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ACSM's Exercise is Medicine™

A Clinician's Guide to Exercise Prescription
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February 25, 2009
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    Exercise is Medicine™ is an American College of Sports Medicine initiative to 'make physical activity and exercise a standard part of a disease prevention and treatment medical paradigm.' This book will teach practitioners how to motivate and instruct patients on the importance of exercise and how to design practical exercise programs for patients of all ages and fitness levels, as well as those with special conditions such as pregnancy, obesity, and cancer. Coverage includes in-depth discussions of both the lifestyle exercise approach to exercising regularly and the structured exercise approach.
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    Publication Date
    February 25, 2009
  • About The Author(s)
    Steven Jonas MD
    Edward M. Phillips MD
    Director, Outpatient Medical Services, Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital Network, Boston, MA
  • Features
    --ACSM branding
    --The Institute of Lifestyle Medicine in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Harvard Medical School sub-branding
    --Exercise programs for all ages and fitness levels
    --Practical and easy to read
    --Special programs for patient populations such as: obstetric patient, diabetic, cancer, arthritic, asthmatic, and obese patients
    --The following groups have endorsed or supported this project:
    -- Harvard Medical School's Institute of Lifestyle Medicine
    -- American College of Preventive Medicine
    -- Kaiser Permanente
    -- Apollo Hospitals Group
    -- American Alliance of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance
    -- American Council on Exercise
    -- American Physical Therapy Association
    -- IDEA Health & Fitness Association
    -- Medical Fitness Association
    -- National Association for Health and Fitness
    -- National Athletic Trainers' Association
    -- National Coalition for Promoting Physical Activity
    -- National Strength and Conditioning Association
    -- President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports (Supporter)
  • Table of contents

    Introduction: What This Book Is About

    On Clinician Engagement and Counseling
    Steven Jonas

    On Organizing the Practice
    Steven Jonas

    Risk Assessment and Exercise Screening
    Edward M. Phillips

    Mobilizing Motivation: Basic Concepts
    Steven Jonas

    Mobilizing Motivation: The Wellness Pathway
    Steven Jonas

    Mobilizing Motivation: Behavior Change Pyramid
    Edward M. Phillips

    Getting Started as a Regular Exerciser
    Edward M. Phillips, Jen Capell, and Steven Jonas

    The Exercise Prescription
    Jen Capell and Edward M. Phillips

    Staying Active
    Edward M. Phillips, Jen Capell, and Steven Jonas

    TSTEP: Training Programs by the Minute
    Steven Jonas

    Choosing the Activities, Sport, or Sports
    Steven Jonas

    Technique and Equipment
    Steven Jonas

    Special Conditions
    Edward M. Phillips

    Exercise in Children: 'Exercise is a Family Affair'
    Evonne Kaplan-Liss and Mary Ellen Renna

    Finding the Fun in Regular Exercise
    Steven Jonas

    Appendix I: Glossary

    Appendix II: Resources

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