Action Plan for High Cholesterol (ACSM Action Plan for Health S.)
By: Larry J. Durstine (author)Paperback
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Aimed at consumers who have been diagnosed with high cholesterol and are motivated to use exercise as one means of control or prevention. Includes key medical and anatomical information, methods for monitoring LDL and HDL levels in the blood, pros and cons of medication, diet guidelines and programmes for strength, flexibility and aerobic exercise. Provides objective information on the right balance of medication, exercise and nutrition. Examines the latest cholosterol drugs Lipitor and Crestor, as well as the critical role of fats in the diet affecting cholesterol levels.
Larry Durstine is director of clinical exercise programmes and a professor in the department of Exercise Science at the University of South Carolina. Since 1976, he has beeninvolved in research focusing on the evaluation of exercise testing and training programmes in healthy and diseased individuals. He has also spent the majority of his career developing and researching adult fitness programmes.
Chapter 1. Understanding Blood Cholesterol; Chapter 2. Linking Cholesterol and Heart Disease; Chapter 3. Exercising to Impact Cholesterol and Health; Chapter 4. Setting Goals to Modify Cholesterol; Chapter 6. Building an Exercise Program; Chapter 7. Establishing a Healthy Diet; Chapter 8. Choosing Medication for Lower Cholesterol; Chapter 9. Investigating Complementary and Alternative Therapies.
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