Your complete exercise guide
By Neil F. Gordon
Paperback: 130 pages
1 in stock (can be backordered)
For many people, taking a simple breath of air is difficult. If the quality of your life has been affected by a breathing disorder such as asthma, chronic bronchitis, or emphysema, then this book is for you!
Breathing Disorders: Your complete Exercise Guide provides you with a safe and sensible exercise program that will help reduce the symptoms of respiratory ailments-especially breathlessness-and improve health and fitness. This book focuses on three major respiratory ailments and the exercises and activities most beneficial for people with these conditions.
You’ll also find a clear explanation of each of these breathing disorders, information on how certain medications affect the body’s response to exercise, essentials on tailoring an effective exercise program to fit your capabilities, guidelines for safe exercise, four complete exercise programs, and a unique Health Points System to help you maintain motivation and gauge your progress.
Breathing Disorders: Your complete Exercise Guide offers a safe and effective exercise program that will set you on a lifelong course of improved health and fitness and easier breathing.
This book is part of The Cooper Clinic and Research Institute Fitness Series-the first series to provide an exercise rehabilitation alternative for people with chronic medical conditions. Other topics in the series include diabetes, chronic fatigue, arthritis, and stroke. The author, Dr. Neil F. Gordon, is the director of exercise physiology at The Cooper Institute for Aerobics Research in Dallas, Texas, and is widely regarded as a leading expert on exercise and health.