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Cardiac Exercise Testing and Prescription

Riva L. Rahl

Riva L. Rahl, MD, is medical director of the Cooper Wellness Program at the Cooper Aerobics Center in Dallas, Texas, where she counsels patients and clients regarding appropriate physical activity programs. Board certified in both internal and emergency medicine, Rahl is a staff physician at the Cooper Clinic in Dallas and was previously chief resident in emergency medicine at the University of Texas Southwestern Hospital. She is a member of the American College of Sports Medicine, the American College of Physicians, and USA Track and Field. She received her doctorate from the University of California. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Physical Activity and Health Guidelines : Recommendations for Various Ages, Fitness Levels, and Conditions from 57 Authoritative Sources

Human Kinetics, 2010

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...Cardiac exercise testing isavailable in many different forms as a method of evaluating cardiorespiratory function. The first exercise testing dates back to 1846. Cardiac exercise testing, also known as graded exercise testing or stress...

Diabetes

Riva L. Rahl

Riva L. Rahl, MD, is medical director of the Cooper Wellness Program at the Cooper Aerobics Center in Dallas, Texas, where she counsels patients and clients regarding appropriate physical activity programs. Board certified in both internal and emergency medicine, Rahl is a staff physician at the Cooper Clinic in Dallas and was previously chief resident in emergency medicine at the University of Texas Southwestern Hospital. She is a member of the American College of Sports Medicine, the American College of Physicians, and USA Track and Field. She received her doctorate from the University of California. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Physical Activity and Health Guidelines : Recommendations for Various Ages, Fitness Levels, and Conditions from 57 Authoritative Sources

Human Kinetics, 2010

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... to monitor intensity. Adapted, by permission, from W.G. Hornsby, Jr., 2009, Diabetes. InACSM’s exercise management for persons with chronic diseases and disabilities, 3rd ed., edited by J.L. Durstine et al. (Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics), 188....

Cancer

Riva L. Rahl

Riva L. Rahl, MD, is medical director of the Cooper Wellness Program at the Cooper Aerobics Center in Dallas, Texas, where she counsels patients and clients regarding appropriate physical activity programs. Board certified in both internal and emergency medicine, Rahl is a staff physician at the Cooper Clinic in Dallas and was previously chief resident in emergency medicine at the University of Texas Southwestern Hospital. She is a member of the American College of Sports Medicine, the American College of Physicians, and USA Track and Field. She received her doctorate from the University of California. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Physical Activity and Health Guidelines : Recommendations for Various Ages, Fitness Levels, and Conditions from 57 Authoritative Sources

Human Kinetics, 2010

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... with chronic diseases, 3rd ed., edited by J.L. Durstine et al. (Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics), 216. Guideline 9.6 Title: “Exercise Prescription for Other Clinical Populations: Cancer” Organization: ACSM Year published: 2010 Purpose: To limit...

Hypertension and Cardiovascular Disease

Riva L. Rahl

Riva L. Rahl, MD, is medical director of the Cooper Wellness Program at the Cooper Aerobics Center in Dallas, Texas, where she counsels patients and clients regarding appropriate physical activity programs. Board certified in both internal and emergency medicine, Rahl is a staff physician at the Cooper Clinic in Dallas and was previously chief resident in emergency medicine at the University of Texas Southwestern Hospital. She is a member of the American College of Sports Medicine, the American College of Physicians, and USA Track and Field. She received her doctorate from the University of California. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Physical Activity and Health Guidelines : Recommendations for Various Ages, Fitness Levels, and Conditions from 57 Authoritative Sources

Human Kinetics, 2010

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... Adapted, from N.F. Gordon, 2009, Hypertension. In ACSM’s exercise management for persons with chronic diseases and disabilities, 3rd ed., edited by J.L. Durstine et al. (Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics), 112. The 2009 ACSM’s Exercise...

Older Adults

Riva L. Rahl

Riva L. Rahl, MD, is medical director of the Cooper Wellness Program at the Cooper Aerobics Center in Dallas, Texas, where she counsels patients and clients regarding appropriate physical activity programs. Board certified in both internal and emergency medicine, Rahl is a staff physician at the Cooper Clinic in Dallas and was previously chief resident in emergency medicine at the University of Texas Southwestern Hospital. She is a member of the American College of Sports Medicine, the American College of Physicians, and USA Track and Field. She received her doctorate from the University of California. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Physical Activity and Health Guidelines : Recommendations for Various Ages, Fitness Levels, and Conditions from 57 Authoritative Sources

Human Kinetics, 2010

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...The U.S. population continuesto grow, and the percentage of older Americans is increasing as well. Currently, approximately 12% of the American population is aged 65 y or older. By 2030 this age group is projected to increase to 20% due...

Pregnant and Postpartum Women

Riva L. Rahl

Riva L. Rahl, MD, is medical director of the Cooper Wellness Program at the Cooper Aerobics Center in Dallas, Texas, where she counsels patients and clients regarding appropriate physical activity programs. Board certified in both internal and emergency medicine, Rahl is a staff physician at the Cooper Clinic in Dallas and was previously chief resident in emergency medicine at the University of Texas Southwestern Hospital. She is a member of the American College of Sports Medicine, the American College of Physicians, and USA Track and Field. She received her doctorate from the University of California. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Physical Activity and Health Guidelines : Recommendations for Various Ages, Fitness Levels, and Conditions from 57 Authoritative Sources

Human Kinetics, 2010

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...The first national guidelinesfor physical activity during pregnancy were issued by the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) in 1985. These guidelines reflected the studies conducted up to that point in time, which...

Cancer Prevention and Optimal Cardiometabolic Health

Riva L. Rahl

Riva L. Rahl, MD, is medical director of the Cooper Wellness Program at the Cooper Aerobics Center in Dallas, Texas, where she counsels patients and clients regarding appropriate physical activity programs. Board certified in both internal and emergency medicine, Rahl is a staff physician at the Cooper Clinic in Dallas and was previously chief resident in emergency medicine at the University of Texas Southwestern Hospital. She is a member of the American College of Sports Medicine, the American College of Physicians, and USA Track and Field. She received her doctorate from the University of California. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Physical Activity and Health Guidelines : Recommendations for Various Ages, Fitness Levels, and Conditions from 57 Authoritative Sources

Human Kinetics, 2010

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...Lack of physical activity is linked to obesity, and obesity is linked not only to increased cancer incidence but also to the metabolic syndrome and its individual components. Several entities recommend both physical activity guidelines...

Exploring the Relationship Between Physical Activity and Health

Riva L. Rahl

Riva L. Rahl, MD, is medical director of the Cooper Wellness Program at the Cooper Aerobics Center in Dallas, Texas, where she counsels patients and clients regarding appropriate physical activity programs. Board certified in both internal and emergency medicine, Rahl is a staff physician at the Cooper Clinic in Dallas and was previously chief resident in emergency medicine at the University of Texas Southwestern Hospital. She is a member of the American College of Sports Medicine, the American College of Physicians, and USA Track and Field. She received her doctorate from the University of California. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Physical Activity and Health Guidelines : Recommendations for Various Ages, Fitness Levels, and Conditions from 57 Authoritative Sources

Human Kinetics, 2010

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...Physical inactivity is a major public health problem, and an estimated 200,000 deaths occurring in the United States each year are related to a sedentary lifestyle (Powell and Blair 1994). Recent data incorporating poor diet along...

Neuromuscular Disorders

Riva L. Rahl

Riva L. Rahl, MD, is medical director of the Cooper Wellness Program at the Cooper Aerobics Center in Dallas, Texas, where she counsels patients and clients regarding appropriate physical activity programs. Board certified in both internal and emergency medicine, Rahl is a staff physician at the Cooper Clinic in Dallas and was previously chief resident in emergency medicine at the University of Texas Southwestern Hospital. She is a member of the American College of Sports Medicine, the American College of Physicians, and USA Track and Field. She received her doctorate from the University of California. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Physical Activity and Health Guidelines : Recommendations for Various Ages, Fitness Levels, and Conditions from 57 Authoritative Sources

Human Kinetics, 2010

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... diseases and disabilities, 3rd ed., edited by J.L. Durstine et al. (Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics), 353, 355, 356. Individuals with MD can expect mild improvements in strength and ADLs after engaging in moderate resistance exercise...

School-Aged Children

Riva L. Rahl

Riva L. Rahl, MD, is medical director of the Cooper Wellness Program at the Cooper Aerobics Center in Dallas, Texas, where she counsels patients and clients regarding appropriate physical activity programs. Board certified in both internal and emergency medicine, Rahl is a staff physician at the Cooper Clinic in Dallas and was previously chief resident in emergency medicine at the University of Texas Southwestern Hospital. She is a member of the American College of Sports Medicine, the American College of Physicians, and USA Track and Field. She received her doctorate from the University of California. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Physical Activity and Health Guidelines : Recommendations for Various Ages, Fitness Levels, and Conditions from 57 Authoritative Sources

Human Kinetics, 2010

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...There are numerous benefitsto regular physical activity in school-aged and preadolescent children, including proper musculoskeletal development, reduced adiposity, and better academic performance. Childhood is one of the earliest times...