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ACSM's Exercise Management for Persons With Chronic Diseases and Disabilities-4th Edition
 


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ACSM's Exercise Management for Persons With Chronic Diseases and Disabilities-4th Edition
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Developed by ACSM, this text presents a framework for optimizing patients’ and clients’ functionality by keeping them physically active. It provides evidence-informed guidance on devising individualized exercise programs for persons with chronic and comorbid conditions.

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Book   416 pages
ISBN-13: 9781450434140
 

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