Design Safe and Effective Resistance Training Programs for Individuals With Hypertension

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SKU:
827008235292*
Author:
Paul Sorace
Published:
2010
Length:
61 minutes
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Hypertension, a chronic medical condition that affects more than 25 percent of the American adult population, increases an individual's risk for stroke and other cardiovascular diseases. As such, resistance training should be included in an exercise program that is designed to help prevent or manage hypertension. Design Safe and Effective Resistance Training Programs for Individuals With Hypertension reviews the epidemiology of hypertension, discusses the research on resistance training and blood pressure, and details evidence-based guidelines for designing resistance training programs for individuals with hypertension.

Among the topics covered:

• Antihypertensive medications
• What the research says
• Monitoring blood pressure
• Resistance training programming
• Resistance training program designs
• Strength testing considerations
• Case study