing and training. Exercise testing considerations. Exercise training considerations. Sample 24 week program. Rationale for program. Justification of progression, exercise choices. Case studies that highlight implementation of program. Chapter summary. References. 8. Strength training strategies for obese adults (32 pages). Learner objectives. Introduction. Public health impact: prevalence and economic impact. Etiology of disease. Literature review of research supporting strength training. Factors to consider when designing program for strength. Special considerations for exercise testing and training. Exercise testing considerations. Exercise training considerations. Sample 24 week program. Rationale for program. Justification of progression, exercise choices. Case studies that highlight implementation of program. Chapter summary. References. 9. Strength training strategies for obese children (32 pages). Learner objectives. Introduction. Public health impact: prevalence and economic impact. Etiology of disease. Literature review of research supporting strength training. Factors to consider when designing program for strength. Special considerations for exercise testing and training. Exercise testing considerations. Exercise training considerations. Sample 24 week program. Rationale for program. Justification of progression, exercise choices. Case studies that highlight implementation of program. Chapter summary. References. 10. Strength training strategies for individuals with type 1 diabetes (32 pages). Learner objectives. Introduction. Public health impact: prevalence and economic impact. Etiology of disease. Literature review of research supporting strength training. Factors to consider when designing program for strength. Special considerations for exercise testing and training. Exercise testing considerations. Exercise training considerations. Sample 24 week program. Rationale for program. Justification of progression, exercise choices. Case studies that highlight implementation of program. Chapter summary. References. 11. Strength training strategies for individuals with type 2 diabetes (32 pages). Learner objectives. Introduction. Public health impact: prevalence and economic impact. Etiology of disease. Literature review of research supporting strength training. Factors to consider when designing program for strength. Special considerations for exercise testing and training. Exercise testing considerations. Exercise training considerations. Sample 24 week program. Rationale for program. Justification of progression, exercise choices. Case studies that highlight implementation of program. Chapter summary. References. 12. Strength training strategies for individuals with cardiovascular disease and hypertension (32 pages). Learner objectives. Introduction. Public health impact: prevalence and economic impact. Etiology of disease. Literature review of research supporting strength training. Factors to consider when designing program for strength. Special considerations for exercise testing and training. Exercise testing considerations. Exercise training considerations. Sample 24 week program. Rationale for program. Justification of progression, exercise choices. Case studies that highlight implementation of program. Chapter summary. References. 13. Strength training strategies for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (32 pages). Learner objectives. Introduction. Public health impact: prevalence and economic impact. Etiology of disease. Literature review of research supporting strength training. Factors to consider when designing program for strength. Special considerations for exercise testing and training. Exercise testing considerations. Exercise training considerations. Sample 24 week program. Rationale for program. Justification of progression, exercise choices. Case studies that highlight implementation of program. Chapter summary. References. 14. Strength training strategies for individuals with asthma (32 pages). Learner objectives. Introduction. Public health impact: prevalence and economic impact. Etiology of disease. Literature review of research supporting strength training. Factors to consider when designing program for strength. Special considerations for exercise testing and training. Exercise testing considerations. Exercise training considerations. Sample 24 week program. Rationale for program. Justification of progression, exercise choices. Case studies that highlight implementation of program. Chapter summary. References. 15. Strength training strategies for individuals with cancer (32 pages). Learner objectives. Introduction. Public health impact: prevalence and economic impact. Etiology of disease. Literature review of research supporting strength training. Factors to consider when designing program for strength. Special considerations for exercise testing and training. Exercise testing considerations. Exercise training considerations. Sample 24 week program. Rationale for program. Justification of progression, exercise choices. Case studies that highlight implementation of program. Chapter summary. References. 16. Strength training strategies for individuals recovering from stroke (32 pages). Learner objectives. Introduction. Public health impact: prevalence and economic impact. Etiology of disease. Literature review of research supporting strength training. Factors to consider when designing program for strength. Special considerations for exercise testing and training. Exercise testing considerations. Exercise training considerations. Sample 24 week program. Rationale for program. Justification of progression, exercise choices. Case studies that highlight implementation of program. Chapter summary. References. Appendices. Glossary. Index.

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