Teixeira, Pedro, Stubbs, R. James, King, Neil A., Whybrow, Stephen, & Blundell, John E. (2011) Obesity. In Saxton, John (Ed.) Exercise and Chronic Disease : an Evidence-Based Approach. Routledge (Taylor & Francis Group), London, pp. 297-321.
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It is now widely accepted that there are important links between inactivity and lifestyle-related chronic diseases, and that exercise can bring tangible therapeutic benefits to people with long-term chronic conditions. Exercise and Chronic Disease: An Evidence-Based Approach offers the most up-to-date survey currently available of the scientific and clinical evidence underlying the effects of exercise in relation to functional outcomes, disease-specific health-related outcomes and quality of life in patients with chronic disease conditions.
Drawing on data from randomized controlled trials and observational evidence, and written by a team of leading international researchers and medical and health practitioners, the book explores the evidence across a wide range of chronic diseases, including:
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|Item Type:||Book Chapter|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES (110000) > HUMAN MOVEMENT AND SPORTS SCIENCE (110600)|
|Divisions:||Current > Research Centres > Centre for Health Research|
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health
Current > Institutes > Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation
Current > Schools > School of Exercise & Nutrition Sciences
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2011 Routledge (Taylor & Francis Group)|
|Deposited On:||07 Sep 2010 16:09|
|Last Modified:||11 Aug 2011 04:18|
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