By Michael L. Pollock, PhD, Prof., Departments of Medicine, Physiology and Exercise and Sports Sciences, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL; and Jack H. Wilmore, PhD, Margie Gurley Seay Centennial Professor, Department of Kinesiology & Health Education, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX
754 pages, 367 illustrations, 2nd edition, 1990
Focuses on exercise and fitness for both healthy individuals and those with conditions such as cardiovascular disease and obesity. The text discusses basic etiology and pathophysiology and details the role of exercise in prevention and rehabilitation. Emphasis is on prescribing effective exercise programs. Presents discussions on etiology of disease, principles of exercise prescription, value of exercise, fitness measurement and more! Includes numerous illustratons and references.