By American College of Sports Medicine
This booklet allows you to try out and assessment participants to prescribe powerful workout courses adapted to their specific wishes and in response to the most recent facts. The textual content bargains particular suggestion for operating with people with cardiovascular, pulmonary, metabolic, and different ailments and medical conditions to allow them to appropriately enjoy the benefit of workout. you will additionally study clinically confirmed behavioral thoughts for motivating humans to exercise. Read more...
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Estimated dose-response curve for the relative risk of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (CVD) by sample percentages of fitness and physical activity. Studies weighted by individual-years of experience. Used with permission from (64). 3. Evidence for Dose-Response Relationship between Physical Activity and Health Outcome Variable All-cause mortality Cardiorespiratory health Metabolic health Energy balance: Weight maintenance Weight loss Weight maintenance following weight loss Abdominal obesity Musculoskeletal health: Bone Joint Muscular Functional health Colon and breast cancers Mental health: Depression and distress Well-being Anxiety, cognitive health, and sleep Evidence for Inverse DoseResponse Relationship Strength of Evidencea Yes Yes Yes Strong Strong Moderate Insufficient data Yes Yes Weak Strong Moderate Yes Moderate Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Moderate Strong Strong Moderate Moderate Yes Moderate Insufficient data Weak a Strength of the evidence was classified as follows: “Strong” — Strong, consistent across studies and populations “Moderate” — Moderate or reasonable, reasonably consistent “Weak” — Weak or limited, inconsistent across studies and populations Adapted from (42).
Ca. © 2002. indd 24 10/17/12 6:18 PM CHAPTER 2 Preparticipation Health Screening 25 Assess your health status by marking all true statements History You have had: a heart attack heart surgery cardiac catheterization coronary angioplasty (PTCA) pacemaker/implantable cardiac defibrillator/rhythm disturbance heart valve disease heart failure heart transplantation congenital heart disease Symptoms You experience chest discomfort with exertion You experience unreasonable breathlessness You experience dizziness, fainting, or blackouts You experience ankle swelling You experience unpleasant awareness of a forceful or rapid heart rate You take heart medications If you marked any of these statements in this section, consult your physician or other appropriate health care provider before engaging in exercise.
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