Exercise to Prevent and Manage Chronic Disease Across the Lifespan,
Edition 1
By Jack Feehan, Nicholas Tripodi and Vasso Apostolopoulos

Publication Date: 24 May 2022

Exercise to Prevent and Manage Chronic Disease Across the Lifespan provides evidence-based insights into the clinical utility of exercise in the management of disease across a broad range of specialties and diseases. The book offers research informed strategies for the integration of exercise into standard practice in fields such as neurology, endocrinology, psychiatry and oncology, as well as decision-making pathways and clinical scenarios to advance patient care. The book is divided by specialty and includes clinical scenarios to allow for the integration of information within practice.

The book's synthesized research evidence allows practitioners to safely and effectively begin to capitalize on the benefits of exercise in their patients.

Key Features

  • Provides broad insights into the evidence-based underpinnings of the use of exercise in a range of common diseases
  • Coverage includes the immune system, musculoskeletal disease, oncology, endocrinology, cardiology, respiratory diseases, and more
  • Includes a glossary, bibliography and summary figures for quick reference of information
About the author
By Jack Feehan, Sessional Lecturer, Victoria University, Osteopath, Camberwell Osteopathic Clinic, Melbourne, Australia; Nicholas Tripodi, Osteopath, Competitive Sports Clinic, Melbourne, Australia and Vasso Apostolopoulos, Professor and Vice Chancellor, Research Partnerships; Program Leader – Mechanisms and Interventions in Health and Disease, Victoria University, Melbourne, Australia
Table of Contents

Part I Introduction
1. Introduction

Part II General exercise
2. Exercise and immunity
3. Physical activity interventions for culturally and linguistically diverse populations: A critical review
4. Physical activity adherence: Worldwide trends, barriers and facilitators and tools to improve it

Part III Children and early teens (5-15)
5. The effects of physical exercise on the brain and neurocognitive functioning during childhood
6. Physical activity for young people with mental illness
7. Type 1 diabetes
8. Exercise across the lifespan: Exercise and obesity
9. Exercise effects in adults with asthma
10. Exercise training for people living with HIV

Part IV Middle age (35–65)
11. Type 2 diabetes, prediabetes, and gestational diabetes mellitus
12. Exercise in the management of multiple sclerosis
13. Exercise and menopause
14. Exercise for chronic pain
15. Exercise in the management of neuropathic pain
16. Tendinopathy
17. Exercise and depression
18. Yoga and mental health
19. Exercise for chronic heart failure
20. Exercise interventions in women with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

Part V Older age
21. Exercise for the management of osteoarthritis
22. Exercise before and after orthopedic surgery
23. Exercise in stroke
24. Chronic respiratory diseases and physical exercise
25. Exercise in cancer
26. Exercise in the management of motor neuron disease
27. Tai Chi exercise to improve balance and prevent falls among older people with dementia
28. Osteosarcopenia and exercise
29. Exercise and older adults receiving home care services
30. Exercise in Parkinson’s disease
31. Exercise and Alzheimer’s disease
32. Exercise and the elderly: Gait and balance
33. Exercise and cognition in aging

Book details
ISBN: 9780323898430
Page Count: 480
Illustrations : 75 illustrations (25 in full color)
Retail Price : £115.00
9780128145937; 9780128010235; 9780195125276
Exercise Scientists, Exercise Physiologists, Post-graduate level students in exercise science, kinesiology, and exercise physiology. Health Professionals, such as: doctors, nurses, nutritionists and physiotherapists, as well as personal trainers