Clinical Exercise, a case-based approach

Clinical Exercise

a case-based approach

By Melainie Cameron, BAppSc(Ost), MHSc, PhD, Associate Professor, School of Exercise Science, Centre of Physical Activity Across the Lifespan (CoPAAL), Australian Catholic University; Steve Selig, PhD, BSc, Accredited Exercise Physiologist (AEP), accredited by Exercise & Sports Science Australia (ESSA), School of Exercise & Nutrition Sciences, Deakin University and Dennis Hemphill, PhD, MA, BA-Honours , School of Sport and Exercise Science, Institute of Sport, Exercise and Active Living, Victoria University


Review of the Scientific Evidence

CH 1: Doing evidence-based practice

CH 2: Exercise as therapy in musculoskeletal conditions

CH 3: Exercise as therapy in cardiovascular conditions

CH 4: Exercise as therapy in respiratory conditions

CH 5: Exercise as therapy in neurological conditions

CH 6: Exercise as therapy in metabolic syndrome and polycystic ovary syndrome

CH 7: Exercise as therapy in clients requiring special care

Ch 8: Exercise as therapy in athletes

Ch 9: Occupational Rehabilitation

Clinical Tales

CH 10: Setting the tone: Practitioner self-care

Ch11: Case studies in exercise for the management of weight

CH 12: Case studies in exercise as therapy for musculoskeletal conditions

CH 13: Case Studies in exercise as therapy for cardiovascular conditions

CH 14: Case Studies in exercise as therapy for respiratory conditions

CH 15: Case Studies in exercise as therapy for neurological conditions

Ch 16: Case Studies in exercise as therapy for metabolic conditions

Ch 17: Case Studies in exercise as therapy in clients requiring special care

CH 18: Case Studies in exercise as therapy in athletes

Ch 19: Case Studies in exercise as therapy for occupational rehabilitation

CH 20: Case Studies in learning from our mistakes

Appendix 1: Summaries of clinical classification and diagnostic criteria

Appendix 2: References for evidence-based clinical guidelines

Appendix 3: Contraindications to exercise testing

Glossary