Current evidence supports the use of resistance training as an independent method to prevent, treat, and potentially reverse the impact of numerous chronic diseases. With physical inactivity one of the top risk factors for global mortality, a variety of worldwide initiatives have been launched, and resistance training is promoted by numerous organizations including the World Health Organization and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Despite this, most books do not provide a detailed focus on resistance training. An up-to-date and comprehensive resource, Resistance Training for the Prevention and Treatment of Chronic Disease is an evidence-based guide that presents an in-depth analysis of the independent and positive effects that can result from resistance training. Written by some of the worldas leading exercise physiologists and resistance training researchers and experts, the chapters provide detailed descriptions of the benefits of resistance training for specific clinical populations. They also include guidelines on how to construct a tailored resistance training prescription for each population when appropriate. The book covers resistance training for effective prevention or treatment of numerous diseases including cardiovascular disease, cancer, type 2 diabetes, renal failure, multiple sclerosis, Parkinsonas disease, fibromyalgia, stroke, depression and anxiety, pulmonary disease, HIV/AIDS, and orthopedic disease. The authors also address resistance training for older adults and for children and adolescents.... Lean body mass LC, see Lung cancer LDL, see Low-density lipoprotein Lean body mass (LBM), 68 Light resistance bands, ... 18 Meta-analytic evidence, 167 MFIS, see Modified Fatigue Impact Scale Mindfulness-based stress reduction ( MBSR) vs. ... 240 and insulin resistance, 67 training-induced gains in, 264 testing , manual, 201 Muscle-strengthening activities, ... 229 National Health Information Survey (NHIS), 2 National Health Interview Survey, Ac 2010 Taylor 84 Francis Group, anbsp;...
|Title||:||Resistance Training for the Prevention and Treatment of Chronic Disease|
|Author||:||Joseph T. Ciccolo, William J. Kraemer|
|Publisher||:||CRC Press - 2013-09-24|