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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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    Abstract

    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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    ID Code: 34389
    Item Type: Book Chapter
    ISBN: 9780415498616
    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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