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Title Fitness programming and physical disability / Patricia D. Miller, editor
Published Champaign, IL : Human Kinetics, [1995]


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 MELB  613.7 Mil/Fpa  AVAILABLE
Description x, 222 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents Disability awareness : considerations for the exercise leader / Charles C. Bullock and Michael J. Mahon -- Physical disabilities : general characteristics and exercise implications / Patrick J. DiRocco -- Skeletal muscle physiology and anaerobic exercise / Patricia D. Miller -- Physiology of aerobic exercise / Stephen F. Figoni -- Exercise prescription : adapting principles of conditioning / Stephen F. Figoni, Kevin F. Lockette and Paul R. Surburg -- Resistance training : program design / Kevin F. Lockette -- Resistance training with stretch bands : modifying for disability / Kate F. Baxter and Kevin F. Lockette -- Flexibility training: program design / Paul R. Surburg -- Static stretching : modifying for disability / Paul R. Surburg -- Exercises for developing muscular fitness / Patrick J. DiRocco -- Aerobic dance exercise / Kathy F. Normansell -- Administration guidelines / Kimberly D. Hardin -- Medical conditions associated with physical disabilities : intervention and emergency procedures / Chrys Kub -- Wheelchairs and transfers / Diane Huss -- Appendix A: Pharmacologic agents : effects on heart rate and blood pressure during rest and exercise -- Appendix B: Sample registration forms -- Appendix C: Resources
Summary Twelve authorities in exercise science, physical disabilities, and adapted exercise programming show how to safely and effectively modify existing fitness programs--without changing the quality or nature of the activity--to enable individuals with disabilities to participate.--From publisher description
Analysis Handicapped persons Physical fitness
Notes "A publication for Disabled Sports USA."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 214-216) and index
Subject Exercise.
Physical education and training for people with disabilities -- Administration
Physical education for people with disabilities -- Administration.
Physical fitness for people with disabilities.
Aptitude physique
Disabled Persons.
Exercice physique
Éducation physique et entraînement physique
Personnes handicapées
Physical Education and Training.
Physical Fitness.
Author Miller, Patricia D., 1953- editor
Disabled Sports USA.
LC no. 94004961
ISBN 0873224345