|Appears in Collections:||Faculty of Health Sciences and Sport Book Chapters and Sections|
|Title:||Introduction: Increasing and maintaining physical activity in special populations|
|Author(s):||Hughes, Adrienne R|
Buckley, John P
|Citation:||Hughes AR & Buckley JP (2008) Introduction: Increasing and maintaining physical activity in special populations. In: Spurway Neil, MacLaren Don (ed.). Exercise Physiology in Special Populations - Advances in Sport and Exercise Science. Advances in Sport and Exercise Science, Philadelphia: Elsevier, Churchill Livingstone, pp. 1-20.|
|Series/Report no.:||Advances in Sport and Exercise Science|
|Abstract:||Exercise Physiology in Special Populations covers the prevalent health conditions that are either linked to an inactive lifestyle or whose effects can be ameliorated by increasing physical activity and physical fitness. The book explores physiological aspects of obesity and diabetes before moving on to cardiac disease, lung disease, arthritis and back pain, ageing and older people, bone health, the female participant, neurological and neuromuscular disorders, and spinal chord injury. The author team includes many of the UK?s leading researchers and exercise science and rehabilitation practitioners that specialise in each of the topic areas.|
|Rights:||Copyright © 2009 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.; The publisher has granted permission for use of this book chapter in this Repository. The chapter was first published in Exercise Physiology in Special Populations - Advances in Sport and Exercise Science by Elsevier, Churchill Livingstone.; This chapter was published in Exercise Physiology in Special Populations - Advances in Sport and Exercise Science, by John P. Buckley, 'Introduction: Increasing and maintaining physical activity in special populations', pp. 1 - 20, by John P. Buckley and Adrienne Hughes, Copyright Elsevier 2008.|
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