Exercise and Disease Management consolidates the current knowledge base on exercise and chronic disease, providing a ready-made format for health care providers to use when prescribing exercise programs for patients. Using guidelines set forth by the American College of Sports Medicine and the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation, this book helps physicians and health care providers respond to the challenge to keep patients healthier and active, thus reducing recurrent hospitalizations and health care costs.
Brian C Leutholtz Ph.D., FACSM
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