Chapter 1. Introduction; Chapter 2. Behavioral Approaches to Physical Activity Promotion; Chapter 3. Pharmacotherapy; Chapter 6. Children; Chapter 7. Aging; Chapter 11. Diabetes; Chapter 12. Obesity; Chapter 13. Hypertension; Chapter 14. Hyperlipidemia and Dyslipidemia; Chapter 15. Renal Disease; Chapter 20. Pacemakers and Internal Cardiac Defibrillators; Chapter 21. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease; Chapter 22. Asthma; Chapter 23. Cystic Fibrosis; Chapter 24. Cancer; Chapter 25. HIV and AIDS; Chapter 32. Stroke.
Jonathan Ehman, PhD, is associate programme director of preventive cardiology and exercise physiology and the director of the weight management programme at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit. Paul Gordon, PhD, is an ACSM-certified exercise specialist and director of the Laboratory for Physical Activity, Health, and Human Performance in the School of Medicine at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. Paul Visich, PhD, has more than 10 years of experience in clinical exercise physiology and is the director of the Human Performance Laboratory and School of Health Sciences at Central Michigan University. Steven Keteylan, PhD, has more than 30 years of experience working as a clinical exercise physiologist. He is programme director of preventive cardiology at the Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit.