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Exercise and fitness training after stroke : a handbook for evidence-based practice

Author: Gillian Mead; Fredericke Van Wijk
Publisher: Edinburgh : Churchill Livingstone/Elsevier, ©2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book is dedicated to exercise and fitness training after stroke. It aims to provide health and exercise professionals, and other suitably qualified individuals, with the necessary information to design and evaluate exercise and fitness programmes for stroke survivors that are safe and effective. The content is based on current evidence and aligned with national clinical guidelines and service frameworks,  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gillian Mead; Fredericke Van Wijk
ISBN: 9780702043383 0702043389
OCLC Number: 819581942
Notes: "Evolve learning resources for students and lecturers."
Description: xiv, 278 pages : illustrations
Contents: What is a stroke? / Gillian Mead --
The management of stroke / Gillian Mead and John Dennis --
Post stroke problems / Frederike van Wijck [and others] --
Physical fitness and function after stroke / Dave Saunders and Carolyn Greig --
Evidence for exercise and fitness training after stroke / Dave Saunders and Gillian Mead --
Understanding and enhancing exercise behaviour after stroke / Marie Donaghy and Frederike van Wijck --
Communication : getting it right / Sheena Borthwick, Marie Donaghy --
One stroke survivor's journey / John Brown --
Preparing for exercise after stroke / John Dennis [and others] --
Designing and delivering an exercise and fitness training programme to stroke survivors / John Dennis [and others] --
Evaluating exercise and fitness training after stroke : outcome assessment / Frederike van Wijck --
Models of exercise after stroke service design / Catherine Best --
Guidelines for exercise after stroke service design / Catherine Best, Gillian Mead, and John Dennis.
Responsibility: edited by Gillian Mead, Fredericke van Wijk ; foreword by Peter Langhorne.

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Suitable for stroke survivors and carers who may be interested in physical activity after stroke, this book aims to provide health and exercise professionals, and other suitably qualified  Read more...

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