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Exercise in Health and Disease is a superb book for physicians and other health professionals interested in the role of exercise in health maintenance, weight reduction, and as part of a cardiac rehabilitation program. The book includes up-to-date information on obesity, determination of body composition, weight management, and proper nutrition. The text, written by three exercise scientists (all fellows and past presidents of the American College of Sports Medicine), is clear, concise, and well-illustrated. References are included through 1982, and the book has a good index.
There are three main sections subdivided into ten chapters. The first section, on physical
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Exercise in Health and Disease: Evaluation and Prescription for Prevention and Rehabilitation.. Ann Intern Med. 1985;103:818. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-103-5-818_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1985;103(5):818.
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