Clinical exercise: a case-based approach

Cameron, Melainie ORCID: and Selig, Steve and Hemphill, Dennis, eds. (2011) Clinical exercise: a case-based approach. Churchill Livingstone, Chatswood, Australia. ISBN 978-0-7295-3941-8


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

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Item Type: Book (Commonwealth Reporting Category A)
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Date Deposited: 03 Feb 2021 22:24
Last Modified: 09 Mar 2021 05:22
Uncontrolled Keywords: exercise; therapy; rehabilitation; cardiovascular conditions; musculoskeletal conditions; respiratory conditions; neurological conditions; metabolic conditions; occupational illness and injuries; clinical practice
Fields of Research (2008): 11 Medical and Health Sciences > 1103 Clinical Sciences > 110321 Rehabilitation and Therapy (excl. Physiotherapy)
11 Medical and Health Sciences > 1106 Human Movement and Sports Science > 110699 Human Movement and Sports Science not elsewhere classified
Fields of Research (2020): 42 HEALTH SCIENCES > 4207 Sports science and exercise > 420799 Sports science and exercise not elsewhere classified
42 HEALTH SCIENCES > 4201 Allied health and rehabilitation science > 420199 Allied health and rehabilitation science not elsewhere classified
Socio-Economic Objectives (2008): C Society > 92 Health > 9202 Health and Support Services > 920201 Allied Health Therapies (excl. Mental Health Services)
Socio-Economic Objectives (2020): 20 HEALTH > 2003 Provision of health and support services > 200301 Allied health therapies (excl. mental health services)

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