The Physiotherapist's Pocket Guide to Exercise, Assessment, Prescription and Training

The Physiotherapist's Pocket Guide to Exercise

Assessment, Prescription and Training

By Angela Jane Glynn, PhD, PG Cert MCSP, Senior Lecturer, School of Health Professions, University of Brighton; and Helen Fiddler, MSc, MCSP, PG Cert , Principal Lecturer, School of Health Professions, University of Brighton


Chapter 1. Introduction to Exercise Physiology
Chapter 2. Principles of Therapeutic Exercise Design
Chapter 3. Exercise to Increase Cardiovascular Fitness
Chapter 4. Exercise to Increase Muscle Strength
Chapter 5. Exercise to Increase Muscle Endurance
Chapter 6. Exercise to Improve Power
Chapter 7. Exercise to Increase Range of Movement and Flexibility
Chapter 8. Prescription of Home Exercise Programmes
Chapter 9. Group Exercise
Chapter 10. Exercise Through the Life Span
Chapter 11. Exercise in Acute Conditions
Chapter 12. Exercise in People with Chronic Conditions
Chapter 13. Case Studies