Cardiorespiratory Fitness in Cardiometabolic Diseases: Prevention and Management in Clinical Practice

Kokkinos, Peter, Narayan, Puneet

  • 出版商: Springer
  • 出版日期: 2019-03-29
  • 售價: $7,260
  • 貴賓價: 9.5$6,897
  • 語言: 英文
  • 頁數: 443
  • 裝訂: Hardcover - also called cloth, retail trade, or trade
  • ISBN: 3030048152
  • ISBN-13: 9783030048150
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This book examines the links between physical activity (PA), cardiorespiratory fitness (CRF), and cardiovascular and metabolic diseases. It presents an overview of the role of PA and CRF in the prevention and management of risk factors associated with cardiometabolic diseases such as hypertension, peripheral vascular disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes, metabolic syndrome, dyslipidemia, obesity, and atherosclerosis. In addition, it explores how these risks vary with different populations such as the elderly and people of various racial backgrounds. The book also highlights risks associated with exercise and presents a prescription for appropriate and efficacious exercise to minimize risk and maximize health benefits for the heart. Cardiorespiratory Fitness in Prevention and Management of Cardiometabolic Disease is an essential resource for physicians, exercise physiologists, medical students, residents, fellows, nurses, and researchers in cardiology, cardiorespiratory fitness, exercise science, health promotion and disease prevention, public health, and epidemiology.


Peter Kokkinos PhD, FAHA, FACSM


Georgetown University School of Medicine

George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences


Cardiometabolic Health Research Unit

Veterans Affairs Medical Center

50 Irving Street, NW

Washington, DC, 20422


Puneet Narayan, MD, FACP, FAHA, FASH

Director, Clinical Research Institute of Northern Virginia

Burke, VA